Outreach Symposium

Innovations in Nuclear Disarmament Verification:

Advancing Technology and Approaches

18-19 March 2020


Copyright: Forschungszentrum Jülich/Sascha Kreklau 

The International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification (IPNDV) is addressing the complex challenges of accurately monitoring and verifying future nuclear disarmament activities which will likely subject countries to more intrusive verification than ever before. Many of the procedures and technologies that will be needed do not yet exist, and the Partnership is developing, exercising, and testing technologies, concepts and approaches that can address these gaps.  

The Partnership enables countries to share knowledge and advance international thinking on nuclear disarmament verification.  Hundreds of experts from 25+ countries with and without nuclear weapons participate.  Over the past five years, participants have identified procedures and technologies that will help lay a foundation for future reductions in nuclear weapons and advances in nuclear disarmament verification.

Join us for an exciting interactive experience to learn more about the IPNDV’s work and help address challenging issues related to nuclear disarmament verification—just a few weeks before the Review Conference of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Participation is free of charge.

What:  Symposium, Exhibit, Poster Session

When:  18-19 March 2020

Where: Starling Hotel, Geneva, Switzerland (click here to reserve your room)

The symposium will highlight the work of the Partnership in nuclear disarmament verification. Participants will learn about:

  • Lessons learned during the first two Phases of Partnership's work 

  • The potential role, and limits of technology

  • Practical disarmament verification exercises and demonstrations,

  • The broader context of the IPNDV’s work in nuclear disarmament.

The exhibit will showcase the work of the IPNDV and its progress to date, including exercises and technology demonstrations.

The poster session will feature work on scientific, technology, or procedural issues related to nuclear disarmament verification. Presenters will demonstrate their research related to nuclear disarmament verification and interact with visitors. To apply for participation in the poster session, visit this page.

To learn more about IPNDV’s work, visit www.ipndv.org


Please register here

If you wish to participate in the outreach event from 18 - 19 March 2020 at the Starling Hotel Geneva, Switzerland.  


Please click here

for further information about your preparation as well as arrival and stay in Geneva, Switzerland.



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