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66th IAEA General Conference

26 – 30 September 2022, Vienna International Centre, Vienna

Side Events Organized by Member States During the 66th General Conference

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MONDAY, 26 SEPTEMBER 2022

Successful Completion of the RBMK-1500 Defueling Project at the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant: Experience and Expertise Gained

At this event, experts from Lithuania will present details of the successful completion of the defueling of the RMBK-1500 reactors at the Ignalina nuclear power plant (NPP), with the spent fuel transferred to the purpose-built Interim Spent Fuel Storage Facility using the custom designed and manufactured 190 CONSTOR RBMK 1500/M2 casks. They will explain the technical and organizational aspects of the project and share their experience and expertise gained through this important phase in the Ignalina NPP decommissioning process. This event is organized by Lithuania.

This event will be held on Monday, 26 September 2022, from 9.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. in Conference Room M7, M Building, ground floor.

Progress at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant and in the Surrounding Area

This event will highlight the latest achievements in the decommissioning of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant as well as the reconstruction progress of the surrounding area, where local industries and infrastructures are being restored. This event is organized by Japan.

This event will be held on Monday, 26 September 2022, from 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon in Conference Room CR2, C Building, second floor.

International Cooperation in Setting up Nuclear Research and Isotope Production Hubs: Research Reactor Based Centre for Nuclear Science, Technology and Innovation Project Implementation

There is a growing demand for new research reactors, especially those focused on producing radioisotopes to meet the demand from the medical community. To meet this demand, one priority is to increase and modernize production capacities. Ensuring supply chain sustainability from the reactor to the end user is a key challenge requiring active international cooperation to overcome logistical and other barriers.

This event will highlight experiences in planning and implementing nuclear research centre projects in different countries, aimed at developing national scientific competencies and becoming production hubs of radioisotopes as well as regional centres for the development of nuclear medicine. This event is organized by the Russian Federation. 

This event will be held on Monday, 26 September 2022, from 2.00 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. in Conference Room CR2, C Building, second floor.

Advances in Boron Neutron Capture Therapy

In 2020, Japan became the first country to approve boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT) as a cancer treatment for routine clinical use. BNCT using a compact accelerator-based neutron source (CANS) is now available for recurrent head and neck cancer, funded by the national health insurance scheme. The development of several CANS technologies in recent years, and the relative ease of installing them at hospitals, has led to BNCT projects being funded around the world. This event will highlight recent developments in CANS technologies. This event is organized by Japan.

This event will be held on Monday, 26 September 2022, from 3.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. in Conference Room M5, M Building, ground floor.

The Global Energy Crisis and the Role of Advanced Nuclear Technology

With countries’ concerns about energy security at an all-time high, how realistic is it that Small and Advanced Modular Reactors can help solve the energy crisis? Is there a future where Advanced Nuclear Technology (ANT) can be deployed at scale? And how could this be a credible option across a variety of energy systems in different countries? An international panel will share their perspectives regarding ANT, before discussing the challenges and opportunities of delivering ANT at scale.

This event is organized by the United Kingdom.

This event will be held on Monday, 26 September 2022, from 4.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. in Conference Room M4, M Building, ground floor.

TUESDAY, 27 SEPTEMBER 2022

Strengthening Nuclear Security Through Capacity Building and Education

The objective of this event, organized by the European Union, the IAEA and the Czech Republic, is to present the experience of the EU and the IAEA in supporting capacity building and education in nuclear security in Member States, and to showcase the nuclear security achievements of the Centres of Excellence in Eastern and Central Africa.

This event is organized by the European Union.

This event will be held on Tuesday, 27 September 2022 from 8.30 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. in Conference Room M5, M Building, ground floor.

International Emergency Preparedness and Response (EPR): Tools and Capacity Building

The unique circumstances this year have highlighted the use of international emergency preparedness and response (EPR) tools and mechanisms such as the International Radiation Monitoring Information System, the Unified System for Information Exchange in Incidents and Emergencies, and the Response and Assistance Network. This event will be a partnership between the National Nuclear Security Administration of the US Department of Energy and the IAEA’s Incident and Emergency Centre and will emphasize the importance of such tools. The event will provide subject matter expert knowledge and perspectives on experience of using such tools, as well as materials on EPR capacity building.

