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Advances In Nuclear Fuel Management V
Hilton Head, SC Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort March 29-April 1, 2015
General Chair:

Bill Herwig (Supervisor, Design Engineering, SCE&G)

Program Chairs:

Atul Karve (Engineering Manager, GEH Global Nuclear Fuel)

Ivan Maldonado (Associate Professor, University of Tennessee)

Ron Ellis (Senior R&D Scientist, ORNL)

2015 ANS Student Conference "Powering Tomorrow Together"
College Station, TX Texas A&M University April 9-11, 2015
International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management "Real World Solutions for Integrated Management of Used Fuel and HLW"
Charleston, SC Charleston Marriott April 12-16, 2015
Honorary Chair:

Tiina Jalonen (Senior Vice President, Posiva Oy)

General Chair:

Lake Barrett (L. Barrett Consulting, LLC)

Program Chairs:

Andrew Sowder (Sr. Project Manager, Electric Power Research Institute)

Ruth Weiner (Subject Expert, Boston Government Services)


The Charleston Marriott, located at 170 Lockwood Boulevard, Charleston, SC 29403-5123, will be the location for the 2015 International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management conference (IHLRWM), where all the meeting activities and technical session will take place.
The special room rate for the meeting is $179/per night (single/double rate).  The Government room rate is $173/per night (single/double rate). Please note that if booking an available Government rate room, a valid and active Government ID will be required at check-in.

Reservations can be made online at:

Book your Group Rate: Charleston Marriott
Book your Government Rate:   Marriott Government Rate
To make a phone reservation for a guest room, call 800-228-9290.

Room block closes on Monday, March 16th, 2015, after which point room rate and availability cannot be guaranteed. Attendees must identify themselves as part of the American Nuclear Society to receive the group rate.

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10th International Conference on the Methods and Applications of Radioanalytical Chemistry (MARC X)
Kailua-Kona, HI Sheraton Keauhou Bay April 12-17, 2015
General Chair:

Stephen P. LaMont (Senior Science Advisor, Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Program Chair:

Samuel E. Glover (Research Health Scientist, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)

ANS Mathematics & Computation (M&C) 2015 & Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications (SNA) and Monte Carlo (MC)
Nashville, TN Sheraton Music City April 19-23, 2015
General Chair:

Bernadette Kirk

Program Chair:

Robert Grove (Group Leader, Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

2015 International Topical Meeting on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis (PSA 2015)
Sun Valley, ID Sun Valley Resort April 26-30, 2015
General Chair:

Martin Sattison (Division Director, Idaho National Laboratory)

Program Chair:

Michael Calley (Department Manager, Idaho National Laboratory)


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Utility Working Conference and Vendor Technology Expo "Nuclear Sustainability - Rising to the Challenge."
Amelia Island, FL Omni Amelia Island Plantation August 9-12, 2015
General Chair:

Benjamin C. Waldrep (Harris Plant Vice President, Duke Energy)

Program Co-Chairs:

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

Michael L. Spellman (Control Room Supervisor, Duke Energy)

Assistant Program Chair:

William H. Bishop (General Manager, Maintenance, PPL Susquehanna, LLC)


The 2015 Utility Working Conference & Vendor Technology Expo will be hosted at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort in Amelia Island, FL from August 9-12. All meeting activities, plenary sessions, technical sessions and exhibits and will be held at the hotel (unless otherwise noted).

Make your room reservation now! The special group rate for the conference starts at $160+. A limited number of rooms are reserved at this rate.

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

Book your Group Rate: Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort

Hotel phone number:  (904) 261-6161. If calling, please make sure to mention the "American Nuclear Society" or "Utility Working Conference" to receive the group rate.

Group Code: 080415UTILITYWO (If you do not use the link above, make sure to place the code into the "Group Code" box on the reservation page, or provide to the reservation agent).

Reservations must be made by Friday, July 17, 2015 , or before the group rooms are sold out, so do not delay. Prevailing hotel rates may apply after this date or when the group rooms are sold out, whichever occurs first.

Travel & Transportation:
Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort is just a short 45 minute drive from downtown Jacksonville, and 29 miles from Jacksonville International Airport. Private and corporate aircraft charters can also fly directly to Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport, four miles north of the Resort. Please note that the Amelia Island Plantation Community Association does not permit motorcycles on the property. Complimentary self-parking is available.

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16th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-16)
Chicago, IL Hyatt Regency Chicago August 30-September 4, 2015
General Co-Chairs:

Michael L. Corradini (Professor, University of Wisconsin)

Hisashi Ninokata (Professor, Politecnico Di Milano)

Program Co-Chairs:

Xiaodong Sun (Associate Professor, The Ohio State University)

Hee Cheon No (Professor, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

Nam T. Dinh (Professor, North Carolina State University)

International Conference on Nuclear Criticality Safety, ICNC2015
Charlotte, NC Omni Charlotte Hotel September 13-17, 2015
Honorary Chair:

Elliott Whitesides (Retired, Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

General Chair:

Robert Busch (University of New Mexico)

Assistant General Chair:

Sandi Larson (Atkins)

Co-Technical Program Chairs:

Michaele Brady Raap (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)

Larry Wetzel (B&W Nuclear Operations Group)


Make your reservations now! The special rate for conference attendees is $159.  A limited number of rooms are reserved at this rate. You may secure a room by booking online at the Omni Charlotte Hotel or by calling 800-THE-OMNI. Attendees must identify themselves as part of the American Nuclear Society to receive the group rate.

Reservations must be made by Tuesday, August 11, 2015. Prevailing rates may apply after this date or when the group rooms are sold out, whichever occurs first. Rooms are subject to availability.

Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space (NETS) 2016
Huntsville, AL NASA Marshall Space Flight Center February 22-25, 2016
General Chair:

Mike G. Houts (NASA MSFC)

Program Chair:


2016 International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP 2016)
San Francisco, CA Hyatt Regency San Francisco April 17-20, 2016
General Chair:

Neil Wilmshurst (Vice President and CNO, Electric Power Research Institute)

Program Chair:

Per Peterson (Professor, University of California, Berkeley)

11th International Conference on Tritium Science & Technology (TRITIUM 2016)
Charleston, SC Charleston Marriott April 17-22, 2016
General Chair:

Robert P. Addis (Director of Defense Programs Technology, Savannah River National Laboratory)

Program Chair:

James Klein (Advisory Engineer, Savannah River National Laboratory)

PHYSOR 2016 "Unifying Theory and Experiments in the 21st Century"
Sun Valley, ID May 1-5, 2016
General Chair:

Finis H. Southworth (Chief Technology Officer, AREVA Inc.)

Program Chair:

Mark DeHart (Senior Reactor Physicist, Idaho National Laboratory)

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

Nick Liparulo (Senior Vice President, Westinghouse Electric Company)

Program Chair:

Jim Byrne (Byrne & Associates LLC)

Utility Working Conference and Vendor Technology Expo
Amelia Island, FL Omni Amelia Island Plantation August 14-17, 2016
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22nd Topical Meeting on the Technology of Fusion Energy (TOFE)
Philadelphia, PA Sheraton at Society Hill August 22-25, 2016
General Co-Chairs:

Michael Williams (Associate Director Engineering and Infrastructure, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory)

Keith Rule (Senior Project Engineer, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory)

Program Chair:

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

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)

Conference on Nuclear Training and Education (CONTE 2017)
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)

Gregg Ludlam (Training Director of Fleet Operations Training, Exelon Nuclear)


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