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Topicals and Executive Conferences

Decommissioning and Remote Systems (D&RS 2016)
Pittsburgh, PA Sheraton Station Square July 31-August 4, 2016
General Chair:

Yves Brachet (Senior Vice President, Westinghouse)

Program Chair:

Jim Byrne (Byrne & Associates LLC)


D&RS 2016 Will take place at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square, located at 300 W. Station Square Drive, Pittsburgh, PA.

Group rates of $169.00 plus 14% tax are available Saturday, July 30 through Thursday, August 4.  Government rooms are also available current prevailing rate of $130 plus tax. Check-in time is 3:00pm.  Check-out time is 12:00pm.

Reservations can be made by calling 412-261-2000.  Guests should be identified as part of the American Nuclear Society, D&RS 2016 Meeting.

All reservations must be confirmed by July 15 to secure the group rate.  After this date rooms will be accepted on a space available basis.

Utility Working Conference and Vendor Technology Expo "Delivering on the Nuclear Promise"
Amelia Island, FL Omni Amelia Island Plantation August 14-17, 2016
General Chair:

Scot Greenlee (Sr. VP, Engineering & Technical Services, Exelon Nuclear)

Assistant General Chair:

Donald Hoffman (President/CEO, EXCEL Services Corporation)

Program Chair:

Dan Doran (Director of Engineering, Exelon Nuclear)

Assistant Program Chairs:

Shann Coleman (Manager - Strategic Nuclear Alliances and Variable Resources, Duke Energy)

Vince Gilbert (Chief Knowledge Officer, EXCEL Services Corporation)

Mike Spellman (Control Room Supervisor, Duke Energy)


The 2016 Utility Working Conference & Vendor Technology Expo will be hosted at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort in Amelia Island, FL from August 14-17. All meeting activities, plenary sessions, technical sessions and exhibits and will be held at the hotel (unless otherwise noted).

Hotel room block and registration is now open! The special group rate for the conference starts at $165+. A limited number of rooms are reserved at this rate.

Reservation Link: Omni Amelia Island Resort

Hotel Information:
Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort
39 Beach Lagoon Road
Amelia Island, Florida 32034

Reservations must be made by Friday, July 15, 2016 , or before the group rooms are sold out. Prevailing hotel rates may apply after this date or when the group rooms are sold out, whichever occurs first.

**PLEASE NOTE: ALL room cancellations must be made before JULY 22, 2016 (3 weeks out) in order to avoid forfeiter of your deposit.**

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22nd Topical Meeting on the Technology of Fusion Energy (TOFE)
Philadelphia, PA Sheraton at Society Hill August 22-25, 2016
Program Chair:

Charles Gentile (Program Manager Tritium Operations, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory)

General Co-Chairs:

Dr. Adam Cohen (Deputy Director of Operations, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory)

Dr. Arnie Kellman (Director of D-IIID Operations, General Atomics)

Dr. Susana Reyes (Nuclear Engineer, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)


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Top Fuel 2016
Boise, ID September 11-15, 2016
General Chair:

Kemal Pasamehmetoglu (Associate Laboratory Director, Idaho National Laboratory)

Program Co-Chairs:

Jon Carmack (National Technical Director, Idaho National Laboratory)

John Strumpell (Manager, R&D Fuel BU, US Region, AREVA)


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Advances in Nuclear Nonproliferation Technology and Policy Conference (ANTPC)
Santa Fe, NM La Fonda On the Plaza September 25-30, 2016
Honorary Chair:

Nancy Jo Nicholas (Program Director, Los Alamos National Laboratory)

General Co-Chairs:

Pratap Sadasivan (Group Leader, Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Heather Dion (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Technical Program Co-Chairs:

Jill Cooley (Y-12)

Shaheen Dewji (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)


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Conference on Nuclear Training and Education (CONTE 2017) "A Biennial International Forum"
Jacksonville, FL Hyatt Regency Jacksonville-Riverfront February 5-8, 2017
General Chair:

Julie Sickle (Vice President of Training, Exelon Generation)

Program Chairs:

Jane LeClair (Chief Operating Officer, National Cybersecurity Institute at Excelsior)

Michael Desilets (Director, Training and Development, Entergy Nuclear)

Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space 2017
Cape Canaveral, FL Orlando Airport Marriott Lakeside February 27-March 2, 2017
Honorary Chair:

Bob Wham (Pu-238 Tech Integration Manager, Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

General Chair:

Dave Depaoli (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Program Chair:

Jeff Katalenich (Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)

International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management
Charlotte, NC Westin April 9-13, 2017
General Chair:


Program Chairs:

Brady Hanson (Staff Scientist, Pacific NW National Laboratory)

Christi Leigh (Sandia National Laboratory)



13th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Applications of Accelerators (AccApp '17)
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada July 31-August 4, 2017
General Chair:

Philip Cole (Professor, Idaho State University)

General Co-Chair:

Adriaan Buijs (Professor, McMaster University)

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2017 Nuclear Criticality Safety Division Topical
Carlsbad, NM September 10-15, 2017
General Chair:

Jef Lucchini (Staff Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Program Chair:

Sedat Goluoglu (Professor, University of Florida)

2017 International Topical Meeting on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis (PSA 2017)
Pittsburgh, PA Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square September 24-28, 2017
General Chair:

Cindy Pezze (Vice President & Chief Technical Officer, Westinghouse Electric Company)

Assistant General Chair:

Melissa Lucci (Manager, Risk Applications and Methods-I, Westinghouse Electric Company)

Program Chair:

Andrea Maioli (Principal Engineer, Westinghouse Electric Company)

MARC XI, Methods and Applications of Radioanalytical Methods
Kona, HI Sheraton Hotel April 8-13, 2018
General Chair:

Steve LaMont (Project Leader, Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Program Chair:

Sam Glover (Research Health Scientist, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)

Is the LNT Obsolete?...The Linear Non-Threshold Question
Pasco, WA September 23-27, 2018
General Chair:

Alan Waltar (Retired, PNNL)

Program Chair:

Ronald Kathren (PNNL)

San Francisco, CA Hyatt Regency September 30-October 3, 2018
General Chairs:

Ted Quinn (President, Technology Resources)

Don Eggett (Senior Management Consultant)

Program Chair:

Ted Quinn (President, Technology Resources)


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