World Nuclear Fuel Cycle 2024

16-18 April 2024, Almaty, Kazakhstan



World Nuclear Fuel Cycle (WNFC) is a top-level international forum co-organized by the Nuclear Energy Institute and World Nuclear Association.

The conference provides companies with cutting-edge information affecting the commercial nuclear fuel cycle, with a focus on enhancing the economic competitiveness of nuclear energy. Leading industry experts will provide information and insights that will help you and your company navigate successfully through the complex and changing fuel marketplace. WNFC also provides many opportunities to network with high-level industry executives.

WNFC 2024 will take place on 16-18 April in Almaty, Kazakhstan. 

Cultural tour of Almaty

The 2024 WNFC programme will include a cultural experience in place of a technical tour. On Thursday 18 April, join us for a walking cultural tour of downtown Almaty as we discover historic architecture of the city, where its influence comes from and some cultural background of how Almaty came to be.  Deadline to register for the cultural tour is Friday 29 March

Travel information

To enhance your experience on arrival to Almaty International Airport, please view the travel advice

Time zone change

Please note that as of the 1 March Kazakhstan has transitioned to a single time zone, UTC+5. We encourage delegates to double-check their devices and meeting times to ensure that updates have been made accordingly. 

Special event

This year's special event, sponsored by Kazatomprom, will be held at the GATOB (State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet theatre). Delegates will experience a ballet and opera performance, followed by a buffet dinner and networking.

18:00    Guests gather in Rixos Almaty lobby 
18:10    Walk to GATOB (15 minute guided walk)
18:30    Arrival and drinks reception
19:10    Guests take their seats in the theatre
19:20    Performance (40 mins)
20:00    Buffet dinner and networking
21:30    Close (return walk to Rixos Almaty)

Day 1
Tuesday 16 April

Registration (15:00-18:30)
Welcome reception (sponsored by Kazatomprom)

Day 2
Wednesday 17 April

Sessions (09:00-17:00)
Special event (sponsored by Kazatomprom)

Day 3
Thursday 18 April

Sessions (09:00-12:30)
Almaty cultural tour (14:00-17:00)