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June 9–12, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|The Mirage
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The Sodium Reactor Experiment
In February 1957, construction was completed on the Sodium Reactor Experiment (SRE), a sodium-cooled, graphite-moderated reactor with an output of 20 MWt. The design of theSRE had begun three years earlier in 1954, and construction started in April 1955. On April 25, 1957, the reactor reached criticality, and the SRE operated until February 1964.
Monday, November 8, 2021|12:40–2:40PM EST
George Apostolakis (Nuc Risk Res Center (Tokyo))
Fernando Ferrante (EPRI)
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Risk-Informed Process for Evaluations
Antonios M. Zoulis (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission)
Lessons Learned From Surveillance Test Interval Extension of Integrated Safeguards Actuation Test (ISAT) at Sizewell B
Ray Schneider (Westinghouse Electric Co.), Gary Douglas (Westinghouse Electric Co.), Kyle Hope (Westinghouse Electric Co.), Ashlyn Fornear (Westinghouse Electric Co.), Marinos Panayiotou (Corporate Risk Associates), Christopher Sharrock (EDF Energy)
Research Activities Associated With the Treatment of Potential Common-Cause Failures in Event and Condition Assessment
Christopher Hunter (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission), Ching Ng (US Nuclear Regulatory Commission), Mehdi Reisi Fard (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission), Zhegang Ma (INL), Sai Zhang (INL)
OECD Nuclear Energy Agency Working Group WGRISK Current Activities -- An Overview
Marina Roewekamp (Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit), Attila Bareith (NUBIKI Nuclear Safety Research Institute), Michelle Gonzalez (U. S. Regulatory Commission Office for Research), Jörg Peschke (Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit)
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