International Conference

Nuclear Energy in Central Europe 2001

Call for Papers

Piran (Punta)

September 10-13, 2001, Hoteli Bernardin, Portorož, Slovenia

On-line abstract submission form is available here!

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The annual conference of the Nuclear Society of Slovenia has already become a traditional meeting of professionals dealing with different aspects of nuclear energy from all around Europe.
This year it will be the jubilee 10th conference in the series which begun in Bovec in 1992.
The primary objective of the meeting is to foster international cooperation between professionals from research and educational institutions, utilities and regulatory bodies.

The following broad topics will be discussed during the conference:
Program Committee
Bogdan Glumac, Slovenia, Chair

Iosif Constantin Bilegan, Romania
Helmut Böck, Austria
Teodor Chirică, Romania
Leon Cizelj, Slovenia
Nikola Čavlina, Croatia
Milan Čerček, Slovenia
Duško Čorak, Croatia
Francesco D'Auria, Italy
Milorad Dušič, Austria
Danilo Feretić, Croatia
János Gadó, Hungary
Miroslav Gregorič, Slovenia
Igor Jenčič, Slovenia
Alojz Franc Kodre, Slovenia
Andrej Likar, Slovenia
Miroslav Lipár, Slovak Republic
László Maróti, Hungary
Borut Mavko, Slovenia
Irena Mele, Slovenia
Waldemar Ninaus, Austria
Martin Novšak, Slovenia
František Pazdera, Czech Republic
Matjaž Ravnik, Slovenia
Stane Rožman, Slovenia
Peter Stegnar, Slovenia
Andrej Stritar, Slovenia
Zoltan Szőnyi, Hungary
Predrag Širola, Slovenia
Pat Upson, United Kingdom
Jurgis Vilemas, Lithuania
Wolfgang Volkenborn, Germany

Award Committee
Alojz Franc Kodre, Slovenia, Chair
Francesco D’Auria, Italy
Danilo Feretić, Croatia

Organizing Committee
Igor Jenčič, Chair
Igor Lengar
Andrej Stritar
Tomaž Žagar
Bojan Žefran

Submission of Abstracts
Authors are invited to submit abstracts before April 30, 2001 using on-line submission form.

The abstracts can be also sent by e-mail to
Preferred formats are MS Word or ASCII text file.

The abstract should include:

  1. Title of the paper;
  2. Full names of the authors (presenting author underlined), their institutions and address and e-mail of the corresponding author;
  3. Up to one page text summarizing the main contents of the proposed contribution.
Authors may indicate their preference for the presentation in oral or poster sections. The correspondent will be informed of the abstract's acceptance before June 30, 2001.

Full-length papers (not exceeding 8 pages) are due by Sept. 10, 2001. A peer review of full-length papers will be performed before including the papers in the Proceedings.

The language of the conference is English. No translation will be provided.

A copy of the Book of Abstracts will be distributed at the conference. The Proceedings containing full-length papers presented at the conference will be printed after the conference and mailed to the participants.

Contest of Young Authors
Award will be given for the best paper prepared by a first author aged no more than 32 years. The Award Committee will review the eligible papers to choose the winner. Candidates are kindly requested to indicate their intent to participate in this contest on abstract submission form.

Hotel Accommodations
The organisers have booked a sufficient number of rooms in Bernardin (
Detailed information will be made available with the Conference Program.

Social Activities
A welcome reception and conference dinner will provide opportunities for informal discussions.
Portorož is touristically the most developed Slovenian seaside resort on the Adriatic coast. Besides its favourable climate it also offers many possibilities for active recreation and cultural events. For more information please visit the Web page:
A half-day trip will be organized during the conference.

Conference fee
50.000 SIT (~230 Euro): Members of sponsoring organizations
30.000 SIT (~140 Euro): Graduate students
60.000 SIT (~280 Euro): Others
Nuclear Society of Slovenia is granting a limited number of free admissions based on application. Undergraduate students may register without any charges.

Dates to remember
April 30, 2001: Abstract submittal
June 30, 2001: Acceptance of abstracts
Sept. 10, 2001: Full length papers
Sept. 30, 2001: Results of peer review
Oct. 15, 2001: Camera ready papers

Organizer Address
Nuclear Society of Slovenia, PORT2001
Jamova 39, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Tel: +386 1 588 5247
Fax: +386 1 561 2335