NERIS Workshop 2017 & 8th General Assembly - 17-19 May 2017, Lisbon (Portugal)

17th-19th May 2017

This Workshop, organised in cooperation with the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), will cover the State of the art and Needs for further research for emergency and recovery preparedness and response.

The NERIS Workshop 2017 will provide an opportunity to discuss and exchange views with NERIS Members, International organisations and European Research communities on priorities for the NERIS Platform.

Plenary sessions will be organised on topics related to the 3 research areas of the NERIS SRA:

  • Challenges in radiological impact assessments during all phases of nuclear/radiological events.

  • Challenges in coutermeasures and coutermeasure strategies in emergency & recovery, decision support & disaster informatics.

  • Challenges in setting-up a holistic framework for preparedness for emergency response & recovery.

In addition, Uncertainty handling issues for emergency and recovery as well as the Stakeholder involvement and engagement in emergency and recovery will be discussed in 2 plenary sessions. Participation of stakeholders to contribute to the NERIS SRA / NERIS Roadmap is also expected for this workshop.

The 8th NERIS General Assembly will be organised at this occasion on May 17, 2017 afternoon.


Download the third announcement

Download the draft programme

Participation Fees

Participation fees will be requested for the Workshop organization and dinner:

  • 200€ for NERIS supporting organisations
  • 250€ for NERIS members or other organisations

Participation fees include lunches, coffee breaks and the Workshop dinner organised on May 18, 2017.

Registration will be taken into account on receipt of payment.

Venue and accommodation

The Workshop will be held at Instituto Superior Técnico - Campus Tecnologico e Nuclear - Estrada Nacional 10 (km 139,7) - 2695-066 Bobadela (Google Maps).

IST Campus can be reached from Lisbon City and Parque das Naçoes area by:

  • Train (Linha da Azambuja) to "Bobadela" station.
  • Metro (red line) to "Oriente" station + Bys 319 or 320 to "EN.10 Inst. Energia Nuclear" station.

Below, you find a list of hotels located at Parque das Naçoes area, 20 min from IST by public transport.

When you have choosen your hotel, please use the correct booking form to make your reservation.

! Note that due to the venue of the Catholic Pope in May 2017, hotel rooms availability in Lisbon might be reduced. So, we recommend you to book your hotel as soon as possible.

Call for abstracts

You are encouraged to submit an abstract for oral or poster presentation on emergency and recovery preparedness and response. All topics related to the 3 research areas of the NERIS SRA or related to the Stakeholder involvement and engagement in emergency and recovery as well as uncertainty handling for mergency and recovery issues are welcomed.

Scientific Programme Committee will select a limited number of abstract for oral and poster presentations. Authors will receive notification of acceptance by January 31, 2017.

Abstract should be sent by email to the NERIS Secretary - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before January 25, 2017.

 Abstract instruction

 Abstract template

For further information please contact the NERIS Secretary (Mélanie Maître - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

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