Webcast: Crisis communication challenges following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident

On 9 May 2012, Mrs. Carmen Martínez Ten, Chair of the Spanish Consejo de Seguridad Nuclear (CSN), Mr. Luis E. Echávarri, Director-General of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (OECD/NEA) and Mr. Pablo Matos, President of the Industry, Energy and Tourism Commission of the Spanish Parliament will launch the International Workshop on Crisis Communication: Facing the Challenges organised by the OECD/NEA and hosted by the CSN in Madrid, Spain.

This workshop brings together senior officials from nuclear regulatory organisations and key stakeholders from 25 countries and 7 international organisations. The objective of the workshop is to share best practices and to improve crisis communication based on lessons learnt from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident. Participants will also identify emerging issues in nuclear regulatory organisation communication and will propose new directions for crisis communication policy and practices.

Date: Wednesday, 9 May 2012 and Thursday, 10 May 2012

Time: 9 May from 9:30 (CEST/GMT+2) and 10 May from 9:00 (CEST/GMT+2)

Wednesday, 9 May 2012 Thursday, 10 May 2012

Opening Session / Session 1

Webcast: Wednesday, 9 May at 9:30 (CEST/GMT+2)

Session 4 / Session 5

Webcast: Thursday, 10 May 2012 at 9:00 (CEST/GMT+2)

Session 2 / Session 3

Webcast: Wednesday, 9 May at 14:30 (CEST/GMT+2)

Session 6

Webcast: Thursday, 10 May 2012 at 14:30 (CEST/GMT+2)

Concluding Session

Webcast: Thursday, 10 May 2012 at 16:30 (CEST/GMT+2)

Further information on the workshop and its programme is available at: www.oecd-nea.org/nsd/workshops/crisis-comms/


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Press contacts:

Ms. Cynthia Gannon-Picot 
Acting Head, External Relations and Public Affairs
OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA)
Tel.: +33 (0)1 45 24 10 10
E-mail: press@oecd-nea.org
Website: www.oecd-nea.org
Twitter: @OECD_NEA

Ms. Natalia Muñoz,
Head of Communications
Consejo de Seguridad Nuclear (CSN)
Tel.: +34 91 346 02 00
E-mail: prensa@csn.es
Website: www.csn.es
Twitter: @CSN_es