Lectures by laureate Dr. Christophe Poinssot in the frame of the Chair Roger Van Geen

February 22 - March 16, 2018   Mol (BELGIUM)


The lecture series given by Dr. Christophe Poinssot can also be followed by webinar.

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February 22, 2018
13.00h – 15.00h | lecture 1
From U-ore discovery and mining to fuel fabrication. A low-margin market-driven industry deeply destabilized by the Fukushima crisis.

15.15h – 17.15h | lecture 2
Pu mono to multi-recycling: the controversy around a debated technology, which is however the root of any sustainable fuel cycle.

February 23, 2018
11.00h – 13.00h | lecture 3
Ultimate waste geological repository: from concepts to projects. How to give confidence in the long-term safety?

14.00h – 16.00h | lecture 4
Minor actinides partitioning & transmutation. A real improvement or a scientist dream?

March 15, 2018
13.00h – 15.00h | lecture 5
The basis of the LCA approach and its application to nuclear fuel cycles.

15.15h – 17.15h | lecture 6
How ensuring the future of nuclear energy in democratic societies? The crucial question of the acceptability. This lecture is followed by a round-table on the