Fifty Years after the Cuban Missile Crisis: Science in Support of Nuclear Arms Control and Security

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The Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP) at Georgia Tech and the Center for Science Diplomacy at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) convened experts in a not-for-attribution setting to address two key areas to seed new research: the technical challenges and opportunities for treaty verification; and the lessons from cooperative nuclear security for verification and confidence-building.

Featured Speakers:

Ambassador Tibor Tóth - Executive Secretary

Ambassador Tibor Tóthhas been the Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) since 2005. Ambassador Tóth has been actively involved in international disarmament and nonproliferation issues for over three decades.

Dr. E. William Colglazier - Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State

Dr. E. William Colglazier was appointed in July 2011 as the fourth Science and Technology
Adviser to the Secretary of State. The mission of the Office of the Science and Technology
Adviser to the Secretary (STAS) is to provide scientific and technical expertise and advice in support of the development and implementation of U.S. foreign policy.

For a summary with the highlights of the main discussion points of the meeting:  AAAS-GA Tech Worshop Summary.


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  • Created By: Debbie Mobley
  • Created: 10/18/2012
  • Modified By: Fletcher Moore
  • Modified: 10/07/2016

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