* Thorium Energy Conference 2013 (ThEC13) * CERN Globe of Science and Innovation, Geneva, Switzerland

from Sunday, 27 October 2013 (08:00) to Thursday, 31 October 2013 (19:00)
CERN (80-1-001)

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27 Oct 2013
28 Oct 2013
29 Oct 2013
30 Oct 2013
31 Oct 2013
AM
07:20
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07:30
Conference check-in (until 08:45) (80-1-001)
09:00
Opening Ceremony - Jean-Pierre Revol (CERN) (until 10:20) (80-1-001)
09:00 Welcome - Jean-Pierre Revol (CERN)   (80-1-001)
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09:15 Introduction of ThEC13 by representative of iThEC (C. Haegi, Former President of Geneva Government - Mr C. Haegi (Former President of Geneva Government)   (80-1-001)
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09:40 A Future for Thorium Power? - Carlo Rubbia (IASS, Potsdam, Germany; GSSI, L’Aquila, Italy)   (80-1-001)
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10:20
Conference Photo (until 10:30) (80-1-001)
10:30 --- Coffee / Conference Photo ---
11:00
National & International Thorium Programmes - Anil Kakodkar (until 13:30) (80-1-001)
11:00 Towards sustainable, secure and safe energy future: Leveraging opportunities with Thorium - Anil Kakodkar   (80-1-001)
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11:30 Thorium Energy R&D in China - HongJie XU (SINAP, China)   (80-1-001)
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12:00 The Japanese Thorium Programme - Toshinobu Sasa (J)   (80-1-001)
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12:30 Thorium Fuel Cycle activities in IAEA - Uddharan Basak (IAEA)   (80-1-001)
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13:00 Overview of European Experience with Thorium fuels - Didier Haas (Belgium)   (80-1-001)
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08:30
Innovative Thorium­‐Reactor Concepts - Sylvie DELPECH (C) (until 10:30) (80-1-001)
08:30 An industrial view on Thorium: Possibilities, Challenges and Paths forward - Luc Van Der Durpel (AREVA, France)   (80-1-001)
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09:00 Global and Turkish perspectives of Thorium fuel for nuclear energy - Muammer Kaya (E)   (80-1-001)
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09:30 Opportunities and Challenges for Thorium in Commercial MSRs - Tony Donaldson (Rolls-Royce, UK) Joel Turner (Rolls-Royce, UK)   (80-1-001)
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10:00 Current Czech R&D in Thorium MSR Technology and Future Directions - Jan Uhlir (Research Centre Rez)   (80-1-001)
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10:30 --- Coffee Break ---
10:55
Conference Photo (until 11:00) (80-1-001)
11:00
Innovative Thorium­‐Reactor Concepts - Egil Lillestol (University of Bergen (NO)) (until 12:45) (80-1-001)
11:00 Welcome - Rolf Heuer (CERN)   (80-1-001)
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11:15 Thorium Nuclear Power and Non­‐Proliferation - Hans BLIX (ex Director General of IAEA, Sweden)   (80-1-001)
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11:45 The Road to Enablement for a Liquid-­Fuel Reactor Fuelled by Thorium - Mr John Durham (Weinberg Foundation)   (80-1-001)
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12:15 Thorium in LWRs: first results from the ongoing irradiation campaign in the Halden Reactor - Øystein Asphjell (SCATEC, Oslo, Norway)   (80-1-001)
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08:30
Thorium - Reactor Physics - Robert Cywinski (University of Huddersfield) (until 10:30) (80-1-001)
08:30 Nuclear Data Development Related to Th‐U Fuel Cycle in India - Dr SRINIVASAN GANESAN (Bhabha Atomic Research Centre)   (80-1-001)
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09:00 Nuclear Data for the Thorium fuel Cycle and Transmutation - F. Gunsing (CEA, France)   (80-1-001)
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09:30 Fast Reactor Physics - K. Mikityuk (PSI, Switzerland)   (80-1-001)
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10:00 Introduction to the Physics of Thorium Molten Salt Fast Reactors - Elsa Merle-Lucotte (IN2P3 / CNRS, Grenoble, France)   (80-1-001)
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10:30 --- Coffee Break ---
11:00
Accelerator-Driven Systems - Mike Seidel (PSI) (until 13:30) (80-1-001)
11:00 ADS Physics and Motivations - Jean-Pierre Revol (CERN)   (80-1-001)
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11:30 Review of Accelerators for ADS - Alex C. Mueller (CNRS-IN2P3, France)   (80-1-001)
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12:00 Cyclotrons for ADS - P. Mandrillon (AIMA, France)   (80-1-001)
12:30 Euratom MAX Program: the MYRRHA Accelerator Experiment - Frederic Bouly (LPSC/CNRS)   (80-1-001)
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13:00 Accelerator development for ADSR - Roger Barlow (Huddersfield University, UK)   (80-1-001)
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08:30
Accelerator - Driven Systems - Karel Samec (Swiss Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate (CH)) (until 10:30) (80-1-001)
08:30 The Troisk ADS Project - Stanislav F. Sidorkin   (80-1-001)
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09:00 China ADS projects - Lei Yang (IMP CAS, China)   (80-1-001)
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09:30 Accelerator Driven Systems for thorium utilization in India - Shashikant Balwant Degweker (Bhabha Atomic Research Centre)   (80-1-001)
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10:00 The iThEC Strategy - Yacine Kadi (CERN)   (80-1-001)
