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The 20th Anniversary Conference IGORR (Russia, Kazan, August 30 – September 04, 2020) will be organized by International Group Operating Research Reactors in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency.

The associated IAEA Technical Meeting on Research Reactors Ageing Management, Refurbishment and Modernization will be held as the Side-event.

IGORR Steering Committee expects over 100 participants from more than 40 countries worldwide for this important event for the Research Reactor Community.

PROGRAMME


Technical tour to the RIAR site will be organized

During a visit to the RIAR site participants will see experimental capabilities of the Russia's largest nuclear R&D center and visit reactor facilities SM-3 and BOR-60, which are the unique research reactors in the world.

Departure from the conference hotel: 8.30 Scheduled return at the conference hotel: 18.00

Tour will take place on 2 September 2020.


AUSTRALIA : Mark Summerfield (ANSTO)
AUSTRIA : Ram Sharma (IAEA)
ARGENTINA : Herman Blaumann (CNEA) - Nestor Di Lorenzo (INVAP)
BELGIUM : Steven Van Dyck (SCK.CEN)
CANADA : Christopher Haysel (McMaster University)
CHINA : KE Guoto (CIAE) - Xinxin Lu (INET)
FRANCE : Gilles Bignan (CEA) - Claude Pascal (AREVA-TA)
GERMANY : Heiko Gerstenberg (TUM)
JAPAN : Masami Kinase (JAEA)
JORDAN : Khalifeh Abu-Saleem (JAEC)
RUSSIA : Alexander Tuzov (ROSATOM-RIAR)
SOUTH KOREA : Hoan-Sung Jung (KAERI)
USA : John Bumgardner (INL) - Tim Powers (ORNL) - Robert Williams (NIST) - Lin-wen Hu (MIT) - Ayman Hawari (NCSU)

Official site IGORR (International Group on Research Reactors): http://www.igorr.com/

The IGORR-2020 Steering Committee expects the following key topics reports:
• Research Reactor nuclear fuel cycle
• Low power Research Reactors, critical and subcritical assemblies
• Utilisation of Research Reactors
• Innovative methods in reactor physics and thermo-hydraulics
• New Research Reactor Projects
• Research Reactor operation & maintenance and ageing management
• Research Reactor safety
• Research Reactor security
• Decommissioning and dismantling of Research Reactors and waste management

Info Point

Location – IGORR 2020

IGORR 2020 will take place at the "Kazanskaya Riviera" Hotel Kazan. “Kazanskaya Riviera” – the brand is well known not only in Tatarstan but also far beyond. Comfortable, versatile and affordable European resort in the heart of the 1000 - year old city Kazan.


https://kazanriviera.ru/en/

ABOUT Kazan

Kazan – is the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, and one of the largest and most beautiful cities of Russia, which is on the list of UNESCO World Heritage cities.

Kazan is one of the leaders of the Russian cities by the number of nationalities and various world religions represented. Over the millennium history of the city of Kazan it has accumulated rich experience of different nationalities and religions living together, has reached interethnic harmony. About 1.2 million people – representatives of over 100 nationalities – live in Kazan in the atmosphere of cultural, religious and linguistic diversity. The religions balance is maintained by the respect for the rules of interfaith dialogue.


https://www.kzn.ru/o-kazani/

VISA

Information details will be available soon.

Registration & Fees

Registration

Conference fee – 600,- €

What is included in my conference fee?
  • • Participation in all sessions
  • • Technical tour to the RIAR site
  • • Access to list of participants, proceedings and presentations on conference website
  • • Lunches and coffee breaks
  • • Conference Dinner on Tuesday, 1 September 2020
  • Information details will be available soon.

Call for Papers

Important Dates:

  • • Deadline for abstract submission: 15 March 2020
    • Notification of authors: 30 April 2020
    • Deadline for full paper submission: 1 July 2020
    • Deadline for submission of PowerPoint presentations: 1 August 2020
    • Conference: 30 August–4 September 2020

The IGORR-2020 Steering Committee expects the following key topics reports:

• Research Reactor nuclear fuel cycle
• Low power Research Reactors, critical and subcritical assemblies
• Utilisation of Research Reactors
• Innovative methods in reactor physics and thermo-hydraulics
• New Research Reactor Projects
• Research Reactor operation & maintenance and ageing management
• Research Reactor safety
• Research Reactor security
• Decommissioning and dismantling of Research Reactors and waste management

Mark your diaries and be a part of it! Upload your abstracts before 15 March 2020.

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