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12:00 - 13:00 60 mins
Registration and Lunch
13:00 - 13:20 20 mins
Chairman's Welcome and 'Round the Room' Introductions
  • Derek Taylor - Professor in Geo-Energy, University of Nottingham

Take this opportunity to introduce yourself to fellow delegates who you will be spending the week with.

13:20 - 13:50 30 mins
Overview of Decommissioning in Europe
  • Derek Taylor - Professor in Geo-Energy, University of Nottingham
  • The future of decommissioning activities
  • Recent developments
13:50 - 14:45 55 mins
Nuclear Energy and Radioactive Waste Management in the European Union
  • Borislava Batandjieva-Metcalf - Policy Officer, European Commission
  • The EU energy policy: why nuclear?
  • The role of nuclear energy in Europe
  • The EURATOM Treaty
  • Quantities of waste in the EU
  • EU legislation on waste
  • Results of EB surveys on public opinion on the EU
14:45 - 15:00 15 mins
Tea Break
15:00 - 15:40 40 mins
NEA Perspectives on Decommissioning, Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management
  • Massimo Ciambrella - Junior Radioactive Waste Management Specialist, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency
  • Mandate and functions of the NEA
  • How the NEA provides assistance to its member countries
  • International safety standards for decommissioning, radioactive waste management and remediation
  • Developing international cooperation
  • Present and future activities of the NEA in decommissioning, radioactive waste management and remediation
  • Future trends and issues for decommissioning, remediation and radioactive waste management
15:40 - 16:40 60 mins
Regulation at Nuclear Sites
  • Simon Morgan - ONR Inspector - Nuclear Safety, Office for Nuclear Regulation
  • Regulatory philosophy

  • International standards

  • Challenges of regulation

16:40 - 17:00 20 mins
Close of Day One
17:00 - 18:00 60 mins
Optional Walking Tour of Cambridge

Taking part in the walking tour gives you the chance to see some of the most breathtaking sights Cambridge has to offer including a look at the famous King's College Chapel