VII International Conference. Semipalatinsk Test Site: radiation legacy and development prospects

The conference took place in Kurchatov city of the East-Kazakhstan region based on RSE “National Nuclear Center of the Republic of Kazakhstan”, Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, on September 19 — 24, 2016

CONFERENCE ORGANIZERS

  • Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • RSE “National Nuclear Center RK”
  • Branch “Institute of Radiation Safety and Ecology” RSE NNC RK.

INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD

Chairperson:  Dzhaksaliyev Bakytzhan Mukhambetkaliyevich, 
Vice-Minister of Energy RK

Members of the Board:

  • Burkhard Hel-Fabian (Germany)
  • Elena Florou (Greece)
  • М.S Tsitskishvili. (Georgia)
  • Xiaolin Hou (Denmark)
  • Pierre Danezi (Italy)
  • Juan Carlos Mora (Spain)
  • N Apsalikov (Kazakhstan)
  • M. Zhantikin (Kazkahstan)
  • Brit Salbu (Norway)
  • Tamara Zhunusova (Norway)
  • V.Dubasov (Russia)
  • A. Pershukov (Russia)
  • I. Sanzharova (Russia)
  • V. Trapeznikov (Russia)
  • Arthur Hopkins (USA)
  • Dushan Podgorsky (Slovakia)
  • Ziegfrid Hecker (USA)
  • Kashparov (Ukraine)
  • S. Salikhbayev (Uzbekistan)
  • Jiri Hulka (Czech Republic)
  • Yochi Fuji-ye (Japan)
  • Shinji Yoshinaga (Japan)

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Chairperson: Erlan Gadletovich Batyrbekov,
Director General of RSE NNC RK

Deputy Chairperson:  Sergey Nikolayevich Lukashenko,
Deputy Director General of RSE NNC RK for Radioecology, branch head of IRSE RSE NNC RK

Members of the Committee:

S.A. Berezin – Deputy Director General of RSE NNC RK

G.P. Koztayeva – Academic Secretary of RSE NNC RK

N.O Utenkova  –  Head of Department for Public Relations, RSE NNC RK

A.O. Aidarkhanov   – Deputy Director for Applied Research, branch IRSE NNC RK

N.Zh. Kadyrova – Academic Secretary of branch IRSE NNC RK

V.N. Dmitropavlenko  –  Chief Operating Officer of branch IRSE RSE NNC RK

M.K. Skakov           – Deputy Director General of RSE NNC RK for Science, branch head of IAE RSE NNC RK

A.A. Kolodeshnikov  – Deputy Director for Nuclear Technologies, branch IAE RSE NNC RK

A.D. Vurim  –  Deputy Director for Testing, branch IAE RSE NNC RK

Z.I. Pyatova – н Head of Scientific and Analytical Information and International Cooperation Department, branch IAE RSE NNC RK

A.N. Borisenko – Chairperson of the Board, JSC “Park of Nuclear Technologies”

P.V. Chakrov  – Deputy Director General of RSE “Institute of Nuclear Physics” RK

K.M. Donbayev – Deputy Director General for Development, RSE “Institute of Geophysical Research” RK

Secretary of the Conference:

O.V. Seraya – Head of the Bureau of Scientific and Technical Information, branch IRSE

SUBJECT MATTER

RADIOECOLOGICAL SITUATION AT VARIOUS RADIATION-HAZARDOUS SITES INCLUDING VENUES OF NUCLEAR TESTS AND ACCIDENTS

  1. Rehabilitation of radioactively contaminated areas and release of lands to economic turnover.
  2.  

    Current radioecological situation in venues of nuclear tests, dynamics and prediction of development.

  3.  

    Features of radionuclides migration in various ecosystems.

  4.  

    Radioanalytical techniques used in environmental research.

TOPICAL PROBLEMS OF ENSURING RADIATION SAFETY IN INDUSTRY AND MEDICINE

  1. Problems of assessing, accounting and inspecting doses for population and personnel.

     

  2. Individual dosimetric control. Problems of assessing, analyzing and interpreting data.

     

  3. Individual dosimetry of personnel and population against external sources of radiation and internal intake of radionuclides.

