Since 1966 – International School on Disarmament and Research on Conflicts – Italian Pugwash Group

Detailed Program

Sunday pm, 10 January 2010

Arrive Hotel Gruppa Brenta, Andalo

Monday, 11 January 2010

Monday am
Chair: Judith Reppy
Secretary: Spartaco Amato
Introduction to ISODARCO (Carlo Schaerf)
Opening address: The Road to Zero: Arms Control and Beyond (Matthew Evangelista)

Monday pm: 1
Chair: Carl Robichaudi
Secretary: Ece Aksop
General and Complete Disarmament: An Historical Perspective (Randy Rydell)

Monday pm: 2
Chair: Venance Journe’
Secretary: Emily Atkin
Disarmament 2010: Prospects and Problems (Stephen Schwartz)

Tuesday 12 January 2010

Tuesday am
Chair: Arend Meerburg
Secretary: Stefano Batani
Update on START Negotiations (Alexei Arbatov)
Tuesday: 15:00-16:00
Special Tutorial: Nuclear Physics and the Nuclear Fuel Cycle (Arend Meerburg/ Mirco Elena)

Tuesday pm: 1
Chair: Jeffrey Lewis
Secretary: Eleanor Cooper
Lessons from the CWC and BTWC (Jean Pascal Zanders)

Tuesday pm: 2
Chair: Jonathan Tirone
Secretary: Charlotte Spenser- Smithi
Panel: How to Strengthen the NPT (Nadia Arbatova, James Acton, Lisa Tabassi)

Tuesday evening

Wednesday 13 January 2010

Wednesday am
Chair: Randy Rydell
Secretary: Michele Gaietta
IAEA and the Road to Zero (Tariq Rauf)

Wednesday pm: 1
Chair: Francesco Calogero
Secretary: Matthew Harries
Fissile Material Cut-off Treaty (Arend Meerburg)

Wednesday pm: 2
Chair: James Acton
Secretary: Tessie Humble
Consequences of Conventional Superiority (Dennis Gormley)

Wednesday evening
Open for participant-organized meetings

Thursday 14 January 2010

Thursday am
Chair: Jeff Lewis
Secretary: Matthew Wilcox
Weapons in Space (Barath Gopalaswamy)

Thursday pm: 1
Chair: Alexey Arbatov
Secretary: Angel Kulakov
Stability at Low Numbers (James Acton)

Thursday pm: 2
Chair: Jeffrey Lee
Secretary: Joseph Liddle
Dissenting Views: Should NATO Keep Nuclear Weapons? (Lukasz Kulesa; Marco De Andreis)

Thursday evening
Open for participant-organized meetings

Friday 15 January 2010

Friday am
Chair: Stephen Schwartz
Secretary: Benjamin Loehrke
North Korea as a Hard Case: Does the Road to Zero Run Through Pyongyang? (Jeff Lewis)

Friday pm: 1
Chair: Catherine Kelleher Secretary: Anastasia Medvedeva, Evgeny Kalashnikov
A Chinese Perspective on the Road to Nuclear Zero (Sun Xiangli)

Friday pm: 2
Chair: Lisa Tabassi
Secretary: Robert Moore
Prospects for the CTBT (Andreas Persbo)

Friday Evening
Chair: Jean Pascal Zanders
Secretary: Kyle Deacon
Panel: The Future of European Integration, NATO and Nuclear Disarmament Giorgio La Malfa, Catherine Kelleher, Nadezhda Arbatova

Saturday 16 January 2010

9:00 – 12 noon
Chair: Matthew Evangelista
Secretary: Alex Rothman
Panel: Thinking Outside the Box: New Ideas in Arms Control (Carl Robichaud, Bruce Larkin, Jean-Pascal Zanders, Stephen Schwartz)
Wrap-up: (Catherine Kelleher, Judith Reppy, Jeff Lewis, Carlo Schaerf)
Secretary: Brian Sims