1st "International Nuclear Forum" in AnkaraThe European Centre for Disaster Medicine at the “1st International Nuclear Forum" in Ankara
This forum was hosted on October 4, 2023, by TESPAM, a renowned Ankara-based civil research centre, with the goal of raising crucial awareness about nuclear power.
Established in 2005, TESPAM has consistently been at the forefront of energy policy research, engaging in various activities and studies addressing a wide range of energy-related issues. Among its annual international events are the Turkish Energy Union Congress, East Med Energy Forum, Climate and Energy Forum, Hydrogen Forum, and the International Black Sea Summit, all of which contribute significantly to the global energy discourse.
The primary objective of the 1st International Nuclear Forum was to focus nuclear power, sustainable green transitions, and safety in civil applications. The event brought together politicians, academics, and industry experts for meaningful discussions on this vital topic.
Key features of the event included:
Keynote Sessions: Distinguished figures from the nuclear industry presented insightful sessions.
Nuclear Safety Panel Discussions: Exploring policy implications, technological advancements, and safety measures.
Cutting-Edge Nuclear Technologies: Demonstrations and workshops showcasing the latest nuclear innovations.
The presence of the European Centre for Disaster Medicine at this forum enriched the discussions and offered perspectives on radiological/nuclear emergency preparedness, mitigation, response, and consequence management in complex environments.
The meeting, while recognizing the significance of nuclear energy, emphasized the importance of responsible and sensitive utilization to protect people and the environment. It brought together nuclear energy experts, scientists, country representatives, and environmental advocates to promote nuclear energy safety and accountability.
The contents of this event encompassed the dissemination of up-to-date advancements, fostering productive dialogue, offering training and awareness programs, addressing policy and regulations, and sharing information about relevant events and conferences.
The 1st International Nuclear Forum, with the participation of the European Centre for Disaster Medicine and TESPAM, represented a significant step towards shaping the future of safe, secure, sustainable, and environmentally responsible energy sources.