With the support of the IAEA through the Technical Cooperation Project RLA0048, the first International Symposium on Education, Training and Knowledge Management in Nuclear Energy and Applications was organized. The meeting, held in Cusco, Peru, from the 22nd to the 26th of November of this year, welcomed 102 participants from 15 countries.
The symposium, which is part of a programme of activities from the Latin American Network for Education in Nuclear Technology (LANENT), was organized by the Peruvian Society of Radiation Protection with the support of authorities and professionals from the National University of Saint Anthony the Abbot in Cuzco (UNSAAC, Universidad Nacional de San Antonio Abad del Cusco), as well as LANENT member institutions and personnel from the Peruvian Institute for Nuclear Energy (IPEN, Instituto Peruano de Energia Nuclear).
In total, the participants presented 76 works, either as posters or presentations. Some works were presented in conferences and technical sessions with the following as central topics of discussion: Radiation Protection Training, Virtual Courses, Nuclear Outreach and Knowledge Management.
For further information on the Symposium, please go to the following page: https://www.iaea.org/nuclearenergy/nuclearknowledge/NKM_NEWS/2015/crp-int-symposium/index.html