IAC and Science Council of Japan hosted nuclear energy conference

News Date: 31 October 2012

IAC and Science Council of Japan hosted nuclear energy conference

On 10 October 2012 the InterAcademy Council and the Science Council of Japan hosted the IAC/SCJ International Conference on the Impact of the Nuclear Plant Accident.

The InterAcademy Council (IAC), a multinational organization of the world's science academies and Science Council of Japan (SCJ), a national science academy representing 840,000 scientists and researchers in Japan and a member of IAC, jointly hosted a special international conference in Tokyo with presidents, executives and prominent experts of key academic organizations domestic and worldwide to discuss the topics as follows:

  • What impacts have been brought by the nuclear plant accidents;
  • What we can learn from severe accidents of nuclear power plants;
  • What measures shall be taken on occasions of severe accidents.