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Event: Short Course on CBRN Weapons, Science and Policy

FAS and George Mason University will host a short course from July 7-9, 2014 as part of GMU’s 2014 summer program in International Security. This three day, non-credit short course is designed to introduce participants to the science, security, and policy dimensions of the threats of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) weapons as well as […]

Presentation Slides: 2014 Nuclear Security Summit and Verification Capabilities

FAS President Dr. Charles Ferguson and Senior Fellow for Nonproliferation Law and Policy Mr. Chris Bidwell spoke at the Radiological and Nuclear Detection Symposium hosted by VIP GlobalNet LLC on March 25-26, 2014 at the Mason Inn at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. Dr. Ferguson’s presentation was on the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit that was held this week in the Netherlands. Ferguson discussed progress with […]

Event: Screening and Panel Discussion of “Garwin: Witness to History”

Screening and Panel Discussion of “Garwin: Witness to History” Tuesday, April 22, 2014 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Auditorium 1200 New York Ave, NW Washington, DC 20005 The Federation of American Scientists (FAS), Syracuse University and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) cordially invite […]

Event: Faith Communities on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons

Soka Gakkai International-USA, FAS, Abolition 2000, International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, Pax Christi International, Pax Christi USA and Women’s Action for New Directions invite you to a one-day conference examining the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons and means for collaboration between the faith and advocacy communities on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at the United States Institute […]

Event: Radiological and Nuclear Detection Symposium: An Industry Discussion with Government

FAS President Dr. Charles Ferguson and Senior Fellow for Nonproliferation Law and Policy Mr. Chris Bidwell will speak at the Radiological and Nuclear Detection Symposium hosted by VIP GlobalNet LLC on March 25-26, 2014 at the Mason Inn at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. The symposium will bring together government and industry experts to discuss how they can work together on radiation and nuclear detection […]

Event: Financial Intelligence and Information Sharing Working Group Winter Symposium

On Tuesday, December 17, 2013, Senior Fellow for Nonproliferation Law and Policy, Mr. Christopher Bidwell will speak at the Financial Intelligence and Information Sharing Working Group Winter Symposium in Washington, DC. The topic of Mr. Bidwell’s presentation is the future of Iran sanctions and interaction between the United States, European Union and the private sector. […]

Event: Launching the World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2013

Launching the World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2013 October 17, 2013 12:30 – 2:30pm National Resources Defense Council D.C. Office 1152 15th Street NW Washington, DC A light lunch will be served from 12:15pm Opening remarks: Christopher Paine, Senior Policy Advisor, NRDC Nuclear Program Keynote: Mycle Schneider, Independent energy consultant, Lead author of The World […]

Call for Applications: NPEC Public Policy Fellowship

The Nonproliferation Policy Education Center  (NPEC) Public Policy Fellowship is designed to educate policymaking staffers in the U.S. government on the essentials of issues related to nuclear weapons proliferation and nuclear energy.  Participants will include policy staffers committed to protecting U.S. and international security against the threats posed by the further spread of nuclear weapons. Applications for […]

Generation Prague 2013 Conference

On July 17, Dr. Charles Ferguson participated in a panel with Mr. Edward McGinnis from the Department of Energy on nuclear energy issues at the Generation Prague 2013: Building a Strategy of Peace conference hosted by the State Department and George Washington University’s Elliot School. Event photos: Department of State Bureau of ISN George Washington […]