Public Meeting to Discuss Data, Methods, and Tools Related to Very Early Warning Smoke Detection Systems, NRC Expectations, and Future Data Collection Needs

The NRC Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research (RES) will hold a public meeting to discuss data, methods, and tools developed in support of NUREG-2180, "Determining the Effectiveness, Limitations, and Operator Response for Very Early Warning Fire Detection Systems in Nuclear Facilities (DELORES_VEWFIRE)". Changes to the draft report, NRC's expectations on use, and future needs for data collection will also be discussed at this meeting.

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Meeting Date: April 26, 2016
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Location: NRC Two White Flint North Auditorium
11545 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD
Category: This is a Category 3 meeting
Please register if you plan to attend
Contact: Primary:
Gabriel Taylor
Kendra Wright

Meeting Agenda
Time Topic Speaker
9:00 AM – 9:20 AM NRC Opening Remarks NRC/RES
9:20 AM – 9:40 AM NRC Overview of Research Project NRC/RES
9:40 AM – 10:00 AM
–   Operating Experience Review (Data)
10:00 AM – 10:10 AM BREAK  
10:10 AM – 11:15 AM
–   Testing approach and Results (Data)
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
–   Overview of Risk Scoping Study (Method)
12:00 PM – 12:15 PM Question and Answer Session  
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM LUNCH  
1:00 PM – 1:55 PM
–   Overview of Risk Scoping Study (Continued)
1:55 PM – 2:30 PM Summary of Public Comments Received and Resolution NRC/RES
2:30 PM – 2:45 PM BREAK  
2:45 PM – 3:30 PM Workshop on Event Tree Non-Suppression Estimation Spreadsheets (Tool) NRC/RES
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM NRC expectation moving forward NRC/NRR
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Gathering system operating experience to confirm performance. EPRI/NEI
5:00 PM – 5:30 PM Question and Answer Session  

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