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Dr. Atsuyuki SUZUKI

Dr. Atsuyuki SUZUKI

JAEA President

Dr. Atsuyuki Suzuki has been the President of the Japan Atomic Energy Agency since 2010. Prior to that, he served the Nuclear Safety Commission of Japan as Chair from 2006 and as full-time member from 2003. Until 2003, he was Professor of Nuclear Engineering at the University of Tokyo, and is now honored with the distinction of Professor Emeritus.

Dr. Suzuki's major scientific areas are nuclear fuel cycle engineering, radioactive waste management and material safeguards, and energy modeling from global perspectives. He organized and completed a number of projects in which he was the project leader or task force chair. For example, at the University, he led a security management project. Internationally, he was co-leader of the joint study on Interim Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel between Harvard University and the University of Tokyo, and a task-force chair of the Panel Report on Managing the Global Nuclear Materials Threat at Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington D.C.

In 1978, Dr. Suzuki was selected as the Representative from Japan for the Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship that provides an opportunity to stay in the United States as an honorable guest. For one and a half years, from 1974 to 1975, he worked in Austria for the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in the energy study group as an expert of mathematical modeling and nuclear energy.

Dr. Suzuki was appointed by the Prime Minister as a member of the Scientific Council of Japan, and internationally, served on the Board of Nuclear and Radiation Studies at the National Academy of Sciences in the United States.

Dr. Suzuki is Fellow of the Atomic Energy Society of Japan, and was a member of the American Nuclear Society, where he used to be Associate Editor in Asia of Nuclear Technology. He holds the PhD degree in nuclear engineering from The University of Tokyo.

Mr. Yoshinori SUEMATSU

Mr. Yoshinori SUEMATSU

Special Advisor to the Prime Minister

1975
Graduated from Fukuoka Prefectural Tochiku High School, Japan
1980
Graduated from Hitotsubashi University, Japan
1980
Joined Ministry of Foreign Affairs(MOFA), and served in the Japanese Embassy in Syria, Egypt, America and Iraq
1986
M.A. of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University, USA
1988
Then back to MOFA, take charge of Persian Gulf crisis, Economic Cooperation in the Middle East, non-proliferation and environmental issue and so on Affairs
1989
Served as Deputy Director (Deputy section chief) of MOFA
1996
Elected to the House of Representatives at the 41st General Election (1st term)
2000
Elected to the House of Representatives at the 42nd General Election (2nd term)
2000
Director of the Standing Committee on Rules and Administration, House of Representatives
2001
Principal Board Member of the Standing Committee on National Security, House of Representatives
2003
Principal Board Member of the Special Committee on Prevention of International Terrorism and Japan's Cooperation and Support; Humanitarian Assistance for Reconstruction in Iraq, House of Representatives
2003
Director of the Standing Committee on Budget, House of Representatives
2003
Elected to the House of Representatives at the 43rd General Election (3rd term)
2003
Next Senior Vice Minister of the Foreign Affairs (DPJ "Next Cabinet")
2004
Director of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives
2005
Elected to the House of Representatives at the 44th General Election (4th term)
2005
Director of the International Bureau, DPJ
2006
Next Minister of the Environment (DPJ "Next Cabinet")
2006
Director of the Standing Committee onEnvironment, House of Representatives
2007
Principal Board Member of the Special Committee on Abductions of Japanese Citizens by North Korea, House of Representatives
2009
Chairman, Special Committee on Children and Youth Affairs, House of Representatives
2009
Elected to the House of Representatives at the 45th General Election (5th term)
2009
Chairman, Special Committee on Consumer Affairs, House of Representatives
2010
Senior Vice Minister of Cabinet Office(Reshuffled Kan Cabinet)
2011
Senior Vice Minister of Cabinet Office(2nd Reshuffled Kan Cabinet)
2011
Senior Vice Minister of Cabinet Office(2nd Reshuffled Kan Cabinet) Head of the Miyagi Response Office, the Reconstruction Headquarters (in response to the Great East Japan Earthquake)
2011
Special Advisor to the Prime Minister (Noda Cabinet)
Mr. Denis FLORY

Mr. Denis FLORY

Deputy Director General and Head of Department of Nuclear Safety and Security, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Mr. Denis Flory is the Deputy Director General of the Department of Nuclear Safety and Security. He was born in 1953, graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique (class of 1972) and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées (in Atomic Engineering, Paris 1978).

