The International Conference on Geological Repositories

04 - 08 Apr 2022Add To Calendar
Helsinki Workers' House, Helsinki, Finland
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The Sixth International Conference on Geological Repositories (ICGR) will take place in Helsinki, Finland from 4-8 April 2022. The conference itself will take place on 4-7 April, and a site visit to a low- and intermediate-level waste repository with an exhibition on the underground rock characterisation facility (ONKALO) at Olkiluoto, Finland will take place on 8 April. The conference will bring together senior‑level decision makers from countries advancing programmes for deep geological .. continue reading repositories. Worldwide consensus exists within the international community that geological repositories provide the necessary long-term safety and security to isolate long-lived waste from the human environment over extended timescales. It is also feasible to construct these repositories using current technologies. The involvement of the younger generation is also often challenging, but crucial for the sustainable development of geological disposals. Building upon the success of previous conferences held in Denver (1999), Stockholm (2003), Berne (2007), Toronto (2012) and Paris (2016), the sixth ICGR brings together high-level decision makers from responsible government ministries, regulatory bodies, waste management organisations, research institutes and local stakeholders, as well as young professionals and students to review current perspectives of geological repository development.


09:00 AM-06:00 PM (expected)
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upto 100
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Environment & Waste


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