30 – Webinar: Interim Report on Disposal of Surplus Plutonium at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. National Academies of Sciences, Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board, Committee on Disposal of Surplus Plutonium in the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. 1:00 p.m – 2:00 p.m. Eastern. Free, but registration is required.
04 – INF: Deterrence, Arms Control, and Great Power Competition. A panel discussion hosted by the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies. 10:00 a.m. Eastern – 11:30 a.m. Eastern.
20 – Public Business Meeting, Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board. 1:00 p.m. Easter – 4:00 p.m. Eastern. The board will discuss the findings of a critical November report by the National Academy of Public Administration, which found that DNFSB is more dysfunctional and less effective than it once was.
14 – Last scheduled work day of the 115th session of the U.S. Congress in Washington.
03 – 116th session of the U.S. Congress begins in Washington.
16 – Defense Nuclear Facilities Board open meeting to discuss the findings of a critical November report by the National Academy of Public Administration, which found that DNFSB is more dysfunctional and less effective than it once was; and similarly critical reports from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Office of the Inspector General. 11 a.m. Eastern in Washington.
01 – White House (nominally) to release its Department of Energy budget request for fiscal year 2020.
12-14: ExchangeMonitor‘s Nuclear Deterrence Summit. Sheraton Pentagon City, Arlington, Va.