Commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of ABACC

Seminar 20 years of ABACC in Palácio Itamaraty

On the 10th and 11th of November, 2011 in Palácio Itamaraty, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, it was held the “Seminar 20 years of ABACC”. The programme included round tables dealing with the international scenario of non-proliferation, the peaceful use of nuclear energy and the national, regional and international safeguards systems. The presentations highlighted these topics, as well as ABACC’s role and performance within this context.

Round Table “ABACC and the interaction with its partners”
Odilon Marcuzzo do Canto
Gabriel Terigi – Autoridad Regulatoria Nuclear
Laércio Vinhas – Comissão Nacional de Energia Nuclear
Kevin Veal – US Department of Energy

Round Table “International safeguards and the role of SSAC and RSAC “
Tom Ellacott – Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
Wan Ki Yoon – Korea Institute of Nuclear Nonproliferation and Control
Seiji Uchikoshi – Nuclear Material Control Center
Jim Casterton – International Atomic Energy Agency

Round Table: “Regional Safeguard Systems as support to the Existing and Future Nuclear Weapon Free Zones”
Sara Kutchesfahani – Los Alamos National Laboratory
Sérgio Luiz Cruz Aguilar – Universidade Estadual Júlio de Mesquita Filho – UNESP
Hiroshi Tamai – Japan Atomic Energy Agency