NUCLEAR CRITICALITY SAFETY PROGRAM (NCSP)
TECHNICAL PROGRAM REVIEW
MARCH 18-19, 2015
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL LABORATORY
FINAL AGENDA
NIF building near the (main) Central Cafeteria in building/room - B482/R1103 (the big auditorium)
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM   Wednesday, March 18, 2015  
8:30 AM Welcome from LLNL Mark Martinez
  Safety and Security Briefing Dave Heinrichs
  Welcome and Introductions Jerry McKamy
DOE Criticality Safety Support Group (CCSG) Activities -
Looking Back on 15 Years
Fitz Trumble
(BEST PAPER)
NCSP
TECHNICAL PROGRAM ELEMENTS TO BE PRESENTED
ANALYTICAL METHODS
INFORMATION PRESERVATION AND DISSEMINATION
INTEGRAL EXPERIMENTS
NUCLEAR DATA
TRAINING AND EDUCATION
(UNIVERSITY TASKS)
ANALYTICAL METHODS  
  ORNL Status of the SCALE and AMPX Modernization Effort at ORNL Brad Rearden
       
  ORNL Development and Testing of Advanced S/U Methods for NCS Analyses Chris Perfetti
       
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM BREAK  
10:45 AM ANALYTICAL METHODS (countinued)
  ORNL Analytical Methods for Calculating Experimental Correlations B.J. Marshall
       
  LLNL Analytical Methods Update Dave Heinrichs
       
LANL MCNP Progress & Performance Improvements Forrest Brown
(BEST PAPER)
OPEN DISCUSSION   ALL
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM LUNCH  
1:30 PM INFORMATION PRESERVATION AND DISSEMINATION
  LLNL NCSP Website Update Chuck Lee
       
  LLNL New ICSBEP Evaluations Dave Heinrichs
(BEST PAPER)
       
  OECD/NEA Status of DICE2014 and integration with a Nuclear Data Testing Tool Ian Hill
       
  OPEN DISCUSSION   ALL
    INTEGRAL EXPERIMENTS  
AWE The Development of AWE's Neutron Spectrometry Capability in Support of the NCSP's Integral Experiments Chris Wilson
     
  LANL NCERC Update Bill Myers
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM BREAK  
       
3:45 PM   INTEGRAL EXPERIMENTS (continued)  
  LANL Nickel-reflected Plutonium Metal Sphere Subcritical Measurements Avneet Sood
       
  LLNL IER-147 (Godiva) Results Dave Hickman
       
  LLNL Caliban/Prospero Results Megan Lobaugh
       
  LLNL TEX Final Design Catherine Percher
(BEST PAPER)
       
  LLNL BeRP/Composite Preliminary Design Catherine Percher
(BEST PAPER)
       
5:30 PM ADJOURN  
       
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM   Thursday, March 19, 2015  
8:30 AM   INTEGRAL EXPERIMENTS (continued)  
  LLNL Prompt Godiva IV Measurements Mark May
       
  LLNL Lucite Thermal Scattering Law Ayman Hawari
(BEST PAPER)
       
  SNL NCSP IE and T&EP Activities at Sandia Gary Harms
       
  OPEN DISCUSSION   ALL
       
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM BREAK  
       
10:45 AM   NUCLEAR DATA  
  LANL Recent Advances in Detailed Modeling of Prompt Fission Neutrons and Photons Patrick Talou
       
  BNL

NNDC Support of the NCSP Program: Assuring the Quality
the ENDF Library

David Brown
       
  ORNL SAMINT: A New Evaluation Tool to Perform Resonance Parameter Data Adjustments based on Integral Experiment Data Vladimir Sobes
(BEST PAPER)
       
  ORNL Nuclear Data Evaluations for Tungsten and Copper Isotopes Marco Pigni
       
  LANL Criticality Data Testing with CIELO Candidate Evaluations Skip Kahler
       
  LANL NDAG Annual Meeting Review Skip Kahler
       
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM LUNCH  
1:30 PM   NUCLEAR DATA (continued)  
  RPI Neutron Capture and Scattering Measurements at RPI Yaron Danon
       
  RPI Thermal Neutron Scattering Measurements Professor Lui
       
  OPEN DISCUSSION   ALL
    TRAINING AND EDUCATION  
  ORNL Status of the Development and Deployment of the NCSP Training and Education Courses Doug Bowen
       
  OPEN DISCUSSION   ALL
       
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM BREAK  
       
3:45 PM   NCSP UNIVERSITY TASKS  
  Georgia Tech Development and Testing of a new Unresolved Resonance Region Analysis Methodology Andrew Holcomb
       
  University of Tennessee Generation and Testing of Sensitivity Profiles for Benchmark Experiments in the ICSBEP Handbook Elizabeth Jones
       
  OPEN DISCUSSION   ALL
    GENERAL DISCUSSION/CONCLUSION ALL
       
5:30 PM ADJOURN