Annual Meeting of the Regional Advisory Safety Committee for Research Reactors in Asia and the Pacific (RASCAP)

Date: 1 – 5 October 2018
Location: Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA
Language: English

Application Deadline for Nominee(s) of Invited IAEA Member States: 4 June 2018


The meeting is intended to provide a forum for safety committees of operating organizations of research reactor for the exchange of information, and sharing knowledge and experiences on the safety issues of research reactors of common interest within the Asia and the Pacific region, including in particular:

  • Assessment of extreme external events in view of the lessons learned from Fukushima accident and the safety upgrades identified from such an assessment
  • Peer review of the safety features of the design of the planned sub-critical assembly in Philippines
  • Review of the actions taken by the Member States in implementing 2017 RASCAP meeting recommendations.
The work plan of the RASCAP for 2019 will be also developed during the meeting.