STANFORD – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., former U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz and former U.S. Secretary of Defense William Perry will participate in a discussion tomorrow at Stanford University as part of a bicoastal event organized by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists during which the 2016 time of the Doomsday Clock, which represents a metaphorical countdown to possible global catastrophe, will be unveiled.
The news conference and Doomsday Clock unveiling in Washington, D.C. will be streamed live for reporters and invited guests at Stanford University ahead of the moderated discussion with Brown, Shultz and Perry.
Last year, citing “climate change, global nuclear weapons modernizations, and outsized nuclear weapons arsenals” as “extraordinary and undeniable threats to the continued existence of humanity,” the clock was moved from 5 minutes to 3 minutes to midnight. Last November, Governor Brown delivered keynote remarks at the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ 6th Annual Clock Symposium in Chicago, Illinois.
When: Tomorrow, Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. (PST)
Where: Stanford University, Bechtel Conference Center at Encina Hall, 616 Serra St., Stanford, CA 94305
**NOTE: This event is open to invited guests and credentialed media only. Reporters interested in attending the event at Stanford University must RSVP to Ravi Patel at firstname.lastname@example.org by 6:00 p.m. (PST) today, Monday, January 25, 2016. For more information on the news conference and unveiling in Washington, D.C., please contact Patrick Mitchell at 703-276-3266 or email@example.com or Alex Frank at 703-276-3264 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The Doomsday Clock unveiling in Washington, D.C. and the opening of the discussion at Stanford University will be streamed live here.