Contact Expert Group

Fourteenth Contact Expert Group (CEG) Meeting

(Vienna, Austria, 9 - 11 April 2002)

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Tuesday, 9 April 2002
09:00-09:10 Opening of the meeting
by the CEG Chairman
09:10-09:30 Welcoming Statement
by Mr. V.Mourogov, IAEA DDG NE
09:30-09:40 Adoption of the Agenda
by the CEG Chairman
09:40-10:00 Introducation of Participants
by Heads of delegations
10:00-10:30 IAEA ongoing programmes in the area of radioactive waste and SNF management
by Mr. M.Bell, IAEA
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Major provisions of RF State Policy in the area of SNF and radwaste management
by Mr. V.Lebedev, Minatom, RF
11:30-12:00 Integrated program on decommissioning of nuclear submarines and management of SNF and radwaste - Results of activities in 2001
by Mr. V.Lebedev, Minatom, RF
12:00-17:30 Remediation of SNF and Radwaste storage site at Andreeva Bay:
12:00-12:30: Main results of activities in 2001
by Mr. Mr. A.Grigoryev, SevRAO, RF
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-14:30: Concept of remediation the facilities
by Mr. V.Shishkin, ENTEK, RF
14:30-14:50: Main cooperative activities on establishment of infrastructure
by Mr. H.Rotler, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway
14:50-15:10: Feasibility studies on SNF management and remediation of SNF dry storage units
by Mr. V.Aden, ENTEK, RF
15:10-15:30: Organization of the project on SNF management feasibility study
by Mr. P.Pennell-Buck, DTI, UK
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-16:20: Feasibility studies on management of solid and liquid radwaste and reduction of risk to the environment
by Mr. A.Vasilyev, ICES, RF
16:20-16:40: Planned support to project on solid radwaste management feasibility study
by Mr. C.Bergman, SIP, Sweden
16:40-17:00: Planned support to project on improvement of physical protection
by Mr. L.Van Dassen, SNNAP, Sweden and Ms. A.Sorlie, NRPA, Norway
17:00-17:30: Planned support to project on improvement of radiation protection
by Mr. J.O.Snihs, SSI, Sweden, Ms. A.Sorlie, NRPA, Norway and Mr. R.Patlemaa, STUK, Finland
17:30-18:00 Concluding discussion
by the CEG Members
Wednesday, 10 April 2002
09:00-10:00 International Consortium for Design and Construction of Protection Buildings against Nuclear Radiation, Emission of Dangerous Materials and Attack from Environment
by Mr. K.H.Lindackers, ATI Consortium
10:00-10:30 Project on Rehabilitation of Murmansk RADON Centre - Status of organization
by Mr. J.O.Snihs, SSI, Sweden
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Construction of a repository for solid radioactive waste at Novaya Zemlya - Plans for the next stage of international cooperation
by Mr. J.Krone, DBA, Germany
11:30-12:00 Presentation of new ISTC projects in the area of radiation safety
by Mr. U.Meyer, ISTC
12:00-12:30 Nuclear Window of the Northern Dimension Environmental Partnership Support Fund - Major activities and organization
by Mr. V.Novak, EBRD
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:00 Round table discussion on main achievements and problems in implementation of co-operative projects
by the CEG members and observers
15:00-15:30 Reserve
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-16:50 CEG Secretariat's reports on:
  1. CEG Secretariat's activities (November 2001 - March 2002)

  2. Realization of the 13th CEG meeting decisions

  3. Financial Report of the CEG Secretariat

  4. Updating of the CEG co-operation projects Data Base

  5. Status of co-operation projects
    by the CEG Executive Secretary

Time and place of the next CEG Meetings
by the CEG Chairman

17:00-17:20 Closing of the Meeting
Thursday, 8 November 2001
08:30-16:00 Visit to IIASA - Presentation of main activities and future projects
08:30-09:15: Transportation to Luxenburg
09:15-09:30 Coffee Break
09:30-09:40: Welcome address
by Mr. A.Jernelöv, Director, IIASA
09:40-09:50: Introduction on IIASA's RAD-project activities
by Mr. F.Parker, Principal Investigator, RAD Project
09:50-10:45: An Overview of RAD Project Studies at Mayak, Tomsk, and Krasnoyarsk: Contamination of Surface Water and Groundwater at Russian Plutonium Production Facilities
by Mr. K.Compton, RAD Project
10:45-11:00: Results and Recommendations of Mayak Case Study
by Mr. F.Parker, Principal Investigator, RAD Project
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:00: Radiation Inheritance of the First Soviet Nuclear Center Kurchatov Institute - How serious is the problem, what is needed for its resolving?
by Mr. N.Ponomarev-Stepnoi, Vice-President of RRC-KI
12:00-12:25: Far East Seas Study: General features of atmospheric transport
by Mr. V.Novikov, Co-leader, RAD project
12:25-12:45: Far East Seas Study: Radiation impacts of potential reactivity accident of nuclear submarine near Vladivostok
by Mr. M.Takano, RAD Project
12:45-13:00: Summary
by Mr. F.Parker, Principal Investigator, RAD Project
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-14:30: Tour of Schloss or walk in park (if desired and weather permitting)
14:30-15:15: Transportation to Vienna airport
15:15-16:00: Transportation to Vienna