IAEA/ROSATOM workshop on Nuclear Knowledge Management Practices and Trends in Nuclear Industry

7-9 September 2011, Gelendzhik, Russian Federation


From 7 to 9 September the IAEA and Russian State Corporation ROSATOM conducted a joined seminar/workshop on Nuclear Knowledge Management Practices and Trends in Nuclear Industry. Its main objective was to provide a forum for exchanging experiences and information on knowledge management activities and practices in different countries, in different nuclear organizations, present the current status, trends, key drivers, lessons learned and cumulate organizational experiences and good practices in the subject area. The seminar/workshop has been strongly supported by the OAO SNIIP and the Department of Technical Cooperation of the IAEA.

34 representatives from 6 countries, from different organizations participated in the seminar/workshop. Numerous knowledge management projects from different nuclear organizations were presented and discussed during the event. Fruitful discussions and recommendations became substantial added value for many participants. In course of the concluding session several participants highlighted that this event and suggested solutions will support them in an efficient use of organizational resources.

During a feedback session it was suggested to conduct the event on annual basis. Several topics were suggested. One of them is ‘Knowledge Management and Nuclear Safety’. All participants agreed that these areas are strongly interrelated and deserve special attention.