Public involvement in siting of nuclear facilities

15-16 February 2011
OECD Headquarters

Agenda

Tuesday 15 February

10:00 – 10:15

1.

Welcoming remarks and main objectives of the meeting by Mrs. Dunn Lee, Deputy Director-General (NEA) and Chair

10:15 – 11:30

2.

Involving local communities in siting decisions on waste disposal

11:30 – 12:15

3.

Summary of good practices for public consultation

12:15 – 12:45

4.

Round table on good practices [Chair: Hans Riotte, Head of Division, NEA Radiological Protection and Radioactive Waste Management]


12:45 – 14:00


Lunch

14:00 – 15: 30

5.

Public involvement in nuclear power plants siting

  • National perspectives:

Russian Federation: Mr. Igor Konyshev, Director, Direction for communications with public organizations and regional bodies, State Atomic Energy Corporation “Rosatom” – “Public involvement in decision-making process on siting new NPPs

Poland: Mr. Stanislaw Janikowski, National Atomic Energy Agency – “Public involvement in siting of nuclear facilities in Poland


15: 30 – 16:00


Coffee

16:00 – 17:30

6.

Public involvement in other facility siting 

  • Mining: The AREVA Experience – Mr. Didier Fohlen, Vice President, Environment & Social Responsibility, AREVA Business Group Mines

  • Research Reactor: The Jules Horowitz Experience [and supporting slides] – Mr. Maurice Haessler, Director Nuclear Safety and Protection Division, CEA/MR

  • Research reactor: The Opal Experience, Mr. Ron Cameron, Head of Division, Nuclear Development

17:30-18:00

7.

Round table on discussion of differences or similarities between facilities


18:00


8.


End of day –
Followed by reception hosted by the NEA

Wednesday 16 February

09:30 – 09:45

1.

Summary of issues from day 1

09:45 – 10:45

2.

Regulatory and legal approaches to public involvement


10: 45 – 11:00


Coffee

11:00 – 12:00

3.

Lessons learnt from other public involvement activities

12:00 – 12:30

4.

Discussion on issues raised

12:30 – 14:00


Lunch

14:00 – 15:00

5.

International agencies' work on public involvement

15:00 – 16:00

6.

Lessons learnt and need for further work

16:00

7.

End of meeting

List of participants

Last reviewed: 23 May 2011