North America Conference 21-22 Mar 2015

Registration for the 3rd North America Nuclear Policy Dialogue is now open. Please scroll down to register. 


About the Conference

Since 2011, INENS has hosted a young experts' conference ahead of the Carnegie Nuclear Policy conferences. This year's meeting is being co-sponsored by the Nuclear Threat Initiative; Nuclear Energy Institute; North America Young Generation in Nuclear; Arms Control Association; and the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies.



Over the course of the two days, a number of speakers will deliver remarks on a range of issues. Confirmed speakers include the following:

  • Thomas Countryman, Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Non-Proliferation, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, US Department of State;
  • Michelle Dover, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies;
  • Melissa Hanham, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies;
  • Richard Johnson, Director for Non-Proliferation, National Security Council, Executive Office of the President, The White House;
  • Daryl Kimball, Director, Arms Control Association;
  • Masood Mirza, South Asian Strategic Stability Institute, Islamabad;
  • Laura Rockwood, Senior Research Fellow, Managing the Atom Project, Harvard Belfer Center; former Section Head for Policymaking and Nonproliferation, Office of Legal Affairs, IAEA
  • Dr Tong Zhao, Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy (Beijing);
  • as well as a number of other speakers.



A draft agenda is currently available. Download >>



This conference is aimed primarily at young experts working on nuclear policy and industry issues. There are a limited number of places available for senior experts and students. 


Conference Venue

This year's conference takes place at:

Nuclear Energy Institute 

1201 F Street, NW (between 12th and 13th Street)

Nearest Metro: Metro Center 


Participation Costs

There is no registration fee for this conference. Refreshments during the coffee breaks and lunch will be provided for. Please note however that INENS cannot cover the costs of visas, accommodation or travel.



As places are limited, prior registration is required. Registration closes 12pm on Friday 20 March. Please note that on-site registration on Saturday or Sunday will not be possible. 


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