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STCU Nuclear Forensics Expertsí Workshop in Georgia

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09 Jun 2009 - 29 Jun 2009
STCU Nuclear Forensics Expertsí Workshop in Georgia

During two days in Tbilisi, Georgia, on June 8 and 9, STCU held the Nuclear Forensics Expertsí Workshop gathering leading specialists in this field from Azerbaijan, Canada, European Union, Georgia, Russia, Ukraine and the United States of America. The event was opened with a welcome statement by the STCU Executive Director Mr. Andrew Hood, who underlined the importance of the STCU non-proliferation mission and detailed the purpose of this first workshop: identifying R&D capabilities, priorities and potential sources of funding available for establishing collaborative research.



The discussions were supervised by three Panel Groups Moderators, Mrs. Eileen. VERGINO, Deputy Director, center for Global Research, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA, Dr. Klaus MAYER, Institute for Transuranium Elements (ITU), Karlsruhe, Germany, and Dr. Helmut HOLTBECKER, STCU EU External Advisor, Germany. Over 40 people attended, 17 presentations were placed online at www.stcu.int/nf2009/ where they can be downloaded.