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Conference Tracks

Submit your original paper to one of our selected tracks to join in shaping the discourse of energy transitions and diversity in the energy sector. All papers should be in English.

 Deadlines  

 

Submission of Full papers*

August 26, 2024

Notification of acceptance decision

September 23, 2024

Final paper submission deadline

October 7, 2024

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*Further instructions on the application procedure and selection criteria will be shared soon

Energy Transition

New nuclear capacity addition; integrated energy systems; license renewal and life extension; nuclear hydrogen production; nuclear desalination; innovative and inclusive solutions

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Reactor Physics, Fuel Cycle, and Non-Proliferation

Neutron transport and diffusion; reactivity and control; in-core fuel burnup; criticality; cross-section calculation and/or measurement; numerical methods in reactor physics; fuel and core design optimization; fuel management; high and low-level waste management; final repository engineering design and materials; reprocessing MOX fuel; safeguards

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Nuclear Reactor Thermal-hydraulics and Safety

Transient analysis; design basis accident; severe accident analysis; reactor stability; probabilistic safety assessment; safety systems; prediction and early detection of malfunctioning of safety systems; risk modeling; thermal limits; structural integrity; thermal-hydraulics; thermo-mechanical analysis; computational codes; computational fluid dynamics; active and passive safety systems; two-phase flows; critical heat flux; boiling, condensation and stratification research

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Operation, Maintenance, Materials, and New Designs

Aging; operational experience; security; cybersecurity; supply chain; inspection; experimental installations;  anomaly detection; simulation and control; emergency planning; instrumentation; equipment qualification; nuclear reactor new technologies; human-machine interface; decision-making informatics; modularity in construction; new materials for components and structures; corrosion, fracture and stress on reactor vessel and internals; testing and analysis of materials for the nuclear industry; Generation III, III+, and IV reactors; fusion technology; new disruptive technologies (AI, 3D printing, additive manufacturing, digitalization)

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Environment and Non-Electric Applications

Impact of nuclear activities on the environment; the role of nuclear power in climate change; radiological impact; isotope and radiation applications in industry, medicine, and agriculture; tomography, neurography, mammography, spectrometry; nuclear magnetic resonance; nuclear chemistry; particle accelerators; and X-rays

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Energy Planning, Public Acceptance, and Human Resources in the Energy Industry

Nuclear economy, nuclear energy, and energy planning;  decommissioning and dismantling of facilities, levelized generation cost calculation methods; nuclear energy, and public opinion (how to communicate nuclear to the general public); stakeholder engagement, international cooperation, nuclear law, experience in education and training programs, safety culture and nuclear knowledge management

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Radiological Protection and Safety

Qualification and certification in radiological protection, biological dosimetry; nuclear instrumentation; regulation, shielding; power and research reactor radiological safety and security, radioactive material transport, and radioactive waste management

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Gender Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Addressing gender bias and stereotypes; supportive and inclusive work environments; fostering work-life balance; co-designing equal opportunities; institutional strategies, policies, and measures to strengthen gender equality, diversity and inclusion; intersectionality; inclusive leadership models

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emPowering the Next Generation

Programs, initiatives, and lessons learned around training and development, mentorship, and other projects aimed at inspiring, developing and empowering the next generation of nuclear professionals, equipping them with the knowledge, skills, and resources to drive innovation and sustainability in the nuclear energy sector

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