International Topical Workshop on Fukushima-Daiichi Decommissioning Research 2024
    October 10-13, 2024. J-Village, Naraha, Fukushima, JAPAN

What's New

• May 06, 2024: Submission deadline for abstract has been extended to May 20, 2024.  NEW! 
• Mar.04, 2024: Announcement of Technical Tour
• Feb.05, 2024: Submission of abstract opened. See File Submission page.
• Aug.19, 2023: Website opened.

Call for Papers


The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME) and the Atomic Energy Society of Japan (AESJ) are jointly organizing International Topical Workshop on Fukushima-Daiichi Decommissioning Research 2024 (FDR2024), a follow-up to the successful previous meetings held in 2019 and 2022.

The topical workshop promotes a broad global exchange of information on technologies, operations, management and safety for the Research and Development activities on decommissioning and dismantling of the Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. Join the on-site workshop with worldwide experts to present your work on current and future activities on Fukushima-Daiichi decommissioning, showing the steady recovery of Fukushima.

Prior to the workshop, a half-day technical tour to the Fukushima- Daiichi Nuclear Power Station site will be held on Oct. 10, 2024.

Abstract submission

Authors are required to submit abstracts (maximum 400 words) in English via the workshop website by April 30, 2024. The presentation will be oral only, limited to one paper per person.

Extended abstract submission

Instructions for the preparation of extended abstracts will be announced to authors with the notification of abstract acceptance and at the workshop website. Selected papers will be proposed for publication in Mechanical Engineering Journal (JSME) and Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology (AESJ).

Technical tour of FDR2024

A technical tour to Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (1F), Fukushima-Daini Nuclear Power Station (2F) and Naraha Center for Remote Control Technology Development (NARREC) is organized in FDR2024. The date of the tour will be 10th of Oct (full day). The tour registration will be available shortly. Due to the limitation of the tour seats (40 persons), the participation will be on the order of arrival.

Precautions for the tour participants:

  1. The tour is available for all FDR2024 participants without any additional registration fees.
  2. Tour participants are requested to submit a copy of your passport (drivers’ license also available for Japanese participants) more than one month before the tour. Personal information will only be used for the tour registration.
  3. The following people are not allowed to participate in the tour, such as pregnant or under the age of 18.
  4. The tour participants are requested to bring a dosimeter during the tour and walk a few tens of meters on an unpaved road. The following people are kindly requested to inform their physical conditions as long as they can when they apply for the tour, such as physical disability, chronic illness, and undergone radiation treatment within six (6) months.
  5. Lunch boxes will be prepared for the tour participants for a fee (app. 1,000JPY, cash only). The tour participants who have dietary restrictions are kindly inform the details to the tour coordinator:

    Tour coordinator:

Important dates

Abstract submission deadline April 30 May 20, 2024
Notification of abstract acceptance June 1, 2024
Extended abstract submission deadlineJuly 31, 2024