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Improving task performance, system reliability, system and personnel safety, efficiency, and effectiveness are the division's main objectives. Its major areas of interest include task design, procedures, training, instrument and control layout and placement, stress control, anthropometrics, psychological input, and motivation.
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.
August 20–25, 2023
Washington, D.C.|Washington Hilton
Thank you for participating in the 20th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-20)!
The Proceedings of NURETH-20 are now available to all who registered for the conference. Access to the Proceedings is linked to the account you used to register for the meeting.
You can also access the Proceedings by logging in to the ANS website and then:
Click Subscriber Access from the left-hand navigation bar to be taken to the publication platform, epubs.
On the epubs platform, click Proceedings from the navigation bar.
On the next page, the NURETH-20 Proceedings will be available.
NURETH is the premier gathering for experts in nuclear reactor thermal hydraulics and related topical areas. This meeting is held every two years. The Washington DC ANS Section is pleased to host NURETH-20 in Washington, DC, USA. Washington, DC is more than the capital of the USA– it is the center of both support and regulation of the nuclear industry. Washington DC is not only a center of government but also a tremendous visitor center with cultural attractions for all.
All exhibitors will also be acknowledged on the ANS website, at the Opening Plenary and on signage displayed throughout the meeting. Exhibitors also have the option to have their name placed on promotional items.