November 27-29, 2017
Hotel Granvia Osaka
3-1-1 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka, 530-0001, Japan
The working language of the conference is English.
Papers are expected to contain descriptions of work that is new, significant, and relevant to the conference scope.
Both abstracts and full-length papers must comply with the following guidelines:
Both abstracts and full-length papers shall be submitted electronically in MS word or Adobe
PDF formats (a maximum file size of 5MB) by e-mail to;
with individual information such as 1) Name, 2) Organization, 3) Address,
4) e-mail address and 5) Telephone number.
* Questions related to submissions are accepted through e-mail.
1)Abstracts shall not exceed 300 words. Full-length papers shall be no longer than 6 pages of A4 sized paper. It’s recommended to use the attached “Format_Abstract.doc” and “Format_FullLengthPaper.doc”.
2) Abstracts and full-length papers shall be arranged according to the following guidelines: - Topics ID; Topics ID for abstracts and/or full-length paper shall be indicated referring to “Technical topics” (see appendix “Technical topics” below). - Titles: The paper title shall be in Upper Case, centered in “Times”, “bold” 12 points font type. - Authors; Author’s name(s), belonging organization and “Key words” of contents shall be included in “Times” 10 points font type. -Contents; “Times” 10 points font type in the contents area.
Technical Paper / Abstracts are invited in the following topics.
|1. Radioactive Waste Management Policies, Regulations, and Programs|
|11||Radioactive waste management policies, regulations, and programs.|
|12||Regional or international cooperation activity.|
|13||Social and ethical aspects of radioactive wastes management.|
|14||Activities and programs on education and training.|
|2. Radioactive Wastes Treatment|
|21||Waste volume reduction and characterization|
|22||Waste treatment, packaging, and storage.|
|3. LLW/ILW Disposal|
|31||Disposal Facility Design, Licensing, and Construction.|
|32||Waste transportation. Safety and operational experiences of the disposal facility.|
|33||Site investigation and evaluation.|
|4. Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) Storage|
|41||Current status for SNF storage.|
|42||SNF storage facility design, licensing, and construction.|
|43||SNF storage facility operation, maintenance, and monitoring.|
|44||Long-term/extended storage of SNF.|
|5. SNF/HLW Disposal|
|51||Potential host rocks/sites investigation and evaluation.|
|52||Underground research laboratory (URL) development.|
|53||SNF/HLW encapsulation, packaging, and transportation.|
|54||Repository design and performance/safety assessments.|
|6. Decontamination & Decommissioning (D&D)|
|61||Planning and waste minimization.|
|64||Site clean-up and environmental remediation.|