This event is organized by the United States of America.

This event will be held on Tuesday, 27 September 2022, from 9.00 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. at ESPACE M01, M Building, first floor.

The event will be also accessible virtually.

NUWARD: Leading the Way to a Sustainable SMR Market 

Small modular reactors (SMRs) can play a crucial role in the global initiative to curb the impact of climate change, especially to reach decarbonization goals by 2050. The NUWARD SMR offers a sustainable solution for quick access to baseload, dispatchable, affordable and low carbon power generation. The objective of this event is to present updates on NUWARD’s development, including with regard to its structuring and partnership strategy, and the EU licensing strategy; and to facilitate a panel discussion with representatives from utilities, safety authorities, international organizations and universities as well as supply chain stakeholders. 

This event is organized by France.

This event will be held on Tuesday, 27 September 2022, from 9.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. in Conference Room M7, M Building, ground floor.

Application of Non-destructive Testing for Cultural Heritage and Post-disaster Intervention

Non-destructive testing techniques are essential in studying the structural stability and safety of buildings, and the effects of disasters such as earthquakes floods, building collapses, fires and explosions, as well as in post-disaster interventions.

This event will showcase Italy’s competences and experience in this field and in preserving cultural heritage, in the light of the high vulnerability of its territory to disasters and the collapse of Morandi Bridge in 2018.

The contribution of the Italian Society for Non-Destructive Testing Monitoring Diagnostics (AIPnD) to IAEA activities and technical cooperation projects will be highlighted.
This event is organized by Italy.

This event will be held on Tuesday, 27 September 2022, from 10.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. in Conference Room CR7, C Building, seventh floor.

Decommissioning and Radioactive Waste Management: Lessons from the Past, Adapting to the Challenges of the Present and Sustainable Technologies for the Future

This event will present Russian activities in decommissioning and radioactive waste management, and feature a discussion among stakeholders and experts on scientific and technical collaboration in order to raise awareness of the importance of addressing decommissioning as a part of a sustainable future. This event is organized by the Russian Federation.

This virtual event will be held on Tuesday, 27 September 2022, from 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon.

The event will be also accessible virtually, please note that registration is required.

25 Years Joint Convention: A Proven Instrument for Improving Nuclear Safety and Promoting Transparency and Public Confidence in Spent Fuel and Radioactive Waste Management

This event aims at promoting to IAEA Member States that are not yet Contracting Parties to the Joint Convention on the Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management the importance of becoming Contracting Parties to the Joint Convention, which is a unique ‘incentive’ instrument that addresses the safety of spent fuel and radioactive waste management on a global scale. This event is organized by Switzerland.

This event will be held on Tuesday, 27 September 2022, from 11.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon in Conference Room M4, M Building, ground floor.

Modern Innovations and Belgian Know-how in Nuclear Cancer Therapy, Diagnostics and Theranostics 

Belgium is a world leader in medical applications of ionizing radiation. Radiotherapeutic applications with X-rays and radium started more than a century ago in Belgian hospitals. This very early interest in nuclear science and technology for health care, in particular in the fight against cancer, enabled Belgium to achieve a very high level of expertise in both external beam radiotherapy and nuclear medicine, including regarding educational aspects. This side event will present important administrative and safety aspects and illustrate how innovative applications of ionizing radiation help in the fight against cancer. This event is organized by Belgium.

This event will be held on Tuesday, 28 September 2022 from 12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. in Conference Room CR2, C Building, second floor.

Nuclear Sciences and Technology for Climate Adaptation

From improving food and water security through crop adaptation, to protecting the marine environment from the impacts of absorbing carbon dioxide, nuclear technologies play an important role in developing the most advanced climate models and in making it possible to assess the impacts of climate change on a global scale. This event will explore the role of nuclear technologies and applications in enabling countries and communities, particularly in Africa, to adapt to a changing climate ahead of the launch of an IAEA publication on climate adaptation.
This event is organized by the United Kingdom.

