Public Workshop: Five Years Fukushima, Thirty Years Chernobyl Accident

The International Nuclear Risk Assessment Group (INRAG) and the Institute of Safety and Risk Sciences (ISR), University of Life Sciences and Natural Resources (BOKU), Vienna, hosted a public workshop on the 30th anniversary of Chernobyl accident and the 5th anniversary of the Fukushima accident on the 26th February 2016.

The aim of the public workshop was to present and discuss relevant issues regarding the nuclear accidents at Chernobyl NPP and Fukushima NPP. Additionally to the discussion on the accidents a special focus was on the impact of the accidents and the lessons learned.


You can download the Program here.


Gregory Jaczko – Chernobyl and Fukushima – The Legacy in The US Nuclear Reactor Fleet

Wolfgang Renneberg – Nuclear phase-out in Germay

Sonja Schmid – The Social Construction of Chernobyl: Plans, Politics, and Reactor Design Choices in the Soviet Union

Heinz Smital – 2015 IAEA Report on Fukushima – Remarks

Kurt Decker, Helmut Hirsch, Bojan Tomic, Zivy Bricman Rejc – Monitoring of the EU Stress test improvement actions in neighbouring countries – Status of the project as of the 26th February 2016