26. November 2021.
SRBATOM Organizes Sustain Nuclear Safety Conference on 02 December 2021

Serbian Radiation and Nuclear Safety and Security Directorate organizes the conference Sustain Nuclear Safety – Nuclear Energy and Technology, Options and Solutions on 02 December 2021 which will be broadcast on SRBATOM YouTube Channel at 11.00 am.

The speakers at the first panel Nuclear Energy – Today and Tomorrow are foreign experts who will present their view of the use of nuclear energy in the light of current global energy crisis, rise in pollution and from a safety and security point of view. The second panel The Role of Nuclear Technology in Environmental Protection, will the opportunity to discuss the manner in which the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) responds to plastic pollution by way of recycling using nuclear and derived methods based on ionizing radiation and radioactivity monitoring in seas and oceans.  The panel Nikola Tesla and X-Rays will an opportunity to shed light on less known facts about the life of this great scientist.

The opening speakers at the conference will be the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Culture and Information in the Government of Serbia, and the Chairperson of SRBATOM Board, Ms Maja Gojkovic and the Director of SRBATOM and the National Liaison Officer (NLO) with the IAEA, Mr Sladjan Velinov.

Among the the conference participants are Jan Haverkamp,  Senior Nuclear Energy and Energy Policy Expert with Greenpeace Netherlands and the World Information Service on Energy (WISE); Celina Horak, Radiation Processing Specialist with the IAEA with her colleague; Dr Johnathan Cobb, Media Director at World Nuclear Association (WNA); Michael Pravica from the University of Nevada; Branimir Jovanovic, Deputy Director at the Nikola Tesla Museum in Belgrade; Dr Jelena Jovanovic Simic, Senior Curator at the Museum of Science and Technology in Belgrade, and others.

This will be the third conference SRBATOM has organized with the aim of providing more information on nuclear energy and its use, which is particularly important in view of the fact that insufficient information and lack of knowledge often comes as an impediment to understanding and using the full potential of nuclear technology today.