The XV Ukrainian Conference on Physical Protection, Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials will be held in the city of Enerhodar, Zaporizhzhya oblast, from 24 to 28 September 2018. This conference is the only platform for establishing communication in the field of physical protection, accounting and control of nuclear materials.
The following issues will be discussed during the conference this year: recruitment of qualified personnel for work at radiation hazardous facilities; measures to counteract cyber threats; training of physical protection personnel for work under emergency and crisis conditions; transport of nuclear and radioactive materials; security culture state at the facilities; international partnership to strengthen physical protection of nuclear installations and materials.
According to Viktor Havryliuk, organizer of this event and the Head of the Training Center for Physical Protection, Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials named after George Kuzmich, the role of law enforcement bodies in revealing and preventing nuclear terrorism acts and establishing cooperation with the international antiterrorist structures is no less important. “Representatives of the National Police and Security Service of Ukraine are among the conference participants this year. I think, all of them will present very interesting reports and discuss them actively with other participants of the event”, Viktor Havryliuk is convinced.
Viktor Havryliuk, Head of the Training Center for Physical Protection, Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials named after George Kuzmich
In addition, representatives of the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine, State Scientific and Technical Center for Nuclear and Radiation Safety, Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry, Energoatom, Ukrainian NPPs, National Guard of Ukraine, State Border Service, Ministry of Health of Ukraine, USC Radon, as well as experts of the international organizations and institutions will participate in the conference.
“I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere gratitude to co-organizers of this event – Zaporizhzhya NPP management and sponsors: the Swedish Radiation Protection Authority, the Norwegian Radiation Protection Agency and the Energoatom. I am convinced, the conference will be held this year at a high professional level that will undoubtedly contribute to the development of physical protection, accounting and control of nuclear materials in Ukraine”, Viktor Havryliuk concluded.
Please contact Anna Havryliuk-Burakova (George Kuzmich Training Center) for details:
Nuclear Research Institute of the NAS of Ukraine
47, Nauky ave
Fax: +380 44 525 14 02
Tel.: +380 44 525 36 21
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