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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)
Technical Session|Panel|PSA Panels
Tuesday, July 18, 2023|3:15–5:00PM EDT|300D
Alexander J. Huning
The risk from accidents and hazards at a nuclear facility can be quantified by using established probabilistic safety assessment (PSA) techniques. This panel aims to discuss 1) If, how, and why these techniques or analogues are, can be, or should be used in risk informed security analysis, 2) Benefits of incorporating the analysis in the design of a facility or reactor, and 3) How probabilistic safety and security analysis are, can be, or should be working together to inform design. Included in this discussion, panelists will address the new and evolving security analysis techniques for the existing fleet to reduce costs and provide improved protection, and how advanced and small modular reactors will integrate security analysis at an earlier stage to build and operate the next generation of nuclear power plants more efficiently.
This panel will bring together panelists from a broad spectrum to discuss security by design, safety analysis vs. security analysis, and the 2S (safety and security) by design framework. The panel session will comprise of panelist statements (brief), roundtable discussions, and audience Q&A (time permitting). The focus will be on dynamic interactions instead of presentations.
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