OECD/NEA Workshop on

Practices and Experiences in Stakeholder Involvement for Post Nuclear Emergency Management

12-14 October 2010
Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Hosted by United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission


Programme

12 October (09:00 - 17:45)

08:00

Registration opens

09:00

Opening (Chair: T. Lazo, OECD/NEA)

 

Welcome Address from NEA
J. Dunn Lee (Deputy Director General, OECD/NEA)

 

Welcome Address from US NRC
The Honorable G.B. Jaczko, Chairman, US NRC

09:30

Introduction

 

Stakeholder Involvement: A Perspective from NEA's Committee on Radiation Protection and Public Health
A. McGarry (RPII, Ireland / CRPPH Chair)

 

Stakeholder Involvement: A US EPA Perspective
M. Flynn (EPA, United States)

10:30

Coffee Break

11:00

Plenary Session 1 - Processes for Stakeholder Involvement (Chair: A. McGarry, RPII, Ireland)

 

Organisational Adaptation to Stakeholder Involvement in Emergency Management:
Results of a CRPPH international survey
M. Koskelainen (STUK, Finland)

 

Experience from the NEA's International Nuclear Emergency Exercise (INEX) Series
F. Ugletveit (NRPA, Norway / WPNEM Co-Chair)

 

Stakeholder Involvement in New ICRP Recommendations for Emergency Situations and for Long-Term Contaminated Areas
M. Morrey (HPA, United Kingdom)

12:30

Lunch

14:00

Plenary Session 2 - Case Studies in National Experiences (Chair: P. Milligan, NRC, United States)

 

United States: Pennsylvania Radiological Events and Stakeholder Involvement
D. J. Allard (Bureau of RP for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, United States)

 

Finland: Public-private partnership and cooperation between businesses and authorities
i) An Authority's View - H. Aaltonen (STUK, Finland)
ii) A Stakeholder's View - K. Orre (Association of Logistic Enterprises in Finland)

 

France:
i) The French approach for Post Accident Management Preparedness : the CODIRPA - I. Mehl-Auget (ASN, France)
ii) Stakeholder Involvement Experience from CODIRPA - P. Crouaïl (CEPN, France)

15:45

Coffee Break

16:15

Topical Session 1 - An Interactive Workshop on Risk Communication: Principles, Tools & Techniques
V.Covello (Center for Risk Communication)

17:45

End of Day

 

13 October (08:30 - 17:00)

08:30

Lessons from NEA's Working Group on Public Communications of Nuclear Regulatory Organisations (WGPC)
E. Hayden (NRC, United States)

09:00

Plenary Session 3 - Keying up the Three Break-out Sessions (Chair: J. Lochard, CEPN, France)

 

Overview of Topic 1: Conditions and Means to Engage Stakeholders
Moderator: J. Edwards (EPA, United States)

 

Overview of Topic 2: Tools and Sustainability for Stakeholder Involvement
Moderator: C. McMahon (RPII, Ireland)

 

Overview of Topic 3: Stakeholder Involvement in Emergency Exercises
Moderator: M. Griffiths (DECC, United Kingdom)

09:30

Break-Out Sessions (parallel sessions, 3 hrs)

12:30

Lunch

14:00

Plenary Session 4 - Case Studies in International Experiences (Chair: F. Ugletveit, NRPA, Norway)

 

Stakeholder Involvement Experience from the "European approach to nuclear and radiological emergency management and rehabilitation strategies" (EURANOS)
J. Lochard (CEPN, France)

 

Experience from the "Cooperation for Rehabilitation" (CORE) Programme with stakeholder involvement in radiation monitoring and health surveillance
F. Rollinger (IRSN, France)

 

Stakeholder Involvement in International Legal Frameworks: A Legal Review of NEA Member Countries
S. Kus (OECD/NEA)

15:30

Coffee Break

16:00

Topical Session 2 - An  Experience from the Marshall Islands Remediation Program: Involvement of the local government and population
T. Hamilton (DOE, United States)

17:00

End of Day

 

14 October (08:30 - 12:15)

08:30

Stakeholder Involvement in the Decision Making Process for Recovery Phase Following RDDs or INDs
S.Y. Chen (NCRP, United States)

09:00

Plenary Session 5: Presentation of summaries from the Break-Out Sessions
(Chair: J. Lochard, CEPN, France)

 

Summary: Conditions and Means to Engage Stakeholders
J. Edwards

 

Summary: Tools and Sustainability for Stakeholder Involvement
C. McMahon

 

Summary: Stakeholder Involvement in Emergency Exercises
M. Griffiths

10:30

Coffee Break

11:00

Synthesis of Outcomes: Key Issues and Direction Forward
(Moderator: M. Boyd, EPA, United States)

12:00

Summary
T.Lazo (OECD/NEA)

12:15

Close of Workshop