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Forum 2010 Agenda

The 4th Annual Asia-Pacific Nuclear Energy Forum on 

Small and Medium Reactors (SMRs):Benefits and Challenges

June 17-19, 2010, Berkeley, California


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THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 2010


07:00 PM – 08:00 PM

Introduction: Dr. David McCallen, LLNL

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ed Moses, LLNL:

“The NATIONAL IGNITION FACILITY: THE FUTURE FOR FUSION ENERGY", video movie_play


FRIDAY MORNING, JUNE 18, 2010


FACULTY CLUB, SEABORG ROOM, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT BERKELEY

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM – 8:05 AM Welcoming Remarks (Jasmina Vujic, UCB, US)

SESSION I: SMALL AND MEDIUM REACTORS FOR EARLY DEPLOYMENT

OBJECTIVE: Review of the SMR technologies that are ready for early deployment. Identification of opportunities for further enhancement of the sustainability, safety and security of SMRs.

Co-Chairs: Shunsuke Kondo, JAEC, Japan, and Bill Halsey, LLNL

08:05 AM – 08:25 AM Historical Perspective of Small Modular Reactors, presentation Dan Ingersoll, ORNL, US
08:25 AM – 08:45 AM Global Perspectives on SMRs and Developing Countries Expectations, presentation, video movie_play Atam Rao, IAEA, Austria
08:45 AM – 09:05

Exploring Institutional Consensus for Modular Nuclear Deployment, presentation

Joseph C. Perkowski, INL, US

09:05 AM – 09:25 AM

Alternative Financing Perspectives for SMRs: NuScale Example, presentation, video movie_play

August Fern, CMEA Capital, US

09:25 AM – 09:45 AM

Discussion

PANEL PRESENTATIONS AND DISUSSION Moderator: Per Peterson, UCB, US 

09:45 AM - 10:05 AM

The SMART Reactor, presentation, video movie_play

Won Jae Lee, Korea

10:05 AM - 10:25 AM

SMR Hitachi’s Activities: DMS and the Package Reactor, presentation, video  movie_play

Tetsushi Hino, Hitachi, Japan

10:25 AM - 10:45 AM

NuScale, presentation, video  movie_play

Bruce Landrey, NuScale, US

10:45 AM – 11:05 AM

Current Activities on the 4S Reactor Deployment, presentation, video movie_play

Kazuo Arie, Toshiba, Japan

11:05 AM – 11:25 AM

SVBR-100 Module-Type Fast Reactor of the IV Generation for Regional Power Industry, presentation, video movie_play

Alexander Chebeskov, IPPE, Obninsk, Russia

11:25 AM – 12:00 AM

DISCUSSION and Q&A, video movie_play

 

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

LUNCHEON (UCB Faculty Club, Seaborg Room)

 

 


FRIDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 18, 2010


FACULTY CLUB, SEABORG ROOM, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT BERKELEY

SESSION II: ADVANCED CONCEPTS OF SMALL AND MEDIUM REACTORS – Part I

OBJECTIVE: Review the technologies, either developed and under development, for advanced concepts of SMRs and identify challenges and opportunities.

Co-Chairs: Alexander Chebeskov, IPPE, Obninsk, Russia, and Harold McFarlane, INL, US

01:00 PM – 01:20 PM

Department of Energy Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Program, presentation, video movie_play

Richard Black, DOE-NE, US

01:20 PM – 01:40 PM

Nuclear Energy in India, presentation, video movie_play

Satish V. Kulkarni, Georgetown University, US

01:40 PM – 02:00 PM

Presentation: SMR Economics Evaluation, presentation, video movie_play

Giorgio Locatelli, POLIMI, Italy

02:00 PM – 02:20 PM

Review of France’s Nuclear Program, presentation, video movie_play

Luc Van Der Durpel, AREVA, France

02:20 PM – 02:40 PM

Review of Korea’s Advanced SMRs, presentation, video movie_play

Kune Suh, Seoul Natl. University, Korea

02:40 PM – 03:00 PM

DISSCUSSION and Q&A

 

