Roskilde 2019

Key challenges in the preparedness for emergency response and recovery of a nuclear or radiological event

The 5th NERIS Workshop was hosted by DTU – Nutech in Roskilde (Denmark) from 3rd to 5th April 2019, the 10th General Assembly took place on 3rd April morning (9:00-11:00). The Workshop gathered 85 participants and 58 papers, including 12 posters, dedicated to “Key challenges in the preparedness for emergency response and recovery of a nuclear or radiological event” and addressed the following challenges:

  • Radiological impact assessment during all phases of nuclear and radiological events
  • Countermeasures and countermeasure strategies in emergency & recovery, decision support & disaster informatics
  • Setting-up a trans-disciplinary and inclusive framework for preparedness for emergency response and recovery

A specific session was dedicated to "Challenges in estimating the source term and operational radiological picture (on-site versus off-site)".

The NERIS Platform delivered for the second time the ‘NERIS Young Scientist Award’ to promote 4 young scientis whose professional or scientific works have been noted for their quality and originality.