23rd WiN Global Annual Conference: Women in Nuclear Meet Atoms for Peace
WiN IAEA is honored to have been chosen to host the WiN Global Conference in 2015

24 - 28 August, 2015
Vienna, Austria

Side Events, 24-28 August 2015

Technical Visit to Zwentendorf Nuclear Power Plant

Monday 24 August 2015, 4 tours on offer: 08:30–13:55, 10:45–16:00, 13:00–18:15, 15:30–20:45

Zwentendorf NPP is the only reactor in the world that was completely built, but mothballed by a referendum before it was ever put into operation. During the tour, visitors will have the unique opportunity to see the reactor internals, no longer possible once a reactor is operational.

Buffet Dinner at Viennese Heurigen “Martin Sepp”, Grinzing

Monday 24 August 2015, 19:00–23:00

Discover regional food specialties in a Heuriger, a typical wine tavern nestling at the foot of the vineyards. It is located in the historical village of Grinzing, at the edge of the Vienna Woods.


Conference Gala Dinner in the Festive Ballroom of the Vienna City Hall

Wednesday 26 August 2015, 18:30-23:30

The Gala Dinner will be held in one of the most exclusive and spectacular venues in the city, the magnificent ballroom of Vienna’s neo-gothic City Hall. A delicious four-course menu will accompanied by a unique musical programme, including one of Europe’s top brass ensembles playing famous waltzes and marches, and dancers from a renowned dancing school which trains the debutantes for Vienna’s grand balls.


Technical Visit to the IAEA’s Seibersdorf Laboratories and Nuclear Engineering Seibersdorf

Friday 28 August 2015, 09:00–15:00

The IAEA’s Seibersdorf Laboratories, situated about 35 km southeast of Vienna, contribute to the IAEA’s programmes of nuclear verification and nuclear applications. Nuclear Engineering Seibersdorf is the Austrian organization for radioactive waste management.

Technical Visit to MedAustron Ion Beam Therapy Centre, Wiener Neustadt

Friday 28 August 2015, 09:00–14:00

MedAustron, located about 50 km south of Vienna, is one of the most advanced centres for ion beam therapy and research in Europe. Ion beam therapy is an innovative form of radiotherapy using protons and carbon ions, enabling the reduction of radiation exposure to surrounding healthy tissue.

Technical Visit to the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Preparatory Commission (CTBTO)

Friday 28 August 2015, 10:00–11:00

The CTBTO Prep Com, located in the VIC, was established by the States that signed the CTBT in 1996. Its twofold purpose is to promote the entry of the CTBT, which bans all nuclear explosions, into force and to establish a global verification regime to ensure that all nuclear tests are detected.



Technical Visit to IAEA Incident and Emergency Centre (IEC)

Friday 28 August 2015, 09:30–10:30 or 10:45–11:45

The IEC is the IAEA’s focal point for responding to nuclear or radiological incidents and emergencies and for promoting improvement in Member States’ emergency response and preparedness. Visitors will learn about the IEC’s activities, infrastructure and communication procedures.

Technical Visit to the TRIGA Mark II Reactor of the Atominstitut, Technical University of Vienna

Friday 28 August 2015, 13:00–15:00

The TRIGA Mark-II reactor, installed by General Atomic (San Diego, California, USA) 1959–1962 in the Prater, Vienna, is purely a research reactor of the swimming-pool type. It is used for training, research and isotope production.


Vienna City Walk, including Visit to Spanish Riding School

Friday 28 August 2015, 09:00–11:30

The Spanish Riding School in Vienna is unique, cultivating dressage in the Renaissance tradition of the haute école for nearly 450 years. Visitors will attend morning training of the beautiful Lipizzaner horses in the ménage of the Imperial Palace and then take a guided walk through central Vienna.


Technical Visit to the Atom Museum (Czech Republic)

Friday 28 August 2015, 07:00–22:00

The Atom Muzeum Javor 51 is a former Soviet facility for storing nuclear warheads during the Cold War and is the only nuclear weapon storehouse that has become a museum. Visitors will have the option to combine this trip with a visit to Prague.