This event is the second conference in the 2018-2019 PONI Conference Series. We are thrilled to partner with the U.S. Air Force Academy to host the conference on October 10-11 at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.
We are currently accepting applications for the Nuclear Scholars Initiative Class of 2019! The Nuclear Scholars Initiative aims to provide top graduate students and young professionals from around the country with a unique venue to interact and dialogue with senior experts on nuclear weapons issues.
While the world’s nuclear powers could quickly retire their nuclear arsenals, eliminating the fissile materials from which these weapons are made is no simple matter. This raises doubts about the feasibility and permanence of global disarmament.
The first conference of the 2018-2019 PONI Conference Series will be held on July 10-11 at Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico.
The European Trilateral Track 2 Nuclear Dialogues, organized by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in partnership with the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique (FRS), has convened senior nuclear policy experts from the United Kingdom, France, and the United States (P3) for the past nine years to discuss nuclear deterrence and nonproliferation policy issues and to identify areas of consensus among the three countries.
The Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering (NSE) Laboratory for Nuclear Security Policy (LNSP) is seeking applicants for the Stanton Fellowship in Nuclear Security. The Fellowship comes with a stipend of $80,000/year and is intended to develop the next generation of leaders in technical aspects of nuclear security by supporting research that advances policy-relevant understanding of nuclear-security issues.
The Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, invites applications for a senior faculty appointment starting September 2019 or thereafter. The appointment will be at the tenured professor level as the Frank Stanton Professor of Nuclear Security.
Please join Stimson Center President & CEO Brian Finlay in welcoming Christopher Ford, Assistant Secretary at the United States Department of State, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation (ISN), to a conversation at the Stimson Center on the topic of transforming foreign assistance into a global, agile, threat-prioritized, and responsive nonproliferation programming tool.
Nuclear Weapons in the New Cyber Age, by Samantha Pitts-Kiefer and Page Stoutland, PhD, presents four credible, real-world scenarios in which a cyberattack could lead to a nuclear launch, increase the risk of unauthorized use of a nuclear weapon, or undermine confidence in the nuclear deterrent. The report offers high-level recommendations for mitigating these threats, based on discussions with military, technical, and policy experts convened over the past two years.
The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship invites recent college and graduate school alumni to apply for six to nine month fellowships with NGOs in Washington, DC, including CSIS, focusing on arms control, conflict resolution, peace, and international security issues.