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

High Level Opening - CTBT: Science and Technology Conference 2023

19 Jun 2023, 10:00
2h 30m


High-Level Opening High-Level Opening


Welcome video

• Dr Robert Floyd, CTBTO Executive Secretary

High Level Remarks
• Ms Izumi Nakamitsu, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs (video message)
• His Excellency Mr Abshir Omar Jama Huruse, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Somalia
• Mr Rafael Grossi, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency
• Mr Mayen Dut Wol, Undersecretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of South Sudan
• Ms Alinne Olvera Martinez, Early-Career Women in STEM CTBTO Mentoring Programme

Keynote Address
• Ms Jill Hruby, Under Secretary of Energy for Nuclear Security and Administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration of the United States

Musical Interlude
• Trio KlaVis

High Level Panel
“CTBT Science and Technology: Benefitting us all”
• His Excellency Mr Li Song, Permanent Representative of the People's Republic of China
• Ms Dwikorita Karnawati, Director of the Indonesian Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics and Chair of the Intergovernmental Coordination Group of Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System
• Mr Geoff Brumfiel, Senior Editor and Correspondent, Science Desk at NPR
• Ms Antonietta Rizzo, Head of Laboratory for Methods and Techniques for Nuclear Safety, Monitoring and Traceability, Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development
• Ms Xyoli Perez Campos, Director of the International Monitoring System Division of the CTBTO

Master of Ceremonies: Ms Monika Jones, Freelance TV Anchor

Presentation materials