December 17th, 2013 — 

RSRP provided training to Comision Nacional de Energia (CNE) on Advanced Regulatory Information System (ARIS 1.5) throughout December 9-11. The objective of this activity was to upgrade Access-based RASOD/AUTHORIZATION software for accounting the disposition of radiation sources to ARIS 1.5, an SQL based system with improved user interface and new features. Training was conducted by Grigol Basilia of the Department for Nuclear and Radiation Safety of Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia and Mario Rodriguez of AdSTM.
The visit included discussions with CNE president Enrique Ramirez regarding current and future projects in strengthening the regulatory oversight of radiation sources. RSRP signed an agreement to proceed with the next phase of radiation sources inventory work pertaining to northern regions of the country.