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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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The development of modern nuclear reactor technologies relies heavily on complex software codes and computer simulations to support the design, construction, and testing of physical hardware systems. These tools allow for rigorous testing of theory and thorough verification of design under various use or transient power scenarios.
Tuesday, June 13, 2023|10:00–11:45AM EDT|Marriott 7/8
Craig H. Piercy (Executive Director / CEO, ANS)
John Starkey (Director of Public Policy, ANS)
All beneficial applications of nuclear technology -- energy, medicine, space, and industrial -- are tied inextricably to federal, state, and international laws, regulations, and funding. However, the larger geopolitical environment in which policy is made seems to change daily. Join a distinguished group of panelists from across the nuclear policymaking sphere as they dig into the major issues of the day and shed light on the longer-term implications.
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