Central Europe Nuclear Safety Workshop in Prague

October 25th, 2011 — 

From October 10 to 13, 2011, AdSTM employee Richard Barrett attended the “Central Europe Nuclear Safety Workshop – Trends in Nuclear Power Plant Safety for Robust Civil Nuclear Programs” in Prague. The workshop was jointly hosted by the governments of the Czech Republic and the United States and attracted participation by government officials, regulators and nuclear plant operators from Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Romania, Bulgaria and Slovenia. Representatives from EPRI and the IAEA also attended. Mr. Barrett gave presentations on the safety effects of plant aging and on the licensing of new plants.