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10:30 --- Coffee Break ---
11:00
Round Table (until 12:45) (80-1-001)
11:00 Introduction - Jean-Pierre Revol (CERN)   (80-1-001)
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11:05 International cooperation - Anil Kakodkar   (80-1-001)
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11:15 Innovative Thorium Reactor concepts: MSR - Hamid Aït Abderrahim (SCK.CEN)   (80-1-001)
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11:25 Thorium Fuel cycle - Yacine Kadi (CERN)   (80-1-001)
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11:35 Thorium-­Reactor Physics - Robert Cywinski (University of Huddersfield)   (80-1-001)
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11:45 ADS accelerators - Mike Seidel (PSI)   (80-1-001)
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11:55 ADS targets - Karel Samec (CERN)   (80-1-001)
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12:05 ADS projects - Prof. Maurice Bourquin (University of Geneva)   (80-1-001)
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12:15 Discussion: Next steps in thorium technology development and international collaboration framework   (80-1-001)
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PM
17:00
Reception and Conference check-in (until 20:00) (Hotel President Wilson, Geneva)
13:30 --- Lunch Break ---
15:00
National & International Thorium Programmes (Cont.) - Alex C. Mueller (IN2P3) (until 17:00) (80-1-001)
15:00 Overview of the Thorium Programme in India - Dr Vijayan PALLIPPATTU KRISHNAN   (80-1-001)
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15:30 The UK’s strategy on thorium nuclear technologies - Rob Arnold (U)   (80-1-001)
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16:00 The Feasibility and Desirability of Employing Thorium Fuel Cycle for Power Generation - Bal Raj Sehgal (Royal Institute of Technology)   (80-1-001)
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16:30 MYRRHA: A Flexible and Fast Spectrum Irradiation Facility - Ait Abderahim Hamid (SCK-CEN Mol, Belgium)   (80-1-001)
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17:00 --- Coffee Break ---
17:30
Innovative Thorium - Reactor Concepts (incl. Industrial Programmes) - Alex C. Mueller (IN2P3) (until 19:00) (80-1-001)
17:30 The Thorium Cycle: Past Achievements & Future Prospects - Dominique GRENECHE (Nuclear Consulting)   (80-1-001)
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18:00 Thorium Molten Salts, Theory and Practice - Paul Madden (Queen's College, UK)   (80-1-001)
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18:30 Flibe Energy LFTR Development Strategy - Kirk Sorensen (F)   (80-1-001)
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12:45 --- Lunch Break ---
14:30
Thorium-Fuel Cycle & Transmutation - Yacine Kadi (CERN) (until 17:00) (80-1-001)
14:30 Utilization Potential of Thorium in CANDU Reactors and in Fusion‐Fission (Hybrid) Reactors - Sümer Sahin (Atılım University, Turkey)   (80-1-001)
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15:00 Introducing the thorium fuel cycle - Daniel Mathers (N)   (80-1-001)
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15:30 Recycling Challenges of thorium-­based fuels - Piaray Kishen Wattal (BARC, India)   (80-1-001)
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16:00 Aqueous and Pyro-­reprocessing - Sylvie DELPECH (C)   (80-1-001)
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16:30 PSI Studies on Advanced fuel cycle options for Fast/Thermal MSR Utilizing Thorium - Jiri KREPEL (PSI, Switzerland)   (80-1-001)
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17:00 --- Coffee Break ---
17:30
Thorium-Fuel Cycle & Transmutation - Yacine Kadi (CERN) (until 18:00) (80-1-001)
17:30 Nuclear Data Development Related to Th-­U Fuel Cycle in China - Haicheng WU (CIAE, China)   (80-1-001)
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19:30 --- Conference banquet at Hotel President Wilson, Geneva ---
13:30 --- Lunch Break ---
14:45
Accelerator-Driven Systems - Yacine Kadi (CERN) (until 16:30) (80-1-001)
14:45 Spallation Target Developments - Michael Wohlmuther (P)   (80-1-001)
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15:05 MEGAPIE: the world's first high-­power liquid metal spallation neutron source - Christian Latgé   (80-1-001)
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15:30 Thorium Target Design for Accelerator Driven-­Molten Salt Reactors - Sajo-­Bohus   (80-1-001)
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16:00 Virginia ADS Consortium - Dr Ganapati Myneni (Virginia Tech, USA)   (80-1-001)
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17:00 --- Coffee Break ---
17:30
Accelerator-­Driven Systems - Andreas Pautz (Paul-Scherrer Institut) (until 19:00) (80-1-001)
17:30 KURRI Thorium-­loaded ADS Experiment - Cheolho PYEON (Research Reactor Institute, Kyoto University, Japan)   (80-1-001)
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18:00 A Status and Prospect of Korea ADS - Jong-Seo Chai (Gangneung-Wonju National University (KR))   (80-1-001)
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12:45
A look into the future of thorium technologies - Jean-Pierre Revol (CERN) (until 13:15) (80-1-001)
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13:15
Closing Ceremony - Egil Lillestol (University of Bergen (NO)) Andreas Norlin (until 13:30) (80-1-001)
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13:30 --- Lunch Break ---
15:00
CERN Visit (until 18:00) (80-1-001)