WHEN: Sunday, July 12, 2020 from 2:30pm-5:45pm EST
WHERE: Online in conjunction with the Annual INMM Meeting
WHO & WHAT: This workshop will provide participants with a basic overview of nuclear safeguards, including:
- the nuclear fuel cycle
- safeguards treaties and legal issues
- safeguards approaches
- safeguards application for nuclear facilities
- nuclear material control and accounting
The majority of the coursework for the workshop will be completed online with a half-day virtual panel session to be conducted at the Annual Meeting of the INMM. This is an excellent opportunity for students to receive a sound foundation in safeguards and interact with some of the world experts in the field.
ANTICIPATED SPEAKERS: Jill Cooley, Ana Teresa Dengo, Bonnie Jenkins, Shirley Johnson, Warren “Pete” Miller, Terese Renis, and Michael Whitaker.
ONLINE MODULES: Participants will complete the following online modules offered by the Center for Nuclear Security Science and Policy Initiatives (NSSPI) at Texas A&M University:
- Introduction to Nuclear Security and Safeguards
- The Nuclear Fuel Cycle
- Introductory Statistics
- Nuclear Material Accountancy
- Containment and Surveillance
- Spent Nuclear Fuel Safeguards
- Uranium Enrichment Safeguards
- Applied Statistics for Safeguards
LIVE SESSION: The virtual panel session will consist of speakers giving additional lectures on a number of topics related to international safeguards, with time allotted for a panel discussion and for addressing questions posed by the participants. The speakers are international safeguards experts and professionals with current or recent experience in policy, technical implementation, and/or inspections.
CREDIT: Upon completion of both the online and face-to-face portions of the workshop, participants will be awarded 3 continuing education units from Texas A&M University, along with a professional certificate issued by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station.
Participants completing the entire program will earn 3 CEUS and a Professional Certificate
For more information, see our flyer.
Registration will be done through the INMM website.