INSIDER mid-term workshop

INSIDER mid-term workshop

The INSIDER mid-term workshop will take place in Bilbao (Spain), from 20-22 May 2019. 
Hosted by the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), this workshop will highlight the first results of the research carried out in INSIDER and focus on “Step change innovation in radiological characterisation”. Followed by panel discussions, the topical session will be centered on three core topics: detection systems, analytical methods and digitalisation. 



Access here the INSIDER mid-term workshop agenda

Social event on 21st of May: guided visit to Bilbao old town followed by typical dinner in the old part of the city


23th April 2019: deadline for registration
15th May 2019: deadline for paper submission
15th June 2019: deadline for paper revision
15th July 2019: deadline for final paper
October 2019: conference proceedings
December 2019: EPJ-N special edition


DAY 2 – INSIDER Scientific & technical highlights

  • Nadia Pérot (CEA)
  • Yvon Desnoyers (Geovariances)
  • Khalil Amgarou (CEA)
  • Frederic Aspe (ONET)
  • Alexandra Northstein (KIT)
  • Thomas Vercouter (CEA)
  • Ben Russell (NPL)
  • Monika Mazanova (CMI)
  • Séverine Demeyer (LNE)
  • Valérie Lourenço (CEA/LNHB)

DAY 2 – Case studies

  • Paolo Peerani (JRC)
  • Gunhild von Oertzen (Brenk)
  • Oleksandr Sevbo (Energorisk)
  • Raquel Idoeta (UPV/EHU)
  • Bart Rogiers/ Wouter Broeckx (SCK•CEN)
  • Peter Völgyesi (MTA-EK)
  • Marielle Crozet (CEA)
  • Ben Russell (NPL)
  • Yvon Desnoyers (Geovariances)
  • Nadia Pérot (CEA)

DAY 3 – Step change innovation in radiological characterisation

Innovation in detection systems:
Overview presentation by Jose Luis Leganés Nieto (Enresa)

  • Lousai Leong (MIRION)
  • Tomas Recio (TECNATOM)
  • Patrick O’Sullivan (IAEA)
  • Matteo Magistris (CERN)

Innovative radiochemical analysis methods:
Overview presentation by Xiaolin Hou (DTU)

  • Jixin Qiao (DTU)
  • M. Bothe (VKTA)
  • D. Braekers (IRE)

Innovation in digitalisation methods:
Keynote presentation by Francisco Ballester Muñoz (Cantabria University)

  • Jesus de Paz (Cantabria University)
  • Patrick O’Sullivan (IAEA)
  • Franz Borrmann (iUS)
  • Paolo Peerani (JRC)


Several INSIDER speakers will present the recent progress and key results carried out in the project. Besides the oral presentations, the INSIDER organising committee encourages also all participants to submit a poster presentation.

Invited speakers and poster authors must send their contributions at before 15 May 2019.

Publication policy
Authors of invited papers and posters will furthermore have the possibility to submit their paper in a special edition of an international Open Access Journal, the European Physical Journal – Nuclear (EPJ-N) for publication.

Please submit your manuscript by clicking here indicating the following topical name: “INSIDER” in the submission process. The deadline for the article is extended to 15th September 2019. If you encounter any issue, please contact


Posters should be printed on A0 format (841 x 1189 mm or 33.13″ x 46.84″).


Bizkaia Aretoa
Avenida Abandoibarra, 3
48009 Bilbao (Spain)



Special rates have been negotiated with some hotels. To benefit from this offer, you need to reserve the rooms by clicking here.

Single room: 115€
Double room: 170€
Breakfast included
25 rooms blocked until 12/03/2019

Single room: 77€
Double room: 87€
Breakfast included
10 rooms blocked until 20/03/2019

Single room: 77€
Double room: 87€
Breakfast included
10 rooms blocked until 17/04/2019

Single room: 175,10€
Double room: 190,10€
Breakfast included
15 rooms blocked until 20/03/2019

Single room: 83€
Double room: 91€
Breakfast included
15 rooms blocked until 17/04/2019

Single room: 185€
Double room: 210€
Breakfast included
No blocked or guarantee rooms or prices. Subject to availability and rate at the time of booking. The hotel is almost fully booked for those dates.


The Bizkaia Aretoa building is located in one of the most emblematic parts of Bilbao, right beside the Iberdrola skyscraper and near the Guggenheim Museum. The building hosts all kind of social, cultural, academic and scientific events organised by the UPV/EHU, or by external entities.

How to access Bizkaia

Getting to Bilbao city centre from the airport:

By bus
Line A3247 Bilbao – Aireportua / Airport (bus stop is outside the arrivals hall)
Airport to Bilabo buses depart from 06:15 to 00:00 every 15 minutes
Bilbao to airport buses depart from 05:25 to 21:55 every 15 minutes

Single ticket 3€ (can be bought directly on the bus)

By taxi
A taxi from the airport to the centre of Bilbao costs around 30€
Estimated duration between Bilbao and the airport: between 10 to 15 min

Radiotaxi Bilbao: +34 944 448 888 |

Teletaxi Bilbao: +34 944 10 21 21 |