​IGORR : International Group on Research Reactors

Unfortunately, due to the COVID19 issue and the large uncertainty on being able to travel, we have decided to postpone the coming IGORR conference (including the embedded IAEA Technical Meeting on Ageing Management) to next Spring 2021 in the same location (Kazan-Russian Federation with a 1 day technical visit of RIAR Dimitrovgrad research center).

The new dates booked for the conference are from Monday 30th May until Friday 4th June 2021. (Please book your calendar !)

All the selected abstracts will be maintained and we will inform the authors beginning of next year of the time schedule for paper submission (the dead line of 31th July 2020 is not valid anymore).

Moreover we will re-open the call for abstracts beginning of next year to enlarge the participation in the conference.

We will keep you regularly  informed : https://igorr2020.org

Apologies for this sad decision but it does not seem realistic to maintain the conference schedule in early September 2020.

Take Care and Stay Safe

The IGORR Organising Team


The IGGOR 19th was organised by RRFM (​European Research Reactor Conference) and IGORR (International Group Operating Research Reactors)

It was held from in JORDAN from 24th to 28th march 2019.

For more information, see the RRFM/IGORR 2019 Conference Website.




The  IGGOR 18 th 
was organised by ANSTO (Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation)

and was combined with an IAEA technical meeting. 
It took place from 3th to 7th december 2017 in Sydney, Autralia.


Dr Gilles BIGNAN
IGORR Chairman


See proceedings and presentations


Page d'accueil (FR) 


IGORR Steering Commitee Members List

AUSTRALIA : Mark Summerfield (ANSTO)

AUSTRIA : Ram Sharma (IAEA)

ARGENTINA : Herman Blaumann (CNEA) - Nestor Di Lorenzo (INVAP)

BELGIUM : Steven Van Dyck (SCK.CEN)

CANADA : Christopher Haysel (McMaster University)

CHINA : KE Guoto (CIAE) - Xinxin Lu (INET)

FRANCE : Gilles Bignan (CEA) - Claude Pascal (AREVA-TA)

GERMANY : Heiko Gerstenberg (TUM)

JAPAN : Masami Kinase (JAEA)

JORDAN : Khalifeh Abu-Saleem  (JAEC)

RUSSIA : Alexander Tuzov (ROSATOM-RIAR)

SOUTH KOREA : Hoan-Sung Jung (KAERI)

USA : John Bumgardner (INL) - Tim Powers (ORNL) - Robert Williams (NIST) - Lin-wen Hu (MIT) - Ayman Hawari (NCSU)