9:45 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Christopher Gahan, Chief of Staff, Sen. Pat Toomey (PA); Scott Busby, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; John Hamre, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Michael Green, Center for Strategic and International Studies; David Shambaugh, George Washington University; and Lt. Gen. Jack Weinstein, Air Force Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, "The Korean Peninsula Issues and U.S. National Security." Sponsored by ICAS. At the Heritage Foundation, Allison Auditorium, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Washington. RSVP online
Laura Holgate, U.S. ambassador to International Organizations in Vienna, leads a group of foreign diplomats and Lassina Zerbo, director of the CTBTO, to the Nevada National Security Site.
1:15-3:30 p.m., screening of Collisions. United Nations, Conference Room 4, New York. RSVP online.
Screening of Command and Control. Alamo Drafthouse Cinema 181 Kernstown Commons Boulevard, Winchester, VA.
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter attends a NATO defense ministers meeting. Brussels.
Oct. 26 or 27
U.N. General Assembly First Committee (Disarmament and International Security), votes on a resolution on multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations (Resolution A/C.1/71/L.41). United Nations, Conference Room 4. Webcast on UN Web TV.
1:30 p.m., Peter Harrell, Center for New American Security; Amir Bagherpour, Chief Analytics Officer, Office of the Secretary of State; and Amy Nelson, Stimson Center, "Iran, JCPoA New Data Report." National Press Club, Murrow Room, 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor, Washington. RSVP online.
Screening of Command and Control." Martha's Vineyard Film Center, 79 Beach Road, Vineyard Haven, MA.
2:00 p.m., Gregory Kulacki, Union of Concerned Scientists; Sha Zukang,
former Chinese Ambassador on Disarmament; Yao Yunzhu, Chinese Academy of Military Science; Tong Zhao, Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy; and Li Bin, Carnegie Endowment, "Understanding Chinese Nuclear Thinking." Carnegie Endowment, 1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington. For information, contact Clara Hogan by email or Karly Schledwitz by email.
3:00-5:00 p.m., Megan Rice, Transform Now Plowshares; and Dan Zack, Washington Post reporter, "Courage and Resistance in a Nuclear Age." Sandy Spring Friends Meeting, 17715 Meeting House Road, Sandy Spring, MD.
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Linton Brooks, chief negotiator for START I and II; James Goodby, former Ambassador to Finland; and Thomas Graham, lead U.S. effort to extend the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, "Negotiating Nuclear Security: A Practitioner's Perspective." National Defense University, Abraham Lincoln Hall, Room 1119 300 fifth Ave. SW, Fort McNair, Washington. RSVP online.
6:00-9:00 p.m., Thomas Pickering, former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs; and Richard Somerville, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, "Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Annual Dinner." Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago.
Senate Armed Services Committee, hearing on the nomination of Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves to be Commander, Missile Defense Agency. Location TBA, Senate Office Building, Washington. Webcast on the committee website.
6:00-8:30 p.m., Han Sung Joo, Korea University; and Evans Revere, Albright Stonebridge Group, "The North Korean Nuclear Challenge." National Committee on American Legislation, Union Club, 101 E. 69 St., New York. RSVP online.