NRC to hold workshop on AI regulatory applications

September 18, 2023, 3:00PMNuclear News

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is holding the “Data Science and AI Regulatory Applications Workshop,” tomorrow to discuss the agency’s activities for the safe and secure use of artificial intelligence in NRC-regulated activities.

What it’s about: The workshop, hosted by the NRC’s Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, will focus on various AI characteristics impacting regulatory considerations. It will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (EDT) at NRC headquarters in Rockville, Md. Those unable to attend in person can participate virtually on Microsoft Teams. All participants are requested to register online.

Notes: This workshop—the agency’s fourth in a series—will provide an opportunity for the public, stakeholders, and experts to discuss regulatory and technical aspects of AI usage in nuclear applications. The AI workshops support implementation of the NRC Artificial Intelligence Strategic Plan: Fiscal Years 2023–2027.

NRC chair Christopher T. Hanson will be providing opening remarks. The agenda for the September 19 event, as well as details on the three previous workshops held in 2021, are available on the NRC’s website. Slides for the upcoming workshop are available here.

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