Co-sponsored meetings and conferences

The conferences and symposia listed below were organised by national or international bodies for which NEA co-sponsorship or co-operation was requested.


2004 North American Regional ISOE ALARA Symposium
  The 2004 North American ISOE ALARA Symposium is organized to provide a global forum to promote the exchange of ideas and management approaches to maintaining occupational radiation exposures As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA).
Organiser North American Technical Center (NATC)
Where Miami, Florida, USA
PBNC 2004 - 14th Pacific Basin Nuclear Conference and Technology Exhibit – New Technologies for a New Era
  By the end of the 20th century, nuclear technology was established as a major contributor to the betterment of life, both through safe, clean generation of electricity and applications in medicine and industry. The 14th PBNC will reflect on past accomplishments, and will look ahead to the development of new nuclear technologies for the 21st century.
Organiser American Nuclear Society (ANS), conducted under the auspices of the Pacific Nuclear Council
Where Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
12th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE 12)
  Topics covered at ICONE include: Plant Operations, Maintenance and Life Cycle; Materials and Chemistry Issues; Structural Integrity and Dynamics; Nuclear Engineering Advances; Next Generation Systems; Safety and Security; Codes, Standards, Licensing and Regulatory Issues; Fuel Cycle and High Level Waste Management; Low Level Waste Management and Decommissioning; Thermal Hydraulics; Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
Organiser American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Where Arlington, Virginia (Washington, D.C.), USA
PHYSOR-2004 - The Physics of Fuel Cycles and Advanced Nuclear Systems: Global Developments
  The theme of the meeting is "The Physics of Fuel Cycles and Advanced Nuclear Systems: Global Developments". The technical program will include 28 technical sessions and 5 plenary sessions with internationally known speakers, including Nobel Laureate Burton Richter.
Organiser Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)
Where Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
DisTech 2004 - Disposal Technologies and Concepts 2004: International Conference on Radioactive Waste Disposal
  Safe disposal of radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel is considered to be a major challenge for the present generation independent from current and future scenarios of nuclear power use in different countries. Eight sections will be covered at this conference: international co-operation for waste management; site selection: the step-wise approach; disposal of high-level waste and spent nuclear fuel; disposal of low-and intermediate-level waste; repository safety; backfill and sealing
of repositories; long-term interim storage; public and political aspects.
Organisers Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz (BfS), Salzgitter, Germany
Deutsche Gesellschaft zum Bau und Betrieb von Endlagern für Abfallstoffe mbH (DBE),
Peine, Germany
Where Berlin, Germany;
2-6 May ANS International Topical Meeting on Advanced Nuclear Installation Safety
  This is a major meeting for discussing safety and security issues, including method applications, and risk-informed methods for advanced reactors and other nuclear installations. The primary emphasis will be on safety and safeguards issues affecting next-generation power plants and other (non-reactor) nuclear facilities.
Organiser American Nuclear Society (ANS)
Where San Francisco, California, USA
IYNC 2004 – International Youth Nuclear Congress
Youth, future, nuclear
  IYNC is an international network of young professionals who develop new approaches to communicate benefits of nuclear power, as part of a balanced energy mix; promote further peaceful uses of nuclear science; transfer knowledge from the current generation of leading scientists to the next generation and across international boundaries.
Organiser Canadian Nuclear Society
Where Toronto, Canada
10th International Conference on Radiation Shielding (ICRS-10), and 13th Topical Meeting on Radiation Protection and Shielding (RPS-2004)
  This conference explores the scientific, technological and engineering issues associated with radiation shielding in broad nuclear energy systems, accelerator facilities, space and general environments. It is one of the premier international radiation shielding relevant events, regularly drawing some 250 of world’s top scientists.
Organiser ITN in Lisbon (Nuclear and Technological Institute)
Where Madeira, Portugal
IRPA 11 - 11th International Congress of the International Radiation Protection Association
  Since its inception one of the major achievements of IRPA is to organise World Congresses covering all aspects of radiation protection. These congresses provide an unrivalled opportunity for professionals from all countries to interact with each other and inform themselves as to the latest developments in radiological protection. Especially at this time when major changes concerning standards are under discussion, the IRPA Congresses are significant milestones in the development process. IRPA-11 will cover development of standards not only for protection of people, but also for protection of the environment.
Organiser Spanish Radiological Protection Society (SEPR)
Where Madrid, Spain
13-17 June ICAPP '04 — ANS 2004 International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants
  This congress will bring together international experts of the nuclear industry involved in the operation, development, building, regulation and research related to nuclear power plants. The programme will cover the full spectrum of nuclear power plant issues from design, deployment and construction of plants to research and development of future designs and advanced systems.
Organiser American Nuclear Society (ANS)
Where Pittsburgh, PA, USA


7th International Conference on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management (PSAM 7 – ESREL ’04)
  The purpose of this meeting is to advance the explicit use of probabilistic methods in the design, management and safe operations of engineered systems and facilities. The conference series, better known as “PSAM conferences” have attracted an average of 500 participants from government, academia and the private sector. Presentations cover a wide range of disciplines.

