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Nuclear Energy Side Events at the 61st IAEA General Conference

Nuclear Operators Forum: Challenges in Human Resources Management for Sustainable Nuclear Power Generation

This year's Forum focussed on human resources challenges and necessary actions to support the future of nuclear energy, including building and maintaining the workforce, economic challenges and new ways of learning. The event was held on Tuesday, 19 September 2017.

Qualified Technical Centres for the Management of Disused Sealed Radioactive Sources

This event gave an update on the Qualified Technical Centres concept for the long term management of disused sealed radioactive sources in Member States. The event was held on Tuesday, 19 September 2017.

Nuclear High Temperature Heat for Industrial Processes

This event highlighted the IAEA's activities in the field of non-electric applications of nuclear power. It showcased demonstration projects planned by Member States. The event was held on Tuesday, 19 September 2017.

Nuclear Energy Innovation and the Paris Agreement

This event presented roadmaps for nuclear energy innovation linked to nationally determined contributions (NDCs) to the global response to climate change. It covered enabling conditions for research and development, the regulatory framework and infrastructure to support Member States' NDC updates from 2020 to 2050. The event was held on Tuesday, 19 September 2017.

Decommissioning: Education and Training

This event highlighted the IAEA's training activities as well as its collaboration with the European Commission to improve the coordination of training activities in Europe. The event was held on Tuesday, 19 September 2017.

Future of Nuclear Energy: Engaging the Young Generation

This event presented the IAEA's programmes for the education and training of a new generation of nuclear professionals. It also featured the annual European Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering (EMSNE) award ceremony. The event was held on Wednesday, 20 September 2017.