Workshops and Training on Advanced Reactors

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Advanced Reactor Workshops

From 2015 to 2017, the NRC and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) co-hosted three Advanced Reactor Workshops.  The NRC has now transitioned from this workshop format to more frequent periodic stakeholder meetings to focus on specific topics of interest as discussed below.

Dates Presentations and Discussions
9/1/2015 - 9/2/2015
  • Clarification of roles and responsibilities
  • Common understanding of terminology
  • Existing regulations, policies, practices
  • Existing programs, initiatives and activities to support advanced reactor development
  • Potential challenges to advanced reactor deployment
  • Identification of gaps or critical needs
  • Discuss opportunities for improving the existing processes and practices
6/7/2016 - 6/8/2016
  • Strategies for advanced reactor development and deployment
  • Recent DOE initiatives
  • Recent NRC initiatives
  • Recent industry initiatives
  • Advanced non-light water reactor fuel development, qualification, and challenges
4/25/2017 - 4/26/2017
  • Recent NRC and DOE initiatives
  • Regulatory review process options and safety-focused reviews
  • Modeling and testing in support of the reactor licensing process
  • Reactor vendor licensing strategies and issues


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Training Materials

The following were prepared under contract to the NRC.

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Page Last Reviewed/Updated Tuesday, March 29, 2022