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Members focus on the dissemination of knowledge and information in the area of power reactors with particular application to the production of electric power and process heat. The division sponsors meetings on the coverage of applied nuclear science and engineering as related to power plants, non-power reactors, and other nuclear facilities. It encourages and assists with the dissemination of knowledge pertinent to the safe and efficient operation of nuclear facilities through professional staff development, information exchange, and supporting the generation of viable solutions to current issues.
2024 ANS Annual Conference
June 16–19, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
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Venue, date changed for ANS’s Annual Conference
The American Nuclear Society’s 2024 Annual Conference is moving the venue in part to accommodate a higher-than-expected number of submissions for the Annual Conference and embedded topical meetings—the most received for an annual meeting in over a decade! The conference venue was changed to Mandalay Bay at the beginning of the Las Vegas strip. However, the change in accommodation comes with a change in dates: The meeting has been moved one week later than originally scheduled, to June 16–19.
18th International Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis (PSA 2023)
Wednesday, July 19, 2023|1:00–2:45PM EDT|300A
David S. Grabaskas
Askin Guler Yigitoglu
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Modernization of LWR Regulatory Framework: Benefits of Adoption of Risk-Informed, Performance-Based Approaches
Svetlana Lawrence (INL), N. Prasad Kadambi (Kadambi Engineering Consultants)
Challenges in Demonstrating Safety Criteria Satisfaction for External Events Under a Risk-Informed Performance-Based Framework
Ben Chen (ANL), Dave Grabaskas (ANL)
The Application of LMP for Operating Reactors and Potential for Regulatory Application
Matthew Humberstone (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission), Kurt G. Vedros (INL)
EDF Hierarchization Process for PSA Insights Valuing Strength of Knowledge
Cecile Luzoir (EDF), Hugo Jadot (EDF), Thomas Bocquet (EDF)
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