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African Youth Nuclear Summit (AYNS2021)
25 Oct, 8:00 am GMT – 29 Oct, 6:00 pm GMT
 

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The Ghana Young Generation in Nuclear (GhYGN) under the auspices of the African Young Generation Nuclear (AYGN) will hold the 3rd African Youth Nuclear Summit (AYNS) in Accra, Ghana on 25th – 29th October 2021, dubbed, “The impact of nuclear science and technology applications on economic recovery in Africa post COVID-19 pandemic”. The motto for this summit is “Defining Africa’s Agenda 2063”. 

The Summit will bring together young people and professionals across the continent and internationally from governments, academia; nuclear research institutions, nuclear service providers; prospectus and current operators and regulators to share, exchange ideas and network on issues related to nuclear science and technology applications.

 

This summit seeks to:

  1. Strengthen networks among the professionals in nuclear science and technology opening up future opportunities for the youth;

  2. Provide a platform for leading scientists and researchers in nuclear science and technology applications to share their expert knowledge and transfer to the younger generation;

  3. Share opportunities and encourage youth participation in nuclear related research, innovation and skills development programmes;

  4. Expand nuclear networks among the young people in Africa so as to enhance an active participation in the International Youth Nuclear Congress and other related nuclear science and technology bodies;

  5. Provide a platform for participants to learn ways of promoting the peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology for the welfare of mankind;

  6. Provide a platform in which the policy makers will appreciate the benefit of embracing nuclear science and technology in its development agenda and

  7. Develop the spirit of volunteerism and establish mechanisms for youth engagement in community services.

 

The Summit will attract 300 delegates from different parts of the continent and globally including international organizations, with the Ministry for Energy Ghana earmarked to deliver a keynote address.

AYNS2021 is expected to bring together international nuclear professionals and students looking to network and share their knowledge. In particular, the summit will attract young professionals who are looking to further their careers as well as senior leaders willing to share their knowledge and expertise with the future generations. Hence, an open environment will be created with interactive and unique formats to facilitate knowledge exchange, professional networking and the promotion of peaceful uses of nuclear energy and its benefits to society.

The topics that will be covered in the summit include technical and non-technical areas such as; Nuclear Medicine in improving healthcare, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Nuclear Agriculture, Radiation Processing, Quality Management Systems Energy Economics, Nuclear Safety, Security and Safeguards, Nuclear Waste Management, and other related Industry Applications. Therefore, all partners supporting this unique edition of the summit will have the opportunity to increase their visibility not only with the next generation but also key industry players and experts across an array of nuclear applications.

 

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

We solicit submissions on, but not limited to, the following broad areas of Nuclear Science and Technology applications:

  • Nuclear Medicine in improving healthcare

  • Nuclear Medicine Technology

  • Nuclear Agriculture

  • Radiation Processing

  • Quality Management Systems

  • Energy Economics

  • Nuclear Safety, Security and Safeguards

  • Nuclear Waste Management

Proceedings

  • Submissions will be double blind peer-reviewed by at least three different reviewers.

  • Submissions should report original research that has neither been published nor submitted for publication elsewhere.

  • Submissions may be submitted to a plagiarism-checking tool.

  • Proceedings with all accepted papers for AYNS will be available online on the African Young Generation in Nuclear (AYGN) and Ghana Young Generation in Nuclear (GhYGN) websites, and a selection of the best accepted papers will appear in a volume of Ghana Journal of Science.

  • Papers that do not adhere to the format specifications will not be considered for review.

Paper submission

  • Full papers will undergo a double blind peer-reviewing process.

  • Please submit full papers to info.ghygn@gmail.com

important deadlines

  • Submission of 150-200 word abstract: 11th June 2021

  • Outcome of reviews to authors: 13th August 2021

  • Final submission of camera-ready, revised abstracts: 30 October 2021

  • Further enquiries can be made to info.ghygn@gmail.com

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Keynote Addresses

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Thematic Areas

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Guest Speaker

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Topics

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25th

MONDAY

26th

TUESDAY

27th

WEDNESDAY

28th

THURSDAY

29th

FRIDAY

08:00am-09:00am
Registration

09:00am-10:30am
Opening Ceremony 

10:30am-10:50am

Coffee Break

10:50am-01:00pm

Opening Ceremony

01:00pm-02:00pm

Lunch

02:00pm-03:30pm

Plenary Session

03:30pm-03:50pm

Coffee Break

03:50pm-05:00pm

Panel Session

07:00pm-09:00pm

Gala Dinner

08:00am-09:00am
Plenary Session

09:00am-10:30am

Plenary Session

10:30am-10:50am

Coffee Break

10:50am-01:00pm

Panel/Technical Session

01:00pm-12:30pm

Lunch/Poster Session

02:00pm-03:30pm

Technical Tour

03:30pm-05:20pm

Technical Tour

07:00pm-09:00pm

Night Event (optional)

08:00am-09:00am
Plenary Session

09:00am-10:30am

Plenary Session

10:30am-10:50am

Coffee Break

10:50am-01:00pm

Panel/Technical Session

01:00pm-12:30pm

Lunch/Poster Session

02:00pm-03:30pm

Technical Tour

03:30pm-05:20pm

Technical Tour

07:00pm-09:00pm

Night Event (optional)

08:00am-09:00am
Plenary Session

09:00am-10:30am

Plenary Session

10:30am-10:50am

Coffee Break

10:50am-01:00pm

Panel/Technical Session

01:00pm-12:30pm

Lunch/Poster Session

02:00pm-03:30pm

Technical Session

03:30pm-03:50pm

Coffee Break

03:30pm-05:20pm

Closing Session

07:00pm-09:00pm

Night Event (optional)

08:00am-09:00am
Guided Tour

09:00am-10:30am

Guided Tour

10:30am-10:50am

Coffee Break

10:50am-01:00pm

Guided Tour

01:00pm-12:30pm

Lunch

02:00pm-03:30pm

Guided Tour

03:30pm-05:20pm

Guided Tour

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Partners

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Sponsors

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Supporters

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Presidential Cordinator for Youth Engagement and Strategy 
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Thanks for submitting!

FULL ADDRESS

Neutron Avenue

Graduate School of Nuclear and Allied Sciences

P. O. Box WY 439

Atomic - Kwabenya

Accra, Ghana

CONTACT PERSON

For any additional requirements contact:

info.ghygn@gmail.com

Tel: +233 20 143 4363