     

  4. Hardware methodological support to control and assess doses retrospectively.

REDUCING RISKS OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS NON-PROLIFERATION

  1. Elimination of infrastructure of nuclear test sites.
  2. Remediation after nuclear weapon tests.

     

  3. Conversion of nuclear power installation (HEU-LEN).

     

  4. Development of International System for Controlling Nuclear Tests.

DEVELOPMENT AND SAFETY IN ATOMIC POWER ENGINEERING

  1. Upgrading research reactors.

     

  2. Safety in using nuclear power installations.

     

  3. Research into materials used in nuclear, fusion and hydrogen energy.

     

  4. RAW storage and treatment.

A round-table discussion is planned on the subject “The former Semipalatinsk Test Site: tripartite liaison and cooperation between Kazakhstan, Russia and the USA in the field of non-proliferation”

Venue

The сonference took place in Kurchatov city of the East-Kazakhstan region based on RSE “National Nuclear Center of the Republic of Kazakhstan”, Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The main venue was in Building 54 of the National Nuclear Center.

Venues of breakout sessions are additionally reported.

ARRIVAL AND ACCOMODATION

Conference participants should inform the Secretariat of the Organizing Committee via e-mail seraya@nnc.kz;irbe@nnc.kz or tel./fax 8(722-51) 2-22-44;  8(722-51) 2-34-13  prior to September 12, 2016 of the date and number of flight (trip) that you take as far as airports nearest to Kurchatov city (Semey, Ust-Kamenogorsk, Pavlodar) or as far as railway stations (Semey, Ust-Kamenogorsk, Pavlodar, Degelen). Each participant who arrives is met at the airport, railway station and transferred to hotels. The Secretariat helps you book a room. The Organizing Committee does not guaranteeе accommodation or meeting of participants who do not provide their arrival information. You are also kindly requested to take care of a return ticket in advance and report data on your departure to the Secretariat of the Organizing Committee. Participants are accommodated in hotels as below:

“Mayak” hotel ……………..…. 8,500 to 18,000 tenge/day.

NNC RK cottage……………….27,000 to 50,000 tenge/day.

34 Olympiyskaya Str.……… 3,500 to 6,000 tenge/day

Visa support

Conference participants and accompanying persons who need visas should not later than August 1, 2016 submit the following information to the Secretariat of the conference via e-mail seraya@nnc.kz or fax (722-51) 2-22-44:

1)  scanned copy of passport

2)  place of employment, position

3) domicile address

4)  place of visa receipt in your country

5)  visa validity

6)  list of cities in the Republic of Kazakhstan to be visited by you

ARRANGEMENT FEE

The arrangement fee charged from conference participants from Kazakhstan and CIS is 50 USA dollars, those from other countries – 250 USA dollars in tenge at the rate of MICEX as of the payment date.

The sum of the arrangement fee includes payment of maintenance, collection of conference abstracts, coffee breaks and official receptions, cultural program and tours. Arrangement fees are paid by cash during registration and should be transferred before September 1, 2016 to the current account of the branch “Institute of Radiation Safety and Ecology” RSE NNC RK:

071100, East-Kazakhstan region, Kurchatov city, 2 Krasnoarmeyskaya Str.;

BIN 130441025754; OKPO 389067080003; Beneficiary Code 16.

TENGE – IIC KZ169260301168158000 in JSC “Kazkommertsbank”,

BIC KZKOKZKX

USD –  KZ869260301168158001, Kazkommertsbank, Kazakhstan,

SWIFT code: KZKOKZKX

Bank of New York Mellon, NY, USA,

SWIFT code: IRVT US 3N, Acc. 890-0223-057

EUR –  KZ329260301168158003, Kazkommertsbank, Kazakhstan,

SWIFT code: KZKOKZKX

Commertsbank AG, Germany, SWIFT code: COBA DE FF,

Acc. 400/8866048/01EUR

RUR – KZ599260301168158002, JSC “Kazcommertsbank, Kazakhstan, BIC (SWIFT) KZKOKZKX, c/a 30111810400000000059

PJSC “SBERBANK ROSSII”, Moscow, Russia

BIC (SWIFT) 044525225, c/a 30101810400000000225

TOURS AND CULTURAL PROGRAM

The program of the conference provides for a concert program as well as visits to the museum of the former Semipalatinsk Test Site, tours to sites located in there: “Experimental Field”, “Atomic Lake”, materials science Tokamak КТМ, research reactors IGR and IVG.1М.

