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The mission of the Decommissioning and Environmental Sciences (DES) Division is to promote the development and use of those skills and technologies associated with the use of nuclear energy and the optimal management and stewardship of the environment, sustainable development, decommissioning, remediation, reutilization, and long-term surveillance and maintenance of nuclear-related installations, and sites. The target audience for this effort is the membership of the Division, the Society, and the public at large.
Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space (NETS 2023)
May 7–11, 2023
Idaho Falls, ID|Snake River Event Center
The Standards Committee is responsible for the development and maintenance of voluntary consensus standards that address the design, analysis, and operation of components, systems, and facilities related to the application of nuclear science and technology. Find out What’s New, check out the Standards Store, or Get Involved today!
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The development of human society and technology is closely correlated to the means of energy acquisition, utilization method, efficiency, and spectrum of applications. High quality of life and sustainable socioeconomic development require a sustainable and reliable energy supply. Wealth, health, food, water, infrastructure, education, and even life expectancy itself strongly correlate with the consumption of energy per capita. Having an adequate, reliable, affordable, eco-friendly, and sustainable supply of energy is becoming more crucial for economic development and improving human well-being.
Powering the Next Era of Space Exploration
We look forward to hosting NETS in May 2023. The venue for this conference is on the west bank of the Snake River, which is one of America's great river systems. For those unfamiliar with Idaho Falls, it is a city of ~60,000 in eastern Idaho. This city has an airport serviced by Delta, American, United and Alaskan with approximately 10-12 flights daily to Seattle, Salt Lake City, Denver, Dallas and Phoenix. NETS 2023 will have a particular focus in a few different areas. One plenary session will be devoted to a historical look at the missions that were nuclear-enabled such as Voyager, New Horizons, Mars 2020, and with an eye towards the future, Dragon Fly. Another plenary session will focus on the future with a closer look at nuclear reactors such as the Advanced Test Reactor and the Transient Test Reactor at the Idaho National Laboratory and the reactor test bed being established for testing small modular and micro-reactors in the next few years. For those who wish to come early or stay an extra day or two to explore nature, two of the greatest national parks (Yellowstone NP and Grand Teton NP) are within a 2-hour drive and may be tempting. Come and experience Idaho Falls with exciting NETS 2023 involvement!
Enhance your visibility at the Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space (NETS 2023) by becoming a sponsor or exhibitor. Sponsors and exhibitors are recognized on the meeting website and the mobile app. All sponsors will also be acknowledged at the Opening Plenary, in promotional communications, and on signage displayed throughout the meeting. Sponsorship packages are limited, so reserve your package early. View our prospectus for more information.