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Radiation Protection & Shielding
The Radiation Protection and Shielding Division is developing and promoting radiation protection and shielding aspects of nuclear science and technology — including interaction of nuclear radiation with materials and biological systems, instruments and techniques for the measurement of nuclear radiation fields, and radiation shield design and evaluation.
2020 Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo
November 15–19, 2020
Chicago, IL|Chicago Marriott Downtown
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NEA issues call to action in report on nuclear cost reductions
A new report from the Paris-based OECD Nuclear Energy Agency declares that nuclear power is needed for countries to meet their Paris Agreement decarbonization and energy security policy goals, but that governmental support for a rapid reduction in the cost of new nuclear capacity through the creation of certain policy frameworks is likely necessary.
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June 8–11, 2020
2020 ANS Annual Meeting
Countdown to 2030 - Framing the Nuclear Technology Agenda for the Next 10 Years
Online Virtual Meeting
May 18–22, 2020
Joint International Conference on Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications + Monte Carlo 2020
Due to COVID-19, this meeting has officially cancelled. Please visit the website for further details.
Tokyo Metropolitan Area (Chiba), Japan
April 5–9, 2020
14th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Applications of Accelerators (AccApp '20)
Due to COVID-19, AccApp has officially postponed. Please visit the website for further details.
April 6–8, 2020
Nuclear Emerging Technology for Space (NETS) 2020
Due to the evolving health concerns relating to the coronavirus (COVID-19), NETS 2020, scheduled for April 6-9, 2020 at the Knoxville Convention Center, is being postponed until further notice.
March 29–April 2, 2020
It is therefore with heavy hearts that we have no choice but to announce that the PHYSOR 2020 conference in Cambridge will be cancelled. Please be assured that your open access papers will be published in the proceedings on the conference website.
March 26–28, 2020
2020 Student Conference
Raleigh, NC|North Carolina State University
March 15–19, 2020
International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP2020)
ICAPP 2020 has cancelled due to Public Health and Safety Concerns with regards to the Covid-19 outbreak. New information will be posted to the website once confirmed.
Abu Dhabi, UAE
November 17–21, 2019
2019 ANS Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo
Nuclear Technology for the U.S. and the World
Washington, DC|Marriott Wardman Park
October 6–10, 2019
Materials in Nuclear Energy Systems (MiNES)
Baltimore, MD|Hilton Baltimore
October 6–9, 2019
19th International Conference on Emerging Nuclear Energy Systems (ICENES2019)
September 22–27, 2019
11th International Conference on Inertial Fusion Sciences and Applications
September 22–26, 2019
Global/Top Fuel 2019
Seattle, WA|The Westin Seattle
August 25–29, 2019
Portland, OR|Marriott Portland Downtown Waterfront
August 18–23, 2019
18th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics - NURETH
August 18–22, 2019
19th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems - Water Reactors
Boston, MA|Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center
August 4–7, 2019
Utility Working Conference and Vendor Technology Expo
Innovating for a Sustainable Nuclear Future
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
June 9–13, 2019
2019 ANS Annual Meeting
The Value of Nuclear
Minneapolis, MN|Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
May 27–31, 2019
ICDA-3 - 3rd International Conference on Dosimetry and Applications
Centro de Congressos, IST, Lisbon, Portugal
May 12–15, 2019
2019 International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP '19)
Juan les Pins - French Riviera
April 28–May 3, 2019
2019 International Topical Meeting on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis (PSA 2019)
Charleston, SC|Charleston Marriott