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VIII Amaldi Conference -1995


VIII AMALDI Conference Overcoming the Obstacles to Peace
in the Post-Cold War Era
Palazzo Farnese - Piacenza, Italy
5 - 7 October 1995


Thursday 5 October

  • N. Cabibbo and Local Authorities:Welcoming address
  • G. Salvini:Introductory address
1) Conventional arm trade
  • J. Husbands: Emerging issues in conventional arms transfers
  • S. Robinson: The problem of dual-use technology and training
  • P.C. Terenzio: Transparency in conventional arms transfers
  • E. Arnett: Arms race in South East Asia
  • B. Janzon: Improving the technologies for humanitarian demining - A challenge for the scientific community
2) The NPT and related problems
  • F. Calogero: The elimination of nuclear weaponry
  • H. Conde Almeida: Cuban policy on the prohibition of nuclear weapons as a future state party to the Tlatelolco Treaty
  • E. A. Ezz: The concept of nuclear deterrence as a basis of security
  • J. Goldblatt: Assessing the NPT Review and Extension Conference
  • H. Müller: Guardians or challengers: small nuclear weapons states industrialized non-nuclear weapon states, and the nuclear non-proliferation regime
  • T. Sauer (presented by A. Deruyttere): Towards a nuclear weapon free world
  • S. Rowland: Inter-Academy activities on global issues

Friday 6 October

3) The disposition of excess plutonium withdrawn from nuclear weapons

  • W. K. H. Panofsky: The tension between nuclear proliferation danger, nuclear energy and the disassembly of nuclear warheads
  • R. Garwin: The "value" of plutonium withdrawn from nuclear weapons
  • V. Goldanskii: International Registry for fissionable material
  • A. Jaumotte and A. Michel: The technical promise and needed capacity for burning weapons grade plutonium as MOX fuel in commercial light water reactors
  • R.S. Pease: The "throw away" options for plutonium disposition: an outsider's view
  • L. Koch:Fingerprints of nuclear materials and how they can reveal origin and intended use
4) Biological and chemical weapons
  • H. Smith: The increasing danger from biological weapons: international efforts to control them
  • G.S. Pearson: Suggestions for improving methods of control
  • P. Doty
  • H. Smith: Lessons learnt from the effort to ban chemical weapons
  • J. Gee
  • T. Marauhn

Saturday 7 October

5)"Window" and conclusions

  • A. Golini, P. Sylos Labini and F. Nuscheler: Migration in the mediterranean region
  • K. Gottstein and J. Freimanis: Collaboration of academies and the future of the Amaldi Conferences
  • G. Salvini: Closing address






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