Contact Expert Group


Eleventh Contact Expert Group (CEG) Meeting

(Cherbourg, France, 25-27 October 2000)

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AGENDA

Wednesday, 25 October 2000
09:00-09:10 Opening of the meeting
09:10-09:30 Welcoming Statement, by Phelippe Thiebund, Director Division for International Affaris, Commissariate a l'Energie Atomique (CEA), France
09:30-09:40 Adoption of the Agenda, by CEG Chairman
09:40-10:00 Introducation of Participants, by Heads of Delegates
10:00-10:30 Overview of implementation of Russian Federao Programmes on radwastes and spent nuclear fuel management, by Victor Kovalenko, Deputy head, Department of Ecology and Decommissioning of Nuclear Facilities, MINATOM, Russia
10:30-10:50 Coffee Break
10:50-11:20 Presentation of the most urgent projects requiring international support, by Mr. Evgeny Krykov, Assistant to Deputy Minister
11:20-11:40 Plant on co-operative UK-RF projects on spent nuclear submarine fuel handling in North West Russia, by Paul Pennell-Buck, Assistant Director, Nuclear Industries Directorate, Department of Trade and Industry, United Kingdom
11:40-12:00 Presentation of current status and future plans for Japan-RF co-operative projects, by Ms. Kyoko Tomoda, Chief Official for International Cooperation, Science and Nuclear Energy Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan
12:00-12:20 Plans on cooperation between RF and IG (Industrial Group) on spent nuclear submarine fuel handling in NW Russia, by Mr. Bo Gustafsson, Senior Vice President, Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company (SKB)
12:20-12:40 Improvement of the Safety of the Management of Radioactive Waste in the North West Region of Russia - Disposal of Radioactive Waste - Project TACIS NUCRUS 95 410, by Mr. Bernard Come, Ingenieur Civil des Mines, Direction Stockages, ANTEA, France
12:40-13:00 Status of ISTC projects and it's Industrial Partner Program, by Mr. Uwe Meyer, Deputy Executive Director, Environment Program Coordinator, International Science and Technology Center (ISTC), Russia
13:00-14:30 Lunch Break
14:30-14:50 Information on the Meeting onthe Karachay Lake Issues: Plans and Perspectives of future activities in this area, by Mr. Lucien Cecille, Principal Administrator, Nuclear Safety, Regulation and Radioactive Waste Management, European Commission, Directorate-General Environment, Belgium
14:50-15:20 New US law, L 106-255, 106th Congress, "Cross-Border Cooperation and Environmental Safety in Northern Europe Act of 2000," by Ms. Tnaya Shamson, U.S. Congress House Committee on International Relations, USA
15:20-16:00

CEG Secretariat's reports on:

a) CEG Secretariats's activities (May - October, 2000)

b) Realization of the 10th CEG meeting decisions

c) Provisional Financial Report of the CEG Secretariat for 2000

d) Updating of the CEG co-operation projects Data Base

e) Status of co-operation projects

by the CEG Executive Secretary

16:00-16:20 Coffee Break
16:20-16:40

Presentation of the SWG activities on:

a) finalisation of the SWG R3&R4 reports, by Mr. Christopher Watson, Business Development Manager, Central and Eastern Europe Group, AEA Technology plc, United Kingdom

16:40-17:00 b) development of task descriptions in the recommended by the SWG three priority Programme Areas, by Mr. Mark Dutton, Business Manager, Environmental and Radiological Division, NNC Ltd, United Kingdom
17:00-17:20 c) further working papers - R6: Research reactors, RADONs and Uranium Facilities, by Mr.Christopher Watson, Business Development Manager, Central and Eastern Europe Group, AEA Technology plc, United Kingdom
Thursday, 26 October 2000
09:00-09:30 Discussion of future plans for SWG activities,by Mr. Lucien Cecille, Principal Administrator, Nuclear Safety, Regulation and Radioactive Waste Management, European Commission, Directorate-General Environment, Belgium
09:30-10:00 Presentation of the Executive Summary on RG strategy on management of radwaste and SNF, by Mr. Hans J. Engelmann, Manager, Waste Management Division, Deutsche Gesellschaft zum Bau und Betrieb von Endlagern fur Abfallstoffe mbH (DBE), Germany
10:00-10:30 Discussion of the Executive Summary, by the CEG members
10:30-10:50 Coffee Break
10:50-12:30 Round table discussion on main achievements and problems in implementation of co-operative projects, by the CEG members and observers
12:30-13:00 The CEG Strategy: Its Activities, Achievements and Future, by Mr. Randall Scott, Director, Office of Environmental Management, Untied States Department of Energy, USA
13:00-14:30 Lunch Break
14:30-15:50

Discussion on the role, the mandate and the working methods of the CEG, by the CEG Chairman

15:50-16:00 Time and place of the next CEG Meeting, by the CEG Chairman
16:00-16:20 Election of the CEG Chairman for current term of the CEG operation, by the CEG members
16:20-16:40 Coffee Break
16:20-17:00

Preparation of a draft Chairman's Summing Up, by the CEG Executive Secretary

17:00-17:20 Summing Up of the Meeting, by the CEG Chairman
Friday, 27 October 2000
08:00-17:00 Technical visit to COGEMA and ANDRA Facilities in the morning and Cherbourg Dismantling Shipyard in the afternoon