NKM Highlights

  • Another successful edition of the Nuclear Knowledge Management School: Increased participation of women

    NKMschool 2016

    2016-09-21 | An experienced team of experts and highly committed participants has gathered in Trieste, Italy, to take part in the 12th Nuclear Knowledge Management (NKM) School. The week-long school is jointly organized by the IAEA and the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), and aims to giving participants an opportunity to learn how the nuclear sector manages its core asset – knowledge.

  • IAEA Nuclear Energy Management School Bridges Knowledge Gap for Young Professionals in Japan

    NEMschool Japan

    2016-08-02 | Retaining knowledge in the nuclear sector is a major challenge as industry veterans retire and younger professionals take their place. The Nuclear Energy Management (NEM) School serves as an effective tool to help bridge this gap of management experience and knowledge.

  • IAEA, STAR-NET sign agreement on Nuclear Education and Training in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

    IAEA STAR-NET PA signing

    The IAEA and the Regional Education and Training Network in Nuclear Technology, also known as STAR-NET, signed Practical Arrangements on 31 May 2016 to cooperate on nuclear education and professional training, related research and outreach in nuclear technology.

  • 3rd IAEA International Conference on Nuclear Knowledge Management


    Join us at our forthcoming Third International Conference on Nuclear Knowledge Management: Challenges and Approaches! The conference is being organised by the IAEA in cooperation with OECD/NEA and will be held at the IAEA from 7 - 11 November 2016. Several high calibre speakers have already confirmed their participation, and various organisations, including nuclear utilities, vendors, research institutions and service providers will exhibit and sponsor.

    Drawing from a strong collaboration effort by several sections, divisions and departments of the IAEA, the Conference will address and bring together managers, decision-makers and knowledge management specialists from all types of organizations involved in the nuclear sector, offering an opportunity to share experiences, lessons learned and practical approaches to KM. For more information see our conference webpage

  • New Publication: Nuclear Accident Knowledge Taxonomy


    2016-05-17 | There is a need to categorize and structure knowledge related to nuclear accidents. Development of the structure is challenging unless conducted with consideration of the experience of people who were involved in the accidents. In order to support those activities, the IAEA has taken a leading role to assist in the development of a knowledge organization system and associated taxonomy for nuclear accident knowledge domain, which could be implemented and applied by Member States’ nuclear organizations.

  • New Publication: Knowledge Management and its Implementation in Nuclear Organizations


    2016-04-28 | The IAEA’s nuclear knowledge management activities provide guidance in knowledge management and assist in transferring and preserving knowledge, exchanging information, establishing and supporting cooperative networks and in training the next generation of nuclear experts. This publication shares best practices and experiences based on the knowledge management assist visit programme undertaken by IAEA expert teams during the period 2005-2013. These visits have involved different types of organizations, including NPPs, nuclear R&D organizations and nuclear based educational establishments such as universities.

  • Accepting Applications: First African Nuclear Energy Management School


    2016-04-22 | Young professionals from across Africa have until 30 June to apply to attend the Joint South Africa - IAEA Nuclear Energy Management (NEM) School to be held in Cape Town, South Africa from 17-28 October 2016.

  • Nuclear Knowledge Management Wiki Now Live for Public Access and Expert Contributions


    2016-04-18 | The IAEA recently launched the Nuclear Knowledge Management (NKM) Wiki for NKM practitioners and professionals to collaborate more effectively, exchange opinions and share experiences on common issues and approaches. Wiki is based on an ontological model, which will allow for professionals to approach the subject of NKM in a more systematic and structured manner. They now have access to contribute to a critical mass of NKM related resource and reference materials, such as, topical articles and descriptions of key concepts, all with referenced sources.

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