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Agenda: U.S.-Russian Workshop on Safety and Security of Ionizing Radiation Sources

Russian Academy of Sciences Presidium

Moscow, Russia

March 14-15, 2005


March 14, 2005


Opening Session

Welcoming Remarks

Nikolay P. Laverov, Russian Academy of Sciences

Evgeny P. Velikhov, Kurchatov State Research Center for Atomic Energy

Siegfried S. Hecker, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Sergey V. Antipov, Federal Agency for Atomic Energy (Rosatom)

John F. Ahearne, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society


Session 1—The Role of National Agencies in Controlling Sources: Regulations, Databases, Enforcement

Chairs: John F. Ahearne, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society; Leonid Bolshov, Nuclear Safety Institute (IBRAE)


Main Problems of Safe Use of Ionizing Radiation Sources

Leonid Bolshov, Nuclear Safety Institute


Managing Radiation Sources More Safely

Aleksandr M. Agapov, Division of Nuclear and Radiation Safety (DNRS), Rosatom



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U.S.–Russian Collaboration in Combating Radiological Terrorism D Agenda: U.S.-Russian Workshop on Safety and Security of Ionizing Radiation Sources Russian Academy of Sciences Presidium Moscow, Russia March 14-15, 2005 March 14, 2005 Opening Session Welcoming Remarks Nikolay P. Laverov, Russian Academy of Sciences Evgeny P. Velikhov, Kurchatov State Research Center for Atomic Energy Siegfried S. Hecker, Los Alamos National Laboratory Sergey V. Antipov, Federal Agency for Atomic Energy (Rosatom) John F. Ahearne, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society Session 1—The Role of National Agencies in Controlling Sources: Regulations, Databases, Enforcement Chairs: John F. Ahearne, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society; Leonid Bolshov, Nuclear Safety Institute (IBRAE) Main Problems of Safe Use of Ionizing Radiation Sources Leonid Bolshov, Nuclear Safety Institute Managing Radiation Sources More Safely Aleksandr M. Agapov, Division of Nuclear and Radiation Safety (DNRS), Rosatom

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U.S.–Russian Collaboration in Combating Radiological Terrorism Overview of the Organization of the Global Threat Reduction Initiative Garry Tittemore, U.S. Department of Energy Regulating Activities Regarding the Physical Security of Nuclear and Radiation Hazard Facilities V. L. Pervin, Rostekhnadzor Role of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Enhancing the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources Cynthia Jones, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Preventing Radiological Terrorism: Problems of Radiation Safety Ivan K. Romanovich, St. Petersburg Scientific Research Institute of Radiation Hygiene, Federal Monitoring Service for the Protection of Consumer Rights and Human Welfare Session 2—Activities of Russian Organizations That Use Sources: Characteristics and Distribution of Sources, Procedures, Protection of Sources, and Experiences of Special Interest Chairs: John F. Ahearne, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society; Leonid Bolshov, Nuclear Safety Institute Analysis of the Ionizing Radiation Source Management Situation in the Russian Federation (based on the results of U.S.-Russian cooperation) Rafael F. Arutyunyan, I. A. Osipyants, Nuclear Safety Institute S. N. Brykin, All-Russian Chemical Technology Research Institute V. V. Khlopkov, Russian Academy of Sciences Ensuring the Functioning of the Federal System of Accounting and Control of Radioactive Materials and Radioactive Waste, Nuclear Materials, and Security of Nuclear and Radiation Hazardous Facilities at Russian Academy of Sciences Organizations Boris F. Myasoedov, Russian Academy of Sciences Radiation Hazard Facilities in Russia V. K. Klyushnik, Rostekhnadzor Directions for Improving a System of Accounting and Control of Ionizing Radiation Sources A. N. Rumyantsev, V. K. Sukhoruchkin, V. M. Shmelev, Kurchatov Institute Russian Research Center

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U.S.–Russian Collaboration in Combating Radiological Terrorism Creation and Operation of a System of Physical Protection of Nuclear Materials and Radiation Sources at Petersburg Institute of Atomic Physics Dimitry P. Tolkachev, Petersburg Institute of Atomic Physics Systematic Research of the Radiation Legacy of the USSR A. A. Iskra, All-Russian Chemical Technology Research Institute O. G. Lebedev and V. K. Popov, Kurchatov Institute Russian Research Center March 15, 2005 Session 3—Activities That Produce, Transport, Collect, Assemble, Disassemble, and Dispose of Sources: Types of Sources of Primary Concern, Procedures in Handling Sources, and Experiences of Special Interest Chairs: John F. Ahearne, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society; Leonid Bolshov, Nuclear Safety Institute Problems of Decommissioning Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generators V. D. Akhunov, Rosatom Improving Physical Security of Storage Sites and Ensuring the Safe Storage and Transport of Radiological Materials at Radon Special Complexes in the Russian Federation Valery G. Gnedenko, I. V. Goryachev, N. A. Petrov, N. V. Vitik, Ye. G. Sergeeva, Kurchatov Institute Russian Research Center Production of Ionizing Radiation Sources at the Mayak Production Association and Efforts to Ensure Their Safe Use and Disposal A. D. Maksimenko, Mayak Production Association Technologies for Reprocessing and Long-Term Storage of Spent Ionizing Radiation Sources and Radioactive Wastes from Nonnuclear Applications Artur E. Arustamov, Radon Utilization of Ionizing Radiation Sources Developed by the Khlopin Radium Institute V. V. Fedorov, Khlopin Radium Institute

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U.S.–Russian Collaboration in Combating Radiological Terrorism Generalization of Experience to Prolong the Lifetime of Ionizing Radiation Sources Used in Civil Aviation and Problems Connected with Their Utilization D. Yu. Tchuvilin, Kurchatov Institute Russian Research Institute V. G. Pashchinsky, Federal Research and Development Institute of Civil Aviation V. A. Shilov, Ministry of Transport of Russia Collecting Orphan Sources Leroy Leonard, Los Alamos National Laboratory Session 4—Assessment of Consequences of Unauthorized Use of Ionizing Radiation Sources; Communication to Media and the Population Chairs: John F. Ahearne, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society; Leonid Bolshov, Nuclear Safety Institute Preventive Measures to Stop the Unauthorized Spread of Radioactive Substances and Radioactive Wastes Nikolay F. Andryushin, Rostekhnadzor Environmental Impact Assessment and Accident Analysis of RTG (Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator) Decommissioning A. I. Platov, State Unitary Enterprise Russian National Technical Physics State Unitary Enterprise Russian National Technical Physics and Automation Research Institute (VNIITFA) A Terrorist Attack Involving Plutonium: Dosimetry and Medical Aspects Sergey A. Romanov, Federal Agency for Medicine and Biology, Ministry of Health and Social Development of Russia The Social Amplification of Risk: Communicating with the Media and the Public Roger Kasperson, Clark University Direct and Indirect Harm: Value at Risk Elena M. Melikhova, Nuclear Safety Institute Discussion Closing Remarks