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Public Involvement in Operator Licensing

Meetings between the NRC technical staff and applicants or licensees are open for interested members of the public to attend as observers pursuant to "Commission Policy Statement on Staff Meetings Open to the Public," dated September 20, 2000. NRC published its complete policy statement on meetings open to the public in the Federal Register on May 28, 2002 (67 FR 36920-36924). To learn about future meetings, see our public meeting schedule page. Members of the public who wish to attend should contact the individual identified for the meeting of interest.

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Date Description
07/24/2018
07/26/2018

The NRC staff held a public webinar to demonstrate functionality of the new, voluntary methods of electronically registering for the Generic Fundamentals Examination (GFE) and submitting Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR) Part 55 initial operator license applications.

05/21/2018

The NRC staff conducted a public periodic coordination meeting with representatives from the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) on training related issues.

01/24/2018

The NRC Staff conducted a public meeting with Nuclear Energy Institute's Licensed Operator Focus Group to discuss topics of interest related to the administration of the NRC's Operator Licensing Program, including revisions to the NUREG-1122 and 1123, PWR and BWR Knowledge and Abilities Catalogs, various topics related to the Generic Fundamentals Examination, Operator Docket Digitization, and the agenda for the Operator Licensing Workshop.

05/31/2017

The NRC staff conducted a public periodic coordination meeting with representatives from the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) on training related issues.

03/23/2017

The NRC Staff conducted a public meeting with Nuclear Energy Institute's Licensed Operator Focus Group to discuss topics of interest related to the administration of the NRC’s Operator Licensing Program, including discussions related to the recently issued Revision 11 of NUREG-1021, "Operator Licensing Examination Standards for Power Reactors."

01/13/2017

The NRC staff conducted a Commission Meeting with representatives from Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), Institute of Nuclear Power Operations, and industry to brief on the Operator Licensing program.

08/30/2016

The NRC Staff conducted a public meeting with Nuclear Energy Institute's Licensed Operator Focus Group to provide a status update for Revision 11 to NUREG-1021, "Operator Licensing Examination Standards for Power Reactors."

05/03/2016

The NRC staff conducted a public periodic coordination meeting with representatives from the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) on training related issues.

03/31/2016

The NRC staff conducted a public meeting with representatives from the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) Licensed Operator Focus Group to discuss a number of issues related to the proposed changes to NUREG 1021, “Operator Licensing Examination Standards for Power Reactors”, specifically: (1) the elimination of the informal NRC staff review process for examination failures, (2) changes to the Generic Fundamentals Examination (GFE) schedule, and (3) changes to the NRC initial examination preparation timeline.

11/10/2015

The NRC staff conducted a public meeting with representatives from the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) Licensed Operator Focus Group to discuss a number of issues related to the NRC requalification written examination quality grading process.

05/12/2015

The NRC staff conducted a public periodic coordination meeting with representatives from the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) on training related issues.

05/07/2014

The NRC staff conducted a public periodic coordination meeting with representatives from the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) on training related issues.

05/06/2014

The NRC staff conducted a public meeting with representatives from the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) Operator Licensing Focus Group to discuss a number of issues related to operator training and the initial examination process.

05/08/2013

The NRC staff conducted a public periodic coordination meeting with representatives from the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) on training related issues.

04/26/2012

The NRC staff conducted a public periodic coordination meeting with representatives from the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) on training related issues.

12/08/2011

The NRC staff conducted a public meeting with representatives from the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) Independent Panel to discuss a number of issues related to operator training and the initial examination process.

05/11/2011

The NRC staff conducted a public periodic coordination meeting with representatives from the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) on training related issues.

11/15/2010

The NRC staff conducted a public meeting with representatives from the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) Independent Panel to discuss a number of issues related to operator training and the initial examination process.

06/01/2010

The NRC staff conducted a public periodic coordination meeting with representatives from the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) on training related issues.

01/13/2010

The NRC staff conducted a public meeting with representatives from the Industry Focus Group on Operator Licensing to discuss a number of issues related to simulator fidelity and testing, licensed operator medical conditions, licensing operators at new reactors, and other operator licensing issues.

11/23/2009

The NRC staff conducted a public meeting with representatives from the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) to discuss eligibility criteria for initial training and qualification of licensed operators.

07/13/2009

The NRC staff conducted a public meeting with representatives from the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) to discuss Initial training and qualification of licensed operator guidelines.

05/11/2009

The NRC staff conducted a public periodic coordination meeting with representatives from the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) on training related issues.

03/19/2009

The NRC staff conducted a public meeting with representatives from the Industry Focus Group on Operator Licensing and the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) to discuss a number of issues related to operator training, the initial examination process, and plant-referenced simulator testing/fidelity.

