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The Young Members Group works to encourage and enable all young professional members to be actively involved in the efforts and endeavors of the Society at all levels (Professional Divisions, ANS Governance, Local Sections, etc.) as they transition from the role of a student to the role of a professional. It sponsors non-technical workshops and meetings that provide professional development and networking opportunities for young professionals, collaborates with other Divisions and Groups in developing technical and non-technical content for topical and national meetings, encourages its members to participate in the activities of the Groups and Divisions that are closely related to their professional interests as well as in their local sections, introduces young members to the rules and governance structure of the Society, and nominates young professionals for awards and leadership opportunities available to members.
2023 ANS Winter Conference and Expo
November 12–15, 2023
Washington, D.C.|Washington Hilton
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GE Hitachi named first corporate sponsor of Net Zero Nuclear
Net Zero Nuclear, an initiative that debuted earlier this month at the World Nuclear Symposium in London, has named GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) its initial corporate sponsor. The announcement was made Wednesday at the Atlantic Council’s Nuclear Energy Policy Summit in New York.
Wednesday, June 15, 2022|5:00–6:00PM PDT
TAE Technologies is located in Foothill Ranch, California, where its National Laboratory-scale fusion device, Norman, performs an average of 650 experiments per month. Named after TAE's technology co-founder Dr. Norman Rostoker, the $150 million machine was constructed from scratch and is fifth in a sequence of seven machines that will help TAE deliver commercial hydrogen-boron fusion – the cleanest, safest, most abundant carbon-free energy source – to the world. TAE will begin construction on its sixth machine, Copernicus, this year.