In 1978, Mr. Denis Flory started his career with the CEA, where he was employed as a thermal-hydraulics engineer for fast neutron reactors.

In 1984, he was appointed to the French Embassy in the USSR for three years, as Assistant for Science and Technology, in charge of the nuclear sector.

After spending four years as an engineer in Great Britain at the Joint European Torus, he returned to France to take up the position of Technical Advisor to the Atomic Energy High Commissioner for three years.

From 1994 to 2004, Mr. Denis Flory was appointed Deputy, and subsequently Head, of the Department for the Security of Radioactive Materials within the IRSN. He was then in charge of transport safety for radioactive material, the application of international nuclear inspections and the Convention on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in France. He was also in charge of the protection and inspection of nuclear materials, the protection of nuclear facilities and the physical protection of transport.

In 2005, he joined the French Embassy in Russia as Nuclear Advisor before returning to the IRSN where he was appointed Director of International Relations in September 2009. While holding this position, he contributed to the IRSN's action to develop ETSON, the European Technical Safety Organisations Network, and to set up ENSTTI, the European Nuclear Safety Training and Tutoring Institute.

Reference: http://www.iaea.org/About/dg/flory_bio.html

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"Evaluation of and lessons learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident"
"Nuclear Security @ civil nuclear facilities"
Mr. Marc L. DAPAS

Mr. Marc L. DAPAS

Deputy Director, Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (U.S. NRC)

Mr. Dapas was assigned to his current position of Deputy Office Director for the Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response (NSIR) in June 2011. NSIR is responsible for the policy coordination and program direction with respect to security and emergency preparedness requirements at the nation's 104 commercial nuclear power facilities, as well as the NRC's incident response program. Before his assignment to NSIR, Mr. Dapas was the Deputy Regional Administrator (DRA) in the NRC's Region I Office for 5½ years. The Region I Office has responsibility for the safety, security, and emergency preparedness oversight of 26 operating nuclear reactors in the Northeastern United States and approximately 1000 nuclear materials users (radiographers, medical facilities, academic/research institutions, and portable gauges) in the Eastern United States. Before his tour as DRA, Mr. Dapas held the positions of Director and Deputy Director of the Division of Nuclear Materials Safety (DNMS) in the NRC's Region III Office. DNMS is responsible for the regulatory oversight of approximately 1200 materials users in the Midwestern United States.

Mr. Dapas was selected for the Senior Executive Service (SES) in 1998 and served as Deputy Director of the Division of Reactor Projects (DRP) in Region III from 1998 to 2000, with responsibility for implementation of the NRC inspection program at 24 operating reactor facilities. Prior to his selection as a member of the SES, Mr. Dapas served as a Branch Chief in DRP from 1996 to 1998. During this two-year period, he was responsible for managing the inspection program at two reactor facilities on the NRC's "problem plant list" (Zion and LaSalle). Before being selected as a Branch Chief, Mr. Dapas was a Senior Reactor Analyst (SRA) for Region III from 1995 to 1996. As an SRA, he occupied one of 10 senior technical staff positions in the agency created to apply probabilistic risk assessment concepts to the inspection program. Prior to his selection as an SRA, Mr. Dapas was a Senior Resident Inspector from 1992 to 1995 at the Prairie Island nuclear power plant in Red Wing, Minnesota. Mr. Dapas began his NRC career in 1989 as an Operations Engineer in the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, a position he held for three years before transferring to Region III as a Senior Resident Inspector. He joined the NRC after a seven-year tenure with the U.S. Navy as an officer in the nuclear power program, where he attained certification as an Engineer Officer. Mr. Dapas graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering. He received the Meritorious Executive Rank Award in 2005.

