6th INPRO Dialogue Forum:

Licensing and Safety Issues for Small and Medium-Sized Reactors

29 July−2 August 2013
IAEA, Vienna, Austria

The INPRO Dialogue Forum brings together nuclear technology users, holders and other stakeholders from interested Member States to discuss issues related to sustainable nuclear energy development and deployment.

The 6th Dialogue Forum aims to discuss the following major issues regarding licensing and safety issues of Small and Medium-sized Nuclear Power Reactors (SMRs):

(1) Considerations for SMR designs;
(2) Siting considerations of SMRs;
(3) Application of graded approach in regulatory and licensing process;
(4) Legal and regulatory framework of SMRs;
(5) Public participation in SMR licensing process.

Information on all previous Dialogue Forums is available here


Group Photo

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Agenda (26 July 2013)


Chair: David Newland, Canada

Co-Chair: Poong-Eil Juhn, Republic of Korea

Session 1: Opening and Introduction
Session 2: Experiences and Preparation for SMR Licensing and Deployment

Member States' Presentations

Panel Discussion: Licensing and Safety Issues for SMRs

Session 3: Breakout Session for Licensing and Safety Issues for SMRs

Plenary for Introduction of Breakout Sessions

Session 4: Plenary for Breakout Session Progress Report and International Organizations

Presentations by International Organizations

Session 6: Future Actions on Licensing and Safety Issues for SMRs

Report on the Breakout Session Results


Working Documents

Related Materials

Scientific Secretaries:

  • Mr Pill-Hwan Park, INPRO Group, Division of Nuclear Power, Department of Nuclear Energy
  • Mr Russell Anthony Gibbs, Regulatory Activities Section, Division of Nuclear Installations Safety, Department of Nuclear Safety and Security
  • Mr. M. Hadid Subki, Nuclear Power Technology Development Section, Division of Nuclear Power, Department of Nuclear Energy

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