Nuclear Law Association (NLA), India is organising its flagship event, the annual conference. Full details are here.
Nuclear energy development is witnessing a debate between pro and anti nuclear groups. Along with this, there are host of implementation issues in almost all the new projects that are being initiated.
Energy requirements remain a key factor; however, both the public & the business community feel that the optimism of policy makers must be practically grounded and legally and socially well conceived.
The Second Annual Conference planned as a confluence of lawyers, scientific community, researchers, policy makers’ and the business community aims to critically examine the legal and policy developments in the nuclear energy sector.
Call for Papers
Papers must focus on law and policy relating to the nuclear energy sector and its implications for India. A critical and comparative analysis of process, policy and law is encouraged. The papers must be submitted under identified themes and sub-themes.
All accepted papers will be peer reviewed
The following should be submitted in a single document.
1. Abstract of not more than 150 words.
2. Complete author profile
International dimension on nuclear energy projects
International collaborative projects
Technology transfer and IPR
International legal obligation and comparative case studies
Export-important control & dual- use technology
Inter-governmental agreements versus domestic law – Russia seeking liability wavier
Law and policy relating to private sector participation
Private sector participation in nuclear projects and associated activities – process and hurdles
Changes in atomic energy law
Comparative case studies
Nuclear Liability and Insurance: Impact on commercial viability of nuclear energy projects
Extent of operator’s and suppliers liability under civil nuclear liability law
Nuclear insurance arrangement and pooling
International nuclear liability law
Regulatory and Stakeholder engagement in nuclear energy projects
Regulatory and licensing requirements
Tools for public acceptance – Lessons from France, Japan, South Korea, US and other countries
Public Debate & Hearing – Does nuclear require a different approach to public hearing?
Case studies of public hearing of nuclear projects
Acceptability of nuclear energy: Socio-economic factors
Transparency in decision making and information sharing
Submission of Abstract: 30 September 2012
Abstract Confirmation: 15 October 2012
Submission of paper: 30 December 2012
Peer review response: 15 January 2013
Submission of final paper: 30 January 2013
Individual: Rs 2500/-
Group discount: Rs 6000 (3 participation)
Students : Rs 500/-
Registration deadline: 1 February 2013
Maximum Participants: 60
Registration amount waived for accepted papers and paper presenting participants.
NLA and INLA members are offered 25% discount
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