PONI 2014 Fall Conference

  • Wednesday - Thursday, Aug 27 - 28, 2014 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • photo courtesy of http://www.kirtland.af.mil/units/

    The second event of the 2014-2015 PONI Conference Series will be held August 27-28 at the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Kirtland AFB, New Mexico.

    The two-day conference will feature panels of presentations from young nuclear experts covering topics such as the nuclear triad and modernization, deterrence in the twenty-first century, arms control and verification, regional nuclear dynamics, and nonproliferation and nuclear security. The conference will also include a keynote address by Major General David Thompson, Director of Plans and Policy, U.S. Strategic Command; remarks from Major General Sandra Finan, Commander, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center; breakfast and lunch both days and an evening reception and dinner at the end of Day One (August 27); a break-out small group discussion session; and an optional tour on the afternoon of Day Two (August 28).

    Registration for the conference is now open. Click here to register. Registration closes August 8, 2014.

    DEADLINE EXTENDED: Presentation proposals are being accepted until July 25. Click here to view the call for presentations.

    PONI has arranged a block of rooms at the Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown hotel for $83/night + taxes. The block closes July 26. To reserve at room under the block, call 800-325-3535 and ask for the PONI group rate or visit https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/PONI2014 .

    The PONI Conference Series, now in its eleventh year, offers an opportunity for rising experts in the field to present findings from their research in order to advance the broader discussion on nuclear weapons issues. It also seeks to provide a venue for interaction among individuals from different sectors and for mid-career and senior members of the community to mentor their junior counterparts. This year’s series will feature three regional conferences and a Capstone Conference at U.S. Strategic Command in Omaha, Nebraska.  
    Click here to view agendas and presentations from the 2014 PONI Conference Series.


Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center
Kirtland Air Force Base
Albuquerque, NM 87116

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