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"An Integrated Approach to the Nuclear Safety-Security Interface - U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Perspectives"
Vulnerability and performance assessment in nuclear security in the US NRC
Dr. Didier HAAS

Dr. Didier HAAS

Adviser to the Director General, Joint Research Centre (JRC), European Commission

Dr. Didier Haas is a nuclear engineer from the University of Liège (Belgium). He was Director for sales at Belgonucleaire, the Belgian MOX fuel manufacturing company, before joining in 1998 the European Commission (JRC, Joint Research Centre). He worked at the Institute for Trans-uranium Elements in Karlsruhe (Germany) as Head of the Nuclear Fuels Department. He moved to the JRC Headquarters in Brussels in 2007, as Head of the Euratom Programme Department. In January 2011, he became the Adviser of the JRC Director-General for nuclear safety and security. His main responsibilities are the coordination of the Euratom international agreements and of the Euratom participation in the Generation IV International Forum.

He is also Chairman of the Belgian Nuclear Society (until end 2011) and Professor at the Free University of Brussels.

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"Nuclear Safety and Security in the European Union"
"Nuclear Safety and Security Strategies for Nuclear Facilities in the European Union"
Mr. Choong-hee HAHN

Mr. Choong-hee HAHN

2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit Sous Sherpa, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Republic of Korea

Mr. Hahn Choong-hee is ROK Sous Sherpa and Spokesman for the 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit. As a career diplomat, his areas of expertise include North Korean nuclear affairs, non-proliferation, regional architecture in Northeast Asia, and ROK-US relations. Mr. Hahn served as Deputy Director-General for North Korean Nuclear Affairs('07-'08) and Director for North American Affairs('05-'07). He also served as Director for Policy and DPRK at KEDO in New York ('02-'05) and Korean embassies in Paris('08-'10), Vienna('99-'02), Lagos('94-'96), and Washington, D.C.('91-'94). Mr. Hahn received a M.A. in international relations from University of Pennsylvania, and B.A. in French from Seoul National University. He also studied international relations at University of Paris I.

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"2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit"
Mr. Kaoru NAITO

Mr. Kaoru NAITO

President, Japan Nuclear Material Control Center (NMCC)

Mr. Kaoru Naito is a graduate of the University of Tokyo, holding a Master's degree in Nuclear Engineering. He also obtained in May 1976 a Master of Public Systems Engineering degree from the University of Michigan, USA. In April 1971, he joined the Japanese Government, Science and Technology Agency (STA, now merged into MEXT, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology), and worked mostly in the area of nuclear safety, security and safeguards regulations. He was a Deputy Director- General when he left the Government in January 2001, after almost 30 years of service. He also served with the IAEA two times and for 7 years in total. He was the Director of SGDE (Division of Development and Technical Support), Safeguards Department when he left the Agency in 1992. In addition, he served as a member of SAGSI (Standing Advisory Group for Safeguards Implementation), an advisory body to the Director General of the IAEA, for some 9 years until the end of December 2006. He served as a Special Assistant to Minister of MEXT until March 2010. He has been the Vice-President of INMM Japan Chapter since 2004. He chairs the Special Committee on Nuclear Security, Japan Atomic Energy Commission. He holds the current office at NMCC since April 2003.

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Discussion Points
Mr. Toshiro MOCHIJI

Mr. Toshiro MOCHIJI

Director, JAEA/STNM

Education:

Master of Nuclear Engineering, Nagoya University

Professional Career

Mr. Mochiji graduated from the Department of Nuclear Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, at Nagoya University in 1980.

