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Preparing to Save Lives and Recover after a Nuclear Detonation
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The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

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Agenda
   

Welcome & Opening Remarks Play video

Thomas V. Inglesby, Director and CEO, Center for Biosecurity

Nuclear Dangers: “A Strange Turn of History” Play video

Joan Rohlfing, President, Nuclear Threat Initiative

National Response to a Nuclear Detonation
Note: At the request of the speaker, Mr. Marcozzi's talk was off the record.

David Marcozzi, Director, All-Hazards Medical Preparedness Policy, National Security Council Staff, The White House

State and Local Roles in Response to a Nuclear Detonation
Note: At the request of the speaker, Ms. Taylor's talk was off the record.

Tammy Taylor, Senior Policy Analyst, National Security and International Affairs Division, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, The White House

Q&A with David Marcozzi and Tammy Taylor
Note: At the request of the speakers, Mr. Marcozzi's and Ms. Taylor's talk was off the record.

Effects of a Nuclear Detonation in a Major City Play video

Brooke Buddemeier, Global Security Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Panel 1: What Are the Most Important Policies and Programs to Reduce Casualties from Nuclear Fallout? Play video

Ann Norwood, Senior Associate, Center for Biosecurity , Moderator
Baruch Fischhoff, Howard Heinz University Professor, Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
Tammy Taylor, Senior Policy Analyst, National Security and International Affairs Division, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, The White House
Kathleen Kaufman, Director, Radiation Management Program, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Reconstitution of the Federal Government After an Attack: Gaps and Ways Forward Play video

John Fortier, Executive Director, American Enterprise Institute-Brookings Continuity of Government Commission

Panel 2: Saving Lives After a Nuclear Detonation: Making the Best Use of Medical Resources Play video

Richard Waldhorn, Distinguished Scholar, Center for Biosecurity , Moderator
C. Norman Coleman, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, HHS
David Weinstock, Department of Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Medical Advisor, Radiation Injury Treatment Network
Irwin Redlener, Director, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Columbia University
Ann Knebel, Deputy Director, Preparedness Planning, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, HHS

Roundtable Discussion: What Is the Response and Role of the Press Following a Nuclear Terrorist Event?
Note: At the request of the panel, this discussion was off the record.

Randall Larsen, Former Executive Director, Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism, Moderator
Mimi Hall, Journalist, USA TODAY
Jeanne Meserve, Correspondent, CNN

Panel 3: What Policies Could Enable Communities to Recover After a Nuclear Detonation? Play video

Monica Schoch-Spana, Senior Associate, Center for Biosecurity , Moderator
Ann-Margaret Esnard, Professor and Director, VPT Lab, Florida Atlantic University School of Urban and Regional Planning
Louisa Vinton, Senior Programme Manager and Chernobyl Coordinator, Western CIS and Caucasus Countries, United Nations Development Programme
Gavin Smith, Executive Director, Center for the Study of Natural Hazards and Disasters, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Department of Homeland Security’s Center of Excellence for the Study of Natural Disasters, Coastal Infrastructure and Emergency Management
Brian Flynn, Former Assistant Surgeon General, Associate Director, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy Play video

David Hoffman, 2010 Pulitzer Prize–winning author of the book by the same name

Concluding Remarks Play video

Thomas V. Inglesby, Director and CEO, Center for Biosecurity