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Human Factors, Instrumentation & Controls
Improving task performance, system reliability, system and personnel safety, efficiency, and effectiveness are the division's main objectives. Its major areas of interest include task design, procedures, training, instrument and control layout and placement, stress control, anthropometrics, psychological input, and motivation.
Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2023)
February 6–9, 2023
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
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WM Symposia announces STEM Champions Challenge
Waste Management Symposia (WMS), which hosts the annual Waste Management Conference in Phoenix, Ariz., is launching a new effort along with Longenecker & Associates to support science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education efforts to attract and build the next-generation nuclear workforce. The engineering, environmental, and nuclear services company Spectra Tech is joining the initiative by matching Longenecker & Associates' contributions to the program.
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The Local Section Meritorious Award is presented to the ANS local sections that have conducted the most worthwhile events; have shown outstanding membership growth, participation, and administration during the award year. All official local sections of the Society are eligible for the award.
The award consists of a certificate and monetary award (up to $1,200 distributed amongst the sections). Awards are presented at the Local Section Workshop at the ANS Winter Meeting. The selected sections are required to give a presentation on their category at the Local Section Workshop or future webinar.
Local sections submit the nomination worksheet and a 1-2 page summary stating which award categories the section wishes to be considered for. Sections may also submit supporting documentation that highlights the section’s most notable accomplishments from the past year.
Awards will be granted for each of the following categories:
This award was established in 1971 by the Local Sections Committee to recognize outstanding events by the local sections. In 2019, the ANS Education, Training and Workforce Development Division fully-funded the award to add a monetary stipend.
These are evaluated by a subcommittee composed of individuals from the Local Sections Committee and ANS Education, Training and Workforce Development Division, which selects the awardees. The national Honors and Awards Committee may consult as appropriate.
Nomination forms and supporting documents (in Word or Adobe Acrobat) should be emailed to email@example.com.