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The twelfth Operating Organizations’ Technical Directors / Nuclear Power Plants’ Chief Engineers Meeting (WANO MC CNO Forum)

The twelfth Operating Organizations’ Technical Directors / Nuclear Power Plants’ Chief Engineers Meeting (WANO MC CNO Forum)
The twelfth OO/NPP TD/CE Meeting was held in Mersin (Turkey) on November 8-9, 2022.

The meeting was attended by 56 OO/NPP Technical Directors (Chief Engineers) from Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, China, Finland, Hungary, Iran, Russia and Turkey; by Deputy Chief Engineer of FSUE Atomflot, First Deputy General Director of VNIIAES, Deputy Chief Designer of Gidropress design office, First Deputy Director General – Chief Engineer of Atomenergoremont, «Atomenergoremont-Turkey» Director, London Office Technical and Functional Support Director, and by the WANO MC leadership and staff.

The following topics were addressed at the meeting:
• WANO Development in the modern period.
• Human Performance Tools

During the Forum, the results of the WANO General Assembly held in Prague in October 2022, the results of the implementation of the first stages and the next steps of the “Action for Excellence” initiative were presented and discussed. During the main part of the Forum, the participants presented methods and tools for prevention of human errors at nuclear power plants.
In his closing speech, the Chairman of the Forum, Deputy Technical Director of Akkuyu Nuclear JSC Konstantin Shcherbinin expressed his gratitude to the participants for the information provided and for their support, including for newcomers to the nuclear industry.

Decisions made during discussions were formalized in the Meeting Minutes.

During a technical tour, the Forum participants visited the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant construction site.
Author: Loktionov Sergey