IAEA Technical Meeting on the Competitiveness and Early Deployment of SMRs and HTGRs
November 14 - November 15
The objectives of the event (14-15 November, in Vienna) are to:
- provide a technical exchange forum for Member States to keep abreast of advances in all SMR technology development and enable identification of designs available for near-term deployment
- enable Member States to enhance their understanding of specific novel design and technology enhancements to increase the competitiveness and attractiveness of SMRs and HTGRs
- discuss specific areas of SMR technology enhancements, novel applications and technical aspects, including unit size, proven technology, standardization, constructability, inspectability and maintainability, nuclear plant safety, project schedule, site and grid considerations, and plant economics
- and support embarking countries in addressing their national requirements and technology issues with respect to potential near-term deployment of SMRs and HTGRs.