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World's leading nuclear experts discuss wide ranging issues at American Nuclear Society meeting: Global talent focuses on universal nuclear developments
La Grange Park, IL (June 9, 2010)
- A cadre of the world's leading nuclear experts will join more than twelve hundred nuclear science and technology professionals to discuss the latest developments and issues in the role of nuclear energy and science globally at the American Nuclear Society (ANS) annual meeting to be held June 13-17 in San Diego, ANS Executive Director John (Jack) M. Tuohy, Jr., P.E. announced today. The conference, "Nuclear Science and Technology - The Right Fit, The Right Time," is the premier event for the nuclear science and technology community; among the wide array of sessions, international nuclear energy issues will be the subject of three separate sessions.
When asked about the conference, ANS President Tom Sanders said "Nuclear science is no longer limited to a handful of countries around the world and a great deal of important research is occurring internationally. We're really pleased to have such a deeply experienced and knowledgeable group of experts to guide us in understanding what is happening to nuclear science globally."
Some of the most prominent and important sessions and speakers are:
"Nuclear Hydrogen Programs Around the World - Current Activities and Plans"
Gail H. Marcus (Consultant for Nuclear Science and Technology)
Atam Rao - International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Shusaku Shiozawa - International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Ping Zhang (Tsinghua Univ)
Jonghwa Chang - Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI)
"An International Outlook on Nuclear Power"
Mujid Kazimi (MIT)
Atambir Rao - International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA-Austria)
Regis Matzie (Westinghouse)
Erepamo Osaisai (Atomic Energy Agency-Nigeria)
Ratan Kumar Sinha - Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC-India)
Kiyoshi Yamauchi - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI-Japan)
Mingguang Zheng - State Nuclear Power Technology Corp. Ltd./Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research and Design Institute (SNTPC/SNERDI-China)
"Global Nuclear Energy Opportunities and Obstacles"
Yasuo Yoshinari (Hitachi-GE-Japan),
Samim Anghaie (Consultant)
Chang Sun Kang - Seoul National University (SNU-Korea)
Ashok Passiricha - Export-Import Bank of the United States (US Ex-Im Bank)
Dipinder Saluja (Capricorn Investment Group)
Georges Serviere - Électricité de France (EDF-France)
Khaled Toukan (Jordan Atomic Energy Authority-Jordan)
Concluded Tuohy, "The future of nuclear science and technology has never been more promising, and we're excited to be meeting with colleagues from around the world to learn from one another."
For more information about the conference visit www.ans.org