Second Annual Meet 2013

  India’s nuclear energy sector: Business Opportunities and Legal Challenges

 Announcement and Call for Papers

 2 March 2013, Mumbai

Second Annual Conference

Nuclear Law Association (NLA), India is organising its flagship event, the annual meet.

Nuclear energy development is witnessing a debate between pro and anti nuclear groups. Along with this, there are host of implementation issues in almost all the new projects that are being initiated. Energy requirements remain a key factor; however, both the public & the business community feel that the optimism of policy makers must be practically grounded and legally and socially well conceived.

The Second Annual Meet planned as a confluence of lawyers, scientific community, researchers, policy makers’ and the business community aims to critically examine the legal and policy developments in the nuclear energy sector.

Call for papers 

Papers must focus on law and policy relating to the nuclear energy sector and its implications for India. A critical and comparative analysis of process, policy and law is encouraged. The papers must be submitted under identified themes and sub-themes.

All accepted papers will be peer reviewed

The following should be submitted in a single document.

1. Abstract of not more than 150 words.
2. Complete author profile


Journal of Risk Research                                                     
Journal of Risk Research, Routledge is the publication partner. I
nvited papers and selected papers will be published as a Special Issue Journal.


Nuclear energy projects & private sector participation
  • International collaborative projects
  • Technology transfer and IPR
  • Export-important control & dual- use technology
  • Inter-governmental agreements versus domestic law
  • Private sector participation in nuclear projects and associated activities – process and hurdles
Nuclear Liability and Insurance: Impact on commercial viability of nuclear energy projects
  • Extent of operator’s and suppliers liability under civil nuclear liability law
  • Nuclear insurance arrangement and pooling
  • International nuclear liability law
Regulatory and Stakeholder engagement in nuclear energy projects
  • Regulatory and licensing requirements
  • Tools for public acceptance - Lessons from other countries
  • Public Debate & Hearing - Does nuclear require a different approach to public hearing?
  • Case studies of public hearing of nuclear projects
  • Acceptability of nuclear energy: Socio-economic factors

Important Dates

Submission of Abstract:        30 September 2012

Abstract Confirmation:           15 October 2012

Submission of paper:             Completed

Peer review response:           Completed

Submission of final paper:      Completed


Individual:          Rs 2500/-
Group discount: Rs 6000 (3 participation)
Students :         Rs 500/-
Registration deadline: 28 February 2013
Maximum Participants: 60

Registration amount waived for accepted papers and paper presenting participants.
NLA and INLA members are offered 25% discount.


A few volunteering opportunities are available for students to assist the organizing team in conducting the Meet.

Interested students may contact the Secretary.

Contact / Abstract Submission

Nuclear Law Association
6/39 Jungpura-B, New Delhi - 110 014, INDIA
Email :

Subpages (1): Meeting Agenda (2013)