Monday, 15 September 2014

  • 14:00 – 16:45    Registration & exhibition opening
    • Time to visit exhibition & posters
  • 16:45 - 19:30    Conference Opening
    • 1) Welcome by the President of the Centre Mondial de la Paix, G. Longuet (France)
    • 2) Welcome by President of the NEA RWMC, J.-P. Minon
    • 3) Welcome by the President of Andra, F.-M.Gonnot (France)
    • 4) First Opening lecture by Professor M. Ioannides, Cyprus University of Technology

      Coffee break

    • 5) Second Opening lecture by Professor Emeritus K. Kornwachs Technical University of Cottbus- Senftenberg (Germany)
    • 6) Presentation by RK&M Project “RK&M project findings & guiding principles, C. Pescatore, RK&M
  • 19:30 - 20:15    Vernissage of artistic exhibitions
    • 7) Introduction by the President of Meuse district, C. Namy tbc
    • 8) Artistic works will be presented by C. Massart (Belgium), the UNESCO Centre of Troyes (France) and G. Larguier (France)
  • 20:15 - 22:00    Cocktail reception

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

  • All-day    The exhibition/poster hall will remain open during the sessions

  • 09:00 – 10:45   Session 1 “Short Term (up to ~100 years) / Preparing for repository closure” - Presentation   Session Chair: J.-P. Minon, ONDRAF (Belgium)
    • Presentations by :
    •    1) J. Schröder, RK&M, SCK/CEN (Belgium)
    •    2) S. Tucker, NDA (United Kingdom)
    •    3) H. Codee, COVRA (Netherlands) tbc
    •    4) F. Espiet-Subert, ANDRA (France)
    •    5) Panel discussion (including questions from audience)

      Coffee break
  • 11:15 – 13:00   Session 2 "Medium Term (up to ~ 500 years) – Period of continued oversight" - Presentation
    • Session Chair: M. Sailer, Öko Institut (Germany)
    • Presentations by :
    •    1) S. Hotzel, RK&M, GRS (Germany)
    •    2) A. Storm, Stockholm University (Sweden)
    •    3) R. Moxham, Author of “The great hedge of India”(United Kingdom)
    •    4) C. Jacobs, Limonade&Co (France)
    •    5) Panel discussion (including questions from audience)

    Lunch break

  • 14:45 – 16:15   Session 3a Discussion in groups on Short and Medium Term
    • Group discussions (3 groups per timescale)

    • Tea time / Break for session rapporteurs to prepare (30 min)
  • 16:45 – 17:45   Session 3b Plenary wrap-up of the discussions in groups
    • Session Chair: J. Fekete, RHK (Hungary) tbc
    • Group Moderators reports
    • Plenary discussion
  • 17:45   Day 2 Closing lecture
    • by Professor P. Van Wyck, Concordia University (Canada)
  • 18:10 Optional visit of current exhibitions of the Centre Mondial de la Paix

  • 20:00 - 22:00    Formal Dinner

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

  • All-day    The exhibition / poster hall will be open during the sessions

  • 08:30 – 10:00    Session 4 “Long Term (period beyond ~500 years) / Period of loss of oversight – Presentations
    • Session Chair: S. Laârouchi Engström, SKB (Sweden)
    • Presentations by :
    •    1) A. Claudel, RK&M, Nagra (Switzerland)
    •    2) D. Barrowclough, Cambridge University (United Kingdom)
    •    3) Professor D. Harmand, University of Lorraine (France)
    •    4) Professor C. Holtorf & A. Högberg, Linnaeus University (Sweden)
    •    5) Panel discussion (including questions from audience)

  • 10:10 – 11:00    Session 5a “Long Term (period beyond ~500 years) / Period of loss of oversight – Group discussions
    • Session Chair: F. Boissier, ANDRA (France)

    • Group discussions (all groups on the Long Term timescale)
      Coffee break and preparation for session chair with the moderators (30 min)

  • 11:30 – 12:00    5b Plenary wrap-up of the group discussions
    • Report by session chair
    • Plenary discussion

  • 12:00 – 12:30    Conference Closure
    • Conference rapporteur’s report by Professor E. Van Hove, Antwerp University1 (Belgium)
    • Word of thanks  by C. Pescatore, RK&M Coordinator

1(retired)