International Association for Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management (IAPSAM) & European Safety and Reliability Association (ESRA)

Where Berlin, Germany
ATALANTE 2004: Advances for future nuclear fuel cycles
  The ATALANTE conference series provides an international forum for the presentation and discussion of current research on nuclear fuel cycles and waste management.
Organiser French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA)
Where Nîmes, France
22-26 August ANS Spectrum 2004 "Closure of Nuclear Facilities"
  Spectrum is an international conference covering all aspects of radioactive waste management. Spectrum 2004 will highlight the technical challenges and successes involved in closing government and commercial nuclear facilities and reducing public risk.
Organiser American Nuclear Society (ANS), Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division. Sponsors: Decommissioning, Decontamination & Reutilization Division, DOE Environmental Management, DOE Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management
Where Atlanta, GA, USA
29 August - 3 September Sixth International Conference on Nuclear and Radiochemistry
  All aspects of nuclear and radiochemistry will be considered during this conference. Emphasis will be on chemically-oriented studies.
Organiser Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
Where Aachen, Germany
6-10 September Workshop on Safe, Efficient and Cost-Effective Decommissioning
  This workshop will cover large decommissioning projects including management, waste and stakeholder issues. The scope will include power reactors, fuel facilities and facilities in a transition stage.
Organiser NEA in co-operation with the IAEA and EC; hosted by Società Gestione Impianti Nucleari (SOGIN) and the Italian Agency for Environment Protection and for Technical Services (APAT)
Where Rome, Italy
7-10 September International Conference on Nuclear Knowledge Management
  The objective of this conference is to reach a clear and common understanding of issues related to nuclear knowledge management for sustaining knowledge and expertise in nuclear science and technology. The conference will provide a forum for professionals and decision makers in the nuclear sector, comprising industry, governments and academia as well as professionals in the knowledge management and information technology sectors.
Organiser International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Hosted by: Government of France through the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA)
Where Saclay, France
19-24 September 2004 International Meeting on Light Water Reactor Fuel Performance
  This is an international forum for discussion of light water reactor fuel performance during normal operation, operational transients, accidents and long-term storage. The technical scope of the meeting includes all aspects of nuclear fuel from fuel rod to core design as well as performance experience in commercial and test reactors. The meeting excludes front end and back end fuel issues, however, it covers all front and/or back issues that impact fuel designs and performance.
Organiser American Nuclear Society (ANS)
Where Orlando, Florida, USA
26 Sept –
1 Oct
International Conference on Nuclear Data for Science and Technology (ND-2004)
  This conference will focus on nuclear data, their production, dissemination, testing, processing methods and application. The data are produced both through experiments and theoretical models; they are compiled and evaluated to form data libraries of use in applications; and they are tested through benchmark experiments and a very wide range of applications. This Conference includes all of these activities with the goal of improving nuclear data, identifying areas of data needs where progress is required, and providing reliable data for applications including fission and fusion energy, accelerator driven systems, accelerator technology, spallation-neutron sources, nuclear medicine, environment, space, nonproliferation, nuclear safety, astrophysics and cosmology, and basic research.
Organiser NEA, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)

Santa Fe, USA



Third International Conference on the Fatigue of Components and Structures
  Fatigue is a primary degradation mechanism affecting nuclear power plant components worldwide. The effective management of fatigue is important to the continued safe operation of plant components during present operation and as plants consider long-term operation. The third conference in this series will again bring together international experts to discuss significant fatigue issues that affect nuclear power plant operations.
Organiser NEA, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Where Seville, Spain
13-17 December IAEA International Symposium on the Disposal of Low-Activity Radioactive Waste
  The purpose of the Symposium is to foster information exchange in current issues in the area of the disposal of low-activity radioactive waste and to promote international coherence on safety issues, technologies and approaches for their resolution.
Organiser International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Where Cordoba, Spain


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