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2024 ANS Annual Conference
June 9–12, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|The Mirage
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Nominations being accepted for 2024 ANS Annual Meeting awards
The ANS honors and awards committee calls on ANS members to nominate colleagues for the annual meeting awards, but act fast, all nominations are due by March 1. The recipients of the national awards listed below will be honored on during the opening plenary session of the 2024 ANS Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nev. Honorees will be notified of their selection by May.
Wednesday, February 10, 2021|11:00AM–12:30PM EST
Ms. Lacal brings an industry leader’s perspective to the challenge of workforce readiness in the era of the pandemic, and beyond. As the executive vice president and chief nuclear officer at Palo Verde Generating Station for Arizona Public Service Company, she leads an organization respected for its innovation and leadership in training. She will discuss aspects of how Palo Verde is responding to the current environment, and the issues Ms. Lacal believes the industry is facing in the future.
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