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Please note: this event has passed

This workshop has now been postponed until the end of October 2020. 

The Nuclear Security Culture Consortium, sponsored by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), is holding an IAEA-endorsed workshop on the Fundamentals of Physical Protection in London. The workshop is intended to introduce participants to nuclear threats posed by nonstate actors and the measures to mitigate them. The workshop draws upon experts from industry, government, academia, the regulator and the guard force. The workshop includes lectures, real-life case studies, group discussions, a table-top exercise and a visit to a UK-licensed civil nuclear site.

The workshop will deliver material in line with IAEA and international best practice. Topics include: nuclear and radiological materials, threat assessment and DBT, vulnerability assessment, security-by-design, regulation, emerging technologies, relationship to safety and safeguards, physical protection systems, nuclear security culture, contingency planning and emergency preparedness, testing and evaluation of physical protection systems, insider threats, information management and cybersecurity.

This workshop is relevant to individuals working for nuclear and radiological operators, regulators, government and research institutes. Ideally, participants will have at least five years of professional experience and a basic knowledge of nuclear security. To apply, complete the online application available here by 6 March 2020. Please direct any questions to Hannah Mulvey ( The workshop is offered free of charge, with full funding to support travel, accommodation and visa costs. This workshop is made possible by the UK Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

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