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Participate in the EPiC session of AFF2018 / 4th GIF symposium

The 4th GIF Symposium is embedded in the Atoms for the Future and designed to inform and educate audiences beyond the GIF community (MSc and PhD students, young professionals, policy makers and nuclear stakeholders). Almost 100 abstracts were already submitted to the symposium and selected for publication in the proceedings. In addition, Atoms for the Future and GIF are inviting contributions to the:

Elevator Pitch Challenge (EPiC)

Students, PhDs or young professionals are highly encouraged to take part in the Elevator Pitch Challenge (EPiC) by submitting an abstract or video related to the technical tracks of the conference. The EPiC is a contest that will take place during AFF 2018/4th GIF Symposium. The participants will have 3 min to present their subject and convince the audience (this 3’ talk may be supported by a short Powerpoint presentation). The three best EPiC presentations will be selected by a jury and will be awarded a prize.

Specific Deadline for EPiC: 31 August 2018, COB.


Topics of the 2018 Technical Presentation and EPiC

  • Track 1 & 2: Progress on GEN IV systems
  • Track 3: Human Capital Development
  • Track 4: Research infrastructures
  • Track 5: Safety and security
  • Track 6: Fuels and materials
  • Track 7: Advanced components and systems for GEN IV reactors
  • Track 8: Integration of nuclear reactors in low carbon energy systems
  • Track 9: Decommissioning and Waste Management
  • Track 10: Operation, Maintenance, Simulation & Training
  • Track 11: Licensing and construction of nuclear reactors

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