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IAEA Scientific Forum 2021

21 – 22 September 2021, IAEA Headquarters, Vienna, Austria

Scientific Forum

Preparing for Zoonotic Outbreaks: the Role of Nuclear Science

21–22 September 2021
IAEA Headquarters, Vienna, Austria

A Scientific Forum on Preparing for Zoonotic Outbreaks: the Role of Nuclear Science will take place from 21-22 September 2021 at the Vienna International Centre (VIC) in Board Room D, C building, 4th floor. The Forum is being held in conjunction with the General Conference.

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Participation and Registration

The Scientific Forum will be held as a physical meeting with a possibility of remote connection.

Participants from Member States, UN Specialized Agencies, IGOs and NGOs attending in person need to register using the InTouch+ platform. When submitting their application through InTouch+, it will automatically be routed through InTouch+ to the designated focal point for approval. If such a focal point has not been assigned, the application will be submitted automatically to the IAEA.

Persons who want to attend virtually with the possibility to send questions are requested to register online. All registered persons will shortly before the event receive an access code to the IAEA Conference App which will allow them to view and access information and to ask questions.

Persons who want to follow the presentations without actively participating in the Forum can do so via the livelink button which will be available on this web page.

Please contact us by email should you have any questions.

IAEA General Conference 2021 Concludes

Zoonotic diseases and climate change were high on the agenda in Vienna this week as delegates, scientists and environmentalists gathered for the International Atomic Energy Agency’s annual conference, opened by Director General Rafael Grossi. UN Messenger of Peace Jane Goodall was a keynote speaker at the Scientific Forum, the conference’s main side event, which focused on using nuclear science to prepare for zoonotic outbreaks.

Improved Coordination, Collaboration and Communication Key to Prevent Zoonotic Outbreaks: Scientific Forum Concludes

Panellists of the Scientific Forum recognized the IAEA’s Zoonotic Disease Integrated Action (ZODIAC) initiative as one of the important and timely global initiatives for enhancing response preparedness to pandemics using nuclear and related techniques. Read more →

Preparing for Zoonotic Outbreaks: Scientific Forum Opens

The obvious lesson from the pandemic is the lack of global preparedness to respond early to the outbreak of zoonotic diseases. The IAEA dedicated its Scientific Forum to investigate the future and how nuclear science can further help the world to prepare for future zoonotic outbreaks. Read more →

COVID-19 info

Arrangements for GC(65) in view of COVID-19 restrictions
Following a series of Member States' consultations conducted by the IAEA Secretariat on the arrangements for the 65th regular session of the General Conference, Member States have agreed on arrangements so that the General Conference can pursue its work in the current circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. The arrangements provide the framework for the conduct of the General Conference and are accessible here.


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