International Topical Workshop on Fukushima Decommissioning Research
    May 24-26, 2019. J-Village, Naraha, Fukushima, JAPAN

What's New

• Jan. 28, 2019: Submission deadline for abstract has been extended. New deadline: Feb. 15, 2019.
• Jan. 24, 2019: Templates of extended abstract are available. See File Submission page.
• Sep. 26, 2018: Submission of abstract has opened. See File Submission page.
• Jul. 22, 2018: Website opened.

Call for Papers

1. Fukushima-Daiichi Technical Tour
May 24(Friday) morning

2. Bus from Tsukuba to J-village
May 23(Thursday) evening

The information of the tour and bus send to authors.

When the other participants (non-author) would like to take the above option, Tour and/or Bus, please send an e-mail to organizer (, by Mar. 1 (Friday).

There is a limit of capacity, not all people can join the tour and/or bus.
The bus will be organized when passengers over 20 are confirmed.

Additional Fukushima-Daiichi Tour on May 27(Monday) has been canceled.


The topical workshop promotes a broad global exchange of information on technologies, operations, management and safety for the Research and Development activities on decommission and dismantling of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant.

On 2019, eight years will be passed after the accident. Recovery from the accident is the most important goal not only for Japan but also the world. Tokyo Olympic Paralympic Games will be held on 2020. One year prior to the games, worldwide engineers and researchers will discuss the current and future activities on Fukushima Decommissioning, showing the steadily recovery of Fukushima.

At this conference, the current state of results on the world's most advanced technologies and research aiming for development will be reported and discussed. And also, the results of the latest robot technology and inspection technology used to investigate fuel debris inside the containment vessel of Fukushima Dai-ichi NPS will be introduced.

Special Lecturers are prepared as follows:
Dr. Hajimu Yamana (NDF)Overview of Latest R&D
Dr. Tatsuya Shinkawa (METI)National R&D Support Plan
and other keynote speeches

Conference Tour

1F site tour will be held on May 24th (under planning).

Related conference

International conference on nuclear engineering (ICONE27) will be held on May 19-23, 2019 at Tsukuba International Conference center. The workshop is one of the satellite workshop to enhance the D&D activities on Fukushima.

Important dates

Abstract submission deadline January 31, 2019 February 15, 2019. Extended
Notification of abstract acceptance February 8, 2019
Extended abstract submission deadlineMarch 31, 2019

Selected papers will be proposed for publication in technical journals of JSME or AESJ.

Registration fee (tentative)

(not include banquet fee, technical tour to Fukushima Dai-ichi, etc.)

Full registration (JSME/AESJ) 30,000 JPY
Full registration (non-member)40,000 JPY
Student 10,000 JPY