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Statements from the conference 18 October 2009 | Photos at www.folkkampanjen.se

Milkas invites you to an International Conference
in Stockholm 17-18 October 2009

at Hotell Scandic Foresta Lidingö, on the edge of Stockholm

Nuclear Waste Problems - from Mining to Reactor Waste
 
Hosted by The Swedish Environmental Movement’s Nuclear Waste Secretariat (Miljörörelsens kärnavfallssekretariat, Milkas), a non-profit, non-governmental organisation founded in 2004 by the national anti-nuclear group The Swedish Anti-nuclear Movement (Folkkampanjen mot kärnkraft-kärnvapen, FMKK) and Friends of the Earth, Sweden (Miljöförbundet Jordens Vänner, MJV), the Swedish branch of Friends of the Earth International.

The conference language is English.

Registration info at http://www.nonuclear.se/register

Program - updated 9 October 2009

Saturday 17 October

09:30 - 10:00: Registration, coffee and tea
10:00 - 11:00: ASSE II - A Notorious Nuclear Repository in Germany; Morsleben - How GDR solved
                       the Nuclear Waste problem, Falk Beyer, author and activist, Germany
11:00 - 11:15: The Nuclear Waste Problem in France, Veronique Merchandier, Sortier de Nucléaire, France
11:15 - 11:45: Break
11:45 - 12:15: Radioactive Emissions into Air from Nuclear Reactors (PDF, 656 KB) - Dr. Ian Fairlie, UK
12:15 - 13:15: Lunch
13:15 - 13:45: Medical Effects of Radiation - Ulla Slama, Physician, Finland
13:45 - 14:15: Male Supremacy in the Nuclear Industry - Ewa Larsson, Green Women, Sweden
14:15 - 14:45: Uranium: not only mining - Professor Gordon Edwards, Canada
14:45 - 16:30: Workshops (see below), coffee and tea
16:30 - 17:30: Report from the working groups, discussion and summary

Sunday 18 October

09:00 - 09:30: Coffee and tea
09:30 - 10:00: Depleted Uranium (DU) in Weapons - Action group against Radioactive Warfare, Sweden
10:00 - 10:30: Central Interim Storage Facility for Spent Nuclear Fuel (CLAB) - Roland Davidsson, National Organisation of Energy Associations (SERO), Sweden
10:30 - 11:00: Break
11:00 - 11:30: Longer, hotter, dirtier-risks of increasing nuclear fuel burn-up (PDF, 580 KB) - Lauri Myllyvirta, Greenpeace, Finland
11:30 - 12:00: Nuclear Waste in the UK (PDF, 597 KB) - Dr. David Lowry, UK
12:00 - 12:30: Nuclear Waste: The Unresolved Environmental Issue (PDF, 1.47 MB) - Dr. Johan Swahn, The Swedish NGO Office for Nuclear Waste Review (MKG), Sweden
12:30 - 13:30: Lunch
13:30 - 14:00: High Level Nuclear Waste & The Dry Rock Deposit Method - Dr. Nils-Axel Mörner, Sweden
14:00 - 14:30: Nuclear Waste in Russia - Andrey Ozharovskiy, Ecodefence, Moscow
14:30 - 15:00: Problems and Financing of Nuclear Waste in Japan - Dr. Göran Bryntse, Sweden
15:00 - 15:30: Nuclear Future - Ulla Klötzer, Finland
15:30 -            Press conference / coffee and tea
16:00 - 17:00: Panel discussion

Workshops: 1. International cooperation in the environmental movement on radioactive waste issues. 2. Uranium mining and Indigenous Peoples. 3. Health effects of radiation. 4. Other aspects of nuclear waste.

Contact: info@folkkampanjen.se
Registration: www.nonuclear.se/register