US NRC, March 12-14 25th Annual Regulatory Conference (RIC)

philip-moor ken-aupperleHigh Bridge principals Ken Aupperle and Philip Moor attended the NRC RIC Conference in North Bethesda where nuclear power industry representatives from the US and around the world gathered.  This annual conference is held by the US NRC to provide an update regarding regulatory operations, policies, initiatives, and emerging requirements.  Opening remarks during the first day Plenary Sessions were provided by Eric Leeds, NRC Office of Nuclear Regulation; Allison MacFarlane, NRC Chairman; and Bill Borchardt, NRC Executive Director for Operations.  Over a dozen technical sessions during the two day event covered a wide range of topics including Knowledge Management, Small Modular Reactors, Risk Applications, Vendor Performance, Cyber Security, and Safety Culture.