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2024 ANS Annual Conference
June 16–19, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
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Finland in Front: The World’s Likely First Spent Fuel Repository Moves Toward Licensing
The year 2024 is shaping up to be a historic one for Posiva, the waste management organization owned by Finland’s two nuclear power plant utilities, Fortum and Teollisuuden Voima. The company is looking to receive regulatory approval of its operating license for the Onkalo deep geological repository for high-level radioactive waste by the end of the year.
Tuesday, October 5, 2021|5:30–7:00PM EDT
Lisa Marshall (M&C 2021 Student Program Chair, NC State Univ.)
Joe Coale (NC State Univ.)
William Dawn (NC State Univ.)
Audience: Prospective/new graduate students; current & graduating students; and, early career professionals (3 years & under)
Description: The M&C 2021 Student & Early Career Workshop provides an opportunity for a diverse group of students and professionals early in their careers to interact with senior & recently graduated professionals.
It is an opportunity to initiate or deepen networks related to
academia, national laboratories, and/or private industry. The panelists will
share their career journey to date, comment on disciplinary trends, and
provide advice on building a successful career.
The goals of this Workshop are to:
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