19–23 Jun 2023
Hofburg Palace & Online
Europe/Vienna timezone

Young Professionals Network – SnT 2023 Side Event

20 Jun 2023, 09:00
1h 30m


Side event Side Events Side Event - YPN


Mr Jelle Assink (Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI))


The future of the CTBT verification system – opportunities for science and technology
- Presentation and discussion on gaps in science and technology
- Challenges - the NDC perspective

During this side-event we would like to discuss the future of the CTBT verification system. The development and implementation have been ongoing for 26 years, and the system is ninety per cent in place. Seen from a scientific and technological perspective, how do we envision the coming decades?

A presentation and panel discussion by YPN members and mentors will discuss the opportunities in science and technology to improve the operation and functioning of the verification system. This panel of younger expert will also contribute their views on challenges faced by the system seen from NDCs around the globe.

Primary authors

Mr Jelle Assink (Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI)) Mr Aidyn Mukambayev (National Nuclear Center of the Republic of Kazakhstan) Mr Brian Young (Sandia National Laboratories (SNL)) Ms Magdalene Wangui Wanyaga (SandRose Ltd, CYG & YPN) Ms Maria do Céu Jesus (Instituto de Investigação em Vulcanologia e Avaliação de Riscos (IVAR)) Ms Paola García (Comisión Chilena de Energía Nuclear)

Presentation materials