Nuclear & Facility Safety Workshop

April 15 - 19, 2019

Please join us in Albuquerque to discuss emerging issues and developments and to plan the paths forward for the Accident Analysis, Criticality Safety, Safety Basis, Nuclear Safety Research and Development, and Unreviewed Safety Question Task Groups. This is an annual workshop sponsored by the EFCOG Nuclear & Facility Safety Subgroup, with Jeff Buczek as NFS Steering Committee Chair. Sandia National Laboratories is the host for the event. Pamela James Lipponer is the Sandia Workshop Administrator and the main point of contact for the workshop.

The 2019 Nuclear & Facility Safety (NFS) Workshop will be held at the Center for Global Security and Cooperation Building (CGSC), 10600 Research Rd. SE, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Registration is limited to 100 participants. There is no registration fee and registration is easy. Starting on January 25th, you will be able to go to the Registration Tab at the top of this page and fill out the required information. You will receive a confirmation email. Registration deadline is March 15, 2019. This workshop is entered in the DOE Conference Management tool as an exempt event. We look forward to seeing you soon in Albuquerque!

Information for Workshop Venue

WiFi will not be available for general attendees.  Cell phones are permitted and we encourage you to bring your own WiFi source.

Non-Public Area — A type of General Access Area (GAA) for which Sandia management has made the determination that the building, office, or other structure is not open to the public and does not meet requirements for a Property Protection Area (PPA), but does require the use of a DOE-standard or local site-specific only (LSSO) badge.  Attendees must be aware of Prohibited/Controlled Items. 

At GAAs:

  • The red and white signs will just indicate that prohibited articles are not allowed.
  • You may or may not have to swipe your badge or enter a PIN

Contact Information:

Pamela James Lipponer, Sandia Workshop Administrator, Phone: +1-505-284-4127, E-mail:

Brian Castillo, General POC, Phone +1-505-284-3660, E-mail:

Naomi Grijalva, Badging Contact, Phone +1-505-844-8535, E-mail:

Janine Donnelly, Sandia Badging and General POC, E-mail:

Jeffrey Buczek, NFS Steering Committee Chair, Phone: +1-702-378-1793, E-mail:

Last updated: 2019-01-29

This meeting is EXEMPT EVENT #39858 in the Conference Management Tool.