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6th INPRO Dialogue Forum on Licensing and Safety Issues for Small and Medium-Sized Reactors
International Project on Innovative Nuclear Reactors and Fuel Cycles (INPRO)

​29 July - 2 August 2013 | IAEA Headquarter, Vienna, Austria

The INPRO Dialogue Forum brings together nuclear technology users, holders and other stakeholders from interested Member States to discuss issues related to sustainable nuclear energy development and deployment.

The 6th Dialogue Forum aims to discuss the following major issues regarding licensing and safety issues of Small and Medium-sized Nuclear Power Reactors (SMRs):

  • Considerations for SMR designs; 
  • Siting considerations of SMRs; 
  • Application of graded approach in regulatory and licensing process; 
  • Legal and regulatory framework of SMRs; 
  • Public participation in SMR licensing process.




Session 1: Opening and Introduction

Session 2: Experiences and Preparation for SMR Licensing and Deployment

Member States' Presentations
Panel Discussion: Licensing and Safety Issues for SMRs

Session 3: Breakout Session for Licensing and Safety Issues for SMRs

Plenary for Introduction of Breakout Sessions

Session 4: Plenary for Breakout Session Progress Report and International Organizations

Presentations by International Organizations

Session 6: Future Actions on Licensing and Safety Issues for SMRs

Report on the Breakout Session Results


Working Documents

- Group 1: Considerations to take into account in the design of SMRs
- Group 2: Siting Considerations for SMRs
- Group 3: Application of Graded Approach in Regulatory and Licensing Process
- Group 4: Legal and Regulatory Framework of SMRs
- Group 5: Public Participation in SMR Licensing Process


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