Excellent learning and peer-to-peer networking opportunities with a cross-section of the nuclear industry.
The world’s first certified professional development programme for individuals in nuclear security management.
An extensive archive of information on nuclear security, both from WINS and from external sources.
Helping licensees assess the maturity of their security programme and measure their security culture effectiveness.
Applications were closed on 14 February 2021 and selected individuals will be informed on 01 March 2021. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Performance evaluation programmes consist of methodologies and tools used for assessing, testing, and exercising physical protection capacities to mitigate threats of theft or sabotage at nuclear facilities. Some nuclear organisations and regulators around the world have already established this type of programme and requirement. Many countries, however, have not.
WINS and the US DOE feel it is extremely important for all nuclear facilities and competent authorities to consider implementing this type of programme. Indeed, it is only through the measurement of performance that an operator can demonstrate their physical protection measures are effective and are fulfilling the operator’s obligations. The concept of performance evaluation programmes is mentionned in IAEA NSS-13 and further discussed in IAEA NSS 30-G, Section 3.3.2.
With that in mind, WINS and the US DOE have decided to collaborate and jointly organise an International Workshop on Good Practices for Implementing Performance Evaluation Programmes for Physical Protection Systems to discuss and share experiences and lessoned learned.
We look forward to your participation.
The workshop will review international good practices for designing and implementing performance evaluation programmes for physical protection systems.
The key objectives of the event are:
Workshop expected outcomes
Session 1 - Establishing a Performance Evaluation Programme
Session 2 - Performance Evaluation Methods and Approaches
Session 3 - Graded Approach and Managing Risk
Session 4 - Analysis and Testing Selection and Optimisation
Session 5 - Data Management and Continuous Improvement
Session 6 - Performance Evaluation Programme Gaps and Challenges
Session 7 - Performance Evaluation Programme Management
Session 8 - Discussions and Next Steps
Participation will be limited to 40 individuals.
Practitioners from the international community including regulatory authorities, competent authorities, operators, and vendors will share current experiences and good practices for implementing performance evaluation programmes and associated processes.
WINS is promoting gender diversity in its events and female delegates are highly encouraged to apply to this workshop.
Participants will be encouraged to discuss the status of their respective performance evaluation programmes including analysis and testing methodologies for ensuring an effective physical protection system.
In line with WINS’ innovative approach to best practice workshops, this event will be interactive and professionally facilitated. The workshop will be built around a number of presentations from invited expert speakers to explore the topic and share their experience and lessons learned.
The workshop will be conducted online through four 3-hour live sessions from 19-22 April 2021. The workshop will be held in English. As with all WINS events, the discussions will be unclassified but subject to Chatham House rules (what was said can be reported, but not attributed).
Head of Programmes