This event will be held on Tuesday, 27 September 2022, from 1.00 p.m. to 2.00 p.m. in Conference Room M4, M Building, ground floor.

The event will be also accessible virtually.

Redesignation of the CEA as an ICERR in Partnership with the IRSN

This event will focus on feedback from IAEA Member States on the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission’s (CEA’s) first designation period as an IAEA-designated International Centre based on Research Reactor (ICERR). The CEA was redesignated as an ICERR in 2020, in partnership with the Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN). The new scope of the CEA–IRSN designation and the potential links with other organizations will also be discussed. This event is organized by France.

This event will be held on Tuesday, 27 September 2022, from 1.00 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. in Conference Room M7, M Building, ground floor.

Sustainability Compliance Criteria of the EU Taxonomy for Nuclear Energy 

This event will discuss the role of nuclear energy in the energy transition, safety of nuclear power plant operation, advances in developing tolerant fuel, technological solutions for closing the fuel cycle and reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel, and overall compliance with the criteria of the Complementary Climate Delegated Act to the EU Taxonomy. This event is organized by the Russian Federation.

This virtual event will be held on Tuesday, 27 September 2022, from 1.30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.

The event will be also accessible virtually, please note that registration is required.

The Development of Alpha-emitting Radiopharmaceuticals, the Supply of Astatine-211 and the Role of International Organizations

In 2022, the Japan Atomic Energy Commission formulated an action plan on the use of medical radioisotopes for the next ten years, and the IAEA launched its Rays of Hope initiative on radiation cancer treatment and diagnosis. Considering this shared perspective, this event will focus on the status of development of the alpha-emitting radiopharmaceutical astatine-211, the supply chains of such rare isotopes and the potential role of international organizations in their practical use.
This event is organized by Japan.

This event will be held on Tuesday, 27 September 2022, from 2.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m. in Conference Room M5, M Building, ground floor.

Trends in Nuclear Education

This side event will discuss current trends in nuclear education and new science, technology, engineering and mathematics programmes. Over the past years, there has been a significant change in the nuclear power landscape, with a huge impact on the development of new educational programmes including joint educational programmes between partner countries and other forms of cooperation. How university networks can assist cross-university cooperation and new research and education projects will also be discussed. This event is organized by the Russian Federation.

This virtual event will be held on Tuesday, 27 September 2022, from 3.00 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.

The event will be also accessible virtually, please note that registration is required.

Internet Reactor Laboratories: Remote Practical Learning Using Research Reactors

This event will present the Internet Reactor Laboratories established with IAEA support in four geographical regions to provide remote access to experiments conducted at research reactors for students and young professionals located in other countries. The event will include a live demonstration of a training session broadcast from one of the host reactors. This event is organized Argentina.

This event will be held on Tuesday, 27 September 2022, from 3.00 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. in Conference Room CR2, C Building, second floor.

Promoting Capacity Building in Nuclear Science and Technology  

At this event, Indonesia will showcase a programme for capacity building in nuclear science and technology in other developing countries as a framework for enhancing technical cooperation among developing countries and strengthening South–South cooperation. This event will address how the capacity building programme builds on IAEA technical cooperation projects, student exchanges and internships, as well as researcher visits and post-doctoral programmes. Furthermore, a network for capacity building with Member States will also be elaborated at this event. This event is organized by Indonesia.

This event will be held on Tuesday, 27 September 2022, from 3.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. in Conference Room M4, M Building, ground floor.

SMR Deployment Timelines: US Industry Updates

Many countries are considering the use of small modular reactor (SMR) technologies given the urgent need to achieve energy independence and address climate goals. At this event, US industry representatives from companies with plans to deploy SMRs by 2029 will provide updates on their technology and timelines. This event is organized by the United States of America.

This event will be held on Tuesday, 27 September 2022, from 3.30 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. in Conference Room CR4, C Building, seventh floor.

Advanced Reactors: Myths and Misconceptions

This event will provide an opportunity for technical experts to present the top five misconceptions about advanced reactors and their uses. This event is organized by the United States of America.