10/08/2008

The NRC staff conducted a public meeting with representatives from the Industry Focus Group on Operator Licensing and the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) to discuss a number of issues related to operator training, the initial examination process, and plant-referenced simulator testing/fidelity.

04/10/2008

The NRC staff conducted its Annual Coordination Meeting with the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations(INPO) to discuss various training-related topics.

12/11/2007

The NRC staff conducted a public meeting with representatives from the Industry Focus Group on Operator Licensing and the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) to discuss a number of issues related to operator training, the initial examination process, and plant-referenced simulator testing / fidelity.

08/24/2007

The NRC staff conducted a public meeting with representatives from the Industry Focus Group on Operator Licensing, the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), and the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) to discuss a number of issues related to operator training, the initial examination process, plant-referenced simulator testing and fidelity, and operator requalification examinations.

08/08-09/2007

The NRC staff participated in an industry-sponsored seminar to discuss licensed operator medical issues.

05/17/2007

The NRC conducted its Annual Coordination Meeting with the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations(INPO) to discuss various training-related topics.

09/28/2006

The NRC staff conducted a public meeting with representatives from the Industry Focus Group on Operator Licensing, the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), and the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) to discuss a number of issues related to operator training, the initial examination process, plant-referenced simulator testing and fidelity, and operator requalification examinations.

05/10/2006

The NRC conducted its Annual Coordination Meeting with the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations(INPO) to discuss various training-related topics.

11/30/2005

The NRC staff conducted a public meeting with representatives from the Industry Focus Group on Operator Licensing, the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), and the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) to discuss a number of issues related to operator training, the initial examination process, plant-referenced simulator testing and fidelity, and operator requalification examinations.

07/12/2005

Public meeting with the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO), members of the Industry Focus Group on Operator Licensing, and various facility representatives to discuss plant-referenced simulator testing and fidelity.

06/17/2005

The NRC conducted its Annual Coordination Meeting with the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) to discuss various training-related topics.

04/05/2005

Public meeting with the Industry Focus Group on Operator Licensing, the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO), members of the ANS 3.5 Working Group, and various facility representatives to discuss plant-referenced simulator testing and fidelity

01/27/2005

Public meeting with the Industry Focus Group on Operator Licensing sponsored by the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI); Revision 9 of NUREG-1021, "Operator Licensing Examination Standards for Power Reactors," and other issues

05/18/2004

Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO); Annual Coordination Meeting

04/07/2004

Public meeting with the Industry Focus Group on Operator Licensing sponsored by the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI); Draft Revision 9 of NUREG-1021, "Operator Licensing Examination Standards for Power Reactors," and other issues

11/25/2003

Public meeting with the Industry Focus Group on Operator Licensing sponsored by the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI); Draft Revision 9 of NUREG-1021, "Operator Licensing Examination Standards for Power Reactors," and other issues

08/08/2003

Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO); Annual Coordination Meeting

08/07/2003

Public meeting with the Industry Focus Group on Operator Licensing sponsored by the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI); Draft Revision 9 of NUREG-1021, "Operator Licensing Examination Standards for Power Reactors," and other issues

02/19/2003

National workshop sponsored by the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) to discuss proposed changes in the initial operator licensing examination process and the recent rule change related to the use and testing of power plant simulators.

10/04/2002

Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) Operator Licensing Focus Group; Continuing 10 CFR 55 Implementation Issues

  • Meeting Summary
  • 08/29/2002

    Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) Operator Licensing Focus Group; Continuing 10 CFR 55 Implementation Issues

    04/10/2002

    Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO); Annual Coordination Meeting

    02/27/2002

    Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) Operator Licensing Focus Group; Continuing 10 CFR 55 Implementation Issues

    08/16/2001

    Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) Operator Licensing Focus Group; Continuing 10 CFR 55 Implementation Issues

    04/11/2001

    Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO); Annual Coordination Meeting

    02/09/2001

    NEI Operator Licensing Focus Group; Continuing 10 CFR 55 Implementation Issues

    08/16/2000

    NEI Operator Licensing Focus Group; Continuing 10 CFR 55 Implementation Issues

    04/26/2000

    NEI Operator Licensing Focus Group; Continuing 10 CFR 55 Implementation Issues

    02/17-18/2000

    National NEI/Utility Workshop; 10 CFR 55 Rule Change Implementation

    12/16/1999

    NEI/INPO; Long-Term Change Options for the Operator Licensing Program

    11/04/1999

    NEI Operator Licensing Focus Group; NUREG-1021 Implementation Issues

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