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Monday, December 3, 2012
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Conference Check-In
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Conference Check-In
8:30 a.m. Welcome Remarks: Allison M. Macfarlane, Chairman U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
8:45 a.m. Administration / Housekeeping
9:00 a.m. Keynote Speaker:
John O. Brennan Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism
9:45 a.m. Keynote Speaker:
Yukiya Amano Director General International Atomic Energy Agency
10:30 a.m. Networking Break
11:00 a.m. Topic 1 – The Importance of a Strong, Independent Legal and Regulatory Framework for Security
The regulatory body should implement the legislative and regulatory framework and have adequate authority, competence, and financial and human resources. If the regulatory authority is not responsible, or only partially responsible, for security governmental entities which are authorized to secure nuclear and radiological materials and associated facilities should likewise have adequate authority, competence and financial and human resources. These governmental organizations should closely coordinate their activities to implement the national security framework. This session will explore criteria for a strong national security framework.
Speakers Implementing a New Legal and Regulatory Framework to Enhance Protection of Nuclear Materials and Facilities:
Laurent Demolins, Deputy High Official for Defense and Security, Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, FRANCE
Korean Nuclear Security Regulation and its Future Direction:
Young-Myung Choi, President, Korea Institute of Nuclear Nonproliferation and Control, REPUBLIC OF KOREA
  Legal and Regulatory Framework for Physical Protection in Pakistan:
Mohammad Iqbal, Member Corporate, Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority, PAKISTAN
FANR - Ensuring Security of Nuclear Activities in the UAE:
Saif Al Kaabi, Director, Nuclear Security Department, Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
12:30 p.m. Lunch  
2:00 p.m. Topic 2 – Design Basis Threat/Threat Assessment
In developing a design basis threat, a comprehensive regulatory framework for security takes into account both national and international threats (physical and cyber), and constantly evolving adversary tactics and capabilities. This session will describe how various regulators approach the development and implementation of the design basis threat, coordination with other organizations, and address the challenges associated with a dynamic threat environment.
Speakers Revising Australia's Design Basis Threat:
Stephan Bayer, Director, Nuclear Security Section, Australian Safeguards and Nonproliferation Office, AUSTRALIA
Assessment of Threats and DBT for the Nuclear Sector in Belgium:
Rony Dresselaers, Director, Security and Transport, Federal Agency for Nuclear Control, BELGIUM
  Developing of Design Basis Threat and Current Physical Protection Measures:
Nobumasa Sugimoto, Director, Nuclear Security Office, Nuclear Regulation Authority, JAPAN
Mexican Efforts Toward Building a Design Basis Threat for Radiological and Nuclear Environments:
Juan Eibenschutz, Director General, National Nuclear Commission for Safety and Safeguards, MEXICO
3:30 p.m. Networking Break
4:00 p.m. Topic 3 – Information Protection/Confidentiality 
National programs for protection of classified and sensitive information for the physical protection and safeguarding of nuclear materials or facilities require that such information is protected against unauthorized disclosure. This session discusses the methodologies associated with information protection.
Speakers The Protection of Sensitive Information:
Bart Dal, Coordinator, Nuclear Security and Safeguards, Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, THE NETHERLANDS
 
4:30 p.m. Topic 4 – Personnel Trustworthiness and Reliability
Access to nuclear facilities by workers requires an assurance that the worker is trustworthy and reliable. This session discusses current processes and enhancements to behavioral observation programs by incorporating indicators of unusual behavior for individuals who have been granted access to nuclear facilities.
Speakers Personnel Trustworthiness and Reliability:
Adrian Freer, Head of Civil Nuclear Security, Office for Nuclear Regulation, UNITED KINGDOM
 
5:00 p.m. Topic 5 – Safety and Security Interface
The interface of safety and security programs at facilities with nuclear and radioactive materials requires ongoing evaluation. Management and assessment of the potential conflicts between security activities and other facility activities that could compromise either plant security or plant safety need regular review. This session discusses this relatively new area of regulation how it is progressing.
Speakers An Integrated Approach to Managing the Safety-Security Interface:
Marc Dapas, Deputy Director, Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response, U.S. NRC
 
5:30 p.m. Wrap Up - Day 1 session ends  
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
8:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker:
Ambassador Glyn Davies Special Representative for North Korea Policy
 
9:15 a.m. Keynote Speaker:
John Perren, Assistant Director, Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate, Federal Bureau of Investigation
 
10:00 a.m. Networking Break  
10:30 a.m. Topic 6 – Inspection Program
The composition of a sound regulatory body or other national authority with security responsibility includes oversight of regulatory requirements through inspection, assessment of performance, and enforcement. This session discusses inspection and assessment methodologies.
 
