YNC2014, Burgos, Spain
The 8th International Youth Nuclear Conference will be held in 2014 in Burgos, Spain, from 6 - 12 July 2014. This meeting for young professionals, young researchers and students will be co-organised by the Spanish Nuclear Young Generation (Jóvenes Nucleares), together with the IYNC Network. It will be the most important international nuclear congress for young people taking place in Spain in the near future.
The Spanish Nuclear Young Generation successfully presented its candidature for Burgos at the last IYNC Congress, which took place in Charlotte, USA, in August 2012.
During the Congress a combination of plenary sessions, interactive workshops and debates, as well as more technical sessions covering a wide variety of topics of great interest to the nuclear industry (such as new construction projects, regulations, social perceptions, nuclear and social media, decommissioning, etc.), will be offered to participants. Speakers from different countries around the world will participate, presenting an open and transparent view of the nuclear industry.
Several technical visits will be organised too, since within a short distance of Burgos there are various nuclear facilities to visit. These include the Santa María de Garoña NPP, the Juzbado fuel element manufacturing facility and ENSA, a worldwide leader in the supply of manufactured equipment and services.
IYNC2014 is a unique opportunity to present your research/work by submitting papers. It will provide you with a highly recommended platform to presenting your published research alongside that of other recognised experts in their field. Moreover, a range workshops is aimed at teaching young professionals the knowledge, skills and competences they will need for their future careers will be organized, together with a large number of international colleagues. These workshops will allow you to make new contacts and identify opportunities for cooperation.
In addition to the technical programme, a number of social events will also be scheduled in order to create a relaxed environment for networking and entertainment.
Burgos is a warm and hospitable city, with about 200.000 inhabitants. It has many historic landmarks. For example, its world-renowned cathedral is a breathtaking example of the Gothic stile. And it is also very close to the Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao. The local gastronomy is also well known for its famous morcilla, lamb, paella and tapas.
Burgos is ready to welcome you all!