Nuclear Inter Jura 2018 – Abu Dhabi

When: 04-08 Nov 2018
Where: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Organizer: INLA

Save the date and mark your calendars for the 23rd Nuclear Inter Jura Congress, which will take place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), from Sunday 4 to Thursday 8 November 2018. This will be the 23rd congress in a series of INLA conferences that have become the leading international event for legal professionals, academics and specialists involved in nuclear law.

Download First Announcement

Congress members and participants will be witness to history in the making as the UAE prepares to complete the first nuclear power generation plant in the Middle East. The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) is leading the development of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program to support the country’s social and economic growth. The Barakah nuclear energy power plant is located in the Western Region of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi on the Arabian Gulf, approximately 50 km west of the city of Ruwais. The project is an important part of the UAE’s plan to diversify its energy sources and provide clean and efficient energy to homes, businesses and government facilities while reducing the country’s carbon footprint.

The theme of the Congress will be:

International Cooperation in Nuclear – Sustainability, Excellence & Innovation

The theme of the Congress is intended to encourage delegates and participants in the pursuit on an international level of legal studies and knowledge pertaining to issues related to the peaceful utilisation of nuclear energy with a focus on the Middle-East, Africa and emerging nations.

We sincerely hope to make that this Congress a successful and insightful gathering of professionals sharing a common vision and who are interested in furthering the benefit of law, political studies and science.

Key dates:

  • 1 February, 2018 – Abstracts Submission
  • 1 April 2018 – Abstract Selection
  • 30 April 2018 – Second Announcement
  • 30 June 2018 – End of Early Bird Registration
  • 1 September 2018 – Submission Finalised Papers

Call for papers

At the start of the Congress all participants will receive a set of submitted papers and presentations. The proceedings of the Congress will be given to a legal publisher and the conference kit will contain a copy of the publication.

Authors are invited to submit in English or French an abstract of their proposed paper before 1 February 2018. Abstracts should be sent by e-mail to the INLA Secretariat:  and to The preferred format is MS Word.

The abstract should include:

  • The title of the proposed paper.
  • The full name(s) of the author(s), title, professional affiliation, e-mail address & the presenting authors should be identified.
  • One page maximum summarising the content of the proposed paper.

Authors will be informed of the decision regarding acceptance of their papers by 1 April 2018.

Finalised papers shall need to be sent to the above address by 1 September 2018.

Second announcement

The Second Announcement will contain all relevant information in terms of registration fees, the venue, accommodation options, travel packages prepared for participants, and step-wise instructions about visas, and important dates to bear in mind.


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