United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

TOUR #5  NRC Operations Center Tour #5

Attendees are invited to experience the inner workings of the NRC Operations Center, which serves as the focal point for coordination of events involving NRC licensed facilities. This session will be offered concurrent with some of the technical sessions, and describes the roles and responsibilities of various incident response teams that comprise the NRC response organization when it is staffed during an emergency. This session will discuss select incident response tools, including the Radiological Assessment System for Consequence Analysis (RASCAL 4.3.1) and the Web Emergency Operations Center (WebEOC). It will further address the resources that the NRC uses when receiving information from its licensees during an emergency and communicating information to external stakeholders.

Tours will depart from the lower level of the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. From there, participants will walk together to the Three White Flint North (3WFN) building. Upon arrival at the 3WFN guards’ desk, participants must provide a valid photo ID. Entry to all NRC facilities requires screening of individuals and their belongings as well as valid photo identification. Large items (suitcases, luggage, etc.) will not be permitted and photography is strictly prohibited. NRC staff will escort visitors for the duration of their tour.

This tour of the NRC Operations Center is scheduled on the date and time identified below:

Thursday, March 16, 2017    Tour #5     10:30 a.m.

Tours run concurrently only with the technical session times noted above.

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