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2022 ANS Annual Meeting
June 12–16, 2022
Anaheim, CA|Anaheim Hilton
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2022 ANS Annual Meeting preview webinar is coming
ANS will host its first fully in-person national meeting since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic when the 2022 ANS Annual Meeting takes place in Anaheim, Calif., June 12-16.
In anticipation of the event, ANS is putting on a webinar titled ”Annual Meeting Preview: Getting back to what we do best.” This hourlong sneak peek is on May 24 at 2:00 p.m. (EDT) and is free and open to everyone. The program will feature organizers who have been planning the many technical sessions for ANS Annual as well as the three embedded topical meetings:
To add or remove a session from your itinerary, please check the circle to the left of its title.
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. Click on the links below for more information about the Executive Panels, which 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.
Panel|Session Chair: Jeffrey C. King
Monday, June 14, 2021|12:00–1:45PM (1:00–2:45PM EDT)
Panel|Session Chair: W. Neal Mann
Monday, June 14, 2021|2:15–4:00PM (3:15–5:00PM EDT)
Panel|Session Chair: Craig Piercy
Tuesday, June 15, 2021|11:00AM–12:45PM (12:00–1:45PM EDT)
Panel|Cosponsored by ETWDD|Session Chair: Andrew Smith
Tuesday, June 15, 2021|1:15–3:00PM (2:15–4:00PM EDT)
Panel|Session Chair: Shaun Anderson
Tuesday, June 15, 2021|3:30–5:15PM (4:30–6:15PM EDT)
Panel|Session Chair: Steven P. Nesbit
Wednesday, June 16, 2021|11:00AM–12:45PM (12:00–1:45PM EDT)
Panel|Cosponsored by ETWDD|Session Chair: Shirly Rodriguez
Wednesday, June 16, 2021|1:15–3:00PM (2:15–4:00PM EDT)
Panel|Session Chair: Kenneth J. Aupperle
Wednesday, June 16, 2021|3:30–5:15PM (4:30–6:15PM EDT)