The International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification was featured in two panel discussions during the Institute for Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) & European Safeguards Research and Development Association (ESARDA) Joint Annual Virtual Meeting, hosted between August 23 – September 1, 2021.
The virtual conference brought together nuclear materials management and safeguards communities on both sides of the Atlantic to share progress, projects and discuss priorities across a variety of sectors—from government offices, national laboratories, non-governmental organizations, academia, and nuclear industry. This year’s annual meeting was focused on innovation and international collaboration, featuring panels about cross-cutting issues as well as technical presentations.
IPNDV experts presented on their work and work of the Partnership during the following sessions:
Wednesday, August 25: The International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification session, featuring technology presentations from the following IPNDV members derived from 2019 Belgian Measurement Campaign:
- Alessandro Borella (Belgium)
- Jennifer Schofield (United Kingdom)
- Istvan Almasi (Hungary)
- Manuel Kreutle (Germany)
- David Boardman (Australia)
- Nicholas Reed (United Kingdom)
Wednesday, September 1: The International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification: Advancing Technology and Approaches session, featuring presentations from IPNDV members:
- Michele Smith (USA)
- Elaine Kanasewich (Canada)
- Mihail Vardai (Hungary)