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ACRS Advanced Reactors Subcommittee Meeting, June 4-5, 2001

ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON REACTOR SAFEGUARDS
SUBCOMMITTEE ON ADVANCED REACTORS
TWO WHITE FLINT NORTH AUDITORIUM
11545 ROCKVILLE PIKE,
ROCKVILLE, MD 20852
JUNE 4 - 5, 2001

Contact: Michael Markley (301) 415-6885 or mtm@NRC.GOV

REGULATORY CHALLENGES FOR FUTURE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS
TOPIC SPEAKER TIME
1. Introduction Tom Kress
George Apostolakis
9:00- 9:15 am
2. Keynote Address Commissioner Diaz 9:15- 10:00 am

BREAK

10:00- 10:15 am
3. DOE Presentations
  • Overview and Introduction to Generation IV Initiative
W. Magwood (DOE)

10:15- 10:40 am
  • Generation IV Goals and Roadmap Effort
R. Versluis (DOE)
10:40- 11:00 am
  • Near-Term Deployment Efforts
T. Miller (DOE)
11:00- 11:25 am
  • Generation IV Concepts
R. Versluis (DOE)
11:25- 11:40 am
  • Next Steps Generation III +/IV
S. Johnson (DOE) 11:40- 12.00 pm
LUNCH 12:00- 1:00 pm
4. Generation IV Design Concepts
  • Pebble Bed Modular Reactor
W. Sproat
(Exelon)

1:00- 1:45 pm
  • International Reactor Innovative and Secure
M. Carelli
(Westinghouse)

1:45- 2:30 pm
  • General Atomic- Gas Turbine Modular Helium Reactor
L. Parme
(General Atomics)
2:30- 3:15 pm
BREAK 3:15- 3:30 pm
  • General Electric Advanced Liquid MetalReactor and ESBWR designs
A. Rao
(General Electric)
3:30- 4:15 pm
5. NRC Presentations
  • NRR Response to 2/13/2001 SRM on Evaluation of NRC Licensing Infrastructure
M. Gamberoni
T. Kenyon
E. Benner
A. Rae
A. Cubbage
4:15- 5:15 pm
  • Planned RES Activities
J. Flack
S. Rubin

5:15- 6:00 pm
6. Panel Discussion on Industry and NRC Licensing Infrastructure Needed for Generation IV Reactors Panelists:
J. Flack, NRC
S. Johnson, DOE
W. Sproat, Exelon
M. Carelli, Westinghouse
L, Parme, General Atomics
A. Rao, General Electric

6:00- 7:00 pm
7. Closing Remarks and Recess T. Kress, ACRS
G. Apostolakis, ACRS
7:00 pm



SECOND DAY, June 5 -- 8:30 A.M. to 6:45 P.M.

REGULATORY CHALLENGES FOR FUTURE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS

TOPIC PRESENTER TIME
1. Introduction T. Kress, ACRS
G. Apostolakis, ACRS

8:30- 8:45 am
2. NEI Advanced Reactors Initiatives R. Simard, NEI

8:45- 9:30 am
3. Technical Presentations
  • Safety Goals for Future Nuclear Power Plants
N. Todreas, MIT 9:30- 10:30 am

BREAK

10:30- 10:45 am
  • Licensing by Test
A. Kadak, MIT

10:45- 11:45 am
  • NERI Project on Risk-Informed Regulation
G. Davis, Westinghouse
M. Golay, MIT
1:45- 12:45 pm

LUNCH

12:45- 2:00 pm
Note: The afternoon Subcommittee will reconvene at 2:00 p.m. in the NRC Commission Conference Room, One White Flint North, 11155 Rockville Pike, Rockville MD.
  • Advanced Safety Concepts
C. Forsberg, ORNL

2:00- 3:00 pm
  • Regulatory Framework for Future Nuclear Power Plants
A. Heymer, NEI 3:00- 4:00 pm

BREAK

4:00 - 4:15 pm
4. ACRS and Panel Discussion with Audience Participation 4:15- 6:30 pm
  • The Most Important Regulatory Challenges for the Licensing of Future Nuclear Power Plants
Panelists:
N. Todreas, MIT
R. Barrett, NRR
E. Lyman, NCI
R. Simard, NEI
W. Hauter, Public Citizen

5. Conclusions T. Kress, ACRS
G. Apostolakis, ACRS
6:30- 6:45 pm

End of Workshop

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