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Nuclear Energy Side Events at the 60th IAEA General Conference

The IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy (NE) will host six side events during the 60th IAEA General Conference (26-30 September 2016). Our exhibition on "Nuclear Energy for Sustainable Development", on the ground floor of the M Building, will feature a computer simulation of a nuclear power reactor that any Conference participant can try, every day from 13:00 to 15:00!

All NE side events are open to all registered participants of the General Conference, including representatives of the media and NGOs. The list of side events is as follows:

Presentation of the International Nuclear Management Academy (INMA)
Tuesday, 27 September 2016; 09:30 – 11:00; Room C3, C Building, seventh floor
The International Nuclear Management Academy (INMA) is the IAEA facilitated collaboration framework in which universities or other educational institutions in the IAEA Member States provide master’s degree programmes focusing on the management aspects for the nuclear sector. Read more...

Sixth Nuclear Operator Organizations Cooperation Forum: Economic Sustainability of Nuclear Power Generation in the Next Decade
Tuesday, 27 September 2016; 11:30–13:00; Room C3, C Building, seventh floor
Cooperation among nuclear operator organizations is one of the requirements of the Action Plan on Nuclear Safety. This annual forum will discuss the future of operating nuclear power plants for safe, reliable and efficient operation. Read more...

INPRO Collaborative Project SYNERGIES: Enhancing Benefits of Innovation through Cooperation among Countries
Tuesday, 27 September 2016; 13:30–15:00; Room C3, C Building, seventh floor
Benefits of nuclear technology innovation can be amplified through cooperation among countries in the nuclear fuel cycle. Nuclear energy sustainability can be enhanced, not only for technology holders but also for users, including those who do not pursue innovations in their home countries. Read more...

Nuclear Capacity Building and Efficient Training Delivery
Tuesday, 27 September 2016; 14:00 – 16:00; Room C2, C Building, seventh floor
Member States are seeking capacity building opportunities and tools to develop or preserve national competence in nuclear science and technology. Research Reactors remain to be a key tool for achieving this goal. Thus, access to research reactors, including ‘virtual access’ via modern technologies, is of paramount importance for Member States engaged in nuclear programmes. Read more...

Sustainability of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Focus on Decommissioning and Environmental Remediation
Tuesday, 27 September 2016; 15:30 – 17:00; Room C3, C Building, seventh floor
Nuclear power makes an important contribution to sustainable development being a low-carbon source of energy. Fulfilling this role in the future requires that continuous attention is given to securing ongoing improvements in safety, security, economics, and protection of the environment over the full lifecycle of the associated facilities and sites. Read more...

European Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering (EMSNE) Award Ceremony by the European Nuclear Education Network Association
Thursday, 29 September 2016; 14:00 — 15:30; M02 Foyer, M Building, 2nd floor
For the fifth time, the IAEA is hosting the European Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering (EMSNE) Award Ceremony of the European Nuclear Education Network (ENEN) Association. Twenty-nine laureates will receive the EMSNE Certificates this year. With this event, cooperation in nuclear education, training and research is further enhanced between the IAEA and ENEN. Read more...

Last update: Sep 27, 2016 10:30:46 AM