He started his professional career at the Ningyo-toge Works of the Power Reactor and Nuclear Fuel Development Corporation (PNC, former name of JAEA) as a technical staff member engaged in conversion tests of recovered uranium from Tokai Reprocessing Plant. In 1988, he moved to the Policy Planning Division of PNC Headquarters in Tokyo and from there was dispatched to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nuclear Energy Division, United Nations Bureau in 1991, in charge of coordination with IAEA and OECD/NEA on nuclear related issues.

From July 1993 for 2 years, he conducted research and analysis on U.S. nuclear non-proliferation policies and nuclear technologies at the Embassy of Japan in Washington D.C.

After returning to PNC in 1995, Mr. Mochiji's work focused mainly on nuclear non-proliferation issues, including the Guidelines for the Management of Plutonium (INFCIRC/549), international plutonium management, and transparency measures for the peaceful use of nuclear energy (PNC/US DOE Joint Project). He was Deputy Director of the Tokyo Office and Deputy Director of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Science and Technology Center (NPSTC). He worked with the IAEA, as Director of the JAEA Liaison Office in Vienna between 2007 and 2010. From 2010 to present, as Director of the Department of Science and Technology for Nuclear Material Management (STNM, formerly NPSTC), Mr. Mochiji has been actively in charge of a variety of nuclear nonproliferation related issues, including nuclear material management, physical protection of nuclear materials and nuclear non-proliferation technology development. Holding this "2011 International Forum on Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy and Nuclear Security" is one of his department's important missions.

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"Outline of "Fundamental Approach to Ensuring Nuclear Security", the Report of Advisory Committee on Nuclear Security to Japan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC)"
"Flow-chart of response sequence in nuclear security events"
Prof. Yoshihiro NAKAGOME

Prof. Yoshihiro NAKAGOME

President, Japan Nuclear Energy Safety Organization (JNES) / Emeritus Professor, Kyoto University

Prof. Nakagome is now a Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University. He graduated from the master course of the Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University in March, 1968, and was accepted immediately by the Research Reactor Institute, Kyoto University as a research associate. Through research associate, associate professor, professor and deputy director of the institute, he retired from Kyoto University in March, 2007. His professional research fields are Nuclear Material Management, Energy Policy and Nuclear Physics.

He is now working on many governmental committees as a specialist of Nuclear Emergency Response, Safe Transport of Radioactive Material, Nuclear Disaster Management and Nuclear Nonproliferation Issues including Nuclear Safeguards and Nuclear Security. He was awarded a distinguished nuclear material management medal from the Minister of Science and Technology Agency (STA) in 2000 and a distinguished nuclear safety service medal from the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) in 2006.

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"Why was the Security Information Opened to the Public at Fukushima NPP Accident?"
"Current Discussions on Treatment of INFCIRC/225 (Rev.5) and Insider Issues in Japan"
Prof. Mitsuru UESAKA

Prof. Mitsuru UESAKA

Professor, Nuclear Professional School, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

Mar.1985
Dr. of Engineering, The University of Tokyo (School of Engineering, Nuclear Engineering Department)
Sep.1982-Aug.83
Graduate School of the Nuclear Engineering Department of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (Scholarship of the Foundation of Rotary International)
Apr.1985
Researcher, Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries (IHI) Co. Ltd.
Apr.1991
Associate Professor, Nuclear Engineering Research Laboratory, The University of Tokyo
May.1999
Professor, Nuclear Engineering Research Laboratory, The University of Tokyo
Apr.2005
Professor, Nuclear Professional School, The University of Tokyo
Apr.2007-
Chair of the ICFA (International Committee for Future Accelerator) panel on advanced and the novel accelerators
Apr.2009-
Head of Nuclear Professional School, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
Dr. Jor-Shan CHOI

Dr. Jor-Shan CHOI

Associate Director of Berkeley Nuclear Research Center (BNRC) at the University of California at Berkeley, United States of America

Dr. Jor-Shan Choi is an Associate Director of Berkeley Nuclear Research Center (BNRC) at the University of California at Berkeley, California. He was formerly a Project Professor for the Global Center-of-Excellence (G-COE) Program at the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Management, The University of Tokyo (UT), Japan.

