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August 8–11, 2021
Marco Island, FL|JW Marriott Marco Island
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Metz on Harold Denton: Memories of a life in nuclear safety
A number of years ago, historian and writer Chuck Metz Jr. was at the Bush’s Visitor Center in Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains when he ran into former Nuclear Regulatory Commission official Harold Denton and his wife. Metz was at the visitor center, which opened in 2010 and is now a tourist hotspot, because, as he explained to the Dentons at the time, he had overseen the development of its on-site museum and had written a companion coffee-table history book.
The chance meeting turned into a friendship and a fruitful collaboration. Denton, who in 1979 was the public spokesperson for the NRC as the Three Mile Island-2 accident unfolded, had been working on his memoir, but he was stuck. He asked Metz for help with the organization and compilation of his notes. “I was about to retire,” Metz said, “but I thought that exploring the nuclear world might be an interesting change of pace.”
Denton passed away in 2017, but by then Metz had spent many hours with his fast friend and was able to complete the memoir, Three Mile Island and Beyond: Memories of a Life in Nuclear Safety, which was published recently by ANS. Metz shared some of his thoughts about Denton and the book with Nuclear News. The interview was conducted by NN’s David Strutz.
November 30–December 4, 2021
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
AccApp'21 is the fourteenth international topical meeting on the applications of accelerators; it is being organized by the Accelerator Applications Division (AAD) of the American Nuclear Society (ANS). AccApp’21 is co-sponsored by Texas A&M University, the National Nuclear Security Administration and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
AccApp'21 will be held as an embedded topic meeting at 2021 ANS Winter meeting, November 30–December 4, 2021, Washington, DC.
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ABSTRACT DEADLINE: MONDAY, JULY 12, 2021
Thanks to the generous US DOE NNSA support, we have a number of travel grants for undergraduate and graduate students. Preference will be given to whose who are presenting. To apply please submit your abstract and then send an email containing your name, affiliation (university), abstract number, and abstract title to Dr. Valeriia Starovoitova.
SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT
The fourteenth international topical meeting on the applications of accelerators (AccApp'20) was originally planned to be held at the IAEA Headquarters in Vienna, Austria, April 5-9, 2020. The meeting was postponed because of COVID-19.
The AccApp'20 was organized by Dr. Philip Cole (General Chair, Lamar University), Dr. Aliz Simon (General Co-Chair, IAEA), and Dr. Valeriia Starovoitova (Co-Chair, and Technical Program Chair, IAEA), together with 22 topic organizers.
AccApp'20 received total 320 abstracts from 58 countries. AccApp'20 was sponsored by seven industry companies, as well as IAEA and US DOE-NNSA.
Call For Papers
AccApp 2021 Abstract Template