The Interface of Science, Technology & Security

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Executive Summary



Summary of Opening Keynote Address

“The Interface of Science, Technology & Security: Energy and Environment”

Arun Majumdar, Ph.D.
Director, Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E)
U.S. Department of Energy

Plenary Session 1: The Current Security Landscape

Ralph Cossa (Pacific CSIS)
The Current State of Regional Organizations in the Asia-Pacific Region

Mohan Malik, Ph.D. (APCSS)
Technopolitics: How Technology Shapes Relations among Nations

Kerry Nankivell (APCSS)
Rising from and to the Sea: China, Technology and the Future of Maritime Power

Plenary Session 2: The Current Science & Technology Landscape

Virginia Watson, Ph.D. (APCSS)
Issues in Science, Technology and Resource Security in Asia

J. Scott Hauger, Ph.D. (APCSS)
Climate Change and Environmental Security in the Asia-Pacific Region

William Wieninger, Ph.D. (APCSS)
Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Weapons and Security in the Asia-Pacific Region

Plenary Session 3: Update on Science & Technology Developments with Significant Security Implications

Category #1: Information Technology

Richard Schaeffer (Riverbank Associates, U.S.A.)
The Cybersecurity Landscape

Robert D. Childs, Ph.D. (National Defense University, U.S.A.)
Regional Collaboration in Cybersecurity

Igor V. Kotenko, Ph.D. (Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)
The Current State and Future Landscape of Cybersecurity: A View from Russia

Plenary Session 4: Update on Science & Technology Developments with Significant Security Implications

Category #2: Biotechnology

Lynn Jelinski, Ph.D. (Sunshine Consultants, U.S.A.)
Biotechnology and its Potential Impact on Global Security

Ashley Dombkowski, Ph.D. (MPM Capital, U.S.A.)
Biotechnology Developments and Security

Cong Cao, Ph.D. (The Levin Institute, State University of New York, U.S.A.)
Biotechnology in China

Plenary Session 5: Update on Science & Technology Developments with Significant Security Implications

Category #3: Energy

Lydia Powell, Observer Research Foundation (India)
India’s Energy Challenges  

In-ho Kim, Ph.D. (Agency for Defense Development, Republic of Korea)
High Explosives and Security Issues in the Republic of Korea  

Elizabeth Cantwell, Ph.D. (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, U.S.A.)
Emerging Energy S&T: Understanding Issues with Potential Security Impacts

Plenary Session 6: Update on Science & Technology Phenomena with Significant Security Implications

Category #4: Environment  

Benjamin Santer, Ph.D. (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, U.S.A.)
A Rational Discussion of Climate Change: The Science, the Evidence, the Response

David Brunckhorst, Ph.D. (University of New England, Australia)
Assessing Future Security Landscapes: A View Through the Lens of Real Landscapes of Social-Ecological Systems

Sumeet Saksena, Ph.D. (East-West Center, U.S.A.)
Environmental Risk Transitions in Southeast Asia and the Role of Peri-urbanization

Closing Keynote Address

Global Nuclear Risk Reduction by Science Diplomacy

Siegfried Hecker, Ph.D.
Co-director, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University
Director Emeritus, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Final Briefback and Discussion Summary




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