Annual Conference

2000 WiN Global Annual Conference


The 8th WiN Global Annual Conference

Technical topic: no specific topic but invited guest speakers on Global Climate Change, Nuclear Power in Finland, Nuclear Waste Management, Assessment of social impacts of spent fuel and Building confidence in nuclear power.

ln June 15-17, 2000 WiNners met in Helsinki. At that time WiN had 1850 members in 51 countries. WiN was growing fast. National groups of Japan, Korea and USA were established and offered seats on the WiN Global Board. The 5th WiN Award was presented to Dr. Svetlana Vastchenko of Belarus for her dedicated work to develop public understanding about nuclear technology through articles, debates and other public material. Open and honest communication with scientific accuracy and via public dialogue about three key issues (radiation, safety, sustainable environment) was defined as the aim of WiN.

Technical tour: Loviisa NPp, Olkiluoto NPP.