2012-2013 Teacher’s Workshop Agenda

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012

 Afternoon Orientation (TBD) only for Japanese Teachers

 Thursday, Nov 29, 2012

8:45AM (PST)-9:00AM (PST)
Welcome Remarks
Dr. William Potter, CNS Director

9:00AM (PST)-9:10AM (PST)
CNS Introduction
Dr. Avner Cohen, CNS Education Director

9:10AM (PST)-9:20AM (PST)
Introduction of the 2012-2013 CIF Project, Organizational and Agenda Issues
Masako TokiProject Manager, Nonproliferation Education Program and CNS Research Associate

9:20AM (PST)-10:40AM (PST)
Lecture 1:Nuclear Weapons in Today’s World: Where are We, and How did We Get Here, And the Future
Dr. Jeffrey Knopf, Program Chair, Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies

10:40AM (PST)-10:50AM (PST) Break

10:50AM (PST)-11:50AM (PST)
Lecture 2: What are Nuclear Weapons? Scientific Perspectives
Dr. Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress, Adjunct Professor & Scientist-in-Residence

11:50AM (PST)- 2:00PM (PST) Lunch Break
(12:15-1:45:CNS seminar by Ambassador James Goodby,  CIF teachers are encouraged to attend)

2:00PM (PST)-3:00PM (PST)
Lecture 3: The Effects of Use of Nuclear Weapons
Dr. George Moore Adjunct Professor & Scientist-in-Residence

3:00PM (PST)-3:15PM (PST) Break

3:15PM (PST)-4:15PM (PST)
Lecture 4: Technical Challenges to Nuclear Disarmament: Offense/Defense Interplay and Hindrance to Getting to Zero
Dr. Yousaf Butt, Scientist-in-Residence

4:15PM (PST)-5:00PM (PST)
Discussions; How to Conduct the CIF Project in Your Classroom. Teacher-led Discussions
Rene Mendoza, Franklin High School

6:00PM (PST)
Hosted Dinner for Teachers at Lallapalooza (474 Alvarado St)

Friday, November 30, 2012

9:00AM (PST)-9:10AM (PST)
Housekeeping and Updates

9:10AM (PST)-10:10AM (PST)
 Lecture 5: Introduction to the Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament Regime (UN, CD, NPT Article VI)
Amanda Moodie, Research Associate, Intl Organization & Nonproliferation Program

10:10AM (PST)-11:10AM (PST)
Lecture 6: From Bilateral Arms Control to Global Disarmament
Dr. Jeffrey Lewis, Director, East Asia Nonproliferation Program

11:10AM (PST)-11:25AM (PST) Break

11:25AM (PST)-12:25PM (PST)
Lecture 7: Political Challenges to Nuclear Disarmament; Domestic, International
Mr. Jon Wolfsthal, CNS Deputy Director

12:25PM (PST)-1:45PM (PST) Group photo, Lunch

1:45PM (PST)-2:45PM (PST)
Lecture 8: The Roles of Non-Nuclear Weapon States in the Vision of a World without Nuclear Weapons
Ambassador Aruni Wijewardane, Director, Intl Organization and Nonproliferation Program)

2:45PM (PST)- 3:30PM (PST)
Lecture 9: Challenge of Verifying the Road to Zero
Dr. Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress, Scientist-in-Residence & Adjunct Professor

3:30PM (PST)-3:45PM (PST) Break

3:45PM (PST)-4:45PM (PST)
Lecture 10: Civil Society and Nuclear Disarmament: Toward Delegitimizing Nuclear Weapons Dr. Avner Cohen, Director, Nonproliferation Education Program

4:45PM (PST)-5:30PM (PST)
Discussions; How to Conduct the CIF Project in Your Classroom. Teacher-led Discussions Masha Serttunc, Santa Catalina High School

Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012

9:00AM (PST)-9:30AM (PST)
Introduction of Useful Resources
Masako Toki, CIF Project Manager

9:30AM (PST)-10:30AM (PST)
Citation, Presentation, How to use the Online Communication Effectively
Lisa Donohoe Luscombe, Education Project Manager

10:30AM (PST)-10:45AM (PST) Break

10:45AM (PST)-12:00PM (PST) 
Discussion on students’ assignments

12:00PM (PST)-1:30PM (PST) Lunch

1:30PM (PST)-2:30PM (PST)
Discussion on Spring Student-Teacher Conference

2:30PM (PST)-3:00PM (PST)
Recap of the workshop
Masako TokiCIF Project Manager

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The CIF Teacher Development Workshop is supported by grants from the US-Japan Foundation