September 17, 2018
Siegfried S. Hecker
2017 was a very bad year for North Korea–U.S. relations as the two appeared headed toward military conflict. North-South Korea rapprochement in 2018 led to a peaceful Winter Olympics and opened the door for the Singapore Summit on June 12, at which Kim Jong-Un and Donald Trump stepped back from the precipice. Three months later, however, we are no closer to the denuclearization of North Korea. Dr. Hecker will draw on our historical studies of North Korea’s nuclear program and his seven visits to North Korea to explain why denuclearization will not occur without concurrent normalization of relations.
Siegfried S. Hecker is a professor emeritus (research) in the department of management science and engineering and a senior fellow emeritus at the center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) at Stanford University. Hecker was Co-Director of cisac from 2007-2012.
He served as the fifth director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory from 1986-1997. Hecker received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in metallurgy from Case Western Reserve University. His professional interests include nuclear weapons policy, plutonium research, global nuclear risk reduction with Russia, China, Pakistan, India, North Korea and Iran, and threats of nuclear terrorism.
Location at Santa Fe Community College Board Room (#223).
The SFWAF Lunch is from 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm.
Cost for this lunch session is $25 for members and $35 for non-members.
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The SFWAF Program will be in the: The SFCC Board Room (#223) which is in the West Wing (Administration building) of the Santa Fe Community College. Enter through the main entrance (on the left side of the building). The Board Room is located on the corridor to the left of the Campus Center (or Food Court). The college is located at 6401 Richards Avenue, Santa Fe, NM 87508.
Directions: From Rodeo Road turn south onto Richards Avenue. Turn into the campus main drive. Parking lots are in front of the building. The entrance to the West Wing is on the left just to the east of the flag poles. Walk straight ahead almost to the cafeteria and take the corridor to the left. The Board Room is on the right side.
The Santa Fe Community College – Room (#233). The college is located at 6401 Richards Avenue, Santa Fe, NM 87508.
From Rodeo Road turn south onto Richards Avenue. Turn into the campus main drive. Parking lots are in front of the building. The entrance to the West Wing is on the left just to the east of the flag poles. Walk straight ahead almost to the cafeteria and take the corridor to the left. The Board Room is on the right side.
From I-25 take the Cerrillos Rd exit, then turn east onto Governor Miles Rd and then left onto Richards Avenue going south.