NEA/CSNI Workshop on

Safety Assessment of Fuel Cycle Facilities – Regulatory Approaches and Industry Perspectives


Toronto, Canada, 27-29 September 2011


Deadline for abstracts:   15 March 2011
Notification of accepted papers:   30 April 2011
Deadline for full paper submission, registration and hotel booking: 15 July 2011
Deadline for presentation submission:   31 August 2011
Workshop registration   Closed


Logistics

Participants

As usual for OECD/NEA workshops, participation is open to experts from FCF operating organisations, regulatory authorities and their technical support organisations, FCF designers and vendors, and industry associations and observers from OECD NEA member countries.

The meeting is open to a small number of experts from non-OECD member countries. The participation of these experts will be arranged by the NEA Secretariat.

The WGFCS members are informed that the WGFCS meeting will precede the Workshop in the same place on 26 September 2011.

Language

All presentations and discussions will be in English, and good command of the English language will be necessary to fully benefit from the workshop.

Papers

There were 31 full papers accepted into the Workshop. The workshop program preparation has been going on.

Full papers not longer than 12 pages should be submitted no later than 15 July 2011.

Presentations of the papers should not exceed 20 minutes and should be sent electronically no later than 31 August 2011.

Site Visit

The Workshop has organized a day trip to a fuel cycle facility (Cameco Corporation’s Conversion Facility) located in Port Hope, about one hour away from Toronto. Transportation to and from the venue will be included as part of the Workshop registration.

All workshop participants who intend to visit the facility will need to provide a government issued photo identification at the time of the visit.

Workshop proceedings

Proceedings from the workshop will be published, and will include papers from the Opening Session, conclusions and recommendations from the discussion groups, summary of panel discussions, and information papers submitted by participants to the workshop.

Canadian Visa Requirements

Some of the workshop participants may need to obtain a valid Canadian visa before arriving. Please ensure that the visa requirements are fully satisfied. The following web page provides further details on Canadian visa requirements for visitors.

http://www.cic.gc.ca/English/visit/index.asp

Organising Committee

The Organising Committee organised the sessions and the final program for the workshop. The following persons form the Organising Committee core:

Neil BLUNDELL

NII

UK

 

Bernhard GMAL

GRS

Germany

 

Thomas HILTZ

US NRC

USA

 

Dave INGALLS

Cameco

Canada

 

Jafir JAFERI

CNSC

Canada

 

Pierre NOCTURE

Areva

France

Co-Chair and WGFCS Chair

B.R. RAVISHANKAR

CNSC

Canada

Chair

Radomir REHACEK

OECD-NEA

International

Secretariat

Yoshinori UEDA

JNES

Japan

 

This core will be supported with a few members of the so-called Expanded Organising Committee:

Andrew BUCHAN

Sellafield Ltd

UK

Jean-Paul DAUBARD

IRSN

France

Kunio FUJITA

JNFL

Japan

Geoff JONES

IAEA

International

Kevin Mattern

US NRC

USA

Kotaro TONOIKE

JAEA

Japan

Last reviewed: 26 May 2011