International Nuclear Engineering Conference (INEC 2018)

Call for papers

The call for papers is now closed


INEC 2018 - the International Nuclear Engineering Conference - will bring together leading figures from industry and academia to highlight and discuss the latest developments and challenges facing the field of nuclear engineering.

Abstracts for papers and posters are invited from prospective contributors under the following broad themes:

  • Current reactor technology (including new build, life extension, marine propulsion) 
  • Nuclear waste management and decommissioning (including post-operation clean out, effluent management waste characterisation, waste retrievals and environmental remediation)  
  • Spent fuel and nuclear material management (including open and closed fuel cycles, re-use for MOx) 
  • Future reactor technology (including SMR, molten salt, Th)

Abstract submission guidelines

Presentations will be available in both oral and poster form and authors are requested to nominate their preference during the submission process. Please ensure that your abstract is submitted online through the submission portal no later than Friday 27 April 2018 and complies with the following criteria:

  • Word count - overall word count, excluding the scientific title, authors and affiliations must not exceed 250 words
  • Abstract title - title case, Arial, font size 12
  • Author information - authors and affiliations are included
  • Abstract - sentence case, Arial font size 10. Note that characters and symbols must be inserted into the document using the INSERT SYMBOL function, not by changing the font, and please do not use document styles
  • Abbreviations - full text on first mention followed by abbreviation of first parenthesis
  • Author profile - Please include your professional biography of no more than 100 words that will be used during introductions at the conference


IMPORTANT: Please ensure your abstract text is how you would want it to be published via the live system.

Abstract timeline

  • Call for papers opens - Monday 29 January 2018
  • Abstract deadline - Friday 27 April 2018
  • Author deadline - Monday 21 May 2018
  • Programme published online - Friday 1 June
  • Early bird registration - Monday 30 July 2018
  • Registration deadline for authors - Monday 11 September 2018


IChemE is a registered charity in England & Wales (214379), and a charity registered in Scotland (SC 039661).