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Senior Regulators’ Meeting 2018

20 Sep 2018
Vienna, Austria
Event code: 52023

The Senior Regulators’ Meeting is an annual event organized by the Agency during the General Conference. It is a forum for exchange of information on current regulatory issues, trends and good practices among senior government officials involved in regulatory matters in the fields of nuclear, radiation, transport and radioactive waste safety and nuclear security. The meeting also focusses on IAEA Secretariat initiatives to support regulatory bodies. 

Opening remarks by Deputy Director General, J.C. Lentijo

Session I: Regulatory framework for radiation safety in specialized areas - occupational radiation protection in veterinary medicine

Introductory remarks – Chair: G. Hirth, Australia

Member States’ perspectives: 

IAEA Perspective Introduction of the IAEA Safety Report on radiation protection and safety in veterinary medicine – P. Johnston, IAEA

Panel discussion: Main challenges for the regulatory authority relating to occupational radiation protection in veterinary medicine – J. Benoit, France; J. Berlamont, Belgium; G. Hirth, Australia; A. Orders, United States of America

Chairperson’s summary of Session I

Session II: Role of the regulator in the national framework for preparedness and response to nuclear or radiological emergencies

Introductory remarks – Chair: D. Drábová, Czech Republic

Part 1: The role of the regulatory authority in developing national emergency preparedness and response (EPR) regulations and off-site emergency plans, including actions to harmonize EPR arrangements in case of a transnational nuclear or radiological emergency.

Part 2: The role of the regulatory authority during a nuclear or radiological emergency and how that can differ depending on whether the regulatory authority is designated by the country as a competent authority under the Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident and the Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency –

Chairperson’s summary of Session II

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