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67th IAEA General Conference

25 – 29 September 2023, Vienna International Centre, Vienna

Thursday, 23 May

A visit at the Nuclear Security Training and Demonstration Centre at the IAEA Seibersdorf Laboratories will be offered on Thursday, 28 September 2023, from 1.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m.

Advance registration is required via email by Monday, 25 September 2023, stating first and family name, affiliation, delegation, e-mail and telephone number.

The assembly point is the Information Desk at the entrance to the M building from where participants will be picked up on the respective day at 12:45 p.m.

This event will discuss the challenges and implications of low-carbon transitions, including for very ambitious net zero targets. Starting from an analysis of recent energy transition scenarios to set the scene, the discussion will address the issues of system costs, life cycle assessment and climate change resilience. IAEA analysis on the contribution of nuclear power to such transitions will be discussed in this context.

This event will be held on Thursday, 28 September 2023, from 2.00 p.m. to 3.00 p.m. at ESPACE M01, M Building, first floor.

28 September 2023, 14:00
Member States Side Events

This event will showcase how the Iran Radiation Application Development Company (IRAD), a knowledge-based organization with the goal of improving people’s quality of life through radiation applications, has developed novel products such as hydrogel wound dressing, hemostatic powder, a self-shielded gamma irradiator, agricultural superabsorbent, sanitary superabsorbent, a lead cell, an essential oil extraction device, a microwave disinfestation device, hydromulch, an area gamma monitor, an X-ray irradiator for the sterile insect technique and lead-free X-ray shielding. This event is organized by the Islamic Republic of Iran.

This event will be held on Thursday, 28 September 2023, from 14.00 p.m. to 15.00 p.m. in Conference Room M6, M Building, ground floor.

28 September 2023, 14:00
Secretariat Side Events

Several countries have used the Regulatory Authority Information System (RAIS) to establish their registries of radiation sources and other safety and nuclear security related records. A new version of the system, RAIS+, has been developed based on the feedback collected and driven by new information technologies.

This event will present RAIS+ and inform Member States about planned activities to launch RAIS+. Different features and functionalities of RAIS+ will be shown, along with examples of its implementation.

This event will be held on Thursday, 28 September 2023, from 2.00 p.m. to 3.00 p.m. in Conference Room CR4, C Building, seventh floor.

This event will enable National Liaison Officers and Member States from Europe and Central Asia to discuss programme implementation and planning.

This event will be held on Thursday, 28 September 2023, from 2.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m. in Conference Room CR5, C Building, seventh floor.

The event will be also accessible virtually.

This event, organized by France, will highlight new developments and training/education opportunities in the field of nuclear safety management and leadership, in the context of implementing General Safety Requirements (GSR) Parts 2 and 6. In addition, the first results of the European Leadership for Safety Education (ELSE) project’s university diploma training course (Université Côte d’Azur) will be presented and the objectives of the Decommissioning Management and Leadership for Safety Education (DMaLSE) project will be provided. These projects are developed in coordination with the IAEA to enhance knowledge made available by its International School on Nuclear and Radiological Leadership for Safety. This event is organized by France.

This event will be held on Thursday, 28 September 2023, from 2.30 p.m. to 4.00 p.m. in Conference Room M7, M Building, ground floor.

The event will address the development of the world’s atomic cities through nuclear technologies and infrastructure, including energy related and non-energy applications of nuclear that help to improve citizens’ wellbeing and launch new industries. The event will build upon the outcomes of the Obninsk International Youth Forum taking place in September 2023, where sustainable cities will be one of the key themes. It will also bring together representatives of atomic cities to discuss how people and urban communities can use nuclear technologies and nuclear’s novel applications to boost the quality of life. This event is organized by the Russian Federation.

This event will be held on Thursday, 28 September 2023, from 3.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. in Conference Room M5, M Building, ground floor.

Climate change and energy availability are main and potentially competing global challenges that urgently require solutions. With the role of nuclear being increasingly acknowledged as essential in meeting those challenges, different technologies are being developed.
Capturing the vision put forward by the Generation IV International Forum, the promises of fuel cycle closure, enhanced safety and economic competitiveness are attracting steadily increasing attention to lead cooled fast reactors (LFRs).
This event will provide an overview of ongoing worldwide activities on the development of LFR technology, providing perspectives on its deployment. This event is organized by Italy.

This event will be held on Thursday, 28 September 2023, from 3.30 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. in Conference Room CR3, C Building, seventh floor.

