NCSP Foreign Travel FY2019

Destination Date Labs One Sentence Description Justification
OECD/NEA
Paris, France
Oct-18 LANL (3)
LLNL (4)
SNL (2)
ICSBEP and IRPhE Technical Review Meetings
(Bowen, Harms, Heinrichs, Hutchinson, Kim, Marshall, McKenzie, McSpaden, Percher, Thompson, Valentine, Zerkle)
ICSBEP and IRPhE Technical Review Meetings.
Paris, France Oct-18 LLNL Coordinate International Collaboration Efforts with IRSN
(Heinrichs, Percher)
Coordinate joint IRSN-LLNL work as described in Appendix E of the Five Year Execution Plan.
Sydney, Australia Nov-18 LLNL IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium
(Nelson)
Preeminent conference devoted to nuclear science and advanced radiation detectors.
Beijing, China May-19 LLNL ND2019
(Nelson, Percher)
Preeminent conference devoted to nuclear data.
OECD/NEA
Paris, France
May-19 LLNL WPEC Meeting
(NO ATTENDEES)
Technical meeting of international experts on nuclear data including SG38 (GND) and SG42 (Thermal scattering law).
Lisbon, Portugal May-19 LLNL ICDA-3
(Nelson, Stone)
Pre-eminent international conference on dosimetry and their applications including high dose accident dosimetry.
OECD/NEA
Paris, France
Sep-19 LLNL Participate in WPNCS annual meeting
(Heinrichs, Percher)
Participate in WPNCS governance and expert group meetings on MC methods and excursion analyses.
Paris, France Sep-19 LLNL ICNC
(Coleman, Heinrichs, Kim, Nelson, Norris, Percher)
Pre-eminent conference devoted to criticality safety.
Aldermaston,
United Kindgom
May-19 LLNL JOWOG29/30 Meetings
(Coleman, Zywiec)
Coordinate joint AWE-LLNL work per 5YP.
OECD/NEA
Paris, France
May-19 NDAG Chair Participate in WPEC annual meeting
(Zerkle)
As NDAG Chair, participate in WPEC.
OECD/NEA
Paris, France
Oct-19 NDAG Chair ICSBEP and IRPhE Technical Review Meetings
(Zerkle)
Provide oversight of NCSP IE tasks as ICSBEP tasks are the end product of the NCSP IE process.
Paris, France Sep-19 NDAG Chair ICNC
(Zerkle)
Pre-eminent conference devoted to criticality safety.
OECD/NEA
Paris, France
May-19 RPI Participate in WPEC, SG-42, subgroup C, and WPEC
(Danon, Lui)
As US Measurements Chair, participate in WPEC and SG-40 annual meeting to present NCSP/RPI nuclear data measurement work. Participate in SG-42 (thermal scattering meeting) to present NCSP/RPI thermal scattering measurements and analysis.
OECD/NEA
Paris, France
May-19 LANL Attend annual WPEC meeting and associated Sub-Group meetings
(Conlin, Haeck)
Contributor to multiple sub-groups. Conlin co-leads SG43.
OECD/NEA
Paris, France
May-19 LANL Attend annual WPEC meeting and associated Sub-Group meetings
(TRIP NOT TAKEN)
CSEWG representation to WPEC. Contributor to multiple sub-groups.
Beijing, China May-19 LANL Attend triennial international nuclear data conference
(Haeck, Thompson)
Premier nuclear data conference that occurs only once every three years.
OECD/NEA
Paris, France
Jun-19 LANL OECD Expert Group Meetings for NCSP, collaboration with IRSN on NCS
(Brown, Rising, Alwin)
Participation provides state-of-art information for improving MCNP®, Whisper, and other computational methods that are necessary and heavily used in NCSP work. In addition this allows for direct collaboration with IRSN.
Paris, France Sep-19 LANL ICNC 2019 Meeting
(Brown, Rising, Alwin, Hayes, Myers, Hutchinson, Cutler, Goda, McKenzie, Sanchez, McSpaden, Thompson, Arthur, Conlin, Haeck)
This meeting is held every 4 years, and is one of the principal world meetings on nuclear criticality safety.
OECD/NEA
Paris, France
Oct-19 ORNL ICSBEP and IRPhE Technical Review Meetings
(Bowen, Marshall)
Provide oversight of NCSP IE tasks as ICSBEP tasks are the end product of the NCSP IE process.
IRMM
Mol, Belgium
Jan-19
Apr-19
Jun-19
Sep-19
ORNL Perform resonance region nuclear data measurements using GELINA facility at IRMM in accordance with Appendix B of the Five-Year Plan
(Guber)
Continues cross-section measurements to support the production of new crosssection evaluations per the schedule in Appendix B of the Five-Year Plan.
Berlin, Germany May-19 ORNL ISO TC85/SC5 Plenary and WG8 Nuclear Criticality Safety Meetings
(Bowen)
Continue to provide US leadership with ISO Nuclear Criticality Safety Standards.
Reading, UK & Paris, France Jun-19 ORNL Travel to AWE/IRSN to status NCSP tasks for FY2019 and to conduct planning for FY2020
(TRIP NOT NEEDED)
Conduct face-to-face meetings with international collaborators (AWE/IRSN) on the status and planning of annual NCSP tasks.
Paris, France Sep-19 ORNL ICNC Meeting
(Bowen, Marshall, Clarity, Miller or Saylor)
Pre-eminent conference devoted to criticality safety. Meet with international collaborators and domestic NCS community.
Beijing, China May-19 ORNL ND2019
(TRIP CANCELLED)
Preeminent conference devoted to nuclear data.
OECD/NEA
Paris, France
May-19 ORNL Participate in WPEC annual meeting, coordinate international nuclear data collaborations for the NCSP, and present NCSP/ORNL nuclear data evaluation work
(Sobes, Pigni or Wiarda)
Technical meeting of international experts on nuclear data including SG38 (GND), EG-GNDS, SG42 (thermal scatter), SG44 (covariance), SG45 (validation), SG46 (IE for ND evaluation)
Vienna, Austria Nov-18 ORNL Participate in IAEA working group meeting to improve nuclear data evaluations to support new evaluations of interest to the NCSP
(Bowen)
Consultancy Meeting on Meeting of INDEN - International Nuclear Data Evaluation Network I - on the Resonance Parameter Evaluation of the Fissile Actinides
OECD/NEA
Paris, France
Sep-19 ORNL WPNCS Meetings
(Marshall, Bowen or Wieselquist)
AM collaboration; provide relationship between IAEA and ISO with respect to NCS standards
Paris, France TBD ORNL IRSN Meetings
(Sobes)
Coordinate joint IRSN-ORNL work per 5YP such as the Pu SlideRule; Perform AMPX training for IRSN per agreement in June 2018.