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to facilitate the appropriate exchange of information among those parties and organizations around the world that are presently, or are planning to, address issues of nuclear power plant (NPP) systems, structures and components aging management.


IFRAM Development

IFRAM Secretariat

Leonard J. Bond, Ph.D., F.Inst.P., FAAAS.
Laboratory Fellow
Applied Physics/National Security Directorate
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
902 Battelle Boulevard
P.O. Box 999, MSIN K5-26
Richland, WA 99352 USA
Tel: 509-372-4172
Fax: 509-375-6497

Inaugural Meeting of the International Forum for Reactor Aging Management (IFRAM)

The presentations and focus group activities from the Inaugural IFRAM meeting held August 4-5, 2011 at Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs, Colorado are listed below. Click on the "title" to see a PDF version of the presentation.

IFRAM Kick-Off Meeting Final Proceedings

SESSION TOPIC: IFRAM — Promoting international cooperation in reactor aging management. This session provides reports from Asia, Europe and the U.S.

SESSION TOPIC: Establishing Focus Groups

The presentations in this session cover two areas that IFRAM wants to initiate Focus Groups.

SESSION TOPIC: Focus Group Reports & Discussion

SESSION TOPIC: Signing Event for IFRAM Certificate

IFRAM Certificate Signed by All Participants

SESSION TOPIC: Plenary Session

SESSION TOPIC: Panel Discussion on Collaborative Research in Reactor Aging Management-Post Fukushima

SESSION TOPIC: Group Reports and Discussion

The recommendations of the working groups provide IFRAM with direction for promoting cooperation on research projects.

SESSION TOPIC: Ideas for Future IFRAM Activities

This brainstorming activity provided a wealth of ideas for future IFRAM activities.

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission provided the support for this meeting. The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory planned and conducted the meeting on behalf of the U.S. NRC.