This event will be held on Tuesday, 27 September 2022, from 5.00 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. in Conference Room CR2, C Building, second floor.

Commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of the EUR Organisation

This event will commemorate 30 years of the European Utility Requirements (EUR) Organisation. During the event, the EUR Organisation will present its achievements, and highlight the importance of developing and regularly updating common specifications and harmonized requirements for new designs. This event is organized by France.

This event will be held on Tuesday, 27 September 2022, from 5.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. in Conference Room M5, M Building, ground floor.

WEDNESDAY, 28 SEPTEMBER 2022

Decommissioning of Different Types of Power Reactors: Challenges, Issues and Advances

At this event, four case studies will be presented to highlight the main decommissioning aspects of power reactors cooled by light water, heavy water, sodium and gas. The specific design features that influence the selection and implementation of decommissioning approaches, as well as the related challenges and issues will be discussed. Advances achieved worldwide in dealing with the final phase of the power reactor life cycle will also be presented. This event is organized by Slovakia.

This event will be held on Wednesday, 28 September 2022, from 9.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. in Conference Room M6, M Building, ground floor.

Emergency Preparedness and Response at Nuclear Facilities: International Perspectives

Recent events have shown the importance of having well-developed and exercised emergency preparedness and response plans at nuclear facilities, involving a wide range of stakeholders and taking into account both security and safety issues. This event will seek to share best practices in this area through the United Kingdom’s Nuclear Security Culture Programme. Speakers will include academic experts and international practitioners, who will share insights on key considerations, challenges and opportunities for ensuring that security and safety are maintained during a wide range of unexpected events. This event is organized by the United Kingdom.

This event will be held on Wednesday, 28 September 2022, from 10.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. in Conference Room M7, M Building, ground floor.

Closing the Nuclear Fuel Cycle — The Way to a Circular Economy

Closing the nuclear fuel cycle has long been considered as a way to ensure an essentially unlimited nuclear fuel resources, through fuel breeding in fast reactors. This event will show that nuclear power is not only carbon free but also has features of renewables in that nuclear fuel could be reused.
This event is organized by the Russian Federation.

This virtual event will be held on Wednesday, 28 September 2022, from 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon.

The event will be also accessible virtually, please note that registration is required.

IFNEC: Global Finance Challenges

At this event, member countries of the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation (IFNEC) will discuss shared challenges in financing large nuclear power projects, financing small modular reactors and including nuclear power in taxonomy regulation.
This event is organized by the United States of America.

This event will be held on Wednesday, 28 September 2022, from 10.30 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. in Conference Room CR7, C Building, seventh floor.

The Rosatom Technical Academy: Decade of Partnership with the IAEA

This event will mark ten years of collaboration between the IAEA and the Rosatom Technical Academy, which work together to help IAEA Member States strengthen knowledge management and human resources development in nuclear energy and nuclear security. The Rosatom Technical Academy has extensive experience in organizing large joint educational events.
This event is organized by the Russian Federation.

This event will be held on Wednesday, 28 September 2022, from 11.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. in Conference Room M5, M Building, ground floor.

The event will be also accessible virtually, please note that registration is required.

Value Chain Challenges Across the Fuel Cycle: Supporting the Development of New Reactor Technologies or New Uses for Existing Ones

This event will show that the development of new reactor technologies needs to take into consideration the associated fuel cycle requirements, for both the front and back ends of the fuel cycle. For countries engaging in a nuclear project for the first time, it is necessary to develop a long-term strategic programme for the whole nuclear system. Thus, aspects related to front end supply, fuel cycle management, spent fuel and waste treatment and disposal, and associated logistics are essential elements to assess and integrate from the outset of a nuclear power programme, and will be discussed at this event. This event is organized by France.

This event will be held on Wednesday, 28 September 2022, from 11.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. in Conference Room M6, M Building, ground floor.

