17-21 June 2019, CEA Saclay, France
This international course will cover the six Generation IV Systems; Gas-cooled Fast Reactor (GFR), Lead-cooled Fast Reactor (LFR), Molten Salt Reactor (MSR), Supercritical Water-cooled Reactor (SCWR), Sodium-cooled Fast Reactor (SFR) and Very High Temperature Reactor (VHTR). and address cross-cutting aspects of safety, material and fuel, energy conversion and the nuclear fuel cycle. It will take place from 17-21 June 2019 at CEA Saclay, France, organised jointly by the French National Institute for Nuclear Science and Technology (INSTN) and the Generation IV International Forum (GIF). The course is for professionals, engineers, researchers and students interested in acquiring a global view of 4th Generation Nuclear Reactors. We encourage experts that are already involved in Gen IV activities to attend as well.
For more information and to enroll, visit the Nuclear Reactor Systems for the Future course website.
1-3 July 2019, TU Delft, Netherlands
The bootcamp is organized in partnership between the US-DOE funded NuSTEM consortium and EU-funded SAMOFAR research consortium, with the goal of disseminating knowledge about molten salt science and engineering, and expanding the community of researchers in this field. Being a large multi-institution effort, this bootcamp also has the goal of facilitating knowledge exchange among the global community of molten salt researchers. In reaching to a diverse attendance, we hope to form a community of learning and research exchange among the attendance cohort that in the future contributes to knowledge exchange and establishment of global collaborations among molten salt researchers.
The bootcamp is open to: Graduate students and researchers working or planning to work on molten salt research and technology development.
To learn more download the Molten Salt Summer Bootcamp Flyer.
The 25th session of the Frédéric Joliot/Otto Hahn (FJOH) Summer School on “Nuclear Reactors Physics, Fuels, and Systems” will be held in Karlsruhe, from August 21 to 30, 2019. This session is entitled “Innovative Reactors: Matching the Design to Future Deployment and Energy Needs”. It is an advanced post-graduate-level course aimed at junior as well as experienced scientists and engineers engaged in the broad field of nuclear sciences, engineering and technologies. For more information download the FJOH 2019 Flyer.
19-30 August 2019, Paris, France
Launched in Silicon Valley three years ago, the 2019 Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp is crossing the Atlantic and in association with the French Innovatome Contest!
It will take place from 19-30 August 2019 in Paris, France, hosted by the NEA, in collaboration with the French Nuclear Energy Society (SFEN), the University of Wisconsin‑Madison and the Nuclear Innovation Alliance (NIA). The Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp seeks to train students and early‑career professionals in skills essential to accelerating innovation in nuclear energy. The two‑week programme will feature real‑world team projects, expert‑led sessions, and hands‑on activities to equip the participants with an in‑depth understanding of specific issues relating to nuclear innovation. The participants will also learn about venture fundamentals, markets, financing and the product development process.
Visit the Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp website to learn more and apply.
22-27 September 2019, Seattle, Washington USA
Hosted by ANS Meetings
Two meetings in one
Global is the leading international meeting on the nuclear fuel cycle held every other year, alternating between Asia, Europe and the US. Bringing these two meetings together will give managers, scientists and engineers an opportunity to share ideas and enter into mutually beneficial collaborations.
Top Fuel is the preeminent international meeting on new developments in LWR fuel performance held every year, alternating between Asia, Europe and the US.
Download the Call for Papers leaflet.
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