Ernest Moniz Discusses the Future of Nuclear Weapons with Santa Fe Panel on the Arts

On July 8, 2018 NTI CEO and Co-Chair Ernest J. Moniz participated in a panel discussion about the future of nuclear weapons hosted by the Santa Fe Opera and Creative Santa Fe in New Mexico. Moniz was joined by internationally acclaimed stage director and librettist of the new production of Doctor Atomic at the Santa Fe Opera Peter Sellars and the show's choreographer Emily Johnson.  The discussion, moderated by former television journalist Sam Donaldson, covered the complex history of nuclear weapons in New Mexico and current proliferation challenges. Panelists also discussed creative process of the opera and explored how the arts can catalyze positive impact and change on social issues.

Watch the full event below.


This event was part of ongoing “Disruptive Futures” programming by Creative Santa Fe. In 2016, as part of this thematic work, NTI collaborated with Creative Santa Fe and partners NSquare and PopTech to host a cross-sector four-day convening of more than 40 next-generation leaders with backgrounds in the military, the sciences, technology, policy, business and the arts. 

July 24, 2018
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On July 8, 2018 NTI CEO and Co-Chair Ernest J. Moniz participated in a panel discussion about the future of nuclear weapons hosted by the Santa Fe Opera and Creative Santa Fe in New Mexico.