His areas of research include non-proliferation policy, proliferation-resistant technologies, 3S (safety, security, and safeguards), internationalization of nuclear fuel cycle, and regional cooperation on peaceful use of nuclear energy.

Before joining UT in 2008, Dr. Choi worked for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in the United States for 21 years, developing novel fuels for advanced small reactors and corrosion-resistant material for spent-fuel waste containers. He was a delegation member for the HEU blend-down program, the weapons-Pu disposition program, and the PR&PP working group. Dr. Choi was a Science Fellow at CISAC, Stanford in 1995-96. He worked at IAEA in Vienna from 1998-2001. Prior to joining LLNL in 1987, Dr. Choi had 13 years of industrial experience working for Bechtel. He has a PhD in Nuclear Engineering from UC Berkeley. He is also a Registered Professional Engineer (PE) in California.

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Discussion Points
"An Integrated Approach to Nuclear Safety and Security: in the context of 3S (Safety, Security, and Safeguards)"
Ambassador Tetsuya ENDO

Ambassador Tetsuya ENDO

Senior Fellow, the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA) / Chair of the Taskforce, the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA)

Education:

The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law

Career Experience:

1958
Joined Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1958-60
Studies at DePauw University and Princeton University (USA)
1967-71
Second and First Secretary, Embassy of Japan in the United Kingdom@(UK)
1973-75
Director, South-West Asia Division, Asian Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1975-77
Director, Korea Division, Asian Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1977-79
Counselor, Embassy of Japan in the UK (Research Associate, International Institute for Strategic Studies)
1979-81
Minister, Embassy of Japan in Mexico
1981-85
Deputy Director-General, United Nations Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1985-87
Consul-General of Japan in Honolulu, Hawaii(USA)
1987-89
Director-General for Scientific and Technological Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1989.7-1992.3
Governor, Board of Governors, International Atomic Energy Agency (1989.10-1990.10 Chairman, Board of Governors)
1989.11-1992.3
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Mission of Japan to the International Organizations in Vienna(Austria)
1992.5-1992.12
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, in charge of Assistance to former Soviet Union
1993.3-1993.8
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, in charge of Japan-North Korea Normalization Talks and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation(APEC)
1994.12
Ambassador in charge of Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization(KEDO)
1996.1
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of Japan in New Zealand
1998.1
Commissioner, Atomic Energy Commission
2001.1
Vice-chairman, Atomic Energy Commission
2004.1-2005.3
Special Assistant to the Minister for Foreign Affairs
2006-
Adjunct Senior Fellow, The Japan Institute of International Affairs(JIIA)

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Rational Strategy on 3S
Dr. Khoirul HUDA

Dr. Khoirul HUDA

Deputy Chairman for Nuclear Safety Assessment, Nuclear Energy Regulatory Agency (BAPETEN), Republic of Indonesia

Academic career:

Dr. Huda was graduated from Gajah Mada University (Indonesia) in the field of Nuclear Engineering (Diploma degree) in 1989, obtained Master (1994) and Doctor degrees (1999) in Nuclear Engineering from Kyoto University (Japan).

Professional career:

In 1989, he joined the National Nuclear Energy Agency (BATAN) Indonesia, then in 1998 moved to and promoted to be the Deputy Director for Licensing of Nuclear Reactor of the Indonesian Nuclear Energy Regulatory Agency (BAPETEN).

In 2004, he was promoted to Director for Center of Nuclear Regulatory Safety Assessment, and in 2006 to Director for Directorate of Nuclear Safety Regulation. In 2008, he was promoted to Deputy Chairman for Nuclear Safety Assessment of BAPETEN until now.

