The Genie Travels On: The Challenges of Emergent Nuclear States


The first fifty years of nuclear technology was dominated by a small club of countries in which the vast majority of the world’s several hundred operating power reactors are located. An even smaller “club” possesses nuclear weapons technology, including fissile material enrichment facilities. The sixty or so reactors currently under construction are also mostly sited in these countries. However, the second half-century of nuclear technology promises a very different scenario.

Session I


9 - 10:30 AM

Moderated by Vincent Manno – Tufts U

Session II


11:00 AM-12:30 PM  

Moderated by Laura Holgate – National Security Council

Matthew Bunn – Harvard U

Session III


1:30-3:00 PM               

Moderated by Graham Allison – Harvard U

Detailed Schedule

Wednesday – February 23

6:00-9:00 PM -- Informal reception and dinner for participants 

Thursday – February 24

7:30-8:30 AM -- Breakfast and Gathering

8:30-9 AM -- Welcome (Tufts President or Provost, Sherman Teichman – IGL)

Richard Meserve (Carnegie Institution for Science) 

Vincent Manno (Tufts U)