28 September 2023, 15:30
Secretariat Side Events

Laboratories capable of generating reliable data, in a timely manner, are the cornerstone of any country’s capacity to understand and manage its water resources, and to support national water governance. Launched by the IAEA Director General at the United Nations 2023 Water Conference, the GloWAL Network aims to assist Member States with building capacity in water analysis through the development and strengthening of water analysis laboratories. This event will explain how Member States can get involved with the GloWAL Network and the benefits they can derive from being a member.

This event will be held on Thursday, 28 September 2023, from 3.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. in Conference Room M4, M Building, ground floor.

The event will be also accessible virtually.

The Arab network of Nuclear Regulators (ANNuR), established in January 2010, is a regional network that enables the exchange of information, knowledge, experiences and lessons learned among regulators in Arab countries. ANNuR plays a key role in sharing and maintaining the knowledge in nuclear safety and security, radiation protection, emergency preparedness and response. This event is organized by Tunisia.

This event will be held on Thursday, 28 September 2023, from 4.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. in Conference Room M6, M Building, ground floor.

This joint IAEA–United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) event will highlight how becoming party to and effectively implementing the Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (A/CPPNM) and the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism (ICSANT) helps strengthen nuclear security worldwide, with States sharing their practical experiences in adhering to and implementing these key legal instruments. It will also showcase the available support provided by the IAEA and the UNODC to States. This event is organized jointly by the IAEA and UNODC.

This event will be held on Thursday, 28 September 2023, from 4.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. in Conference Room M7, M Building, ground floor.

28 September 2023, 17:00
Member States Side Events

The event will serve as a platform for dialogue on the latest developments, future trends, improved access to nuclear health care and innovation, and for sharing best practices and enabling cooperation. It is hoped that strategic and technological advancements in nuclear health care, improving patient outcomes globally, will be fostered. This event is organized by China.

This event will be held on Thursday, 28 September 2023, from 5.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. in Conference Room CR4, C Building, seventh floor.

28 September 2023, 21:45
Daily Schedule of Events

Friday, 24 May

22 September 2023, 8:00
Technical Cooperation Meetings

This event will enable discussions by the national representatives under the Regional Co-operative Agreement for Research, Development and Training Related to Nuclear Science and Technology (RCA).

This event will be held on Friday, 22 September 2023, from 8.00 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. in Conference Room CR3, C Building, seventh floor.

22 September 2023, 17:30
Daily Schedule of Events
29 September 2023, 9:30
Secretariat Side Events

The Regulatory Cooperation Forum (RCF) was established in 2010 to facilitate coordinated support to the regulatory bodies in nuclear power embarking countries.

This event will provide updates of the RCF’s activities both to RCF members and non-RCF members. It will focus on the improvement of the RCF programme to enhance the support for regulatory infrastructure development in nuclear power embarking countries, based on the comprehensive survey for RCF members.

This event will be held on Friday, 29 September 2023, from 9.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. in Conference Room CR4, C Building, seventh floor.

The event will be also accessible virtually, for more information please send a message to the Contact-Point.

This event will showcase the successful applications of advanced and climate-smart technologies, as well as the results being achieved at the national level towards food security in Africa. It will cover agricultural soil and water management, improved crop production, enhanced livestock production, the control of insect pests and improvements in food safety.

This event will be held on Friday, 29 September 2023, from 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon in Conference Room CR3, C Building, seventh floor.

29 September 2023, 10:00
Member States Side Events

This event will present some of the many successes that Iraq has achieved in collaboration with the IAEA’s technical cooperation programme. These successes have contributed to solutions to many challenges faced by Iraq, such as addressing radioactive contamination in Iraq’s southern provinces, the decommissioning of nuclear facilities and sites, the development of Iraq’s regulatory authority and the recovery of orphan sources. The technical cooperation programme is also assisting Iraq in addressing a significant growth in cancer incidence through capacity building and the transfer of technology needed to diagnose and treat cancer. This event is organized by Iraq.

This event will be held on Friday, 29 September 2023, from 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon in Conference Room M6, M Building, ground floor.

29 September 2023, 13:00
Organized Visits

The IAEA Archives are a pillar of the IAEA’s institutional memory, spanning over 70 years and comprising over 10 000 shelf metres of hard-copy records and 10 terabytes of data.

These walking tours are an opportunity to look behind the scenes to:

  • Experience the size and composition of the IAEA Archives;
  • Interact with some of the treasures in our holdings and be inspired by the Agency’s history;
  • View the Reading Room and an archival repository, and learn about challenges in preservation and access management; and
  • Hear how the Department of Management oversees the IAEA Archives.

Tours run from 1.00 to 2.00 p.m. daily. Visit the desk at the MT Exhibition on M0E to sign up.

29 September 2023, 14:30
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