The UK SSAC, One Year On: Lessons Learned and Future Challenges

Following its withdrawal from Euratom, the United Kingdom took full sovereign responsibility for its safeguards arrangements, including the development, implementation and operation of its own State system of accounting for and control of nuclear material (SSAC). One year on from the SSAC coming into operation, a panel of experts will discuss the key successes, lessons learned, and how the UK is using its expertise and experience to aid other IAEA Member States in their objectives to strengthen their safeguards regimes. This event is organized by the United Kingdom.

This event will be held on Wednesday, 28 September 2022, from 12.00 noon to 1.00 p.m. in Conference Room M4, M Building, ground floor.

Spent Nuclear Fuel Management in a Sustainable Fuel Cycle

Spent nuclear fuel management remains an issue in positioning nuclear power as sustainable energy source. Ensuring minimal waste from the fuel cycle and maximum use of recycling requires finding new and effective solutions, which will be discussed at this event.
This event is organized by the Russian Federation.

This virtual event will be held on Wednesday, 28 September 2022, from 12.00 noon to 2.00 p.m.

The event will be also accessible virtually, please note that registration is required.

UAE Nuclear Energy Programme — Ahead of Curve in Powering Net Zero Through Ensuring Energy Security and Sustainability

This event will focus on identified challenges, as well as the opportunities that the Barakah nuclear power plant offers, with regard to sustainability, energy security and energy diversification in the UAE. The UAE’s regulatory and safety infrastructure will also be presented and discussed.
This event is organized by the United Arab Emirates.

This event will be held on Wednesday, 28 September 2022, from 12.30 p.m. to 1.30 p.m. at Salon, F Building, Ground Floor.

70 Years of Nuclear Stewardship in Australia

This event will reflect on the past 70 years of Australia’s nuclear stewardship, and discuss the future needs and trends for nuclear industries. The event will feature case studies demonstrating Australia’s leadership in nuclear applications and technology, and a discussion on future needs in nuclear industries, both within Australia and across the Indo-Pacific region. This event is organized by Australia.

This event will be held on Wednesday, 28 September 2022, from 1.00 p.m. to 2.00 p.m. in Conference Room CR2, C Building, second floor.

25 Years of FORO: Present and Future Challenges for Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety and Security

The event will provide a forum for IAEA Member States and other interested parties to discuss Ibero-American Forum of Radiological and Nuclear Regulatory Agencies (FORO) activities and the outcomes of the FORO technical programme towards maintaining high levels of radiation protection and nuclear safety in the Ibero-American region. The event will focus on the application of the FORO risk matrix to new radiotherapy and nuclear medicine techniques using the System to Evaluate the Risk in Radiotherapy (SEVRRA) platform, as well as the challenges ahead for nuclear safety and radiological protection. This event is organized by Mexico.

This event will be held on Wednesday, 28 September 2022, from 2.45 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. in Conference Room CR2, C Building, second floor.

Fusion and Plasma for a Sustainable Future

The event will showcase the ways in which plasma science can help us transform our society into a sustainable one by providing plasma-activated surface and chemical processes for microelectronics, hydrogen production, bacteria and virus de-activation, cancer treatment, and carbon capture and storage, as well as carbon-free electricity with fusion. At the event, Practical Arrangements will be signed between the IAEA and the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory on cooperation in fusion research. Research in plasma science has the potential to produce new society-altering technologies, including compact particle accelerators and advanced microelectronics; agricultural and medical advances; and clean energy through controlled fusion. The event is organized by the United States of America.

This event will be held on Wednesday, 28 September 2022, from 3.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. in Conference Room M6, M Building, ground floor.

The event will be also accessible virtually, please note that registration is required.

14th Forum of Nuclear Regulatory Bodies in Africa Annual Plenary Meeting

The aim of the Plenary meeting is to endorse the Forum’s Strategic Plan 2022–2027 and to elect Steering Committee members whose terms have expired.

During the event, the achievements of the six thematic working groups from the past year, as well as their future work plans, will be reviewed and approved. This event is organized by Nigeria.

This event will be held on Wednesday, 28 September 2022, from 3.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. in Conference Room M4, M Building, ground floor.

Public Acceptance at the Local Level: A Prerequisite for Final Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel

This event, organized by Finland and Sweden, looks at public acceptance of the final disposal of spent nuclear fuel. The key question that will be answered is: how has making progress in final disposal been possible in Finland and Sweden? This event is organized by Finland and Sweden.

