Past Event

A Joint Meeting Hosted by the International Atomic Energy Agency and the National Academies - July 27, 2015

Study in Progress: Public Meeting
Topics:
July 27, 2015 - July 29, 2015

Location: TBD

DRAFT AGENDA
Consultancy Meeting on "Updating and Optimizing a List of Civilian Research and Test Reactors that Operate Using HEU Fuel"

A Joint Meeting Hosted by the International Atomic Energy Agency and the National Academies
Vienna, Austria
27 -29 July, 2015
Vienna International Center (VIC), Meeting Room MOE100

This meeting will be open to the public.

Monday, 27 July

08:30 - 09:00 Arrival at VIC

09:00 - 09:30 Opening
Andrea Borio di Tigliole, NEFW, Head of Research Reactor Section
Julia Phillips, National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Committee Chair
Joanie Dix, Scientific Secretary (Description of goals, objectives, expected outcome of meeting)

09:30 - 09:45 Discussion and ground rules for handling of sensitive information

09:45 - 10:30 Purpose & Scope of Meeting
Presentation by NAS and IAEA

10:30 - 11:45 Presentations:

IAEA M. Voronov, F. Marshall, D. Ridikas "IAEA Research Reactor Data Base (RRDB) Information on HEU Research Reactors and Critical Facilities" (30 minutes + 5 minutes of discussion)

U.S. J. Chamberlin, C. Landers (DOE/NNSA) "Status of US HEU facilities and DOE/NNSA conversion activities" (30 minutes + 5 minutes of discussion)

11:45 - 13:00 Lunch

13:00 - 14:30 Presentations:

Russia N. Arkhangelsky (Rosatom), "Status of Russian HEU facilities"
(1 hour including discussion)

France Pierre-Yves Thro - "Status of French HEU facilities" (30 minutes)

14:30 - 15:00 Coffee Break

15:00 - 16:00 Presentations:

U.K. R. Hardiman - "Status of UK HEU facilities" (15 minutes)

U.S. J. Matos (Argonne National Lab), "Comprehensive inventory of HEU facilities worldwide" (45 minutes)

16:00 - 16:30 Summary and Adjourn

Tuesday, 28 July

09:00 - 12:00 General discussion on combining the lists and identifying discrepancies (discussion guided by location)

* North America
* South America
* Europe
* Africa
* Russia
* Asia

For each location, discussions will start with research reactors and then move to additional civilian HEU facilities (critical assemblies, sub-critical assemblies, etc.). There will be a package and presentation to guide discussion.

12:00 - 13:15 Lunch

13:15 - 14:45 Resolve disputed HEU facilities

14:45 - 15:15 Coffee

15:15 - 17:30 Revise/draft final list

Wednesday, 29 July

09:00 - 10:30 Final review of list and discussion on any remaining items

10:30 - 12:00 Next Steps and Closure of the Meeting