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NCSD provides communication among nuclear criticality safety professionals through the development of standards, the evolution of training methods and materials, the presentation of technical data and procedures, and the creation of specialty publications. In these ways, the division furthers the exchange of technical information on nuclear criticality safety with the ultimate goal of promoting the safe handling of fissionable materials outside reactors.
2022 ANS Annual Meeting
June 12–16, 2022
Anaheim, CA|Anaheim Hilton
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2022 ANS vice president/president-elect candidates provide statements
Ahead of the upcoming 2022 ANS national election, the nominees for vice president/president-elect have prepared statements outlining their goals for ANS. The nominees are Bradley J. Adams, an ANS Fellow and member since 2009 and vice president of engineering at Southern Nuclear Company, and Kenneth S. Petersen, an ANS member since 1987 and a private consultant who recently retired from Exelon Generation as vice president of nuclear fuels.
The elected candidate will succeed current ANS vice president/president-elect Steven Arndt in June 2022, when Arndt becomes president.
Ballots for the 2022 election will be sent electronically on February 22 and completed ballots must be submitted by 1 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 12.
April 3–8, 2022
12th International Conference on Methods and Applications of Radioanalytical Chemistry (MARC XII)
Kailua-Kona, HI|Courtyard King Kamehameh's Kona Beach Hotel
May 8–12, 2022
Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space (NETS-2022)
Cleveland, OH|The Westin Cleveland Downtown
May 15–20, 2022
International Conference on Physics of Reactors 2022 (PHYSOR 2022)
Making Virtual a Reality: Advancements in Reactor Physics to Leap Forward Reactor Operation and Deployment
Pittsburgh, PA|Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel
August 7–10, 2022
Utility Working Conference and Vendor Technology Expo
Marco Island, FL|JW Marriott Marco Island
September 25–29, 2022
ICRS 14/RPSD 2022
14th International Conference on Radiation Shielding and 21st Topical Meeting of the Radiation Protection and Shielding Division
Seattle, WA|Seattle Marriott Waterfront
October 9–13, 2022
Light Water Reactor Fuel Performance Conference
Raleigh, NC|Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel
February 6–9, 2023
Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2023)
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
July 15–21, 2023
13th Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control & Human-Machine Interface Technologies (NPIC&HMIT) & 18th International Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis (PSA 2023)
August 6–9, 2023
August 19–23, 2023
20th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-20)
August 4–7, 2024
August 3–6, 2025