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Utility Working Conference Virtual Summit (UWC)
August 11, 2020
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Originally published in the July 2020 issue of Nuclear News.
Welcome to the inaugural edition of the new Nuclear News! What you are seeing is truly the product of a team effort, led by our Director of Publications John Fabian and veteran Editor-in-Chief Rick Michal, to fundamentally reimagine the way we bring you news and insights from the wide world of nuclear science and technology. Nuclear News has always been the flagship publication of the American Nuclear Society, but in recent decades our visual format has gotten a little, well . . . long in the tooth.
American Nuclear Society meetings and conferences are the best way to keep current with the ever changing fields of nuclear science and technology.
In addition to two national meetings per year, ANS sponsors many topical meetings which concentrate on a particular technical area. Many of these meetings are planned many years in advance and are listed here. To have a meeting listed here, it must be approved by the National Program Committee of the American Nuclear Society for inclusion on the ANS Calendar.
COVID-19 Note: ANS is continuing to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on meetings. Please check this page often for meeting status updates.
For more than 65 years, ANS has provided a forum for advancing the state of applied nuclear science and technology. We remain committed to serving the needs of the nuclear professional community during these unprecedented times. In the coming weeks, we will be introducing a new set of digital and video tools that will enable the robust technical exchange of an ANS meeting—papers, presentations, posters, and plenaries, etc.—while ensuring the health and safety of everyone involved during the COVID-19 pandemic.
It's Go Time: Creating Momentum Toward Transformational Change
August 23–27, 2020
13th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics, Operation and Safety (NUTHOS-13)
Due to COVID-19, NUTHOS-13 has officially cancelled. Please visit the website for further details.
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
September 13–17, 2020
ICRS 14/RPSD 2020
Due to the Corona Virus outbreak, ICRS-14/RPSD-20 will be postponed until September 12-16, 2021. All authors will be contacted via email for further instructions.
Seattle, WA|Seattle Marriott Waterfront
October 20–23, 2020
Advances in Thermal Hydraulics (ATH '20)
ATH’20 (Class IV) has cancelled, no further information at this time
November 15–19, 2020
2020 Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo
Chicago, IL|Chicago Marriott Downtown
Embedded Topical Meetings:
February 8–11, 2021
Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2021)
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
March 21–26, 2021
12th International Conference on Methods and Applications of Radioanalytical Chemistry (MARC XII)
Kailua-Kona, HI|Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa
April 8–10, 2021
North Carolina State University|Raleigh Marriott City Center
April 11–15, 2021
May 23–26, 2021
7th International Conference on Nuclear and Renewable Energy Resources (NURER2021)
June 13–17, 2021
2021 ANS Annual Meeting
Providence, RI|Omni / Convention Center
August 29–September 3, 2021
19th International Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics
September 26–30, 2021
2021 International Topical Meeting on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis (PSA 2021)
October 31–November 4, 2021
2021 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
Washington, DC|Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
June 12–16, 2022
2022 ANS Annual Meeting
Anaheim, CA|Anaheim Hilton
September 4–9, 2022
November 13–17, 2022
2022 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
Albuquerque, NM|Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
June 11–15, 2023
2023 ANS Annual Meeting
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
November 5–9, 2023
2023 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
June 9–13, 2024
2024 ANS Annual Meeting
Las Vegas, NV|The Mirage
November 17–21, 2024
2024 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
Orlando, FL|Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld