U.S. Leaders in Energy, Nuclear to Highlight 2013 ANS Winter Meeting
U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz headlines a number of influential energy and nuclear leaders at the 2013 American Nuclear Society Winter Meeting in Washington D.C. from November 10th - 14th.
In addition, George Schultz, former Secretary of State, Jim Rogers, Chairman of the Board of Duke Energy, and Dr. Sid Drell, Professor Emeritus at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center and Senior Fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institute will all be featured during the opening plenary of the 2013 Meeting. The speakers will bring decades of experience and leadership in U.S. energy policy, in both the public and private sectors.
"The caliber of our speakers this year continues to highlight the importance of nuclear technology as a top energy priority in the United States," says ANS President Donald R. Hoffman. "Around the world innovation in nuclear science and technology is growing, and our gathering provides the opportunity to bring those advancements here."
The conference features more than 50 sessions covering a wide range of topics including safety, career enhancement for women, using nuclear science and technology in space exploration, updated safety standards in nuclear reactors, an update on new nuclear construction around the world, and much more. This year's Winter Meeting will also celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the discovery of nuclear fission.