Schedule

*Please note that the Asian Regional Transport Security Series schedule is subject to adjustments based on participant interest and speaker availability.

Session*Session Title and Topics**Session Objectives
1Asia Regional Transport Security Series Overview and Current State of Affairs for Transport SecurityThis opening session is intended to provide an introduction and overview of the virtual series and to describe event logistics, including virtual platform instructions, good practices, and privacy.
2Impacts of Unexpected Events on Transport Security (COVID-19, Undeclared Shipments, and Denial of Shipments)This session focuses on those issues that may not be viewed primarily as a security event, but nonetheless have significant security implications, such as sources getting held at customs, denial of shipments, manpower limitations, and issues raised by industry. Discussion can also include the impacts to the supply chain.
3Current and Emerging Threats to Transportation and Innovative Technological SolutionsThis session focuses on the threats specifically facing nuclear and radioactive Class 7 transports. The session will also cover risks associated with emerging supply chain technologies as well as emerging technologies to counter new threats.
4International Guidelines and Regulation Development This session facilitates discussion on the development and current impacts of regulations on Class 7 transports. Suggested focus: IMO/maritime issues, floating nuclear power plants, enhancing the regulatory structure of a country.
5Enhancing the Security of Nuclear and Radioactive Material during Transport (Transport Security Measures–Best Practices for Enhancing Security, Sustaining the Regime–Performance Evaluations (such as reviews, exercises, and drills), and Security Culture, Insider Threat, and Information SecurityThis session facilitates discussions on using current and emerging physical protection systems to strengthen the transport security regime. It also explores additional areas that need attention, such as insider threats, performance evaluation, and security culture.
6Training and Sustainability within the Transport Security Regime (Performance Evaluations, Transport Security Training--Identifying Needs and Implementing an Effective Training Program)This session explores how partners and organizations can strengthen their regimes by employing performance evaluations and formal instructional programs.
7Promoting Harmonization and Next Steps in Transport Security in Asia (Impact of Political Changes, Trends (such as government, regulations, supply or chain shifts), and New or Developing Areas for Future Focus and ResourcesThis session focuses on next steps for addressing, enhancing, and supporting transport security regimes with Class 7 materials in Asian markets.
8Promoting Diversity and Gender Inclusion in Nuclear Security (Promoting diversity in East Asia and the Pacific Women in Nuclear Security)This sessions focuses on the importance of inclusion and diversity in the field of nuclear and radiological security, and specifically in the area of transport of Class 7 materials, and how this can be promoted and emphasized going forward.

** Speakers are to be confirmed