School of Nuclear Knowledge Management

The School of Nuclear Knowledge Management was held on 18–22 September 2006 in Trieste, Italy. The School was organized by the IAEA, in cooperation with the Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) and the World Nuclear University (WNU). Thirty-six participants from 23 countries attended this training event.

The objective of the workshop was to provide participants with an overview and basic understanding of the tools, mechanisms and challenges of nuclear knowledge management (NKM). Managing such knowledge requires special skills that can be derived from various disciplines and fields. The program of the workshop thus included lectures, presentations and discussions on

  • policies and strategies in nuclear knowledge management,
  • human resources planning and knowledge transfer,
  • managing nuclear information resources,
  • practical examples of knowledge management in Member States, and
  • networking for education and training.

The School also offered opportunities for participants and lecturers to exchange experiences and share information on implementing NKM, including lessons learned from knowledge management projects, and examples of good practices and national experiences in nuclear knowledge management.

The next School of Nuclear Knowledge Management is scheduled for 24–28 September 2007 at ICTP in Trieste, Italy.

Participants in the 2006 School of Nuclear Knowledge Management