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Senior Regulators’ Meeting

The Senior Regulators’ Meeting is an annual event organized by the Agency during the General Conference. It is a forum for the exchange of information on current regulatory issues and trends among senior government officials involved in regulatory matters in the fields of nuclear, radiation, transport and radioactive waste safety and nuclear security.



Thursday, 20 September 2018


09:00–09:10 Opening Remarks, Juan Carlos Lentijo, Deputy Director General, Department of Nuclear Safety and Security
Session I: Regulatory framework for radiation safety in specialized areas — occupational radiation protection in veterinary medicine
09:10–09:20 Introductory remarks, Chair: G. Hirth, Australia
09:20–10:40 Member States’ perspectives
10:40–11:00 Coffee break
11:00–11:15 IAEA perspective
11:15–12:10 Panel discussion
  • Main challenges for the regulatory authority relating to occupational radiation protection in veterinary medicine, J. Benoit, France; J. Berlamont, Belgium; G. Hirth, Australia; A. Orders, United States of America
12:10–12:30 Chairperson’s summary of session I
12:30–14:00 Lunch break
Session II: Role of the regulator in the national framework for preparedness and response to nuclear or radiological emergencies
14:00–14:10 Introductory remarks, Chair: D. Drábová, Czech Republic
14:10–15:40 Part 1:

The role of the regulatory authority in developing national emergency preparedness and response (EPR) regulations and off-site emergency plans, including actions to harmonize EPR arrangements in case of a transnational nuclear or radiological emergency.

15:40–16:00 Coffee break
16:00–17:30 Part 2:

The role of the regulatory authority during a nuclear or radiological emergency and how that can differ depending on whether the regulatory authority is designated by the country as a competent authority under the Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident and the Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency.

17:30–17:45 Chairperson’s summary of session II
17:45–18:30 Reception

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