Nuclear Security Summit and Workshop 2015: "Preventing, Understanding and Recovering from Nuclear Accidents" lessons learned from Chernobyl and Fukushima
Georgetown University Washington United States
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The Nuclear Disaster Summit was a two-day international conference held at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Thought leaders with diverse expertise, including nuclear physics and engineering, biology, policy, security, and health issues participated in the event, designed to address 1 prevention of nuclear accidents, 2 preparing and securing nuclear facilities in the event of catastrophic natural disasters, 3 assisting survivors in impacted areas in both the near- and long-term, 4 addressing near-term environmental consequences, 5 developing measures to facilitate environmental and economic recovery, and 6 implementing standardized policies for disaster preparedness and recovery.