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May 16-17, 1989
Panel on Risk & Performance Analysis
Washington, DC


May 16

Donald Alexander, OCRWM; Overview of Performance Assessments

Larry Rickertsen, OCRWM; Flowdown of Regulatory Requirements to the Performance Assessment Program

Paul Gnirk, RE/SPEC Inc.; Technical Integration of Performance Assessment Program

Dwight Hoxie, USGS; Performance of Natural Barriers

Abraham Van Luik, Pacific Northwest Laboratory; Engineered Barrier System Performance

Felton Bingham, Sandia National Laboratories; Total-System Performance Assessment

David Michlewicz, OCRWM; Preclosure Safety Assessment

May 17

Charles Voss, Battelle Pacific Northwest Laboratories; Methodology for Validation of Models

Maxwell Blanchard, DOE; Linkage for Performance Assessment to the Site Program

M.J. Apted, Battelle Pacific Northwest Laboratory; Pass Program

Paul Gnirk, RE/SPEC INC.; Performance Assessment of Yucca Mountain in Support of the Comparative Site Analysis

Felton Bingham, SNL; Potential Impacts of Exploratory-Shaft Facility (ESF) on Waste Isolation

Thomas Pigford, University of California; Models of Waste Package Behavior in a Repository Environment

Jean Younker, DOE; Role of Performance Assessment in Prioritization of Site Characterization Program