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15-19 June 2020
Europe/Vienna timezone
Please note that due to COVID-19 the conference has been postponed to a later date that is yet to be confirmed. The deadline for full paper/presentation submissions has been postponed to 30 June 2020. Participants will be informed as soon as further information is available.

Development and management of human resources in the nuclear field is one of the crucial factors for its safety and sustainability. Many of the challenges that influence human resources development (HRD) are common to countries that are operating, expanding or developing nuclear power programmes. They also affect countries hosting research reactors, radioactive waste management and fuel cycle facilities.

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) supports Member States in improving their capabilities to develop and maintain a competent workforce and in ensuring that critical knowledge and skills are transferred in all phases of the life cycle of nuclear facilities.

The conference programme has been developed using an integrated approach to human resources development and nuclear knowledge management (NKM) to better serve the needs of Member States.

IAEA Conference Secretariat
International Atomic Energy Agency
Vienna International Centre, PO Box 100
1400 Vienna, Austria
Tel.: +43 1 2600 0
Fax: +43 1 2600 2007
Scientific Secretaries:
Mr David Drury
Division of Planning, Information and Knowledge Management 
Nuclear Knowledge Management Section 
Tel.: +43 1 2600 22793
Mr Dobrica Savic
Division of Planning, Information and Knowledge Management 
Nuclear Information Section
Tel.: +43 1 2600 25107
Mr Pal Vincze 
Division of Nuclear Power 
Nuclear Power Engineering Section
Tel.: +43 1 2600 22805
Mr Shahid Mallick 
Office of Safety and Security Coordination  
Programme and Strategy Coordination Section
Tel.: +43 1 2600 25673
Joint email:
Administration and Organization:
Ms Martina Khaelss
Conference Services Section
Division of Conference and Document Services
Tel.: +43 1 2600 21315
Subsequent correspondence on scientific matters should be sent to the Scientific Secretaries of the conference and correspondence on administrative matters to the IAEA Conference Services Section.