This event will be held on Wednesday, 28 September 2022, from 3.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. in Conference Room CR7, C Building, seventh floor.

Addressing Climate Change Through Innovation — The Intersection Between Nuclear Science and Technology, Global Security and Clean Energy

This event will showcase the US National Nuclear Security Administration’s capabilities and programmes at the intersection between nuclear power, climate change and international security. It will highlight programmes and policies where security, safeguards and proliferation resistance are supporting access to new nuclear technologies integral to sustainable development goals. In particular, this event will highlight efforts to support the safe, secure and responsible growth of advanced and small nuclear reactors. This event is organized by the United States of America.

This event will be held on Wednesday, 28 September 2022, from 5.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. in Conference Room CR4, C Building, seventh floor.

THURSDAY, 29 SEPTEMBER 2022

Atoms for Heritage — The Way Forward

Due to their non-destructive and non-invasive nature, nuclear techniques have become indispensable tools for heritage science. However, the use of such techniques remains foreign to many people. This event will highlight the use of nuclear techniques for the study, characterization, assessment and preservation of natural and cultural heritage to promote and raise awareness of this unusual but rewarding topic. The event will also provide an opportunity to introduce two recently-designated IAEA Collaborating Centres in the field of heritage science, located in Egypt and France.

The event is organized by Brazil, Egypt, France and the Netherlands.

This event will be held on Thursday, 29 September 2022, from 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon in Conference Room CR7, C Building, seventh floor.

The event will be also accessible virtually

Human-centricity as a Key Factor of Organizational Sustainability in the Nuclear Industry

Human-centricity is an approach in which a company or organization gives back to its employees, stakeholders, associated communities and society as whole. A human-centric approach creates an environment for growth, learning and well-being. However, organizations and businesses greatly vary in their application of such an approach as well as in their readiness to adopt it in their strategies and operations. This event will provide an opportunity to discuss the challenges faced by the nuclear industry and ways human-centricity in the industry could lead to sustainability. Stress management, safety culture programmes and many other areas will be addressed by senior experts.

This event is organized by the Russian Federation.

This virtual event will be held on Thursday, 29 September 2022, from 12.00 noon to 1.30 p.m.

The event will be also accessible virtually, please note that registration is required.

Key Contributions of Nuclear Research Facilities to Nuclear Safety

In recent years, with nuclear energy in decline in some countries, several experimental facilities used for safety research have either been shut down or are planned to be. This event will highlight the virtues of such facilities. For example, they provide new results that can be used to improve nuclear safety and radiation protection in future nuclear facilities. In addition, they enable the development of a community of skilled experts. These factors contribute enormously to the safety and success of new nuclear projects, whose technological parameters are significantly different from those of current nuclear installations. To support these facilities, international cooperation is essential.

This event is organized by France.

This event will be held on Thursday, 29 September 2022, from 2.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m. in Conference Room CR7, C Building, seventh floor.

Together Towards Equal Representation of Women from All Regions

The purpose of this event is to enhance Member States’ awareness of the importance of increasing the representation of women from underrepresented regions in IAEA activities. The event will encourage Member States to ensure that more women with technical expertise from developing countries can participate in IAEA activities.

A reception co-hosted with IAEA Member States is planned to take place following the event. This event is organized by Women in Nuclear IAEA and Mexico.

This event will be held on Thursday, 29 September 2022, from 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. in Conference Room M5, M Building, ground floor.

Nuclear Education as a Basis for Long-Lasting Social Impact and Empowerment of People

The side event will highlight the social impact of nuclear education and training, in unlocking human potential and helping our societies and economies to prosper. The speakers will discuss cases related to educating the present and next generations of professionals in developed nuclear energy markets, including women in STEM, young people and local communities. They will also address the role of education in the emerging nuclear energy countries, particularly in Africa.

This event is organized by the Russian Federation.

This virtual event will be held on Friday, 30 September 2022, from 2.00 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.

The event will be also accessible virtually, please note that registration is required.

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