Jul 30, 2014
PONI 2014 Summer Conference
- Tuesday - Wednesday, Jun 3 - 4, 2014
The first event of the 2014-2015 PONI Conference Series will be held June 3-4 at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, California.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 keynote addresses by senior-level nuclear experts and practitioners; breakfast and lunch both days and an evening reception and dinner at the end of Day One (June 3); a break-out small group discussion session; and an optional tour on the afternoon of Day Two (June 4). The final conference agenda is now available.Registration for the conference is now closed.PONI has arranged a block of rooms at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Livermore for $112/night + taxes. The block closes on May 28. To reserve a room under the block, call (925) 443-4950 or visit www.livermore.doubletree.com. Use the Group Code GSG.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 2013 PONI Conference Series.