Prof. Bong-Geun JUN

Prof. Bong-Geun JUN

Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Republic of Korea

Prof. Bong-Geun Jun is a Professor and the Director of Center for Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security at the Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security (IFANS). Before joining the IFANS, Professor Jun held a few government and NGO positions: Policy Advisor to the Minister of Unification from 2003 to 2004; Visiting Scholar at Keio University in Tokyo and Japan-Korea Cultural Foundation Academic Fellow from 2001 to 2002; Secretary to the President for international security affairs at the Presidential Office from 1993 to 1997; and a professional staffer at KEDO New York headquarters from 1997 to 2001. Prof. Jun was a visiting scholar at Asia Foundation Center for U.S-Korea Policy in Washington, D.C. in 2010. Prof. Jun's research area covers the North Korean nuclear issue, inter-Korean relations, non-proliferation and nuclear energy policies. Prof. Jun received a BA and MA in political science from Seoul National University in 1982 and 1984 respectively and the PhD in Political Science from the University of Oregon in 1992.

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uSynergy between Nuclear Security & Safety at the 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summitv
Dr. Yusuke KUNO

Dr. Yusuke KUNO

Professor (appointed), Nuclear Non-Proliferation Research Laboratory, Department of Nuclear Engineering and Management, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo / Deputy Director, JAEA/STNM

Dr. Yusuke Kuno worked for the Tokai Reprocessing Plant of the Power Reactor and Nuclear Fuel Development Corporation (PNC) for 20 years, particularly in the area of development of Safeguards verification measurement techniques and accountancy analysis, in cooperation with Los Alamos, Lawrence Livermore, Oak Ridge National Laboratories and IAEA. He was dispatched to Harwell Laboratory and Dounreay Nuclear Power Development Establishment of UKAEA as a researcher in 1986/87. He led the Analytical Laboratory of the Tokai Reprocessing Plant from 1993 to 1999 as General Manager.

He was appointed the Head of Safeguards Analytical Laboratory (SAL) of the IAEA in Seibersdorf Austria in 1999, and led the IAEA laboratory staff members in the nuclear verification measurement and environmental sampling programs of Safeguards for seven years, which included the verification activities of Iraq and Iran issues.

His present position is Deputy Director and Prime Scientist, Department of Science and Technology for Nuclear Material Management (STNM) of the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA), which promotes development of Safeguards and other non-proliferation technologies, such as proliferation resistance and transparency for future nuclear fuel cycle. He is also Professor, Nuclear Non-Proliferation Research Laboratory of the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Management, the Graduate School of The University of Tokyo. He is the vice chairman of the Committee on Nuclear Non-Proliferation, Safeguards and Security, Atomic Energy Society of Japan and is a member of INMM.

He received the PhD in nuclear chemistry from The University of Tokyo.

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"Study on Sustainable Regional Nuclear Fuel Cycle Framework from Nuclear Non-Proliferation Viewpoint"
Mr. Kenneth N. LUONGO

Mr. Kenneth N. LUONGO

President of the Partnership for Global Security

Mr. Luongo is the President of the Partnership for Global Security.

Prior to this position, Mr. Luongo served as the Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Energy for Nonproliferation Policy and the Director of the Office of Arms Control and Nonproliferation at the U.S. Department of Energy. In addition, Mr. Luongo served as the Director of the Department of Energy's North Korea Task Force and as Director of the Russia and Newly Independent States Nuclear Material Security Task Force.

He previously served as a staff member in the U.S. Congress in the following positions:

Subcommittee Professional Staff Member on the House Armed Services Committee; Legislative Assistant for National Defense and International Security and designee to the Senate Armed Services Committee for Senator Carl Levin (D-MI); and Legislative Assistant for National Security and Foreign Policy and designee to the Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee for Senator William Proxmire (D-WI).

Before joining the Department of Energy, Mr. Luongo served as the Senior Washington Representative for Arms Control and International Security with the Union of Concerned Scientists.

