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The mission of the Decommissioning and Environmental Sciences (DES) Division is to promote the development and use of those skills and technologies associated with the use of nuclear energy and the optimal management and stewardship of the environment, sustainable development, decommissioning, remediation, reutilization, and long-term surveillance and maintenance of nuclear-related installations, and sites. The target audience for this effort is the membership of the Division, the Society, and the public at large.
2024 ANS Annual Conference
June 16–19, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
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Finland in Front: The World’s Likely First Spent Fuel Repository Moves Toward Licensing
The year 2024 is shaping up to be a historic one for Posiva, the waste management organization owned by Finland’s two nuclear power plant utilities, Fortum and Teollisuuden Voima. The company is looking to receive regulatory approval of its operating license for the Onkalo deep geological repository for high-level radioactive waste by the end of the year.
June 11–14, 2023
Failure is not an option.
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
Thank you for participating in the 2023 ANS Annual Meeting!
The Annual Meeting TRANSACTIONS are now available to all who registered for the conference. Access to the TRANSACTIONS is linked to the account you used to register for the meeting.
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Monday, June 12 | 8:00PM | Marriott Ballroom 5/6
In this documentary Oliver Stone “explores the possibility for the global community to overcome the challenges of climate change and energy poverty to reach a brighter future through the power of nuclear energy...”
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Enhance your visibility at the 2023 ANS Annual Meeting 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 ANS Annual Meeting 2023 Prospectus