Last month, IYNC board members and officers travelled to Manchester in the United Kingdom to hold the Mid-term IYNC Board Meeting and also attend the European Nuclear Young Generation Forum (ENYGF). This forum brought together hundreds of young professionals working in nuclear from across Europe and the world. Many of the plenary discussions focused on […]
By Matthias Vanderhaegen IYNC, together with colleagues of ENS-YGN and IAEA Nuclear Energy (NE) Department, partnered at the 2017 International Conference on Fast Reactor and Related Fuel Cycles (FR17) in Yekaterinburg, Russia. This conference, organized every 4-years, is the Walhalla of the fast reactor community, bringing together experts from every corner of the world to […]
On 11 June 2017, the IYNC Board of Directors met in Manchester, United Kingdom, prior to the start of the European Nuclear Young Generation Forum (ENYGF) 2017. Delegates from 21 countries were represented, as well as, several observer and continental organizations. Each delegate updated the group on the activities of their respective young generation in […]
The inaugural inter-varsity debate on a topic of high public interest – nuclear energy – was successfully organised in Malaysia on 12-13 April 2017. Centred on the theme “Nuclear for Peace”, the debate competition was designed to encourage self-study and constructive dialogue among undergraduates from various science to even non-science disciplines on nuclear-related issues. The […]
Kenyan Young Generation in Nuclear (KYGN) hosted the inaugural African Youth Nuclear Summit, dubbed AYNS2017 that took place on the 27th to 30th March, 2017, at Kenyatta International Conventional Centre (KICC), Nairobi. The participants were drawn from academia, research and development institutes, radiation services providers, health institutions, nuclear facilities and regulatory bodies. They shared experiences, […]
On 10 March 2017, the Australian Young Generation in Nuclear (AusYGN) held their inaugural Annual General Meeting. At this meeting the AusYGN was relaunched with a mission to ensure all Australians continue to gain the maximum benefit from nuclear science and technology in the future, by engaging and supporting young Australians today. Nine members were elected to the executive committee to advance the goals of AusYGN. It has also been exciting to welcome members to the committee and to the broader network from other states within Australia and from diverse disciplines such as mining to regulatory. This has been achieved in parallel with a rapid expansion in interested members with now over 100 young Australian’s signed up to AusYGN and receiving regular updates and information on our industry.
The IV International Nuclear Power Plant (INPP) summit took place in Istanbul, Turkey, on March 8-9 , 2017. Denis Janin, IYNC President, participated on behalf of IYNC.