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2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
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Virginia sites targeted as competitive for SMRs
A map of the seven potential LENOWISCO SMR sites recommended by DEI’s feasibility study. (Image: Google Maps/DEI)
Seven sites in southwestern Virginia have been identified as “competitive hosting grounds” for small modular reactors by a feasibility study Dominion Engineering, Inc. (DEI) prepared for the LENOWISCO Planning District Commission. (The planning district, based in Duffield, Va., serves the counties of Lee, Wise, and Scott and the city of Norton.) At a May 22 press conference at LENOWISCO’s offices, DEI chemical engineer and principal investigator Chuck Marks said the review represents the “very early stages of, does this region have what it takes to site one of these reactors, successfully deploy and successfully operate. And the answer is overwhelmingly yes,” according to an article in the Cardinal News.
June 12–16, 2022
The New Outlook
Anaheim, CA|Anaheim Hilton
General ChairPer PetersonChief Nuclear OfficerKairos Power
Assistant General ChairLou Martinez SanchoVice President, Strategy & InnovationKairos Power
Steve Nesbit2021-2022 PresidentAmerican Nuclear Society
Craig H. PiercyExecutive Director / CEOAmerican Nuclear Society
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If you are attending the 2022 Annual Meeting, we will require either proof of COVID-19 vaccination, or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of arrival at the Hotel.
ANS values the health and safety of all our members. We will continue to follow all CDC, State, City, and Hotel safety requirements in our efforts to provide you a safe environment as we gather again.
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Monday, June 13, 2022 | 8:00–11:00AM
Tables will be provided on a first come, first served basis. To reserve a table at no cost, contact us at email@example.com. Table attendant is required to register for the conference.
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Tuesday, June 14, 2022 | 8:00–9:45AM
This will be a dinner and party for all meeting attendees, celebrating ANS and recognizing the volunteer leadership (Officers, Board of Directors, Committee and Division Leadership). This event is an opportunity for all the meeting attendees to get to know the society leadership better while having a good time. The price is $40.00 per person, including two drink tickets (cash bar after), dinner and dancing! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for sponsorship opportunities or more information.
Enhance your visibility at the 2022 ANS Annual Meeting including Embedded Topical Meetings, Advances in Thermal Hydraulics (ATH2022), Nuclear Criticality Safety Division Topical Meeting (NCSD 2022), and Technology of Fusion Energy (TOFE), by becoming a sponsor. All sponsors are recognized on the meeting website, in promotional communications, and the mobile app. All sponsors will also be acknowledged at the Opening Plenary and on signage displayed throughout the meeting. Sponsorship packages are limited, so reserve your package early. Download the meeting prospectus