A Discussion on Nuclear Threat Reduction
Series: Nuclear Nonproliferation Practitioners Seminar
Open to the Public - Belfer Center Library, Littauer-369
December 21, 2009
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Related Project: Managing the Atom
Joyce Connery, Director for Nuclear Threat Reduction and Nuclear Energy Cooperation in the Office of the WMD Coordinator at the National Security Council, will present a Nuclear Nonproliferation Practitioners Seminar entitled "A Discussion on Nuclear Threat Reduction," on Monday December 21, beginning at 10:30am in the Belfer Center Library.
All are welcome and invited to attend.
Joyce Connery is the Director for Nuclear Threat Reduction and Nuclear Energy Cooperation in the Office of the WMD Coordinator at the National Security Council. She has worked at the National Security Council (NSC) for the past two years and has responsibility for nuclear Cooperative Threat Reduction programs, the Nuclear Security Summit, the President’s four year effort to secure vulnerable nuclear materials, Southwest Asia Nuclear Policy, international nuclear energy policy and bilateral nuclear security agreements. Prior to working at the NSC, Ms. Connery served as Senior Policy Advisor at the National Nuclear Security Administration. She has also served in various other capacities within NNSA’s Office Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation in the areas of nuclear security, nuclear safety and nonproliferation policy and export controls. Ms. Connery served in Kazakhstan for two years, first as the Department of Energy’s representative to the Embassy and then as the on-site project manager for the shut-down of the BN-350 fast breeder reactor. She began her “nuclear” career as a Nonproliferation Graduate Fellow, working for Argonne National Labs.
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