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

What's New

• May 16, 2019: Conference Schedule page (Timetable, Program, Presentation guideline) has been added. NEW! 
• May 16, 2019: Venue page (Access, Floor map) has been updated. NEW! 
• May 16, 2019: Shuttle BUS time table  NEW! 
• Mar. 30, 2019: Submission deadline for Extended abstract has been extended. New deadline: Apr. 15, 2019.
• Mar. 07, 2019: Registration and Accommodation site has opened. See Registration page.
• 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.

FDR2019 Registration and Accommodation Site      Managed by JTB Corp.

Shuttle BUS time table

Lv. Hirono Station (To: J-Village)
May 23 (Thursday)
 17:55(Tokyo 14:53Hirono 17:47 (change at Iwaki) )
 18:55(Tokyo 15:53Hirono 18:46 (change at Iwaki) )
May 24 (Friday)
 12:45(Tokyo 9:53Hirono 12:39 (chage at Iwaki) )
May 25 (Saturday)
  8:20(Iwaki 7:49Hirono 8:11)
  9:50(Tokyo 6:53Hirono 9:44 (change at Iwaki) )
May 26 (Sunday)
  8:20(Iwaki 7:49Hirono 8:11)
  9:50(Tokyo 6:53Hirono 9:44 (change at Iwaki) )
Lv. J-Village (To: Hirono Station)
May 26 (Sunday)
 15:30(Hirono 16:18Tokyo 18:43 (change at Iwaki) )

Shuttle BUS is connected from the Train arrival. (Time table may be changed.)
It will take around 10 minutes from Hirono to J-Village

Call for Papers

Fukushima-Daiichi Technical Tour
    May 24(Friday) morning
The number of technical tour participants had been reached to the maximum capacity.
So, we cannot accept additional requests.


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.
Notification of abstract acceptance February 8, 2019
Extended abstract submission deadlineMarch 31, 2019 April 15, 2019 Extended

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