DEM 2018 ǀ 22 - 24 OCT. ǀ AVIGNON, FRANCE 



FEB. 2017

JUNE 2017

15 JAN. 2018

15 JUL. 2018

8-15 OCT. 2018

APR. 2018

FEB. 2018

22-24 OCT. 2018

15 JUNE 2018

Call for papers and intention to submit

Extended abstracts submission starts

Extended abstracts submission ends

Authors notification

[oral & poster selections]

Conference registration opening

Full papers submission starts [oral & poster selections]

Full papers submission ends [oral & poster selections]

Presentations submission

[oral selections]

DEM Conference


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




SFEN Event Team
© SFEN Event

By submitting an abstract, each author agrees to present the accepted contribution (oral or poster) and to register to the event (one registration is required for each accepted contribution).

Early registration fee for speaker or poster presenter : 960€ VAT excl. (for full participation) and 465€ VAT excl. (for one day participation).

Contributions may be submitted for oral or poster presentation.

1/ Abstract: 1 page including tables, figures and references.
2/ Full paper: 12 pages maximum including tables, figures and references.

3/ The format required for oral and poster presentations will be indicated to authors in due time.

Abstract content and selection process

The content of the abstract must address one of the following topics: Dismantling Strategy and Program Development, Regulation Evolution, Development of New D&Ds' Technologies, Initial Radiological State Characterization, Project Feedback Experience, Material and Radioactive Waste Management, Buildings and Sites Rehabilitation, Economic and Financial Aspects of Dismantling Operations, Stakeholders Involvements and Public Acceptance, Digital Contribution to Dismantling Operations, Decommissioning of Damaged Nuclear Facilities.

The selection in oral and poster sessions will process the relevance of the subject with the aforementioned topics.

Sufficient details must be included in the abstract for reviewing.

Conference topic-lines and sessions

The definitive conference topic-lines and related sessions will be specified after the peer-review.



All submissions must be in English.

Author responsibility

It is the responsibility of the author to get all internal reviews and institution approvals prior submission.



Information related to publications will be indicated to each author in the notification letter.



The template is the same for the abstract and full paper (oral and poster selections).The abstracts and full papers must be submitted in pdf format. It is the author’s responsibility to check the pdf version of the paper to ensure proper final use (in particular check the “embed all fonts” option). 

DEM 2021 template.doc

Here is some useful information to prepare your oral presentation :

  • 15-minute slot + 5-minute Q&A

  • 15 slides max.

  • Microsoft Powerpoint file

  • Your presentation will be display in landscape orientation on 16/9 screens.


We recommend to:

  • Use high-contrast lettering and readable fonts (minimum font size of 24).

  • Use standard Windows fonts only. (avoid original fonts)

  • Use high-contrast colours (light text on dark background or vice versa).

  • A maximum of 7 lines per slide and 5 words per line will improve the communication value of your slide.

Poster presentation to be displayed on the poster board at your disposal onsite

Please note that the format to take in consideration is A0

So you have to prepare and print a flyer according this size:

841 mm x 1.189 mm