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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.)
About a dozen years or so ago, there was a formal Guest Program that added certain meals and activities for the guests. As time went on this got more and more expensive to provide, so fewer people began to attend and it just died out. While there were several reasons things didn’t work out then, there is still a desire today for the Spouses and Guests attending the meeting to be able to meet each other and possibly see the sites or do something together.
Steven A. Arndt will become the new ANS president in June at the California meeting. As his wife and “ANS First Lady” I am going to try and offer some information to you all and some options for gathering.
Anaheim Gardenwalk restaurants and stores.
The Anaheim Packing House
This area offers a lot of fun things to do – the most obvious being Disneyland, California Adventure, etc. There are also other options than the amusement parks. Downtown Disney has a selection of retail stores, and restaurants, some of which have live entertainment. The Packing District is an old meat packing building that has been converted into a food hall (which also delivers!) In fact, most of the major attractions are all within a small distance of our hotel. Disneyland is one block away.
Don’t overlook the hotel’s indoor/outdoor pools, spa, fitness center and all the usual things we’ve come to expect from good hotels.
If you are not a walker there is a transportation system called FRAN (area resort transit). It is free and runs from noon to 8PM. You order this service using an app on your phone.
Let ART do all the driving and save the stress of parking!
To plan your ride, Download our APP Rider App Information or ask a hotel representative, or visit the ART Information Center at ARTIC. For travel outside our current routes, ART connects with other transportation providers
ART provides service 7 days a week. Service typically begins one hour before the Disneyland Resort® opens and continues until 30 minutes after close. For daily schedules and route times click on your preferred route under “Routes and Schedules” in the menu bar. ART connects you to theme parks, hotels, restaurants, shopping, dining, and other destinations within the Anaheim Resort area, including the cities of Anaheim, Garden Grove, Buena Park, Costa Mesa and Orange. Find out how to ride here!
Because they do not sell tickets on the bus, you need to download their app and buy them in advance. They have 1 way, 1 day, 3 day and 5-day passes.
1 way Adult $4 Over 65 $1.50
1 day Adult $6. Over 65 $2.50
3 day Adult $16 Over 65 $5.50
5 day Adult $25 Over 65 $8.50
Adults are 10 years and older.
Look up ART Anaheim on the internet or Anaheim transportation and you will be able to see a map of all the places they will take you.
In you have a specific place in mind that you want to visit and would like company then contact me and I’ll try to accommodate you with some new friends.
Other questions feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
I may try to have a gathering at the hotel early in the conference. Stay tuned for more info!
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