Workshop on the Transport of Nuclear Material  

Liability, Insurance and Related Key Contractual Considerations


Thursday, 11 January 2024

London, United Kingdom


Time: 09:00 – 16:00 GMT

Location: The IET: Savoy Place 

Register before Thursday 4 January at 17:00 GMT


Participants: members of World Nuclear Association, World Nuclear Transport Institute (WNTI) and International Nuclear Law Association (INLA).


The workshop brings together nuclear transport practitioners with lawyers and insurers expert in this field. Its goal is to promote a better understanding of the liabilities relating to nuclear transport and how these can be managed through sound insurance and contracting.


9:00 – 10:00

Overview of the international nuclear liability conventions as applicable to transport of nuclear material

Ximena Vásquez-Maignan, Co-Chair Nuclear Liability and Insurance, International Nuclear Law Association (INLA)

10:00 – 11:00

Nuclear liability – what does it mean for transporters of nuclear material?

Khalil Bukhari, Chair, INLA WG7 - Transport



11:30 – 12:30

Insurance for the transport of nuclear material

Mark Popplewell, Managing Director, Nuclear Risk Insurers

Anna Schmidder-Ricchiuto, Underwriter, German Nuclear Re/Insurance Pool

Kirsty Snape, Group Head of Insurance & Claims, UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority

Other speakers to be confirmed

12:30 – 14:00


14:00 – 15:30

Contractual considerations for the transport of nuclear material

Khalil Bukhari, Chair, INLA WG7 – Transport

Meb Vadiya, General Counsel, Nuclear Transport Solutions