11:20 Keynote briefing: Non-proliferation and the reduction of commercial traffic in HEU P. Adelfang (International Atomic Energy Agency)
 
12:00 Types, purposes, and conversion potential of Russian origin research reactors Yu.G. Dragunov (NIKIET)
 
12:30 Challenges associated with converting reactors to low enriched fuel: History and prospects N.V. Arkhangelsky (Rosatom)

LUNCH (1:00 – 2:30 pm)

2:30 Welcome from U.S. Department of Energy T. D’Agostino (U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration)
 
2:40 Types, purposes, and conversion potential of U.S. origin research reactors J. Roglans (Argonne National Laboratory)

SESSION 2: OVERVIEW OF TECHNICAL CHALLENGES ASSOCIATED WITH CONVERSION AND POTENTIAL SOLUTIONS

Panel 2.1: Technical challenges associated with conversion and potential solutions

3:00 LEU fuel design for research reactors D. Wachs (Idaho National Laboratory)
 
3:20 Reduced enrichment in research reactors: Current status and prospects Yu.S. Cherepnin (NIKIET)
 
3:40 Core Modifications (U.S. viewpoint) J. Stevens (Argonne National Laboratory)
 
4:00 Core Modifications (Russian viewpoint) I.T. Tetiyakov (NIKIET)

COFFEE BREAK (4:20 – 4:40)



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