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Special Symposium for the IAEA 50th Anniversary

Global Challenges for the Future of Nuclear Energy and the IAEA


Wednesday 11 April 2007

Hotel Aomori, Room "KUJAKU", Aomori, Japan
Organised by the International Atomic Energy Agency
Cosponsors:Government of Japan*1 and JAIF*2
 
1. OBJECTIVE  
  The objective of the symposium is to review the 50 years history of the activities of the IAEA and the current status of nuclear power and fuel cycle in the world and discuss the future vision regarding development and safety of nuclear power and fuel cycle and international cooperation.
2. SCOPE OF THE CONFERENCE
  The following main topics were covered:
- Nuclear Power and Fuel Cycle
- Nuclear Safety and Security 
- Non proliferation 
- National, Regional, IAEAs Challenges for the Future 
3. AUDIENCE  
  The number of those attending the symposium was alomost 1,500 including:
- Government officials: senior policy makers at the ministerial level; persons from regulatory bodies and their technical experts; 
- Persons responsible for the operation and the manufacturing of nuclear installations and their experts: and
- Researchers for development and safety of nuclear power and fuel cycle
4. PROGRAMME  
  The symposium programme was based on the following approach: 
- An opening session will set the conference objectives and provide background information on the 50 years history and the present main activities of the IAEA.
- A sequence of topical sessions will examine the relevant issues. The major activities of the IAEA will be introduced by senior officials of the IAEA. Some senior officials and experts will provide national activities and their insights for the future. Time for comment and discussion will be provided.
- Round table discussion will provide an opportunity for a more intensive exchange of views on important issues with the audience. 

- The symposium chairperson will summarize the principal observations made during the symposium. 

SYMPOSIUM PROGRAMME
  Movies
Opening        
Welcome Address Japan H.E. Ms. Sanae Takaichi
Minister of Science and Technology Policy
  WMV
  JAIF Mr. Takashi Imai
Chairman
  WMV
  Aomori Mr. Shingo Mimura
Governor
  WMV
Keynote Speech "The International Atomic Energy Agency, Fifty years of managing the nuclear dilemma” 

IAEA Mr. David Waller
Deputy Director-General
PDF WMV-1
WMV-2
Session 1: Nuclear Power and Fuel Cycle
Opening Remarks for Topical Sessions Chairman Mr. Richard Meserve
President, Carnegie Institution of Washington
  WMV
Global Trends  in Nuclear Power and Fuel Cycle  and  IAEA Activities IAEA Mr. Akira Omoto
Director, Division of Nuclear Power
Department of Nuclear Energy
PDF WMV
The Changing Climate  for Nuclear Energy NEI Mr. Jay K. Thayer
Vice President, Nuclear Operations
PDF WMV
Japan's Challenge: Nuclear Energy National Plan and Nuclear Fuel Cycle Japan Mr. Kazuhiko Hombu
Deputy Director-General for Energy and Environmental Policy
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
PDF WMV
Assurance of Fuel Supply IAEA Mr. Alan McDonald
Programme Liaison Officer
Department of Nuclear Energy
  WMV
National Nuclear Power Programme and Expectation
to International Organisations 
Indonesia Mr. Soedyartomo Soentono
Chairman, National Nuclear Energy Agency
PDF WMV
Development of Nuclear Energy Programme and the Role of Government and International Organisations India Mr. S. K. Agrawal
Director, Nuclear Power Corporation of India
PDF WMV
Lunch        
Side Events

- IAEA Recruiting Session     13:50-14:30 at Room HAMANASU C

- Demonstration of Asian Nuclear Safety Network     14:00-14:30 at   Room KUJAKU
Session 2: Nuclear Safety and Security        
Global Nuclear Safety and Security Regime IAEA Mr. Aybars Gürpinar
Director, Division of Nuclear Installation
Department of Nuclear Safety & Security
PDF WMV
Safety Lessons Learned, Knowledge Sharing and Transfer to the Next Generation France Mr. Bernard Roche
Senior Vice President
EdF Generation
PDF WMV
Nuclear Safety infrastructure USA Mr. Richard Meserve
President, Carnegie Institution of Washington
PDF WMV
Global Nuclear Safety Issues and Need of the International Cooperation Japan Mr. Kunihisa Soda
Commissioner, Nuclear Safety Commission
PDF WMV
Regional Cooperation and the Asian Nuclear Safety
Network
Korea Mr. Chang-Sun KANG
Professor, Seoul National University 
PDF WMV
Q&A       WMV
Session 3: Non Proliferation        
Nuclea Non Proliferation: the Current Situation and Challenges Japan Mr. Shunsuke Kondo
Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission
PDF WMV
Credible Assurance to the International Community IAEA Ms. Jill Cooley
Director, SGCP
PDF WMV
Roundtable Discussion        
Global challenges for the future of Nuclear Energy and the IAEA Coordinator Mr. Hiroyuki Torii
Professor
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
PDF WMV-1
  Members     WMV-2
  France Mr. Bernard Roche
Senior Vice President
EdF Generation
  WMV-3
  Indonesia Mr. Soedyartomo Soentono
Chairman, National Nuclear Energy Agency
   
  Japan Mr. Minoru Hakamagi
Senior Deputy Director General
Sci & Tech Policy Bureau
Ministry of Education and Science
   
  Mr. Yasuhisa Komoda
Deputy Director-General
Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency
   
  IAEA Mr. David Waller
Deputy Director-General
   
Closing        
Chairman's Summary   Mr. Richard Meserve
President, Carnegie Institution of Washington
PDF WMV
Reception Invitees only
Hosted by CAO, MOFA, MEXT, METI, and JAIF  
Exhibition "The IAEA's First Half Century"
At Room HAMANASU C from 10 to 12 April

Pictures of the IAEA's First Half Century and 2005 Nobel Peace Medal
   
5. Distributed Materials
  THE IAEA PARTNERSHIP: Sharing the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Technology (English Version) PDF
  THE IAEA PARTNERSHIP: Sharing the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Technology (Japanese Version)

PDF
6 SYMPOSIUM ORGANIZATION  
  The symposium is being organized by the IAEA and hosted by the Government of Japan and the Japan Atomic Industrial Forum, Inc.   
     
7 SECRETARIAT OF THE SYMPOSIUM  
  Mr. Hiroshi YAMAGATA
Safety and Security Coordination Section
Department of Nuclear Safety and Security
International Atomic Energy Agency
P.O. Box 100
Wagramer Strasse 5
A-1400 Vienna, Austria 
Telephone No.: (+43-1) 2600-22033
Telefax No.: (+43-1) 26007-22033
E-mail: H.Yamagata@iaea.org 

 
     
8 SYMPOSIUM WEBSITE   
  http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/Meetings/Announcements.asp?ConfID=161  
     
     
  (*1)  Cabinet Office (CAO)
       Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
       Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
       Ministry of Economy,Trade and Industry (METI)
(*2) Japan Atomic Industrial Forum, Inc (JAIF)
 
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