2015 National State Liaison Officers Conference

October 27 – 29, 2015

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Two White Flint North Auditorium
11555 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852

Every two years, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) convenes a meeting with all the Governor-appointed State Liaison Officers to discuss issues of significant interest to the States and the NRC in the areas of nuclear regulation, nuclear security, radiological public health and safety, and environmental issues. The National State Liaison Officers Conference provides a unique opportunity to discuss issues of mutual interest with representatives from States, NRC senior management, and other Federal agencies.

Please direct any questions or comments regarding the conference to Sarah Lopas, Senior Liaison Program Manager, (301) 415-6360, or e-mail Sarah.Lopas@nrc.gov.

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Conference Presentation

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Deputy Executive Director for Operations, Michael Weber – Go Together
Commissioner William C. Ostendorff - An NRC Commissioner's Perspective on Cyber Security Regulation
Lauren Gibson, Robert Bernardo, and Patricia Milligan – Fukushima Daiichi: Where are we now?
Darrell Dunn – Aging Management During Spent Fuel Storage
David W. Pstrak – Transportation of Spent Nuclear Fuel
Jose R. Cuadrado – NRC's Decision Process for Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installations
Office Director Bill Dean – Update on the Operating Reactor Program
John Pelchat – Southern Exposure
Nathan Nienhius – Southern Exposure, South Carolina Emergency Management Division
Rick Caldwell – Southern Exposure, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Deputy Regional Administrator for RII, Laura Dudes – Overview of NRC's Construction Oversight Program
Allan Barker - Government Communications: What's your story?
Sara DeCair – 2013 PAG Manual Revision
Mark Tonacci – Small Modular Reactors Licensing Status
Patricia Milligan – Small Modular Reactors Emergency Preparedness
Meena Khanna and Tara Inverso – Status of Decommissioning Licensing and Rulemaking Activities


Please see the NRC's Flickr page for photos of the 2015 National State Liaison Officer Conference.

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Past Conferences

Previous National State Liaison Officers Conferences have been well-attended and very successful.

Please see the links below for information on the 2011 and 2013 conferences, including links to agendas, presentations, and pictures:

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