Speakers Nuclear Safety and Security Inspections Experience of the Czech Regulator:
Petr Krs, Deputy Chairman, State Office for Nuclear Safety, CZECH REPUBLIC
Regulatory Inspections of Nuclear Power Plants/Projects on Nuclear Security Aspects:
Fredric Lall, Scientific Officer, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, INDIA
  Practice of Nuclear Regulatory Authority of Russia in the Field of Nuclear Security Inspections:
Boris Krupchatnikov, Federal Environmental, Industrial, and, Nuclear Supervision Service, RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Development of Nuclear Security in Indonesia:
Martua Sinaga, Deputy Chairman for Licensing and Inspection, Nuclear Energy Regulatory Agency of Indonesia (BAPETEN), INDONESIA
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:15p.m. Keynote Speaker:
Thomas P. D’Agostino, Under Secretary for Nuclear Security and Administrator, National Nuclear Security Administration
1:45 p.m. Topic 7 – Response to Security Events
Security programs are developed to address events arising from daily security practices to peaceful demonstrations, to force-on-force assaults. This session discusses how national programs have prepared for or responded to the continuum of security events faced by nuclear facilities or events associated with radioactive materials.
Speakers Protecting Canada's Nuclear Industry:
Terry Jamieson, Vice President, Technical Support Branch, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, CANADA
Improvements in the Nuclear Security Framework in Spain: The Role of the Regulator:
Carmen Martinez Ten, President, Spanish Nuclear Safety Council, SPAIN
  Review of the Swedish Physical Protection Regime:
Stig Isaksson, Government Specialist, Physical Protection, Swedish Radiation Safety Authority, SWEDEN
 
3:00 p.m. Topic 8 – International Physical Protection Advisory Service
The International Atomic Energy Agency’s International Physical Protection Advisory Service (IPPAS) provides advice to Member States to assist them in strengthening the effectiveness of their national physical protection system while recognizing that the ultimate responsibility for physical protection is that of the Member State. This session will discuss the IPPAS program and how it is being implemented.
Speakers The IAEA International Physical Protection Advisory Service in Action:
Khammar Mrabit , Director, Office of Nuclear Security, Department of Nuclear Safety and Security, INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY
 
3:30 p.m. Networking Break  
4:00 p.m. Topic 9 – Source Security
The ineffective, interrupted or sporadic regulatory or management control of radioactive sources has led to serious accidents, malicious acts, and the existence of orphaned sources. Aware that the risks arising from such incidents must be minimized and protected against, this session will discuss national best practices and lessons learned in the application of appropriate regulatory oversight and control.
Speakers IAEA Code of Conduct on the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources – Program Overview and Efforts to Enhance Participation by Member States
Ahmad Al-Khatibeh, Head, Regulatory Infrastructure and Transport Section, International Atomic Energy Agency
The Challenges and the Opportunities in a Rapidly Developing Least Developed Country - Ethiopia's Experience:
Abdulrezak Oumer Jeju, Director General , Ethiopian Radiation Protection Authority, ETHIOPIA
  Enhancing of Regulatory Control in Georgia - Main Trends and Current Developments:
Jumber Mamasakhlisi , Head, Department of Nuclear Radiation Safety, Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of Georgia, GEORGIA
Security of IAEA Category 1 and 2 Sources in the U.S:
Brian J. McDermott , Director, Division of Materials Safety and State Agreements, Office of Federal and State Materials and Environmental , Management Programs, U.S. NRC
5:30 p.m. Wrap Up - Day two session ends  
Thursday, December 6, 2012
8:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker:
Mark Weatherford, Deputy Under Secretary for Cyber Security, U.S. Department of Homeland Security 
9:15 a.m. Topic 10 - A Regulatory Approach to Cyber Security
Speakers: A Regulatory Approach to Cyber Security:
Perry Pederson, Cyber Security Specialist, Cyber Security and Integrated Response Branch, Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response, U.S. NRC
 
10:15 a.m. Networking Break
11:00 a.m. Topic 11 – Cyber Security
Digital computer and communications systems and networks must be adequately protected against cyber attacks. This session discusses the development of regulations and guidance, and the challenges of implementing a program to protect against the cyber threat.
Speakers: Cyber Security - Whose Responsibility?:
Roger Howsley, Executive Director, World Institute for Nuclear Security (WINS), AUSTRIA
Regulatory Approach to Cyber Security in Finland:
Paula Karhu, Senior Inspector, Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority, FINLAND
  Cyber Security in the Age of Risk Management - Standards/Regulation on up to Nation State Engagements:
Tim Roxey, Chief Cyber Security Officer, North American Electric Reliability Corporation, UNITED STATES
DoD Cyber Mission Assurance and the Grid:
Neil Holloran, Mission Assurance Programs Manager, Naval Surface Warfare Center, U.S. Department of Defense
12:30 p.m. Closing Remarks
1:00 p.m. End of Conference