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

What's New

• Jan. 11, 2019: Submission deadline for abstract has been extended. New deadline: Jan. 31, 2019  NEW! 
• Sep. 26, 2018: Submission of abstract has opened. See File Submission page.
• Jul. 22, 2018: Website opened.

Call for Papers

  • Free Fukushima Daiichi NPP Tour on May 24 (Friday) morning for participants of FDR2019.
  • Free Shuttle-BUS from Tsukuba to J-Village will be planned on May 23(Thursday) evening.
  • Additional Free Fukushima Daiichi NPP Tour will be planned on May 27 (Monday) morning.


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 and 27th (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 date

Abstract submission deadline December 31 January 31, 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