The Project on Advanced Systems and Concepts for Countering WMD (PASCC) is hosting its second conference to present PASCC research.
This half-day workshop will feature innovative research on emerging challenges related to chemical and biological weapons and new methods for managing these threats. Workshop speakers will present their findings from recent research projects and international workshops, as well as highlight newly funded work in this area. Audience questions and feedback are encouraged.
PASCC is sponsored by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and directed by the Center on Contemporary Conflict at the Naval Postgraduate School. This workshop is hosted in cooperation with the Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction at the National Defense University.
Welcome and Introductory Remarks
William O'Donnell, Defense Threat Reduction Agency
James Clay Moltz, Naval Postgraduate School
Panel 1: Understanding Threats
Chair: John Caves, National Defense University
Gary Ackerman, University of Maryland
Julie Fischer, George Washington University
Kathryn Hughes, National Academy of Sciences
Panel 2: Improving Security
Chair: Seth Carus, National Defense University
Katherine Bowman, National Academy of Sciences
Kavita Berger, Association for the Advancement of American Scientists
Frances Sharples, National Academy of Sciences