The S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, in collaboration with the Energy Market Authority of Singapore, organised a roundtable panel discussion at the 2015 Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) with the theme “Is Southeast Asia Ready for Nuclear Power? The two-panel roundtable featured diverse perspectives on whether Southeast Asia should or should not pursue nuclear power and facilitated constructive debate among experts on this issue. Roundtable panelists included Dr Olli Heinonen, Senior Fellow at Belfer Centre for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University and former Deputy Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Dr Taswanda Taryo, Deputy Chairman of National Nuclear Energy Agency (BATAN) of Indonesia; Dr Tran Chi Thanh, President of Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute (VINATOM); Mr Egor Simonov, Director of ROSATOM Asia; Dr Ronald McCoy, Founding President of the Malaysian Physicians for Social Responsibility; and Dr Andrew
Wee Thye Shen, President of Singapore National Academy of Science and Provost’s Chair Professor of Physics, National University of Singapore.
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RSIS Centre for Non-Traditional Security (NTS) Studies, RSIS Roundtable at the 2015 Singapore International Energy Week: Is Southeast Asia Ready for Nuclear Power? 29 October 2015 (Report, Singapore: RSIS Centre for NTS Studies, 2016).
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