The submission website will remain open until December 31, 2019 to allow authors to fully finalize their submission

NPC 2020, 22nd edtion of the International Conference on Water Chemistry of Nuclear Reactor Systems (PWR, BWR, PHWR, VVER, other advanced reactors as SMR…) will focus on the following topics:

1. Secondary water chemistry

● Operating experience Scientific studies ● Future trends ● Conditioning & treatment ● Corrosion & deposition ● Surveillance & control


2. Primary water chemistry & radiochemistry

● Operating experience ● Scientific studies ● Future trends ● Corrosion ● Conditioning & treatment ● Radiation fields ● Fuel  Surveillance & control ● Chemistry & radiochemistry in Abnormal Condition


3. Auxiliary systems water chemistry & waste treatment

● Primary, secondary, open & closed cooling systems ● Conditioning & treatment ● Corrosion & deposition ● Surveillance & control ● Microbiology


4. Maintenance & long term operation     


5. Monitoring updates & new developments     


6. Numerical & simulation tools     


7. Advanced reactors  


JULY 2019

SEPTEMBER 10, 2019

NOVEMBER 30, 2019

DECEMBER 31, 2019

MARCH 2020

APRIL 2020

JUNE 1, 2020

JUNE 30, 2020

SEPTEMBER 14-20, 2020

First Announcement & Call for Abstracts

Abstract Submission Starts

Abstract Submission Ends

Author Notification

Conference Registration Opening

Final Paper Submission Starts

Final Paper Submission Ends 

Oral Presentation Submission


Authors must register for either one day or the full meeting

By submitting an abstract, each author agrees to present the accepted

contribution and to register to the event .

Abstracts may be submitted for oral or poster presentation.

  • Abstract: a one-page summary in English (400 to 600 words) including tables, figures and references.

  • Full paper: 12 pages maximum in English including tables, figures and references

  • Oral presentation: 20 minutes in English (15' oral presentation + 5' Q&A) will be allowed for each presentation. At least one author is required to register for the congress.

  • Poster presentation: displayed on a poster board. The format to take in consideration is A0 in portrait format (841 mm x 1.189 mm).



Online submission is the only way to submit your contributions and you have to create an account.

After creating your account, you will receive an email asking you to click a link to permanently activate it.

Carefully keep the password given as it will allow you to login to your account.

If you encounter any problems using the submission platform (account creation or others...) please contact the technical support by email at


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