PANEL PRESENTATIONS AND DISUSSION Moderator: Ehud Greenspan UCB, US 

03:00 PM – 03:20 PM

PRISM, presentation, video movie_play

Eric Loewen, GE-Hitachi Nuclear, US

03:20 PM – 03:40 PM

PB-AHTR – Fluoride Salt Cooled, presentation, video movie_play

Per Peterson, UCB, US

03:40 PM – 04:00 PM

Sm-AHTR, presentation, video movie_play

Sherrell Greene, ORNL, US

04:00 PM – 04:20 PM

EM2: Addressing the Major Issues Confirming U.S. Nuclear Power in the 21st Century, presentation, video movie_play

Robert Schleicher, General Atomics, US

04:20 PM – 04:40 PM

ENHS, STAR and ELSY, presentation, video movie_play

Craig Smith, Naval Postgraduate School and LLNL

04:40 PM – 05:00 PM

Approaches to a LFR Demonstrator, presentation, video movie_play

James Sienicki, ANL, US

05:00 PM – 05:20 PM

Three-Dimensional Liquid Metal Flow Visualization Using DNCT, presentation, video movie_play

Koji Okamoto, The University of Tokyo, Japan

05:20 PM – 05:45 PM

DISSCUSSION and Q&A , video movie_play

 

06:00 PM – 07:00 PM

Reception  

UCB Faculty Club, Terrace

07:00 PM – 08:30 PM

Dinner  

UCB Faculty Club, Seaborg Room

 


After Dinner Lecture Introduction: Dr. Bob Budnitz, LBNL

Dinner Keynote Speaker: Prof. Shunsuke Kondo (Japan Atomic Energy Commission, Japan) “Overview of the current status and regulatory issues in Japan”

 


SATURDAY, JUNE 19, 2010


BUILDING 66 AUDITORIUM, LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY

07:30 AM – BUS WILL BE WE WAITING IN FRONT OF THE SHUTTACK PLAZA HOTEL 

08:00 AM – 08:05 AM Welcoming Remarks

SESSION II: ADVANCED CONCEPTS OF SMALL AND MEDIUM REACTORS – Part II

Co-Chairs: Kune Suh, Seoul Natl. University, Korea, and David McCallen, LLNL, US

08:05 AM – 08:25 AM

Compact Deployable Nuclear Power Systems for Civilian and Defense Applications, presentation, video movie_play

J. Paul Farrell, RADIX Power Energy Corporation, US

08:25 AM – 08:55 AM

Hyperion Power Module: Small Modular Reactor Characteristics, presentation, video movie_play

John Deal/Turner Trapp, Hyperion Power, US

08:55 AM – 09:15 AM

ARC-100, presentation, video movie_play

David Wade, Advanced Reactor Concepts, LLC. US

09:15 AM – 09:35 AM

CRIEPI’s  Experience on SMRs, presentation, video movie_play

Yoshihisa Nishi, CRIEPI, Japan

09:35 AM - 09:55 AM

The Travelling Wave Reactor, presentation, video movie_play

Kevan Weaver, TerraPower, US

09:55 AM – 10:15 AM

DISSCUSSION and Q&A, video movie_play

 


 

SESSION III: MEETING THE CHALLENGES OF REGULATORY, ECONOMICAL, PROLIFERATION RESISTANCE AND ENERGY SECURITY ISSUES

Co-Chairs: Giorgio Locatelli, POLIMI, Italy, and Bob Budnitz, LBNL, US

10:15 AM – 10:35 AM

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Preparation for Reviewing Advanced Reactor Designs, presentation, video movie_play

Stewart Magruder, NRC, US

10:35 AM – 10: 55AM

On Nuclear Energy Collaboration in Northeast Asia, presentation, video movie_play

Yoshio Matsumi, ITOCHU Co., Japan

10:55 AM – 11:15 AM

Review of SMR Challenges, presentation, video movie_play

Dominique Greneche, Nuclear Consulting, France

11:15 AM – 11:35 AM

Seismic Safety Issues for SMRs, presentation, video movie_play

Boza Stojadinovic, UCB, US

11:35 AM – 11:55 AM

Challenges in Computational Methods Development for SMRs, presentation, video movie_play

Tamara Poveschenko, Kurchatov Institute, Russia

11:55 AM – 12:15 PM

Co-generation of Electricity/Process Heat and other applications of SMRs, presentation, video movie_play

Per Peterson, UCB, US

12:15 AM – 12:30 PM

Discussion and Closing Remarks

Jasmina Vujic, UCB, US

12:30 PM – 01:00 PM

Lunch 

 

01:00 pm – 03:00 pm OPTIONAL: Tour of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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