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WINS will hold a three-day, three-hour-per-day online event that focuses on how to design, implement and sustain measures for radioactive source security during extraordinary events, including natural catastrophes and human induced events, such as wars and social unrest.
Every country in the world has radioactive sources within its territory. The security of these sources is important to avoid any deviation of material and malicious use. There are many documents and guides that analyse how to implement and sustain security measures for radioactive sources during normal, “business as usual” situations and cases when control is lost due to accidental or malicious reasons. However, this workshop will focus on how to implement, strengthen, and then sustain radioactive source security during extraordinary events that are considered unlikely or difficult to anticipate. We argue that the ability to implement security measures during extraordinary times implies different challenges and requires a special set of coordination and implementation skills and procedures.
This workshop has the following objectives:
The main target audience of this workshop are:
Participants from developing countries, female experts and other diversities are especially encouraged to register for this online workshop.
This workshop will have various presentations from subject matter experts and about national experiences dealing with natural and human induced extraordinary events and the challenges associated with them.
It will also present case studies and group discussions on how to react and adapt to extraordinary events, and how to scale, evolve and transform radioactive source security measures designed for expected situations to extraordinary events.
The workshop will incorporate lessons learned from industry representatives who faced operational challenges during extraordinary events. It will explore how industry and State resources need to coordinate their actions during such situations. It will finally review the role of international organisations supporting countries addressing this challenge.
Experts from other industries and the IAEA Incident and Emergency Centre will be invited to share their experiences.
The webinar will be conducted in English, with no interpretation.
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