First Announcement and Call for Papers The 12th Regional Conference on Nuclear Science and Technology


First Announcement and Call for Papers


The 12th Regional Conference on Nuclear Science and Technology

August 2 – 4, 2017, NhaTrang City, KhanhHoa, Vietnam


Dear colleagues,

Following the success of the 11th National Conference on Nuclear Science and Technology held in Da Nang city in 2015, we are pleased to announce that the 12th Regional Conference on Nuclear Science and Technology (VINANST-12) is expected to hold in Nha Trang City on August 2 – 4, 2017. It is organized by the Vietnam Atomic Energy Society (VAES), Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute (VINATOM) and Khanh Hoa Department of Science and Technology. VINANST-12 is expected to bring together not only Vietnamese scientists but also the foreign specialists, working in different fields of nuclear science and technology, for the exchange of information and presentation of the latest research results. Those who are interested in attending our conference are kindly requested to register online and send one-page abstract before the deadline on January 15, 2017. We would also appreciate if you could forward this Circular to those who might be interested in attending VINANST-12.


With very best regards,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee

Tran Chi Thanh (President of VINATOM)


 1. Specific Sessions of the Conference

  • Session A: Nuclear Power Development and Human Resources Training (Nuclear Power Technology, Nuclear Power Safety, Reactor Physics, Research Reactor Designs, Nuclear Education & Training and Human Resources Development).
  • Session B: Nuclear Physics, Nuclear Data, Accelerators, and Nuclear Analysis.
  • Session C: Radiation Measurement, Radiation Safety and Environmental Monitoring.
  • Session D: Applications of Radiation and Nuclear Techniques in Industries, Agriculture, Healthcare and others.
  • Session E: Radiochemistry and Nuclear Chemistry, Nuclear Fuel Cycle, Nuclear Material Science and Technology, Water-Chemistry Technology, and Radioactive Waste Management.

2. Tentative Program of the Conference

The contributions to VINANST-12 will be considered for the presentation at the plenary or parallel sessions. The plenary session consists mainly of the invited talks, and each topical parallel session hosts the oral and poster presentations on a specific topic.

Main language used in the Conference is English. Therefore, all domestic contributions are strongly encouraged to be presented in English.

August 22017:

  • Morning: Opening and Plenary Session (Oral Presentations and general discussions)
  • Afternoon: Plenary Session (Continued).

August 32017:

  • Morning: Specific Sessions (Oral presentations).
  • Afternoon: Specific Sessions (Oral and Poster Presentations), Thematic Seminars/Panels.

August 42017:

  • Morning: Specific Sessions (Oral presentations), Thematic Seminars/Panels;
  • Afternoon: Plenary Session for Conference Summary and Closing.

3. Scientific Advisory Committee

  • Tran Huu Phat (VINATOM)
  • Tran Chi Thanh (VINATOM)
  • Cao Dinh Thanh (VINATOM)
  • Nguyen Hao Quang (VINATOM)
  • Nguyen Nhi Dien (VINATOM)
  • Le Van Hong (VINATOM)
  • Pham Duy Hien (VINATOM)
  • Tran Ngoc Toan (VINATOM)
  • Hoang Sy Than (VINATOM)
  • Hoang Anh Tuan (VAEA)
  • Vuong Huu Tan (VARANS)
  • Phan Son Hai (NRI, VINATOM)
  • Trinh Van Giap (INST, VINATOM)
  • Nguyen Tuan Khai (INST, VINATOM)
  • Le Hong Khiem (IOP, VAST)
  • Tran Duc Thiep (IOP, VAST)
  • Le Thi Mai Huong (ITRRE, VINATOM)
  • Dao Tien Khoa (INST, VINATOM)
  • Nguyen Huu Quang (CANTI, VINATOM)
  • Dang Quang Thieu (HIC, VINATOM)
  • Vu Tien Ha (NDE, VINATOM)
  • Duong Ngoc Hai (VAST)
  • Pierre Darriulat (VAST)
  • Mai Trong Khoa (Bach Mai Hospital)
  • Le Ngoc Ha (108 MCH)
  • Trinh Thi Minh Chau (UMC-HCMC)
  • Tran Duy Quy (AGI)
  • Le Huy Ham (AGI)
  • Chau Van Tao (HCMUS)
  • Bui Dinh Tri (IMECH)
  • Nguyen Van Thai (HUST)
  • Dinh Truc Nam (NCSU, USA)
  • Pavel Kudinov (KTH RIT, Sweden)

4. Organizing Committee

  • Tran Chi Thanh (VINATOM)
  • Cao Dinh Thanh (VINATOM)
  • Phạm Quang Minh (VINATOM)
  • Hoang Sy Than (VINATOM)
  • Tran Ngoc Toan (VINATOM)
  • Nguyen Nhi Dien (VINATOM)
  • Vuong Huu Tan (VARANS)
  • Tran Thi Hong Thai (VINATOM)
  • Le Thuy Mai (VINATOM)
  • Representative of Khanh Hoa DOST

5. Venue and Important Dates

The VINANST-12 is expected to hold in Nha Trang City (Nha Trang is a coastal city and capital of Khanh Hoa Province, on the South Central Coast of Vietnam).

Important Dates:

  • January 15, 2017: Deadline for Registration of the conference participation and abstract submission.
  • April 15, 2017: Deadline for submission of full-text reports in MS Word format.
  • May 30, 2017: Deadline for notification of the acceptance of the author’s presentation (oral or poster) at the conference.

6. The Conference Fee

  • Local participants: 500, 000 VND/person
  • Foreign participants: 100 USD/person, to be paid in cash at the registration desk.
  • University student participants are exempted from conference registration fee.

7. Sponsors

The Organizing Committee cordially invites institutions, companies and individuals to register and sponsor for VINANST-12.

8. Registration and Submission of Abstract

Authors are invited to register and submit a one-page 200 word abstract (text only) to the VINANST-12, no later than January 15, 2017.

E-mail Addresses for Sending the Registration and Abstract:




9. Conference Publications

  • Proceedings of the summary reports.
  • Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology: A number of reports will be selected for publication in the VAES’s Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology (published in English). Authors are required to register with the Editorial Board of the Journal.
  • Some high quality reports will be selected to send for review and publication in a special issue of the international journals.

10. Contact Addresses of the Conference Organizers

Dr. Hoang Sy Than

Deputy Director

Department of R&D Planning and Management, VINATOM


Fax: +84-4-39424133; Tel.: +84-4-39412772.

Address: Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute, 59 Ly Thuong Kiet, Ha Noi, Viet Nam


Dr. Tran Ngoc Toan


Department of International Cooperation, VINATOM


Fax: +84-4-39424133; Tel.: +84-4-39424396.

Address: Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute, 59 Ly Thuong Kiet, Ha Noi, Viet Nam


Registration form: REGISTRATION FORM.doc