The Workshop on “Commendable Practices for the Safe, Long-term Operation of Nuclear Reactors - OECD/NEA Stress Corrosion Cracking and Cable Ageing Project (SCAP)”

25-26 May 2010, Tokyo, Japan - First Announcement (updated 10 February 2010)


Draft programme

Draft programme

Tuesday 25 May 2010

08h45 – 09h15       Registration of the participants

09h15                  OPENING SESSION

Chair:                    Ms. Janice Dunn Lee, Deputy Director-General (OECD Nuclear Energy Agency)
 
(09h15)                Introductory remarks
                           Ms. Janice Dunn Lee, Deputy Director-General (OECD Nuclear Energy Agency)

(09h25)               Welcome address
                            Mr. Nobuaki Terasaka, Director General (NISA, Japan)

(09h35)                Overview of the SCC and Cable Ageing Project (SCAP)
                            Prof. Naoto Sekimura, SCAP Management Board chair (University of Tokyo, Japan)

Keynote speech
(09h45)               IAEA Activities on Plant Life Management for Safe Long Term Operation (tentative title)
                           Mr. Miroslav Lipar, Head of the Operational Safety Section, Division of Nuclear Installation Safety (IAEA)

(10h05)               Ageing Management Measures in Japan and Role and Main Activties of the Nuclear Safety Commission of Japan
                           Dr. Osamu Oyamada, Commissioner (Nuclear Safety Commission, Japan)

(10h25-10h55)                                                             Break


                           
Keynote speech (cont.)

(10h55)               Ageing Management for Safe Long Term operation of U.S Light Water Reactors (tentative title)
                           Dr. Brian Sheron, Director, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research (US NRC, USA)

(11h15)               Ageing Management for Safe Long Term operation of U.S Light Water Reactors (tentative title)
                           Mr. Lennart Carlsson, Director, Department of Nuclear Reactor Safety (SSM, Sweden)

(11h35)               Outline of New Inspection System and Ageing Management in Japan
                           Mr. Sakae Muto, Managing Director (Tokyo Electric Power Company, Inc., Japan)

(11h55)               Safety and societal issues associated to Plant Life Extension of French Light Water reactors (Fixed)
                           Mr. Jacques Repussard, Director General (IRSN, France), (OECD/NEA CSNI Chair)

(12h15-13h45)                                                        Lunch Break

 

Session 2 – STRESS CORROSION CRACKING (SCC)

13h45                  Chaired by Mr. Jacques Repussard, Director General (IRSN, France), (OECD/NEA CSNI Chair)
                           

Keynote speech
13h50                  Overview of OECD/NEA SCAP SCC Working Group outcome (tentative title)
                            Ms. Karen Gott, SCAP SCC Working Group chair (SSM, Sweden)

14h20                  Recent activity of OECD/NEA Working Group on Integrity and Ageing of Components and Structures (IAGE)
                             (tentative title)
                            Mr. Andrei Blahoianu, Director, Engineering design assessment, CNSC, Canada (OECD/NEA CSNI IAGE chair)

14h50                  The Implications of Laboratory Data for Long-Term Plant Operations
                            Dr. J. Lawrence Nelson (Manager, Corrosion & Electrochemistry Lab,GE Global Research Cente)

(15h20-15h40)                                                             Break

 

(Regulatory frameworks / Ageing assessment methodologies / Cases and lessons learned)

15h40                  Recent Issues of SCC and Application Plans of Knowledge-base and Commendable Practice in Japan (tentative title)
                            Prof. Tetsuo Shoji (Tohoku University, Japan)

16h10                  Recent Issues of SCC and Application Plans of Knowledge-base and Commendable Practice in U.S (tentative title)
                            Mr. Darrell Dunn, (component integrity branch office, US NRC, USA)

16h40                     SCC a safety issue – Data & Knowledge-bases - Commendable Practice in France
                            Mr. Marc Le Calvar (IRSN, France)

17h10                                                             The end of the first day

18h00                                                                         Banquet


Wednesday 26 May 2010

Session 3 – CABLE AGEING

09h00                  Chaired by Dr. Brian Sheron, Director, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research (US NRC, USA)

Keynote speech
09h05                  Overview of OECD/NEA SCAP Cable Working Group outcome
                            Mr. Thomas Koshy, SCAP Cable Working Group chair (US NRC, USA)
 
09h35                   Ageing Management of Cable for Existing Plants in Japan
                            Mr. Hiroshi Abe, Group Manager (Tokyo Electric Power Power Co., Inc. (TEPCO), Japan)

09h55                   Cable Ageing Management Program Development for Korean Nuclear Power Plants
                            Mr. Woo-Sang Lim (Nuclear Engineering & Technology Institute, Korea Hydro & Nuclear power Company, Ltd, Korea)

10h15                   Overview of EDF Ageing Management Program for Cables
                            Mr. Claude Faidy (EDF, France)

 

(10h35-11h00)                                                             Break

 

11h00                     Issue of Cable ageing in Japan and application plan for Knowledge base and Commendable practices
                           Prof. Yoshimichi Ohki (Waseda University, Japan)

11h30                      Recent interests of Cable insulation degradation - State of art condition monitoring (tentative title)
                            Dr. Paolo Fantoni (Halden project, Norway)

12h00                      Proceedures for Cable Ageing Management on Ukrainain Nuclear Power Plants - Application Plans of Knowledge-base and Commendable Practice in Ukraine
                           Ms. Raisa Naryzhna, Director (Qualification Department of State Cener for Supply and Service Quality Control, Ukraine)

(12h30-14h00)                                                        Lunch Break

 

Session 4 – PANEL DISCUSSION
Chair:          Prof. Naoto Sekimura (Tokyo University, Japan)

(14h00-15h30)
                           
Panellist
Ms. Karen Gott SCAP SCC Working Group chair (SSM, Sweden)
Mr. Thomas Koshy SCAP Cable Working Group chair (US NRC, USA)
Mr.Helmut Schulz SCAP consultant (ex-GRS, Germany)
Mr. Koichiro Nakamura Deputy Director-General for Safety Examination, Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA)
Dr. Naoki Chigusa (General Manager, Nuclear Technology Department, The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc. (KEPCO)
Mr. Miroslav Lipar, Head of the Operational Safety Section (IAEA)
Mr. Javier Reig, Director of the Nuclear Safety Division (OECD/NEA)


                          

(15h30-16h00)                                                             Break

 

Session 5 – CONCLUDING PANEL
Chair:          Prof. Naoto Sekimura (Tokyo University, Japan)
(16h00-16h30)                 

Panellist
Ms. Karen Gott SCAP SCC Working Group chair (SSM, Sweden)
Mr. Thomas Koshy SCAP Cable Working Group chair (US NRC, USA)
Mr.Helmut Schulz SCAP consultant (ex-GRS, Germany)
Mr. Koichiro Nakamura Deputy Director-General for Safety Examination, Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA)
Dr. Naoki Chigusa (General Manager, Nuclear Technology Department, The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc. (KEPCO)
Mr. Miroslav Lipar, Head of the Operational Safety Section (IAEA)
Mr. Javier Reig, Director of the Nuclear Safety Division (OECD/NEA)

16h30                                                           Closure of the Workshop

Last reviewed: 27 October 2010