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Call for Papers

The International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP) provides a forum for leaders of the nuclear industry to exchange information, present results from their work, review the state of the industry, and discuss future directions and needs for the deployment of new nuclear power plant systems around the world.


ICAPP will gather industry leaders in several invited lectures in plenary sessions. This congress welcomes the submission of full-length  (8-10 pages) technical papers or 2-page extended abstracts, which will be peer reviewed and published. All authors will present their papers in English. About 20 minutes will be allotted for each paper. At least one author is required to register for the congress.

Important Dates

Call for Papers

May 31, 2022

Abstract Submission Start

June 15, 2022

Final Deadline for Abstract Submission

November 28, 2022

Review Results Notification

December 27, 2022

Full Paper Submission Due

February 3, 2023

Final Paper Submission Due

March 3, 2023

Best Paper Award

One paper by technical track will be selected as a Best Paper and awarded at a ceremony during the congress.

Detailed information with the review criteria will be announced soon.

Publication in Nuclear Engineering and Technology

The Special Edition for Nuclear Engineering and Technology will be published after the congress. The papers will be evaluated based on the submitted Revised Full Paper and Oral Presentation during the congress.

Only full papers (8-10 page) with an Oral Presentation can be candidates for NET Special Edition publication.

Please note that 2-page extended abstracts will NOT be considered for NET Special Edition publication.

More details on special issues will be provided later.


Student Competition

The purpose of the Student Program is to encourage the active participation of students in ICAPP 2023 by submitting high quality technical papers on the various aspects of the advances in nuclear power plants.

This program seeks to promote the interaction of students with experienced nuclear professionals and to help them establish mentoring and networking links in their areas of interest.

After reviewing all applied abstracts by the Technical Program Committee, 20 papers will be shortlisted for a final presentation at the Student Competition session, and best 10 presentations will be awarded at a ceremony during the congress.

  • Presentation Time: 10-minutes Oral Presentation (including 2 minutes Q&A) per speaker

  • Presentation Type: Oral Presentation ONLY (No poster presentation)

  • Full Paper / Extended Abstract Submission: Extended Abstract submission ONLY (full paper NOT acceptable)

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