Center for Arms Control

[Conference] Nuclear Security and the Korean Peninsula Symposium | Seoul, Korea

NUCLEAR SECURITY AND THE KOREAN PENINSULA

An international symposium organized by

Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation
&
Seoul National University Graduate School of International Studies
&
Haesung Institute Ethics in International Affairs

22 March 2012 | Seoul, Korea
9:00AM-6:00PM
GSIS Sochon Conventional Hall | Seoul National University
*RSVP (name, affiliation) to march22seoul@gmail.com*

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09:00-09:15 Registration

09:15-09:30 Welcoming Remarks

  • Cheol-Hee Park, Associate Dean, GSIS, Seoul National University [TEXT] [VIDEO]
  • Duyeon Kim, Deputy Director of Nuclear Non-Proliferation, Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation [TEXT] [VIDEO]

09:30-11:30 SESSION I: Nuclear Security and Global Governance
Chair: Young-Kwan Yoon, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Seoul National University; Former Foreign Affairs Minister

  • Siegfried Hecker, Stanford University – “Nuclear Terrorism Threats” [PPT] [VIDEO]
  • Duyeon Kim, Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation – “U.S. Nuclear Security Policy: Past and Present” [PPT] [VIDEO]
  • Miles Pomper, Monterey Institute – “U.S. HEU Minimization Policy and the Nuclear Security Summit” [PPT] [VIDEO]
  • Edwin Lyman, Union of Concerned Scientists – “Strengthening Nuclear Facilities Security: A Comprehensive Approach” [PPT] [VIDEO]
  • Andrew Semmel, IAEA Consultant; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Nuclear Nonproliferation Policy and Negotiations – “The IAEA and Nuclear Security” [PPT] [VIDEO]
  • Igor Khripunov, University of Georgia – “Nuclear Security Governance” [PPT] [VIDEO]
  • Alexandra Toma, Connect US Fund; Fissile Materials Working Group – “Civil Society and Nuclear Security” [PPT] [VIDEO]

11:45-13:00 Luncheon

13:00-15:00 SESSION II: Politics of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Fissile Materials
Chair:Amb. Chang-Bum Cho, Visiting Professor, GSIS, Seoul National University

  • Frank von Hippel, Princeton University – “Reprocessing and Breeder-reactor Programs Worldwide: History and Status” [PPT] [VIDEO]
  • Ole Reistad, University of Oslo – “Global HEU Minimization & South Korean Verification of North Korea’s Nuclear Dismantlement” [PPT] [VIDEO]
  • Scott Kemp, Princeton University – “Centrifuges and the Future of Nuclear Proliferation”[PPT] [VIDEO]
  • Corey Hinderstein, Nuclear Threat Initiative – “The Future of the Fuel Cycle and Nonproliferation” [PPT] [VIDEO]
  • Christopher Paine, Natural Resources Defense Council – “International Leasing of Sensitive Nuclear Fuel Cycle Sites for Enduring Peaceful Use Assurances” [PPT] [VIDEO]

15:00-15:15 Coffee Break

15:15-17:15 SESSION III: Nuclear Policy of Key Countries
Chair: Seongho Sheen, Professor, GSIS, Seoul National University

  • Hui Zhang, Harvard University – “China’s Plutonium Recycling: Policy Considerations” [PPT] [VIDEO]
  • R. Rajaraman, Jawaharlal Nehru University (India) – “Fissile Materials in South Asia: Current Position and Future Prospects” [PPT] [VIDEO]
  • M.V. Ramana, Princeton University – “Nuclear Safety and Security in India” [PPT] [VIDEO]
  • Fumihiko Yoshida, Asahi Shimbun – “Nuclear Energy in a Post-Fukushima Japan” [PPT] [VIDEO]
  • Olli Heinonen, Harvard University – “Iran's Nuclear Program: Requirements for Verifying Its Peaceful Nature” [PPT] [VIDEO]

17:15-18:00 Closing Remarks

  • Seongho Sheen, Professor, GSIS, Seoul National University [VIDEO]
  • Duyeon Kim, Deputy Director of Nuclear Non-Proliferation, Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation

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