Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management Symposium 2017






Paper submissions are now open


Deadline for submission: 3rd November 2017


Authors should submit their papers at MRS online portal using the article type "Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management." Authors can find formatting requirements and other manuscripts preparation information here


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Abstract submissions are now closed


  • Abstract submission will be entirely by electronic means
  • Abstract submitted should be a maximum of 150 words
  • Abstract should be original work
  • All abbreviations must be spelled out on first use
  • Abstract should be thoroughly checked for spelling and grammar
  • Once accepted all presenters must register and pay to attend the Conference



Abstracts are solicited in the following (but not limited to) topics:


  • National and international collaborative waste management programs
  • Repositories and National programs (design, operation, requirements, licensing)
  • Performance Assessment and geological disposal
  • Radionuclide solubility, speciation, sorption and migration.
  • Novel techniques in waste-form development (including glass, ceramic, metallic, and composite waste forms)
  • Modelling (Performance assessment, safety cases, durability, radiation damage)
  • Partitioning, transmutation and waste management for future systems
  • High Level Wastes and Spent Fuel (durability, ceramics and glasses)
  • Low- and intermediate-level wastes
  • Corrosion studies of zircaloy, container and carbon steel
  • Decommissioning
  • Methods of processing challenging waste constituents
  • Transport and storage containers
  • Waste treatment for wastes from medical isotope production
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Location: Sydney, Australia
Dates: 29 October - 03 November, 2017

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