Twentieth Conference, 2011

 

Health and the Environment: Global Partners for Global Solutions

 

April 26 – 27, 2011
United Nations Headquarters, New York City

Co-sponsored by the Government of Ukraine

NUCLEAR POWER: HISTORY REVISITED

 

April 26, Tuesday 3-6PM:

CHORNOBYL – LESSONS FOR NUCLEAR SECURITY – 25 years later

Opening Remarks:
Dr. Christine K. Durbak, Conference Chair and Founder, WIT
H.E. Yuriy Sergeyev, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN

Statements:
H.E. Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary General
H.E. Joseph Deisst, UN General Assembly President
Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator

Donor Countries Ambassadors to the United Nations
Keynote Address:
Volodymyr Holosha, Deputy Minister of Emergencies, Government of Ukraine

Speakers:
Eugene Czolij, President, UWC
Nadia McConnell, US-Ukraine Foundation
Mary Szkambara , President, WFUWO
Representative of WAGGS
Tamara Gallo Olexy, President, UCCA
Prof. Timothy Mousseau, Dean, U of S.Carolina
Marianna Zajac, President, UWL
European Union (Invited)

April 27, Wednesday 10-1PM:
NUCLEAR ENERGY – FROM CRADLE-TO-GRAVE

Opening Remarks:
Dr. Christine K. Durbak, Conference Chair and Founder, WIT
H.E. Yuriy Sergeyev, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN

Moderator:
Amb. Valeriy Kuchinsky, former Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN

Keynote Address: Dr. Maureen Hatch, National Cancer Institute, Chornobyl Study

Speakers:
Mr. Werner Obermeyer, WHO, New York Office
Dr. Andrew Sowder, Electric Power Research Institute
Prof. Timothy Mousseau, Dean, Univ. of S. Carolina
Mr. Rod McCullum, Nuclear Energy Institute
Mr. Steve Nesbit, Duke Energy
Mr. Paul Murray, AREV
Mr. Loren Setlow, USA EPA (retired)

Closing Remarks:
H.E. Yuriy Sergeyev, Permanent Representative of the Ukraine to the UN
Dr. Christine Durbak, Chair and Founder, WIT

Lunch 1-3 pm: Delegates Dining Room (Invitation Only)

Speaker:
Mary Pope Osborne, Author, MagicTree House Series