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Materials in Nuclear Energy Systems (MiNES 2023)
December 10–14, 2023
New Orleans, LA|New Orleans Marriott
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Eisenhower’s “Atoms for Peace” at 70
Seventy years ago to the day, President Dwight D. Eisenhower gave his historic address to the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. (See December 2023 Nuclear News's “Leaders” column to read the reflections of Kathryn Huff, the Department of Energy’s assistant secretary for nuclear energy, on the speech’s anniversary.)
June 14–16, 2021
ANS President 2020-2021Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar, PhD
General ChairDr. Thomas ZachariaOak Ridge National Laboratory
ANS Executive Director/CEOCraig H. Piercy
Monday, June 14, 2021 | 10:00AM
Opening Remarks from
Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy
Monday, June 14, 2021 | 10:00AM–12:30PM EDT
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 | 10:00–11:30AM EDT
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 | 10:00–11:30AM EDT
New this year, Executive Panels have been added to provide busy nuclear professionals a broader look at developments in nuclear science and technology and their impact on policy and markets. The Executive Panels will focus on crisis communications, diversity and inclusion, lessons learned from new construction projects, and the 2021 Polar Vortex energy blackouts as well as advances in space technology, non-power technologies and nuclear capabilities, and action on nuclear waste.
Be a part of one of the largest gatherings of nuclear professionals in the country where the brightest minds engage – and inspire – leaders from across the nuclear science and technology landscape.
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