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Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Science and Technology: Addressing Current and Emerging Development Challenges

28–30 November 2018, Vienna, Austria

Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Science and Technology 2018

Peaceful applications of nuclear science and technology have expanded to all spheres of daily life. Innovations in peaceful applications of nuclear techniques are making a consistently increasing socio-economic impact worldwide and offer solutions for addressing many of the emerging challenges, such as adaptation to and mitigation of climate change, response to emergencies, food security, environmental protection, water resource management, growing cancer burden, etc. The future is in our hands and the current impact along with the upcoming potential of nuclear science and technology cannot go unnoticed, standing ready and active for the dynamic and effective development dialogue.

The Ministerial Conference will focus on nuclear science, technology and applications for peaceful uses and enable the participants to engage in high-level dialogue on promoting the integration of nuclear science and technology in their respective national strategies for achieving sustainable development. It will bring attention to high impact innovations in peaceful applications of nuclear techniques in addressing current and emerging development challenges and the role of the IAEA in facilitating the deployment of such techniques by Member States.

Conference app

The IAEA Conferences and Meetings App provides a one-stop access to information on the Conference and  exhibitions. The app also allows users to put together their own personalized schedule of events. Via this app participants will be able to view contributed papers and the latest conference programme, message other participants, and view PowerPoint presentations released after the event. Participants will receive an email inviting them to register for the app approximately one week before the conference.

For iPhone or iPad users, get your free download through the Apple iTunes Store; those with Android devices can visit the Google Play Store.


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