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CAMP (Code Applications and Maintenance Program) is the largest research program under the auspices of the U. S. NRC (Nuclear Regulatory Commission) since 1993. Within the framework of the CAMP research program, the development and exchange of experience regarding the RELAP5 and TRACE system programs, the PARCS neutron program and the SNAP graphical interface are under way. In the CAMP, based on an agreement with the U.S. NRC are involved administrative bodies, research organizations and industry representatives from more than 20 countries. The coordinator from SLovenia is the Jo┼żef Stefan Institute (JSI). Nuclear Power Plant Krško and the Slovenian Nuclear Safety Administration are cooperating.

The CAMP Spring Meeting was split into a technical and programming part. In the technical part, the reports of some CAMP countries (Belgium, Czech Republic, Korea, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and Taiwan) were first presented and then status reports on the development of U.S. NRC
programs followed: TRACE, PARCS, RELAP5 and SNAP. Finally, technical reports were presented (a total of 19). The IJS presented the contribution:

    Quantification of input uncertain parameters impact on station blackout in PWR (Andrej Prošek, Andrija Volkanovski).

Within the program part of the CAMP meeting, we discussed the need for further development of systems programs for the simulation of nuclear devices and proposals for contributions in kind, which are a requirement for all participants in the CAMP (for Slovenia one contribution annually, already proposed at the previous meeting for 2019). The new edition of the TRACE program is scheduled for autumn 2019.

This autumn CAMP meeting, which was held from 29-31. 5. 2019 at the Valencia University in Valencia, Spain, hosted the University of Valencia and the Spanish regulatory body for nuclear safety. The meeting was attended by 83 representatives from 15 countries, of which 44 particpants from the host country. From the JSI, Reactor Engineering Division, the meeting was attended by dr. Andrej Prošek.

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