August 9, 2010
July 31-Sept. 13
House of Representatives August and Rosh Hashanah recess.
Aug. 7-Sept. 12
Senate August and Rosh Hashanah recess.
Noon-2:00 p.m., Leonard Spector, Monterey Institute, “Nonproliferation and the Invocation of Military Power.” Monterey Institute, CNS Seminar Room (D-100), 400 Pacific St., Monterey, CA.
Conference on Disarmament, third and last session for 2010 begins. Through Sept. 24. Geneva.
Week of Aug. 9
Continued showing of the film Countdown to Zero in Berkeley, CA; Hollywood, CA; Irvine, CA; Sacramento, CA; San Diego, CA; San Francisco, CA; Santa Cruz, CA; Santa Rosa, CA; West Los Angeles, CA; Denver, CO; Washington, DC; Miami Beach, FL; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Louisville, KY; Cambridge, MA; Royal Oak, MI; Minneapolis, MN; University City, MO; Santa Fe, NM; Cleveland Heights, OH; Portland, OR; Philadelphia, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Austin, TX; Salt Lake City, UT; and Seattle, WA. Tickets available online.
Between Aug. 9 and 12
Russian Navy test launches a Bulava submarine-launched ballistic missile from the submarine Dmitri Donskoy. White Sea, Russia.
U.S. Strategic Command, “2010 Deterrence Symposium.” Qwest Center, 455 N. 10th St., Omaha, NE.
Noon-2:00 p.m., In-Kook Park, South Korean ambassador to United Nations, “Nonproliferation and Its Implications for the Korean Peninsula.” Monterey Institute, CNS Seminar Room (D-100), 400 Pacific St., Monterey, CA.
Additional release of the film Countdown to Zero in Huntington Beach, CA; Orange, CA; Rancho Mirage, CA; Ventura, CA; Sarasota, FL; Winter Park, FL; Kansas City, MO; Charlotte, NC; Las Vegas, NV; and Madison, WI. Tickets available online.
PeaceWorks Kansas City, “Kansas City Nuclear Weapons Plant Conference.” Kansas City, MO.
12:30-2:00 p.m., Jed Royal, Director, Cooperative Threat Reduction Policy, Defense Department, “Cooperative Threat Reduction and Nonproliferation in the Obama Administration.” National Defense University, Fort McNair, 300 Fifth Ave., SW, Lincoln Hall, Room 1105, Washington. RSVP to Amanda Ducasse by email.
5:30-8:00 p.m., National Nuclear Security Administration, scoping meeting on a supplemental environmental impact statement on surplus plutonium disposition. North Augusta Municipal Center, 100 Georgia Ave., North Augusta, SC.
Air Force Research Institute, “USAF/DTRA WMD Conference: Avoiding a Nuclear Catastrophe.” Maxwell Air Force Base, Jones Auditorium Air War College, 325 Chennault Circle, Montgomery, AL. Register online.
Biological Weapons Convention meeting of experts. Geneva.
5:30-8:00 p.m., National Nuclear Security Administration, scoping meeting on a supplemental environmental impact statement on surplus plutonium disposition. Best Western Stevens Inn, 1829 S. Canal St., Carlsbad, NM.
U.N. Office for Disarmament Affairs, “A Nuclear-Weapon-Free World: Making Steady Progress from Vision to Action.” Saitama, Japan.
5:30-8:00 p.m., National Nuclear Security Administration, scoping meeting on a supplemental environmental impact statement on surplus plutonium disposition. Courtyard by Marriott Santa Fe, 3347 Cerrillos Rd., Santa Fe, NM.
International Day Against Nuclear Tests (U.N. General Assembly Resolution A/C.1/64/L.14/Rev.1).
National Nuclear Security Administration issues the final Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement for the Y-12 National Security Complex at Oak Ridge, TN.
President Obama submits an annual Global Nuclear Security report to Congress on the security of nuclear weapons and nuclear weapon material outside the United States (22 U.S. Code Sec. 3244 note).
Director of National Intelligence submits a biennial report to Congress on nuclear aspirations of non-state entities and nuclear weapons in countries not party to the nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (Public Law 111-84, Sec. 1055).
Labor Day (holiday).