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Kamran Asdar Ali, Director WCH 4.132, Mailcode G9300, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-3550

Conference

Thu, November 20, 2008 • 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM • 10th Floor of the LBJ Library

The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law invites you to attend "A Conversation with Senator Sam Nunn: Reducing Nuclear Threats" on Thursday, November 20, at 5:30 pm on the 10th Floor of the LBJ Library. Senator Nunn, the chairman and chief executive officer of the Nuclear Threat Initiative, will share his views on what steps the Obama administration should take to diminish the threat of nuclear proliferation. Refreshments will be served and parking is available in the LBJ Library lot on Red River Street.

Senator Nunn’s talk will cap off a day-long conference the Strauss Center is hosting on “Reducing Nuclear Threats: Nonproliferation Challenges for the Next Administration.” The panel titles and times are:

Panel I. 1:00-2:00 pm. "Are Nonproliferation Efforts Worthwhile?" Dr. Francis Gavin and Dr. Alan Kuperman (panelists): Dr. James Lindsay (Moderator)

Panel II. 2:15-3:30 pm. "The Renaissance of Nuclear Power: Dangers and Opportunities" Dr. Ray Juzaitis, Dr. Ed Lyman, Dr. Steven Biegalski (panelists): Dr. Charles Groat (Moderator)

Panel III. 3:45-4:45 pm. "The U.S.-India Nuclear Deal." Dr. Itty Abraham and Ms. Sharon Squassoni (panelists); Dr. Robert Hardgrave (Moderator)

The panels will also be held on November 20 on the 10th Floor of the LBJ Library. Refreshments will be served and parking is available in the LBJ Library lot on Red River Street. Senator Nunn’s talk and the panel discussions are made possible by the Jon Brumley Chair in Global Affairs. The Brumley Chair funds programs that examine current and past efforts to reconcile technological advances with security needs, particularly the world’s struggle to contain the menace of nuclear proliferation. The chair also supports activities to examine future challenges created by advances in fields ranging from genetics to telecommunications to nanotechnology. Senator Nunn’s talk and the panel discussions are all open to the public. Please share this announcement with anyone you think might be interested.

Sponsored by: The Robert S. Strauss Center


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