Weather

At the end of September it is usually warm and sunny in Kurchatov. Air temperature is +22 °С, at night – +15-20 °С.

Details at http://www.gismeteo.kz/city/daily/57737/

PAPERS

The official languages of the conference are English and Russian; presentations are simultaneously translated.

Duration of papers on the first day of the plenary session – 20-30 minutes, on the second day and the third – 15-20 minutes including questions. On the third day a session of poster presentations is planned. The scope of a poster presentation is 1-2 A1 sheets. Duration of a poster session – half a day.

For high-quality simultaneous translations, speakers have to forward texts of their papers via e-mail or pass these to the Organizing Committee upon arrival to Kurchatov. 2 screens are assumed to be available in the conference hall, therefore two presentations are advised in Russian and English.

Upon completion of the conference, publication of a book of abstracts was planned in electronic form (PDF) and posted at www.nnc.kz и www.irse.kz.

Full texts of papers (Russian and English variants) are submitted to the address of the Secretariat until October 31, 2016 года on a compact disk or via e‑mail: seraya@nnc.kz  and attached to a letter as a file in MS Word format. While preparing the text of the paper use 12-point Times New Roman print.

The scope of text at plenary sessions should not exceed 10 pages, for other papers – not more than 6 A4 pages (210×297 mm) with margins: top, lower, left are 25 mm; right – 15 mm. The name of a presentation is typed in capital letters. The text of initials and last names of authors, names of organizations including a country they represent are double-spaced. After that, the text of the paper is single-spaced by leaving 2 spacings from the line above. Illustrations and references should be included in the paper text.

KEY DATES

June 20, 2016  –  submission deadline for conference entries and paper subjects

July 18, 2016  –  submission deadline for abstracts

October 31, 2016  –  submission deadline for papers to be published in electronic form

Schedule

September 19-20, 2016 (Monday-Tuesday)

  • Arrival and registration of conference participants

September 21, 2016 (Wednesday)

  • Registration…………………………….. 09.00 – 10.00 am

     

  • Opening of the conference……………………………… 10.00 – 10.15 am

     

  • Plenary session…………………………………. 10.15 – 13.00 pm

     

  • Lunch ………………………………………………………… 13.00 – 14.30 pm

     

  • Plenary session…………………………………. 14.30 – 17.30 p.m.

     

  • “Round-table discussion” on the subject: “The former Semipalatinsk Test Site: tripartite liaison and cooperation between Kazakhstan, Russia and the USA in the field of non-proliferation”
  • Official reception…………………………………. 19.00 pm

September 22, 2016 (Thursday)

  • Breakout-session …………………………… 09.30 – 13.00 pm
  • Lunch…………………………………………………………….13.00 – 14.30 pm
  • Breakout session……………………………….. 14.30 – 17.30 pm
  • Cultural program………………………………….19.00 pm

September 23, 2016 (Friday)

  • Technical tours…………………………………………09.00 – 16.00 pm
  • Breakout session……………………………….. 09.30 – 13.00 pm
  • Lunch…………………………………………………………….13.00 – 14.30 pm
  • Poster presentations ………………………………….. 14-30 – 16.30 pm
  • Closing of the conference.
  • Summarizing proceedings of the conference ….16.30 – 17.30 pm
  • Official reception……………………………………19.00 pm

September 24-25, 2016 (Saturday-Sunday)

  • Departure of conference participants

ADDRESS OF THE CONFERENCE SECRETARIAT

Branch “Institute of Radiation Safety and Ecology”

RSE “National Nuclear Center of the Republic of Kazakhstan”,

2 Krasnoarmeyskaya Str., Kurchatov city, East-Kazakhstan region, Republic of Kazakhstan, 071100

Conference secretariat: Seraya Olga Veniaminovna

Tel/Fax: 8(722-51) 2-22-44; 2-34-13

Fax: 8(722-51) 2-22-44

E-mail: seraya@nnc.kz

http://www.irse.nnc.kz