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International Conference on Radioactive Waste Management: Solutions for a Sustainable Future - Young Professional Programme

1–5 November 2021, Vienna, Austria

Conference on Radioactive Waste Management 2021

Young Professional Programme


 17:00-18:30:     Being Part of the Solution: Career Paths for a Sustainable Future

Dynamic, bright, innovative young professionals are essential to the sustainability of the global nuclear industry, and to the success of this International Conference. While it’s expected that young professionals will fully participate throughout this week, the side event provides a tailored opportunity to explore diverse career paths in radioactive waste management, and to connect with a broad range of professionals ahead of the week’s events.


  • Ms Karen Wheeler
  • Mr Muhammad Naeem
  • Mr Hans-Juergen Steinmetz
  • Ms Laurie Swami
  • Mr Anthony Wickham
  • Ms Meggan Vickerd


13:30-15:00:     Looking to a Sustainable Future (Young Professionals Feedback)

Chair: Ms Christina van Drunen

The IAEA and RWM 2021 Organizing Committee are reaching out to young professionals to seek their insights and perspectives on the themes, messaged and priorities that have been presented throughout the week. While serving as a wrap up to the conference, it is also an opportunity to shape the recommendations and messages in the final report from the conference, and set the stage for future IAEA priorities and programmes of work.


  • Ms Christina Van Drunen
  • Ms Karen Wheeler
  • Mr Muhammad Naeem
  • Ms Lisa Frizzell
  • Mr Patrick Landais

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