The PATRAM Symposia is the only international event dedicated to the exchange of information for packaging and transportation of radioactive materials and therefore presents a unique opportunity for the entire professional community as Industrials and Authorities.
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We host an average of 800 participants distributed betweenplenary conferences, technical sessions, posters sessions and a technical competition with awards to be granted.
The purpose of event is to gather at international level, industry experts, representatives of the competent authorities, governments and research organizations for scientific and technical exchanges purposes, in connection with all aspects related to packaging and transport of radioactive materials.

PATRAM 22 Symposium is organized by the World Nuclear Transport Institute (WNTI) in partnership with the INMM and with the support of the French Nuclear Society (Sfen), the Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire (IRSN), Orano Nuclear Packages and Services and Bureau Veritas in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).


This track includes Materials and Testing as well as Structural, Thermal, Shielding,Criticality, and Security Assessment.

Track leader: Dr Frank Wille (BAM, Germany)

Track co-leader: Dr Edward Ketusky (SRNL/INMM, USA)

This track covers regulations, codes and standards, as well as the activities of relevant institutions.

Track leader: Mr Eric REBER (IAEA)
Track co-leader: Dr Takuji FUKUDA (NRA, Japan)

This track is about the implementation of, and compliance with, and application of the safety and security transport regulations. It encompasses Tracking, Routing, Emergency Preparedness, Radiation Protection, Delays and Denials of Shipments.

Track leader: Ms Lisa NALLET (ORANO NPS)
Track co-leader: Mr Rick BOYLE (US DOT)

This track covers education and training for technical, including safety and security, and management issues in the nuclear packaging and transportation industry.

Track leader: Dr James SHULER (US DOE)
Track co-leader: Mr Tony Grange (UK RAMTUC)

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