Summer Workshops 2007

2007 Summer Nonproliferation Institute

The University of Georgia will play host to the fifth in a series of Summer Nonproliferation Institutes from July 9-12, 2007. The Institute’s topic this year is “Strengthening the Role of Academia in Nonproliferation Research, Teaching and Policy.” The objective of the Institute is to provide college and university faculty from a variety of disciplines with the knowledge and tools needed to develop and offer nonproliferation courses. Graduate students and junior faculty are especially encouraged to apply. Limited travel stipends might be available for Institute attendees (funding pending). For more information please contact Dr. Dmitriy Nikonov at (706) 542-2952 or d.nikonov@cits.uga.edu.
http://www.uga.edu/cits/home/index.htm

The Role of Nuclear Power

Washington and Lee University and the Council on Foreign Relations will sponsor an interdisciplinary workshop for educators on the role of nuclear power in meeting future U.S. energy requirements. The workshop will be held June 20-24, 2007, on the campus of Washington & Lee in Lexington, VA. Experts in science, technology, economics, regulation, and proliferation will provide information and insights to address the deliberations surrounding this energy source. The distinguished presenters represent different positions on scientific and policy issues associated with this important question. Time will also be dedicated to the presentation of these issues in a variety of educational environments. Stipends will be available to selected participants for travel and living expenses. For more information contact Ms. Lynda Bassett-deMaria (Bassett-deMariaL@wlu.edu). This workshop is made possible by the generosity of the Lenfest Foundation. http://npw.wlu.edu

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