Extensive business program will be presented by hosts of the ATOMEXPO 2015, VII International Forum, which is to be held from 1st to 3rd of June 2015 in Moscow, Gostiny Dvor. Special attention will be given to issues of the safe use of nuclear technologies, handling of radioactive wastes (RAW) and spent nuclear fuel (SNF). The participants of round table “Economic efficiency, new technologies for nuclear- and radiation-hazardous facilities decommissioning and for RAW handling as an efficient safety strategy” will discuss the Russian and foreign experience in dealing with spent nuclear fuel. They will share knowledge in the field of safe isolation of radioactive wastes, RAW industrial processing and conditioning technologies and technologies of decommissioning of the nuclear industry’s facilities. In addition, the speakers will bring up the topics of relevancy of the Russian experience in generation of regulatory model for RAW burial for the countries which are planning to develop nuclear power.

The following persons are expected to take part in its work: Oleg Kryukov, Director for Public Policy on Radioactive Waste, Spent Nuclear Fuel and Nuclear Decommissioning, Rosatom State Corporation; Ludovic Devos, Regional Vice-President, AREVA (France); Larisa Seke, Head of Nuclear Fuel Department, Deputy Project Manager for Handling of Fuel in Сontainers, NPP Paks (Hungary); Yurai Rovniy, Head of Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Radioactive Waste, JSC “Slovak Powerplants”; Georg Braehler, Technical Director, Nukem Technologies GmbH; Andreas Weihard, Director Business Development, Nukem Technologies GmbH and representatives of such companies as Federal Center for Nuclear and Radiation Safety (JSC FCNRS), Federal State Unitary Enterprise - united ecological, scientific and research Centre of decontamination of radioactive waste (RAW) and environmental protection, Experimental demonstration center for decommissioning of uranium-graphite nuclear reactors,  Federal state Unitary Enterprise for Radioactive Waste Management RosRAO, Production Association “MAYAK”, The Federal State Unitary Enterprise National Operator for Radioactive Waste Management, “NEOLANT” and others. Mr. Boris Myasoyedov, Academician of RAS, will act as moderator of round table.

ATOMEXPO International Forum is the largest annual event which, in a few years, has become the central spot for discussion of the most vital issues in the field of nuclear power engineering and determination of directions for its further development. The Forum is hosted by ROSATOM. For today, over 1000 persons from 40 countries have registered for participation in the Forum business program. Over 100 companies have applied for participation in the exhibition in frames of ATOMEXPO 2015, including ROSATOM, TVEL Fuel Company, JSC Atomenergomash, The United Company NIAEP ASE-AEP, Rosenergoatom Concern, FSUE RosRAO, Rolls-Roys, Hitachi, Vuje, Weir, Manoir Industies, Schneider Electric, CNNC etc..

See detailed information on the Forum events at the website.

Source: Press Office of Atomexpo