Second MDEP Conference on New Reactor Design Activities


OECD Conference Center, Paris
15-16 September 2011

15 September 2011

Session 1

Chair: Mr. André-Claude Lacoste, MDEP Policy Group (PG) Chair, President, ASN

09h00 – 10h00 Welcome and opening of conference

Session 2 (Part I)

Chair: Mr. Bo Tang, China PG representative, Deputy Director-General NNSA

10h00 – 11h00 MDEP activities and accomplishments on design-specific working groups (EPR and AP1000 working groups)

Session 2 (Part II)

Chair: Mr. Jukka Laaksonen, Finland PG member, Director-General, STUK, Chair, Western European Nuclear Regulators Association (WENRA)

11h15 – 12h30 Design-specific activities panel

Session 3

Chair: Mr. Petteri Tiippana, Finland STC member, STUK

14h00 – 15h00 MDEP activities and accomplishments on Digital Instrumentation and Control Working Group (DICWG)

Session 4

Chair: Mr. Peter Bester, South Africa PG representative, NNR

15h30-17h00 MDEP activities and accomplishments on mechanical Codes and Standards Working Group (CSWG)

Session 5

Chair: Mr. André Claude Lacoste, MDEP Policy Group (PG) Chair, President, ASN

17h15 - 18h15 Fukushima related issues

16 September 2011

Session 6

Chair: Mr. Terry Jamieson, Canada PG Member, Vice-President, CNSC

09h00 -10h15 MDEP activities and accomplishments on Vendor Inspection Co-operation Working Group (VICWG)

Session 7

Chair: Mr. Michael Micklinghoff, Chair, WNA/CORDEL

10h30 – 12h30 Industry initiatives on new reactor designs

Session 8

Chair: Mr. Gregory Jaczko, United States PG member, US NRC

14h00 – 15h30 Concluding Panel

  • MDEP PG representative
    Mr. André-Claude Lacoste, MDEP PG Chair
  • Reactor vendor representative
    Mr. Philippe KNOCHE, Chief Operating Officier, AREVA
  • Licensee representative
    Mr. Dominique Lagarde, Director of New Nuclear Engineering, EDF
  • SDO representative
    Mr. Masaki Morishita, Deputy Director-General, JAEA and JSME representative
  • Regulatory authority representative
    Mr. Bajaj, Chairman of AERB
  • WENRA representative
    Mr. Jukka Laaksonen, Chair, WENRA
  • NEA representative
    Mr. Luis Echávarri, Director-General, OECD NEA

16h00 Conclusion and closing of the conference

Mr. André-Claude Lacoste, MDEP PG Chair, President, ASN

* Mr. Bo Tang, Deputy Director General, NNSA (China); Mr. Terry Jamieson, Vice-President, CNSC (Canda); Mr. Jukka Laaksonen, Director-General, STUK (Finland); Mr. André-Claude Lacoste, President, ASN (France); Mr. Koichiro Nakamura, Deputy Director-General, Nuclear Safety, NISA (Japan); Mr. Youn-Won Park, Director of International Nuclear Safety Division, KINS (Korea); Mr. Sergey Bogdan, Deputy-Director, SECNRS (Russian Federation); Mr. Peter Bester, Special Nuclear Projects Co-ordinator, NNR (South Africa); Mr. Kevin Allars, Director of Nuclear New Build, ONR (United Kingdom); Mr.Gregory B. Jaczko, Chairman, US NRC (USA)

Last reviewed: 22 September 2011