SAMOFAR

The way forward
to the ultimate safe nuclear reactor

Programme

Thursday July 4, 2019

08:30 Registration & coffee
09:00 Welcome & Introduction Jan Leen Kloosterman
09:10 Overview of SAMOFAR project Elsa Merle – Leader of WP1
Ondřej Beneš – Leader of WP2
Marco Ricotti – Leader of WP3
Danny Lathouwers – Leader of WP4
Sylvie Delpech – Leader of WP5
10:00 Coffee break
10:30 WP1 Integral safety approach and system integration WP1 team
11:30 WP2 Physical and chemical properties required for safety analysis  WP2 team
12:30 Lunch & Poster session
13:30 WP3 Experimental proof of i) shut-down concept and ii) natural circulation dynamics for internally heated molten salt WP3 team
14:30 WP4 Accident analysis WP4 team
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 WP5 Safety evaluation of the chemical plant WP5 team
17:00 Summary of the Day Jan Leen Kloosterman
17:10 Drinks & poster session

Friday July 5, 2019

09:00 MSR in Generation-IV Stephane Bourg, Commissariat à l’énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives, France
09:45 MSR research in the EU Rudy Konings, European Commission Joint Research Centre, Germany
10:30 Coffee break
10:45 Physics and safety research progress of TMSR Yang Zou, professor, Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics, China
11:15 Progress in TMSR Materials Research Hefei Huang, professor, Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics, China
11:45 Industrial developments in Canada David LeBlanc/Cyril Rodenburg, Terrestrial Energy, Canada
12:30 Lunch
13:30 MSR for the management of minor actinides Victor Ignatiev, head of MSR Laboratory, Kurchatov Institute, Russia
14:15 Update on the NuSTEM project for Molten Salt Reactors Adrien Couet, professor, University of Wisconsin -Madison, USA
15:00 Wrap-up & Poster Prize Award Jan Leen Kloosterman
15:30 End of meeting