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The Nuclear Ban Treaty – The Path Forward! Day-long Conference at Perry World House of University of Penna.

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Nuclear Ban Treaty – The Path Forward!

The Coalition for Peace Action’s (CFPA) Pennsylvania Chapter is hosting, along with co-sponsors, a day-long conference about nuclear issues. It will take place on Sept. 19, 2019, at the Perry World House of UPenn (Philadelphia), 3803 Locust Walk.

https://www.peacecoalition.org/chapters-2/1039-the-nuclear-ban-treaty-the-path-forward.html

In the morning, there will be workshops, and there will be an afternoon keynote and panel discussions.

The conference will feature: Dr. Elaine Scarry, author of Thermonuclear Monarchy, and Joe Cirincione, Ploughshares Fund President.

Online pre-registration will be available soon.

Registration at the door: 10:00-10:30 AM

Morning Program: 10:30 AM to 12:00 Noon

Amb. William Burke White – Welcome, Pres. of Perry World House (confirmed)
Pennsylvania Nuclear Ban Alliance Team – Introduction to Conference Program
Ambassador Seyed Mousavian – Morning Speaker Restoring the Iran Deal? (to be confirmed)

Morning Workshop Facilitators/Topics:

Mary Day Kent, Women’s Leadership in Nuclear Policy and Nuclear Abolition (confirmed); Hyun Lee, Korea Peace Now (confirmed); Joe Cirincione Ploughshares Fund President – Steps Toward a Global Ban (confirmed); Timmon Wallis and Vicki Epson, NuclearBan.US, From Warheads to Windmills (confirmed)

Lunch, Noon to 1:00 PM – On-Site, for Pre-Registrants

Afternoon Program: 1:15PM to 4:00 PM

Keynote Address, Joseph Cirincione, President of The Ploughshare Fund

Panel: Issues Today, in Moving Toward a Global Ban

Dr. Elaine Scarry, Harvard University, author, Thermonuclear Monarchy (confirmed); Hyun Lee (confirmed); Joe Cirincione (confirmed); Robert M. Smith, co-founder/staff coordinator, Brandywine Peace Community (confirmed)

Plenary Discussion, 3:30PM to 4:00 PM – All Speakers and Audience: How Do We Move Forward in Philadelphia, in Pennsylvania, and the United States?

Formation of Affinity Groups for Abolition (AGA’s); Joining PNBA; etc. 4:00PM

Closing, Rev. Robert M. Moore, CFPA Executive Director

Reception and Book-Signing, 4:15PM, Elaine Scarry, Thermonuclear Monarchy

 

Details

Date:
September 19
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Organizers

Coalition for Peace Action
PA Nuclear Ban Alliance

Venue

Perry World House, Univ. of PA, 3803 Locust Walk
3803 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
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Phone:
(609) 924-5022
Website:
https://www.peacecoalition.org/