IYNC2022 in Koriyama, Japan

IYNC2022 (International Youth Nuclear Congress) was held this year 27.11-2.12.2022 in Koriyama of Fukushima prefecture, Japan. Event was originally supposed to be held in Sochi, Russia, but due to the geopolitical events of 2022, IYNC2022 was transferred to Japan.

IYNC2022 started officially 27.11.2022, but technical tours to Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant began already 24.11.2022.

Congress week included workshops, planetary sessions, panel discussions and track tours as well as aforementioned technical tours. Besides tours to Daiichi, program of IYNC2022 included technical tours to Mitsubishi Nuclear Fuel Co., Ltd. and JAEA´s (Japan Atomic Energy Agency) research facilities. Two dinners (welcome and farewell dinner) and one networking event were also held.  

IYNC2022 gave young nuclear professionals opportunity to discuss and share their knowledge and experience of the nuclear field with each other as well as to create contacts with their peers and senior professionals who work in the same field. Noora Pakkanen took part in the congress from RIP-team.

IYNC will be held next time 2024 in UAE.