NTI Vice Presidentand other NTI leaders and staff are playing a key role as the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) hosts its 59th annual meeting this week in Baltimore, MD.
Hinderstein, who is concluding a one-year term as president of INMM, gave opening remarks at the first plenary session on Monday and will facilitate several discussions over the week. She also will chair the closing plenary interactive session.
On Monday, NTI Program Assistant Alex Bednarek will present on NTI’s work with the State of California to secure radiological materials during a technical session focused on “Radioactive Materials Protection.” Click here to read the paper submitted for this presentation.
NTI Vice President Laura Holgate will chair two panels: A nonproliferation and arms control panel discussion on Tuesday, July 24 entitled, “Securing the Future of Advanced Nuclear Reactors – Security and Safeguards by Design,” and an international safeguards panel discussion on Wednesday, July 25, “Building on State Responsibilities.”
On Thursday, July 26, NTI President Joan Rohlfing will participate in a panel on the “NPT at 50 – What Next?” Joining her will be Laura Rockwood of the Vienna Center for Nonproliferation and Disarmament, Susan Koch of the National Institute for Public Policy, and Will Tobey of the Belfer Center.
Several activities took place over the weekend before the conference officially kicked off. Notably, Hinderstein and NTI Senior Director Richard Johnson attended special workshop where they earned a professional certificate on Policy and Technical Fundamentals of International Nuclear Safeguards.
NTI has a history of participation in the INMM meetings. Read about the presentations submitted by NTI staff at last year’s event here.