July 21, 2017- INI 2017 approaching it's end! It's time to celebrate accomplishments and look back on the 4 weeks of the fellowship. Starting the day with presentations by Dr. Abdullah of the TC department of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), followed by Dr John Kelly, the Chief Technology Officer of the U.S. Department of Energy and Dr Marco Marzo, the Secretary of ABACC. Afterwards the sides will switch and the fellows will get their time in the spotlight presenting their impressions of the fellowship. Afternoon is designed for fellows feedback and the evening will see presentations of group posters and a formal banquet with distinguished guests.
July 20, 2017- Last day of lectures of INI 2017! In the morning Dr Aghara and Dr Skoda are presenting material prepared by Dr Kilic of the IAEA on NPP Commissioning & Operation and Operational Safety. In the afternoon fellows will prepare their presentations for tomorrow.
July 18, 2017- Back to the lecture room! Starting with sessions on Nuclear Materials by Peter Miraglia, which will be followed by exercises lead by Steven Snay. Groups of Fellows started to hand in their posters that will be printed and presented at the final banquet on Friday!
July 17, 2017- It's week 4 of INI 2017! We kicked it off by another Technical Tour, visiting the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station!
Jun 14, 2017- INI has a day of Technical Tours today! In the morning, INI Fellows will visit grid operator ISO New England. Afternoon will be devoted to a visit of computing centre at Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center!
Jun 13, 2017- Today is all about innovations! Talking about licensing, energy storage, small modular reactors and various new technologies.
Jun 12, 2017- Today INI Fellows got to know what CANDU can do (pun intended) and visited isotope production facility Lantheus Medical Imaging!
Jun 11, 2017- After finishing lectures on Project Management by Reiner Kuhr in the morning, the Fellows got to visit the Research Reactor at UMass Lowell. Research Reactor Exercises with Dr. White are planned for the afternoon! As a reward for this packed day BBQ and back yard american games are arranged in the evening!
Jun 10, 2017- The US part has officially started today! The Fellows were greeted by the Dean of the Faculty, had lectures on export control, Nuclear Safety Cooperation with the USNRC by Mr. Dave Skeen and Project Management by CB&I's Reiner Kuhr. An hour of networking with our honorable guests is planned after the lectures.
Jun 8, 2017- The Fellows are flying to the US for the second part of the intercontinental experience.
Jun 7, 2017- It's the last day of the Czech Part! In the morning Dr. Mate Szieberth has lectures on Gen IV reactors, i the afternoon Dr. Sukesh Aghara will lecture on Safety and Security. Formal Banquet will close the Czech part in the evening.
Jun 6, 2017- Another Technical Tour took part today. The fellows visited the NPP Temelin the South of Czechia.
Jun 5, 2017- Today is a day full of lectures! Starting with Dr. Holger Rogner and Financing and Funding of Nuclear Projects, followed by Dr. John Roberts on the topics of the Back End of Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Deep Geological Repositories. The end will be closed by lecture by Dr Ludek Jelinek on Water Treatment.
Jun 4, 2017- Today INI fellows visited the Research Reactors in Centrum výzkumu Řež! After this exciting technical tour, they will attend lessons on Economics by Dr. Holger Rogner.
Jun 3, 2017- Its week 2 of INI 2017 already! Today the group started of with a lecture on the go by Dr. Skoda on the topic of Uranium mining, afterwards had a technical visit of uranium mining company DIAMO in Stráž pod Ralskem. Now the students are back at Štiřín having a lecture on NATO approach to dosimetry by cpt. Jiri Janda, PhD. In the evening they will finish this packed day by presenting their experience from last week's labs.
Jul 30, 2017- Groups switch back at Czech Technical University during the second day of exercises. Intercultural Evening is planned for the evening.
Jul 29, 2017- It's soft skills training today! Lufthansa pilots Carsten Wachter and Daniel Schwalbe came to perform a workshop on Error Management and Leadership in High Risk Environments.
Jul 28, 2017- Today the INI 2017 participants took part in lab exercises at the Czech Technical University in Prague. Half of them is focusing on dosimetry, the other one nuclear chemistry.
Jul 27, 2017- It's first lectures day at Stirin today! Dr. Nuno Pessoa Barradas of IAEA and Ms Iva Kubáňová nuclear security consultant.
Jul 26, 2017- Esteemed guests visited the Opening Ceremony and a Tour of the Chateau. First working groups are about to start.
Jul 25, 2017- The participants have arrived to Stirin! BBQ welcome dinner is awaiting them.
Jul 12, 2017- The participants are known, preparations are finishing and you can now check the program of INI 2017.
May 25, 2017- While we are still waiting for the official selection of participants by the IAEA, we would like to share with you some of the confirmed Mentors and Lectors of the Czech part of INI 2017. The selection should be known very soon.
April 4, 2017- The application period is over! We would like to thank all applicants for their interest. The selection of participants will be done in coming weeks!
March 7, 2017 - Did you notice that INI 2017 is open to candidates from all countries in the world? The 2017 Edition introduces two types of fellowship- apart from IAEA funded fellows from TC Europe Region, this year self-funded candidates from any other country can apply!
February 10, 2017 - Good news from INI! The 2017 Edition preparations just kicked off! The dates have been confirmed for 26 June to 21 July 2017. More information to be available soon, please stay tuned!
November 22, 2016 - You can now find us on Twitter!
August 10, 2016 - IAEA publishes an article about INI 2016 - Intercontinental Nuclear Institute Prepares Next Generation of Industry Professionals.
July 22, 2016 - US part of INI 2016 has been finished by official closing ceremony today.
June 9, 2016 - Czech part has been finished and all participants are on their way to Lowell, where the second part of INI 2016 takes place.
June 29, 2016 - The opening ceremony of Czech part took place at Czernin Palace, which belongs to Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. Make sure to check the photos!
June 13, 2016 - The preparation of INI 2016 is nearly done and we are looking forward to meeting all participants from 14 countries!
April 28, 2016 - The participants for INI 2016 are chosen. This year we will have 16 male and 12 female participants!
March 31, 2016 - The registration for INI 2016 is already closed. In two weeks we will hopefully know all participants for this year.
March 1, 2016 - In cooperation with the IAEA we created a photo essay of the Intercontinental Nuclear Institute 2015.
March 1, 2016 - IAEA publishes a report about INI 2016.
February 29, 2016 - The registration of INI 2016 just has begun. If you are interested to participate, please look to the section INI 2016 - How to apply.
November 30, 2015 - The organization of INI 2016 has begun. We are preparing application forms for participants and conditions for their coming.
September 29, 2015 - The preparations of INI 2016 has just begun.