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NKS-B RADWORKSHOP 2018

Workshop on Radioanalytical Chemistry for Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Management

 

8-12 October 2018, DTU Risø Campus, Roskilde, Denmark

 

Workshop Venue

The seminar will take place at DTU Risø Campus---Located on the peninsula Risø in Roskilde Fjord 7 km north of the historic town of Roskilde and 40 km west of Copenhagen. (http://www.dtu.dk/english/about/campuses/dtu-risoe-campus)


The workshop consists of two parts

8-10th October: Invited lectures and presentations from participants at Auditorium, building 112, Risø. A number of highly reputed experts from authorities, research institutes and nuclear industries will to be invited to give state-of-the art lectures in different aspects in nuclear decommissioning and waste management with the focus on radioanalytical chemistry.

11-12th October: Lab practice building 202 and 204, Risø. The lab training will demonstrate the radiochemical analysis of alpha emitters (Pu-239, 240 and Am-241) and beta emitters (Fe-55, Ni-63) in nuclear decommissioning materials.

 

Workshop Objectives
The workshop aims to strengthen the education of MSc/PhD students and young scientists and to increase competence of staff in the field of radiochemistry, with the focus on its application in nuclear decommissioning and waste management. The objectives of the workshop include: 1) Provide the participants with an overview of the nuclear decommissioning strategies and plans especially in Nordic countries, and the state-of-art of radio analytical methods developed and applied for nuclear decommissioning and challenges faced in the near future. 2) Provide an opportunity to the participants to get knowledge and practical experience in analytical experiment by participating the hands-on training in the laboratory. 3) Provide a forum to share knowledge, exchange experiences and explore solutions together overcome difficulties in analysis of various radionuclides with different approaches and techniques.

 

Topics of the workshop
1. International and national legislation on decommissioning, waste management and clearance of materials, buildings and land
2. Strategies, experience and challenges in decommissioning of nuclear facilities
3. Radiological characterization and radiochemical analysis 

    - Sampling technique and strategies
    - Radiological characterization methods
    - Principles of radiochemical analysis
    - Radiochemical methods for hard-to-measure radionuclides
    - Measurement techniques (alpha, beta, gamma, LSC, mass spectrometry)
    - Development of new techniques/materials


Workshop Organizers
DTU Nutech, Technical University of Denmark (Chair)

NRPA, Norwegian Radiation Protection Agency, Norway

STUK, Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority, Finland

SSM, Swedish Radiation Safety Authority, Sweden

 

Registration
Please submit your abstract and register for the RadWorkshop 2018 following the link http://www.conferencemanager.dk/NKSRADWorkshop.

 

Important deadlines
Abstract submission: 30 June 2018.

Registration: 31 August 2018. For the lab training, only 20 vacancies are available.

 

Practical information
There is no fund available from the organizer for supporting the participants to cover their travel and subsistence costs. Young Nordic participants are encouraged to apply a travel fund directly from NKS (see http://www.nks.org/en/nksb/travel_assistance/)

 

Contact Person
Jixin Qiao (jiqi@dtu.dk), 0045 21798724.

 

You can download the RadWorkshop 2018 flyer here: PDF.

 

 

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