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18-19-20 February 2020 - Workshop on Advanced Manufacturing - Workshop on R&D Infrastructures needs and opportunities

Webinar series organised by the GIF Education and Training Task Force.

Task Force Safety Design Criteria

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Presentation by Messrs Hideki Kamide (Japan Atomic Energy Commission) and Sylvestre Pivet (French Atomic Agency (CEA)) at the IAEA conference on Climate Change and the Role of Nuclear Power, in Vienna on 9th October 2019.

2020 International School in Nuclear Engineering


System Arrangements

GIF Presentations

Economic Modelling Working Group (EMWG)


Generation IV, Nuclear Reactor Systems for the Future




Molten Salt Summer Bootcamp 2019

FJOH 2019 Summer School on Nuclear Reactors

GIF membership

R&D Infrastructure Task Force (GIF RDTF)

2019 Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp comes to Europe!

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Global and Top Fuel Conferences 2019

10-14 March 2019

GIF Organisation

Risk & Safety Working Group (RSWG)

Proliferation Resistance & Physical Protection Working Group (PRPPWG)

International Course: Nuclear Fuel Cycle

OPENER summer school: OpenFOAM for multiphysics modeling of Nuclear Reactors

Technology System: SCWR

9th International Training Session: Metallurgy and Properties of Zr Alloys for Nuclear Applications

2018 Modeling, Experimentation and Validation (MeV) Summer School

GLANST Symposium

International Course

Task Force on Education and Training (ETTF)

Project Arrangement

GIF Publications


Lead-Cooled Fast Reactor (LFR)

FJOH Summer School 2016, Aix-en-Provence, France


Education & Training

Technical Secretariat

Sodium-Cooled Fast Reactor (SFR)

GIF Photo Gallery

Gas-Cooled Fast Reactor (GFR)

Very-High-Temperature Reactor (VHTR)

Molten Salt Reactor (MSR)

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Origins of the GIF

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Technology System: SCWR



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Hideki Kamide was elected Chair of the GIF Policy Group for the period 2019-2021, succeeding Francois Gauché in this role. He was previously Vice Chair of the Policy Group. He is the Deputy Director General of the Sector for Fast Reactor and Advanced Reactor Research and Development at the Japan Atomic Energy Agency.




Mr Jong-Hyuk BAEK

Jong-Hyuk Baek serves as Vice Chair of the GIF Policy Group, supporting the Chair in particular in the area of Research and Development Collaborations. He is the Senior Vice President and CTO (Chief Technology Officer) for Innovative Nuclear Reactor Systems at Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute.





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Alice Caponiti serves as Vice Chair of the GIF Policy Group, supporting the Chair in the area of Regulatory Issues. She is currently Director for Nuclear Energy Technologies in the Office of Nuclear Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy. Prior to this, she served as a United States representative on the Policy Group since 2017.





Mr Sylvestre Pivet

Sylvestre Pivet serves as Vice Chair of the GIF Policy Group, supporting the Chair in the area of Market Issues. He has been a member of the Policy Group representing France since 2015. He is currently the director of the Innovation and Nuclear Support Division. This division manages the R&D programs led by the CEA in the field of civil nuclear energy, covering fuel cycle, advanced and operating reactors and simulation. He is also deputy director of the Nuclear Energy Division since 2017.



Nobuchika Kawasaki became the GIF Policy Director on 1 January 2019, succeeding François Storrer. He is the Assistant Principle Researcher for Foreign Affairs at the Japan Atomic Energy Agency. He has strong experience in fast reactor technology and is very knowledgeable on GIF activities after having served on the OECD/NEA Technical Secretariat Team between July 2016 - July 2018.




GR 2019BISGilles Rodriguez serves as the GIF Technical Director. He is a Senior Expert Engineer at the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) and has been the Deputy Head of the ASTRID Project Team since 2016. He has broad experience in Generation IV Research and Development, which encompasses fast reactors, liquid metal coolants, safety, hydrogen production and advanced power conversion cycles.  




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