Appendix B

Workshop on Waste Form Technology and Performance

The Lecture Room

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Building 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418

  Wednesday, November 4, 2009
   
8:15-8:30 am Welcome and Introduction
  Milt Levenson and Rod Ewing
   
Session I: International Perspectives
   
8:30-9:00 am Glass and spent fuel corrosion, coupling of waste forms to the near field, and long-term models of performance
  Berndt Grambow, Laboratoire de Physique Subatomique et des Technologies Associees (SUBATECH), France
   
9:00–9:30 am Cementatious waste forms and barriers
  Fred Glasser, University of Aberdeen, U.K.
   
9:30-10:00 am Combined inert matrix fuels and related waste forms Claude Degueldre, Paul Sheerer Institute, Switzerland


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Appendix B Workshop on Waste Form Technology and Performance The Lecture Room The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Building 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418 Wednesday, November 4, 2009 Welcome and Introduction 8:15-8:30 am Milt Levenson and Rod Ewing Session I: International Perspectives Glass and spent fuel corrosion, coupling of waste 8:30-9:00 am forms to the near field, and long-term models of performance Berndt Grambow, Laboratoire de Physique Subatomique et des Technologies Associees (SUBATECH), France Cementatious waste forms and barriers 9:00–9:30 am Fred Glasser, University of Aberdeen, U.K. Combined inert matrix fuels and related waste forms 9:30-10:00 am Claude Degueldre, Paul Sheerer Institute, Switzerland 251

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252 APPENDIX B Break 10:00-10:30 am Ceramic and phosphate glass waste forms and cold 10:30-11:00 am crucible technology Sergey Stefanovsky, SIA Radon, Russia Overview of CEA’s and French initiatives related to 11:00-11:30 am waste forms Etienne Vernaz, Commissariat à l’Énergie Atomique, France 11:30 am-12:00 pm Overview of Australia/ANSTO initiatives related to waste forms Kath Smith and Bruce Begg, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO), Australia Lunch 12:00-1:00 pm Session II: Select Domestic Issues Computational methods applied to the design and 1:00-1:30 pm evaluation of waste forms Bill Weber, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Overview of waste forms and near-field interactions 1:30-2:00 pm in a performance assessment perspective Carl Steefel, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Matching waste forms to waste processing strategies 2:00-2:30 pm Mark Peters, Argonne National Laboratory Impact of waste forms on overall repository 2:30-3:00 pm performance assessment Peter Swift, Sandia National Laboratories Break 3:00-3:15 pm Overview of the Vitreous State Laboratory and 3:15-3:45 pm geopolymer development Ian Pegg and Werner Lutze, Catholic University of America

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253 APPENDIX B Cementitious Barriers Partnership 3:45-4:15 pm David Kosson, Vanderbilt University Industry perspectives on potential waste forms from 4:15-4:45 pm recycling Rod McCullum, Nuclear Energy Institute Panel discussion 4:45-5:15 pm All participants Adjourn 5:15 pm

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