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October 22-23, 1997
Board Meeting
Fairfax, VA


October 22

Lake Barrett, OCRWM; Status of the Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Program

Susan Jones, YMSCO; Yucca Mountain Project Update

Richard Snell, Flour-Daniel, Inc.; Repository Layout, Design, Construction Sequence/Waste Placement

James Blink, LLNL; Repository Thermal Management

Jack Bailey, TRW Engineered Barrier Design

Jack Bailey, TRW; Alternative Designs

Paul Harrington, YMSCO; Overview of Repository Operations

Paul Harrington, YMSCO; Subsurface Remote Operations

William Boyle, YMSCO; Subsurface Performance Confirmation Facility Design

October 22

Thomas Doering, Framatome Cogema; Engineering Barrier Segment/Waste Package

Hugh Benton, Framatome Cogema; Approach to Repository Criticality Analysis

Jerry Cogar, Framatome Cogema; Engineering Development

Kevin Coppersmith, Geomatrix; Waste Package Degradation Expert Elicitation: Process and Summary of Results

John Scully, University of Virginia; Some Key Corrosion Issues Identified in the 1997 Waste Package Degradation Expert Elicitation Project

David Shoesmith, Atomic Energy of Canada, Limited; Waste Package Degradation Expert Elicitation Review

Joon Lee, Intera; Waste Package Degradation Modeling in the Total System Performance Assessment for the Viability Assessment (TSPA-VA)

David Stahl, Framatome Cogema; Materials Research Program: Staus and Changes