Halden HTO Project Workshop

Publisert: 3. March 2022

“Risk- and Evidence-informed Safety Assurance for D I&C”

Invitation to the HTO Project Workshop on Digital I&C – Safety Assurance

The March 11 workshop will be the first in a series of HTO workshops to understand the state-of-the-art applicable to the assurance of digital instrumentation and control (D I&C) systems for nuclear reactor protection. The workshop series provides an opportunity for participants to learn from experts in different safety critical application sectors.

Each workshop will be organized in panel-based sessions, including discussion. Approximately 40 people are expected to participate in the meetings, including of the HTO Topic 2 technical and research staff.

When and Where?

UPDATE 11th January: In consideration of Covid-19-related travel restrictions to/from some countries, the HTO Workshop series will be virtual. All registrants will receive a link to participate in the workshop. The Virtual Workshop series will be held in three parts, scheduled for March 11th, April 8th and April 21th 2022.


3rd November 2021   First invitation – Workshop registration opens.

7th March 2022     Workshop registration deadline

11th March 2022    First Virtual Meeting

8th April 2022     Second Virtual Meeting

21st April 2022     Third Virtual Meeting


For more information about the workshop, please send your inquiries to the activities leaders: yonas.ayele@ife.no and  xueli.gao@ife.no.

Program and Scope

The Research Director of the IFE Digital Systems, Bjørn Axel Gran, will give the opening address at the workshop.   

The Panel Discussion will address the work performed by the Halden Projects, as well as by member organizations.

The items to be covered in the different panel discussion will include:

Topic 2.1: Risk-informed Safety Assurance: To develop the capability to perform risk- informed safety assurance more effectively and efficiently.

Topic 2.2: Evidence for Safety Assurance: To establish technically sound basis for evaluating evidence to support an assurance claim.


Registration is open since 3rd November, 2021. Registration is free of charge but required.
Sign up here  or click on the button “Sign Up” on the top right of the page.

Registration deadline: 7th March, 2022.

After this date, please directly contact yonas.ayele@ife.no

Venue and travel information

UPDATE 11th January: Due to the pandemic, the Workshop will be virtual.

Fees and Changes


The workshop is free of charge, but registration is required.

Cancellation or changes to reservation

To cancel or change your registration, email to yonas.ayele@ife.no as soon as possible, and at least 3 days before the Workshop.