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55th Annual Meeting - HOTLAB 2018

Technical Program and Tours


HOTLAB 2018 will cover the broad spectrum of developments concerning the operation of hot laboratories.

 HOTLAB 2018 will cover the life-cycle of hot laboratory operation, from designing new facilities, through their use, and finally a special focus on waste handling and decommissioning, including conditioning high level waste for final repository.

HOTLAB 2018 Final Draft Program.pdf

Book of abstract

Link to the book of abstract here.


Visits to the VTT nuclear research facilities will be arranged on September 20th (an a.m. group for those wanting to return home in the p.m., and a p.m. group for those staying on later or with late evening flights). The visit is included in the conference fee.

Preview VTT Centre for Nuclear Safety

Preview VTT hot cells

A visit to the Posiva spent fuel final repository visitors center and site in Olkiluoto is possible on September 21st (3.5 hour bus ride there, site tour with coffees and lunch, 3.5h bus ride back).  The visit costs 70€ (including transportation and lunch).  Registration and payment is made when registering for the conference.