• 4:00 to 6:00 pm, October 31, 2009
  • 2009 Annual Meeting of Society for Social Studies of Science (4S), Hyatt Regency, Crystal City, Arlington, Virginia
Chair: Joonhong Ahn, University of California Berkeley
  • The Intersection of Nuclear Waste Disposal Engineering and Social Decision-making in US, Man-Sung Yim, North Carolina State University [slides], [paper]
  • Towards 'Better' Engineering Practice with STS: Reflexive Feedbacks on HLW Disposal Program in Japan, Kohta Juraku, University of Tokyo [slides]
  • HLW Disposal Project and Social Scientific Expertise: Based on the Experiences in US, Joonhong Ahn, University of California Berkeley [slides]
  • Nuclear Safety, Risk Analysis, and the Limits of Calculability, William J. Kinsella, North Carolina State University [slides]
  • Discussant: Miwao Matsumoto, University of Tokyo [script]

Conference program is here.