Prior to his work in the Congress, Mr. Luongo served as the Senior Program Associate with the Program on Science, Arms Control, and National Security of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Mr. Luongo also has held appointments as a Senior Visiting Fellow and as a Visiting Research Collaborator with Princeton University's Program on Science and Global Security. He is also the author of numerous articles on arms control and international security issues and co-editor of The Search for Security in Space.

Mr. Luongo received his B.S. in Journalism from the School of Public Communication of Boston University, and holds an M.A. in International Affairs from the School of International Service of the American University.

Reference: http://www.partnershipforglobalsecurity.org/About Ransac/Staff.asp

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"Creating a Nuclear Security and Safety Regime for the 21st Century"
Mr. Masao SENZAKI

Mr. Masao SENZAKI

Director, Integrated Support Center for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Nuclear Security, JAEA

Mr. Senzaki began his career designing MOX fuel for the fast neutron reactors "Joyo" and "Monju" at the Power Reactor and Nuclear Fuel Development Corporation (PNC), a predecessor of Japan Nuclear Cycle Development Institute (JNC). In 1982, he was assigned to the Nuclear Energy Division, United Nations Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), and engaged in diplomatic missions such as the Post-International Nuclear Fuel Cycle Evaluation (INFCE), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development/Nuclear Energy Agency (OECD/NEA), export control, and others. In 1985, he was appointed a special researcher of nuclear energy and non-proliferation at the Japanese Embassy to the United States, where he carried out investigation and analysis of nuclear non-proliferation issues, and the negotiation for the revision of the U.S.-Japan Nuclear Agreement. In 1992, he returned to PNC, and exercised leadership as the project leader of the Pu powder transport from France to Japan, and became the first general manager of the Nuclear Non-proliferation Section, which was established to support Pu utilization in Japan and related nuclear transparency efforts. After 1998, Mr. Senzaki held prominent positions such as group leader of the Policy Planning Group, JNC, and director of the International Cooperation and Nuclear Material Management Division. When JAEA was established, he became the director of the Nuclear Non-proliferation Science and Technology Center (NPSTC). In December 2010, the Integrated Support Center for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Nuclear Security was established and Mr. Masao Senzaki became its first director.

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"The Nuclear Security Summit and Its Follow UpFJapan's Actions and Contributions to the Strengthening of Nuclear Security"
Dr. Timur ZHANTIKIN

Dr. Timur ZHANTIKIN

Chairman of the Atomic Energy Committee, Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Dr. Zhantikin graduated from the Novosibirsk State University, Russia (Soviet Union at that time), Physical Faculty in 1976.

From 1976 to 1992 he worked in the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan as a scientific researcher. Field of interest was radiation effects in solids. In 1987 he was awarded a title of Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (Ph.D.) for thesis on Mossbauer spectroscopy and neutron diffraction investigations of radiation effects in Fe and Ni alloys and inter-metallic compounds.

In 1992 he was invited to the Atomic Energy Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan as the Head of Scientific and Technical Division. Later he was a Deputy Director, Director General of the Agency, and, after reforming it to the Atomic Energy Committee, a Chairman of the Committee. The Committee is a regulatory body in the field of peaceful uses of atomic energy responsible for nuclear safety and security, radiation protection and nuclear non-proliferation regime in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

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"Republic of Kazakhstan 2011 - Nuclear safety and security"
Prof. Hiroyuki TAKAHASHI

Prof. Hiroyuki TAKAHASHI

Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

Professor, Department of Nuclear Engineering and Management / Department of Bioengineering, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

March 1987:
Graduated from Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
January 1989:
Research Associate, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
May 1993:
Dr. of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
October 1993:
Lecturer, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
March 1996:
Visiting Scientist, MIT
October 1996:
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
October 2002:
Associate Professor, Research into Artifacts, Center for Engineering, The University of Tokyo
April 2005:
Professor, Department of Nuclear Engineering and Management, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
April 2006:
Joined a new organization, Department of Bioengineering.