Technical topic: Nuclear Technology: Supporting Sustainable Socio-Economic Development
The 21st WiN Global Annual Conference was held from 6 to 11 October 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa, organised by WiN South Africa.
The commemoration ceremony of WiN Global's 20th anniversary and the publication of the book "Twenty Years of WiN" was held during the conference. We also celebrated the 10th anniversary of WiN South Africa. The conference comprised the WiN General Assembly, Country Report Presentations, Plenary session for invited speakers, two Communication Workshops and Poster Session for the following technical tracks.
Workshop I: Nuclear Public Acceptance: Best Practice and Challenge (Moderator: Dominique mouillot, France)
Workshop II: Nuclear Policy Post Fukushima Accident (Moderator: Gabriele Voigt, IAEA)
Track 1: Nuclear Technology Applications in Environmental Science Track 2: Nuclear Fuel Cycle Track 3: Nuclear Technology in Medicine Track 4: Benefits of Nuclear Technology in Agriculture Track 5: Plant Life Management Track 6: Nuclear and Radiation Safety
Technical tours: Necsa, Vaalputs Radioactive Waste Disposai Facility (Northern Cape), Koeberg Nuclear Power Station/iThemba Labs (Cape Town).
For more information, please visit the website: www.winsa.org.za