Nuclear Programs & Technical Cooperation

Nuclear Programs & Technical Cooperation At third day of Conference there were held the session called “Nuclear Programs & Technical Cooperation”. The session was opened by a IAEA presentation on Technical Cooperation. It followed by reports about national nuclear programs from India, Russia, Romania, Armenia, Macedonia and Ukraine. During this session was shown that the […]

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Other Applications Of Nuclear Technology

Other Applications Of Nuclear Technology As result of the meeting we realized that the main problems that affect the Nuclear Applications are the following: lack of interest and support in the same Nuclear Field which cause economic problems and diminish the number and quality of research. lack of communication about the benefits produced by the […]

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Nuclear Technology

Nuclear Technology 436 nuclear reactors are currently operating worldwide and 39 of them are under construction. Together they have accumulated nearly 10000 operating years. They produce approximately 16 % of world electricity generated. Research and development in nuclear field is on the highest level and significant portion of knowledge gained in nuclear field is successfully […]

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Nuclear Education && Transfer Of Know-How

Nuclear Education & Transfer Of Know-How An education and knowledge transfer panel session was organized in response to general observance of an aging workforce, lack of student interest in nuclear programs (evidenced by declining enrollment in university programs worldwide), and declining job opportunities for nuclear professionals as a result of budget cuts and a lack […]

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Young Generation Opening Session

Young Generation Opening Session The main question that came out from the session as well as from the Y Notes session was actually a very simple one: why do those young generation movements exist in the nuclear field? Why is there such a need? And to such an obvious question, the answer is not that […]

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Y-Notes sessions results

What is “Y-Notes” sessions “Y-Notes” sessions were held each evening following the formal sessions to give participants a unique opportunity for international discussions about the challenges facing the nuclear industry. A representative sample of participants drawn from multiple viewpoints met in “Y-Notes” sessions to develop a statement summarizing the common theme of the discussion following […]

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Sixth Day, Friday, April 14-th

IAEA On Friday, April 14 a small delegation traveled to IAEA headquarters to meet with supporters of International Youth Nuclear activities. The first stop was a meeting with Deputy Director General Victor Morougov. Mr.Mourogov provided his views into the future of nuclear science and technology and was interested in the successes of the Congress. We […]

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Fifth Day, Thursday, April 13-th

Technical Tours – Bohunice And Mochovice A few conference goers spent an extra day to experience nuclear engineering in action in Slovakia. Two groups were formed, one heading to the Bohunice Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) and Radioactive Waste Treatment Center; the other headed off to the Mochovce Nuclear Power Plant and the Mochovce National Low […]

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Fourth Day, Wednesday, April 12-th

Economics In the Economics session, participants talked about how one must continue to improve the economies of nuclear power to make nuclear power an economically viable alternative. Antoine Van de Velde of Siemens AG talked of the significant role of advanced nuclear fuel technologies in improvign nuclear power plant operation. He stated that “although the […]

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Third Day, Tuesday, April 11-th

Political Aspects The second day of the conference started with a session on political aspects of nuclear science and technology. In this session, nuclear policies throughout the world, and more specifically non-proliferation and plutonium disposition issues, were discussed. Nuclear Technology II In this second session on nuclear technology, in parallel with a session on political […]

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