Technical papers, presentations and articles – 2020

Experts at the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) are often requested to present technical papers and presentations about the nuclear industry at conferences, seminars, technical meetings and workshops in Canada and around the world. Also, these experts write technical articles that are published in various journals.

CNSC experts also contribute to the development of research projects. Abstracts and the final research reports are available under the CNSC Research and Support Program.

Below is a listing of abstracts for published papers, presentations and journal articles.

To obtain a copy of the document that is related to an abstract, contact the CNSC. When contacting the CNSC, please provide the title and date of the abstract.


Topic: The Use of the International Atomic Energy Agency Reactor Assessment Product Tool at the CNSC Emergency Operations Centre
Subject: Assessment reactor tool
Presented at: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Consultancy Meeting (WEBEX virtual meeting)
Date: June 17, 2020
Location: Vienna, Austria
Author: Mohamed E. Shawkat
Type: Abstract of a technical presentation
Subject: Canadian Regulator’s Perspective on Severe Accident Management of CANDU Reactors: In-Vessel Retention
Presented at: International Seminar "In-vessel retention: outcomes of IVMR project" (IVMR 2020) and Forum on Future International IVR activities
Date: January 21-23, 2020
Location: Nice, France
Authors: J. Sun, S. Gyepi-Garbrah and A. Persaud
Type: Abstract of a technical paper
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