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Fourth annual conference on the management and disposal of radioactive waste

From 1996-03-25 to 1996-03-25, Luxembourg
The European Commission, DG XII, will host the Fourth Annual Conference on the Management and Disposal of Radioactive Waste which will take place, in Luxembourg, on 25-29 March 1996.

The conference will present the main results of the Conmmunity's specific research and technical development programme (Euratom) in the field of management and storage of radioactive waste (1990-1994) and highlight the progress achieved in this area. It will also provide a forum for discussion and an exchange of views between experts and scientists from the EU as well as from the international scientific community.

The topics to be covered include:

- Studies of waste management systems;
- Treatment of radioactive waste with a view to volume reduction;
- Characterization and qualification of waste forms and packages, quality assurance and quality control;
- Characterization and evaluation of the geological barrier: THM properties of host rocks, radionuclide migration, geochemical processes, natural analogues;
- Repository design and construction to develop emplacement, backfilling and sealing techniques with a view to demonstrating the feasibility of radioactive waste disposal in deep geological repositories;
- Performance and safety assessment of the disposal systems.

The opening session of the conference will provide an overview of present knowledge and a final panel session will aim to determine the priorities for the future.

Source: Europäische Kommission, GD XII
Reference documents: Vierte Jahreskonferenz zur Behandlung und Entsorgung radioaktiver Abfälle: Ankündigung einer Veranstaltung

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