International Youth Nuclear Congress 2006
18-23 June 2006 Stockholm – Olkiluoto
Youth Nuclear Congress (IYNC) was formed in 1997
by an international group of young nuclear professionals
united in the belief that young generation organisations
around the world could be more effective in promoting nuclear
technology in individual countries if their efforts were
It includes a network of elected National Representatives
that cover over 60 countries worldwide. This allows it to
have personal (and local) contacts with people who are visible
to thousands of people in many countries. There is also
the IYNC website that is available to all.
The first IYNC Congress was held in Bratislava,
Slovakia (2000), the second in Daejeon, South Korea (2002) and
the third in Toronto, Canada (2004). Around 300 young professionals
from 35 countries attended the 2004 Congress. IYNC 2006
will take place from 18 - 23 June in Stockholm, Sweden and includes
a technical tour to Olkiluoto, Finland, to see the first EPR under
construction and the investigation site of spent fuel repository
plus related underground rock characterisation facility under
The technical programme consists of four parallel
sessions: Nuclear Science and Technology, Nuclear Waste and Decommissioning,
Non-power Applications of Nuclear and Nuclear Politics and Economics.
Apart from these four sessions there will also be a session focusing
on Young Generation and IYNC Activities worldwide. Over 160 abstracts
have been submitted, most of which will be presented (either as
papers or posters) at IYNC 2006 this June.
The organisers of IYNC are delighted to announce
that almost 283 registrations have so far been received for IYNC
2006. The deadline for early registration is 30 April
2006 (50€ reduction). The deadline for all registrations
is 14 May. We are limited to 400 spaces on the Technical Tour,
so it is worth booking soon to guarantee your place!
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