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The GIF Education and Training Task Force has organised a webinar series which features speakers from around the world, explaining why GEN IV reactor systems are crucial for the sustainability of the nuclear fuel cycle. The webinar series was launched with a presentation by former GIF Chair John Kelly on “Atoms for Peace – the Next Generation” and will be followed by monthly webinars.


Series 1:  Atoms for Peace - The Next Generation

Webcast: 29 September 2016
Presenter: Dr. John Kelly, Department of Energy, USA 
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Series 2:  Closing the Fuel Cycle

Webcast: 19 October 2016
Presenter: Prof. Myung Seung Yang, Institute of Energy and Environment 
Youngsan University, Republic of Korea

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Series 3:  Introduction to Nuclear Reactor Design

22 November 2016
Presenter: Dr. Claude Renault, CEA, France
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Series 4:  Sodium Cooled Fast Reactors 

15 December 2016
Presenter: Dr. Bob Hill, ANL, USA
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Series 5:  Very High Temperature Reactors

25 January 2017
Presenter: Dr. Carl Sink, DOE, USA
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Series 6:  Gas Cooled Fast Reacto

22 February 2017
Presenter: Dr. Alfredo Vasile, CEA, France
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Series 7:  Supercritical Water Reactors (SCWR)

28 March 2017
Presenter: Dr. Laurence Leung, CNL, Canada

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Series 8:  Fluoride-Cooled High-Temperature Reactors (FHR) 

27 April 2017
Presenter: Prof. Per Peterson, UC Berkeley, USA

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Series 9:  Molten Salt Reactors (MSR)

23 May 2017
Dr. Elsa Merle, CNRS, France

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Series 10:  Lead Fast Reactor (LFR)
12 June 2017
Presenter: Prof. Craig Smith, US Naval Graduate School, USA

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Series 11:  General Considerations on Thorium as a Nuclear Fuel

12 July 2017
Presenter: Dr. Franco Michel-Sendis, OECD/NEA, France

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Series 12:  Metallic Fuel for SFRs

22 August 2017
Presenter: Dr. Steven Hayes, INL, USA

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Series 13:  Energy Conversion

21 September 2017
Presenter: Dr. Richard Stainsby, NNL, UK

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Series 14: Estimating Costs of Gen IV Systems

25 October 2017
Presenter: Dr. Geoffrey Rothwell, OECD/NEA, France

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Series 15: Feedback Phenix and Superphenix

29 November 2017
Presenter: Dr. Joel Guidez, CEA, France

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Series 16: Sustainability, A Relevant Approach for Defining Future Nuclear Fuel Cycles

14 December 2017
Presenter: Dr. Christophe Poinssot, CEA, France

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Series 17: Design, Safety Features and Progress of the HTR-PM

24 January 2018
Presenter: Prof. Dr. Yujie Dong, INET, Tsinghua University, China

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Series 18: Materials Challenges for Generation IV Reactors

21 February 2018
Presenter: Dr. Stu Maloy, LANL, USA 

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Series 19: SCK•CEN’s R&D on MYRRHA

21 March 2018 
Presenter: Prof. Hamid Aït Abderrahim, SCK•CEN, Belgium

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Series 20: Proliferation Resistance and Physical Protection of Gen IV Reactor Systems

23 May 2018
Presenter: Dr. Robert Bari, Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA

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Series 21: Molten Salt Actinide Recycler and Transforming System with and Without Th-U support: MOSART

07 June 2018
Presenter: Dr. Victor Ignatiev, Kurchatov Institute, Russia

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Series 22: Astrid, Lessons Learned

30 July 2018
Presenter: Mr. Gilles Rodriguez, CEA, France

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Series 23: Advanced Lead Fast Reactor European Demonstrator, ALFRED Project

26 September 2018
Presenter: Dr. Alessandro Alemberti,Ansaldo Nucleare, Italy

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Series 24: Russia BN 600 and BN 800

19 December 2018
Presenter: Mr. Ilya Pakhomov, IPPE, Russia

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Series 25: Scientific and Technical Problems of Closed Nuclear Fuel Cycle in Two-Component Nuclear Energetics

30 January 2019
Presenter: Dr. Alexander Orlov, IPPE, Russia

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Series 26: Safety of Gen IV Reactors

19 February 2019
Presenter: Dr. Luca Ammirabile, Euratom, EU

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Series 27: The ALLEGRO Experimental Gas Cooled Fast Reactor Project

20 March 2019
Presenter: Dr. Ladislav Belovsky 

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Series 28: European Sodium Fast Reactor: An Introduction

15 April 2019
Presenter: Dr. Konstantin Mikityuk, PSI, Switzerland 

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Series 29: Formulation of Alternative Cement Matrix for Solidification/Stabilization of Nuclear Waste

22 May 2019
Presenter: Mr. Matthieu De Campos, Universite de Lille 1, France

Series 30: Interaction JOG/Sodium in Case of a Clad Breach in an SFR System

19 June 2019
Presenter: Mr. Guilhem Kauric, CEA, France

Series 31: Security Study of Sodium-Gas Heat Exchangers in Frame of Sodium-cooled Fast Reactors

31 July 2019
Presenter: Ms. Fang Chen, CEA, France

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