Programme

The detailed conference schedule will be available in February 2018.

Conference programme topics

Regulation and Institutional issues
• Regulations
• Regulatory harmonisation
• Code of Practice and related guidance
• Public perception and communication
• Legal issues
• Implications of BREXIT
• Liability and insurance

Package Engineering
• Innovation – new concepts and materials
• Design issues
• Design substantiation
• Analysis – containment, structural, thermal, criticality, shielding
• Performance Testing
• Manufacturing and manufacturing technique
• Licensing and safety case
• Package ageing

Operations
• Transport system, storage system, disposal system
• Multi-modal transport
• Emergency preparedness, response and recovery
• Risk assessment
• Safeguards and security
• Records management
• Ageing management
• Maintenance and inspection
• Knowledge management
• Training and education
• Learning from experience

Content specific challenges
• Fissile materials
• Fresh fuel
• Large items
• NORM
• Orphan sources
• Radiopharmaceuticals
• Spent fuel
• UF6
• UO3
• Uranium ore concentrate
• Wastes