Waste Technology Section

International Low Level Waste Disposal Network (DISPONET)


Events in 2014


Training Courses and Workshops planned will be listed below as soon as the information is available. More details, e.g. prospectus and agenda will be added as linked pdf files when they are available. For presentations and documents given at previous events, please go to the Proceedings page.

For TC supported events, under the RER/9/103 Programme, the applications should be made using the official TC application forms. These are available at

www-tc.iaea.org/tcweb/participation/astrainee/default.asp 

Under the rules of the Technical Cooperation programmes, the Agency can only support nominees from those Member States that can claim appropriate status.

It is emphasised that the application forms MUST be endorsed by the appropriate officials of the Member State to which the applicant belongs the applicant is considered to be a nominee as much as an applicant and MUST be delivered to the Agency on or before the deadline stated in the prospectus.

Please also submit a Participation Form to the IAEA according to the instructions on the form, before the deadline with a copy to the following address: S.Elamkunam@iaea.org.



Past Events (2013)


Course Number RER/9/103-013
Title Technical Meeting on Training and Demonstration of Waste Disposal Technologies in the International Low Level Waste Disposal Network (DISPONET) – Research and Development Studies in Support of Enhancing Confidence in the Safety Case for Low Level Waste Repositories - Completed
Place Budapest, Hungary
Dates 27—30 May 2013
Organizers DISPONET, IAEA
Details Terms of Reference

Past Events (2012)


Course Number RER/9/103-013
Title Training Course on The identification and management of uncertainty in safety assessments for disposal facilities - Completed
Place Lisbon, Portugal
Dates 18—22 June 2012
Nomination deadline 05 April 2012 - Deadline extended to 15 April 2012
Organizers IAEA in cooperation with the Government of Portugal through the Instituto Tecnologico e Nuclear (ITN)
Details Prospectus - This workshop is a DISPONET and URF joint event.

Course Number N/A
Title Technical Meeting on Training and Demonstration of Waste Disposal Technologies — Waste Acceptance Procedures - Completed
Place Soulaines, France
Dates 26—28 June 2012
Details Flyer / The DISPONET Annual Forum will run jointly with this workshop.

Course Number N/A
Title International training on Interaction between technical and social aspects for waste disposal programmes - Completed
Place Istanbul, Turkey
Dates 2—5 July 2012
Organizers IAEA in cooperation with the Government of the Turkey through the Turkish Atomic Energy Authority
Details Prospectus

Course Number RER/9/103-014
Title Training Course on Lessons learnt to support the development of effective stakeholder engagement strategies for radioactive waste disposal - Completed
Place Warsaw, Poland
Dates 19—23 November 2012
Nomination deadline 28 September 2012
Organizers IAEA in cooperation with the Government of Poland through the National Atomic Energy Agency (PAA)
Details Prospectus - This workshop is a DISPONET and URF joint event.

Past Events (2011)


Course Number RAF/5/057
Title DISPONET – NECSA Training Course Development of a Near Surface Disposal Facility - Completed
Place  Pretoria, South Africa
Dates  28 March – 1 April 2011
Organizers NECSA, South Africa in cooperation with DISPONET, IAEA
Details  Prospectus
Target countries AFRA Member States participating in the project RAF/5/057

Course Number RAF/5/057
Title Workshop on safety aspects of low level waste disposal - Completed
Place Stockholm, Sweden
Dates 4—6 October 2011
Organizers DISPONET, IAEA in cooperation with SKB, Sweden
Details Prospectus to be provided soon / Leafleat
Target countries Any country with interest in low level waste disposal

Course Number N/A
Title International workshop on building partnership in waste disposal programme - Completed
Place Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Dates 31 October - 2 November 2011
Organizers DISPONET, IAEA in cooperation with the Government of the Malaysia through the Malaysian Nuclear Agency, Bangi
Details Prospectus
Target countries Any country with interest in stakeholder involvement issue relative to waste repositories
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