Keynotes and Subjects

Technical Session:
Know-How, New Build and Innovations


AP1000 – On the Way to Commercial Operation
Tba, Westinghouse

DEMO: The Remaining Crucial Step Towards the Exploitation of Fusion Power After ITER
Dr. Gianfranco Federici, EUROfusion, Spain

Co-Generation – A Game Changer
in Polands New Build Plans?
Prof. Dr. hab. Grzegorz Wrochna, National Centre for Nuclear Research, Poland


  • New Build Projects and Advanced Reactor Concepts
  • Innovative Systems and Components at Existing Nuclear Power Plants and Installations
  • Nuclear Energy Sources for Scientific and Medical Applications
  • Application of Radio Nuclides
  • Innovative Instrumentation and Detectors
  • Fusion Technology and Materials
  • Plasma Physics
  • Licensing Processes
  • Knowledge Management
  • Education and Training
  • Human Capacity Building and Preservation
  • Simulators

Technical Session:
Reactor Physics, Thermo and Fluid Dynamics


Current Trends in CFD to Support NPP Licensing and Qualification
Tba, AREVA GmbH, Germany

International Cooperation in the Experimental Field of Nuclear Thermohydraulics: Primary Coolant Loop Test Facility (PKL)
Tba, OECD, France

Insides of End-of-Life Core Design from Utility Point of View
Dr. Marcus Seidl, PreussenElektra GmbH, German


  • Mathematical Methods, including Numerical Procedures
  • Computer Codes
  • Application of Advanced Computer Systems
  • In-core Management Codes
  • Core Design
  • Design of Core Cooling Systems
  • Nuclear Data for Reactors
  • Reactor Dynamics and Reactor Control
  • Fuel Management Systems
  • Criticality Analysis Actinides
  • Experiments and their Interpretations
  • Thermodynamics and Fluid Dynamic Aspects in Safety
  • Plant Dynamics and Plant Control
  • Nuclear and Thermodynamic Design of Research Reactors

Technical Session:
Operation and Safety of Nuclear Installations, Fuel


Safe to the Last Day – a Challenge for Operators
Christoph Heil, Executive Director, EnBW Kernkraft GmbH, Germany

Is Safety Culture Perceptible and Measurable?
Uwe Stoll, Scientifi c and Technical Director, Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit (GRS) gGmbH, Germany

Preserving and Ensuring Competence and Motivation
Dr. Frank Sommer, Head of CoC Operations, PreussenElektra GmbH, Germany


  • Reactor Chemistry and Power Plant Chemistry
  • Component Materials and their Characteristics in Operation
  • Mechanical Components and Systems in Reactor Plants
  • Components of Auxiliary and Ancillary Systems
  • Turbine Plants
  • Electrical and I&C Equipment
  • Computer-based Operation
  • Maintenance and In-Service Inspection
  • Quality Assurance
  • Organisation of Power Plant Operation
  • Man-Machine Interfaces
  • Legal Aspects of Operation
  • Operation of Research Reactors
  • Application of Research Reactors
  • Safety Analysis of Commercial Reactors for the Whole Lifetime and for all Operational States
  • Safety Analysis in Waste Management
  • Reliability and Safety of Nuclear Power Plants
  • Safety Aspects of Research Reactors
  • Periodic Safety Inspections and Safety Management
  • Experimental Safety Studies
  • Safety Evaluation of Backfitting Measures
  • Passive Safety Systems for Accident Prevention and/or Mitigation
  • Probabilistic Safety Assessment
  • Probabilistic Risk Analysis
  • Risk Informed Decision Making
  • Design and Design Exceeding Accidents
  • Accident Management and Severe Accident Management Guidelines
  • Development and Application of Severe Accident Codes
  • Severe Accident Research
  • Radiation Protection
  • Emergency Radiation Protection Measures
  • Fuel Supply, Enrichment and Reprocessing
  • Fuel Management
  • Materials, Design and Fabrication
  • Operational Behaviour
  • In-pile Experiments
  • Safeguards

Technical Session:
Decommissioning of Nuclear Installations
[E/D tsiE]


ADecommissioning in the U.S.
Rückbau in den USA
Tbc, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), USA

Waste Management in France
Entsorgung in Frankreich
Tbc, French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), France

Decommissioning in Europe
Rückbau in Europa
Patrick J. O’Sullivan, Waste Technology Section, Division of Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Waste Technology, Department of Nuclear Energy, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Austria


  • Decommissioning of Nuclear Power Plants and Research Reactors
  • Decommissioning Installations of the Fuel Cycle
  • Licensing and Legal Aspects of Decommissioning
  • Radiation Protection
  • Radiological Characterization as Basis of Decommissioning Concepts
  • Management of Decommissioning Waste

Technical Session:
Radioactive Waste Management, Storage and Disposal


Challenges in the Management of Concrete Waste from the Dismantling of Nuclear Facilities – Case Study NPP Rheinsberg
Herausforderung Betonentsorgung aus dem Rückbau nuklearer Anlagen am Beispiel des KKW Rheinsberg
Jörg Möller, EWN Entsorgungswerk für Nuklearanlagen GmbH, Germany

Managing Waste at the Remote-handled Dismantling of Activated Concrete and Steel Structures of the Biological Shield of KNK
Abfallmanagement beim fernhantierten Rückbau von aktivierten Beton- und Stahlstrukturen des Biologischen Schildes der KNK
Johannes Rausch, KTE Kerntechnische Entsorgung Karlsruhe GmbH, Germany

Clearance Measurement of Demolition Waste: Measurement Process with High Operational Throughput
Freimessung von Abbruch-Bauschutt: Messverfahren für hohen Durchsatz
Dr. Stefan Thierfeldt, Brenk Systemplanung GmbH, Germany


  • Treatment and Storage of Fuel Elements and Radioactive Waste
  • Management of Operational Waste
  • Transportation
  • Interim and Final Storage
  • Characterization of Radioactive Waste
  • Characterization of Treated Radioactive Waste (Containers for Storage)
  • Acceptance Criteria
  • Radiation Protection During Management, Transportation and Storage


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DAtF (German Atomic Forum)
KTG (German Nuclear Society)
INFORUM Verlags- und Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH (Organiser)
Robert-Koch-Platz 4, 10115 Berlin, Germany

Media Partner

atw – International Journal for Nuclear Power, 

Chairs of Review Committees and Keynote Coordinators

Technical Session Know-How, New Build and Innovations

Chair of Review Committee: Dr. Matthias Lamm, AREVA GmbH

Technical Session Reactor Physics, Thermo and Fluid Dynamics

Chair of Review Committee: Dr. Andreas Schaffrath, Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit (GRS) gGmbH
Keynote Coordinator: Dr. Tatiana Salnikova, AREVA GmbH

Technical Session Operation and Safety of Nuclear Installations, Fuel

Chair of Review Committee: Dr. Thorsten Hollands, Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit (GRS) gGmbH
Keynote Coordinator: Dr. Erwin Fischer, PreussenElektra GmbH

Technical Session Decommissioning of Nuclear Installations

Chair of Review Committee: Martin Brandauer, Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT)
Keynote Coordinator: Thomas Seipolt, NUKEM Technologies Engineering Services GmbH

Technical Session Radioactive Waste Management, Storage and Disposal

Chair of Review Committee: Dr. Alexander Zulauf, NUKEM Technologies Engineering Services GmbH
Keynote Coordinator: Iris Graffunder, EWN Entsorgungswerk für Nuklearanlagen GmbH