European Atomic Energy Society Meeting, Aix en Provence, France

From June 8-12, 2024, the annual meeting of the European Atomic Energy Society took place in Aix en Provence, France. During the meeting, the energy issues and perspectives of member countries were presented, challenges in the nuclear fuel supply chain and nuclear development were reviewed, and achievements and challenges of the nuclear fusion program were shared. Representatives of LEI, Dr. Sigitas Rimkevičius and Dr. Rolandas Urbonas, participated in the meeting.

The European Atomic Energy Society was founded on June 15, 1954, at the Royal Society in London. The founding countries of the society are Belgium, Italy, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Norway, France, Sweden, and Switzerland. In the 1990s, Lithuania, along with the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Poland, and Slovenia, joined the society. At the beginning of this century, Latvia and Estonia also joined the society. This year, the society celebrates its 70th anniversary. The 2001 society meeting was held in Lithuania, and during the 2001-2002 period, the president of the European Atomic Energy Society was academician Jurgis Vilemas.

S.Rimkevicius at EAES meeting 2024