The second ESARDA Final Disposal Working Group meeting will take place in Finland at the Olkiluoto Nuclear Power Plant visitor centre. The meeting is scheduled for 20-21 September 2023. The Programme and logistical information are available.
The second article of Vol. 65 of the ESARDA Bulletin has been published. This paper entitled 'List Mode Inference Using Linear Classifiers for Nuclear Arms Control Verification' is a collaboration between the University of New Mexico and Sandia National Laboratories.
ESARDA has just released the spring issue of the Connector. Issue 8 covers the last six months of activities of the association. This issue features four implementation for safeguards inspection regimes articles covering different geographical regions.
The new revised edition of the ESARDA Course Syllabus is now available to download. Twelve years since the last edition was published, this new volume has been revised with new content and updated topics regarding Nuclear Safeguards and Non-Proliferation.
We are pleased to announce the publication of the first article received for this year's Bulletin, Vol. 65. This article primarily concentrates on passive total neutron counting, which is used to confirm the presence of neutron-emitting special nuclear material (SNM) in the treaty accountable items.
ESARDA is pleased to announce that VERTIC (the Verification Research, Training and Information Centre) has joined as associated party. VERTIC is an independent, non-profit making charitable organisation, based in London since 1986.
Registration for this year’s joint INMM/ESARDA meeting is now open. The meeting is taking place in person in Vienna on 22-26 May, 2023. The programme includes plenary sessions, technical talks, poster presentations, exhibits, and a return to face-to-face, in-person networking.
The pre-registration form is available for download on the events page of the 21st ESARDA Course, taking place in April this year. The ESARDA Course is organised by the European Commission Joint Research Centre in Ispra (Italy) for the duration of one week.
The latest autumn issue of the ESARDA Newsletter, The Connector, has been released in the publication section of the website.
Vol.64 (2) of the ESARDA Bulletin has been published, containing two contributions. The first paper deals with Arms Control and Disarmament Verification, the second is a review paper presenting the integration of independent NDA techniques within a SLAM-based robotic system for improving safeguards.