Programme

All timings are Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

Wednesday 28th October

15:00  

Welcome and introduction to Day 1
Roy Awbery (AWE)

 

Session: What is Nuclear Forensics?
Chair: Roy Awbery (AWE)

15:10


Importance & context of Nuclear Forensics (A Global perspective) - NF policy drivers, how it fits in and its importance within the wider global security system
Mansie Iyer (NNSA-DOE)

15:25

Q&A

15:30


Importance & context of Nuclear Forensics (A UK perspective) - NF policy drivers, how it fits in and its importance within the wider UK national security system
Robin Grimes (Imperial College London)

15:45

Q&A 

15:50

Break

 

Session: NF in Action
Chair: Karen Kennedy (AWE)

16:00


What is Nuclear Forensics and why should you be interested - Introduction to the technical aspects of NF and overview of disciplines involved, promotion of ways audience can get involved with NF 
Paul Thompson (AWE)

16:15

Q&A

16:20


Case Studies: NF investigation of U materials - Presentation of paper 'Uranium from German Nuclear Power Projects of the 1940s--A Nuclear Forensic Investigation (2015)'
Zsolt Varga (JRC (EC))

16:35

Q&A

16:40

Hanford’s Legacy – U.S. Technical History of Plutonium Production for the Manhattan Project
Dave Meier (PNNL)

16:55

Q&A

17:00

Close of Day 1

   
Thursday 29th October  

15:00

Welcome and Introduction to Day 2

15:05


Discussion Panel (Facilitated by Roy Awbery)
Panel Members include Jim Blankenship (FBI/SRNL), Jeremy Edwards (NNL), Mansie Iyer (NNSA-DOE) Tom Scott (University of Bristol) John Simm OBE (Met Police), and David Smith (CSSS, KCL)

15:50

Q&A - Led by Dave Meier (PNNL)

16:05

Interactive Session: A New Development in Rudas Cove
Frank Wong (LLNL)

17:00

Closing remarks - Roy Awbery

   
Key dates:

Registration deadline:

26 October 2020 (17:00 BST)