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Moving Forward on Nuclear Waste: Novel Approaches, Solutions, and Considerations

Bipartisan Policy Center
1225 Eye Street NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20005
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9:00 a.m.

Welcoming remarks by:

Florence Lowe-Lee
President, Global America Business Institute

9:05 a.m.

Opening address by:

Poong-Hyun Seong
President, Korean Nuclear Society

9:15 – 9:45 a.m.
Panel I

Status and Prospects of LILW and SNF Management in Korea
Sung-Tae Jung
Vice President, Korea Radioactive Waste Agency

Driving a Path Forward on the Waste Issue: Consolidated Storage, Defining Consent Based Approaches, and Other Steps
Timothy Frazier
Senior Advisor, BPC
Designated Federal Officer, Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future

Moderated by: 

Eunjung Lim
Lecturer, Johns Hopkins SAIS

9:45 – 10:05 a.m.


10:05 – 10:35 a.m.

Panel II

Factors Affecting Geological Suitability of Repository Sites: Technical Perspectives and Considerations
Allison Macfarlane
Professor of Science and Technology Policy, The George Washington University
Former Chairman, Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Comparison of Back-End Fuel Cycle Options for the Republic of Korea
Man-Sung Yim
Professor of Nuclear and Quantum Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Moderated by: 

Eunjung Lim
Lecturer, Johns Hopkins SAIS

10:35 – 10:55 a.m.


11:00 a.m.

Closing remarks by:

Sam Brinton
Senior Policy Analyst, BPC


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