Dr. Sören Kliem

Reactor Safety
Phone: +49 351 260 2318

21st SYMPOSIUM of AER on VVER Reactor Physics and Reactor Safety

The 21st Symposium of AER continues the series of annual meetings of the international association "Atomic Energy Research" on VVER reactor physics and safety research.

The Symposium will be organized by the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf.

Dates: September 19-23, 2011
Venue: art'otel Dresden
Location: Dresden, Germany

The Symposium will take place from Monday, September 19, 2011 until Friday, September 23, 2011 at the art'otel near the baroque city center of Dresden.

This Symposium is open to participants from AER member organizations as well as from other institutions involved or interested in VVER reactor physics and safety research.

The registration is closed.
In case of problems or for subsequent changes, please contact Sören Kliem.

Call for papers

Download as pdf: First Announcement and Call for Papers
Download as pdf: Instructions for papers to be included into the proceedings

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Download as pdf: Agenda

Social programme

The traditional Symposium dinner will take place on Wednesday, September 21, in the famous Dresden restaurant Festungsmauern am Brühlschen Garten, one of the most beautiful cellar restaurants in Dresden. Before the dinner, city guides in historical skirts and coats will show us the historical centre of Dresden during a 2-hour walk.

Hot! Additional social event

Probably everybody of you knows the famous Dresden Semperoper, one of the most beautiful opera houses in the world.

On Monday, September 19, there will be a performance of the opera “RUSALKA” by Antonín Dvořák in Czech language with German surtitles.

Key dates

August 03, 2011 Abstract deadline
Registration deadline
August 08, 2011 Hotel reservation deadline
August 08, 2011 Semperoper reservation deadline
Up to the beginning of Symposium Submittal of electronic files of papers and presentations by e-mail to
At the beginning of the Symposium Deadline for final papers and presentations on flash or CD

Venue and Accomodation

The Symposium will take place at the the art’otel in Dresden.

Additional event

A two-day workshop for SERPENT users will be organized just before the 21st AER Symposium.
The workshop will take place on September 15 – 16 at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf.


For additional information please contact:

the local organizing committee:
or directly Sören Kliem