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2024 ANS Annual Conference
June 9–12, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|The Mirage
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The Sodium Reactor Experiment
In February 1957, construction was completed on the Sodium Reactor Experiment (SRE), a sodium-cooled, graphite-moderated reactor with an output of 20 MWt. The design of theSRE had begun three years earlier in 1954, and construction started in April 1955. On April 25, 1957, the reactor reached criticality, and the SRE operated until February 1964.
You are responsible for presenting your paper at the meeting's technical sessions. If, for good reason, you cannot present your paper, a qualified and knowledgeable substitute should be selected by you to present the paper at the scheduled time. Failure to do so without proper cause and notification may result in your paper being withdrawn from the proceedings and restrictions of future presentations. Before the meeting, Professors Smidts (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Sinha (email@example.com) MUST be informed of any changes in the status of your presentation. Changes during the meeting (e.g., because of illness) MUST be reported to the Technical Program Chair before the conclusion of the meeting.
In order to support the virtual format of PSA 2021, Zoom trainings to authors, presenters and session chairs will be offered by ANS headquarters starting from November 1st to November 5th on alternate days of the first week of November (i.e on Monday, Nov 1, Wednesday, Nov 3rd and Friday, Nov 5th) these dates are one week prior to the actual PSA 2021 conference dates which is from November 7th -12th, 2021. The Zoom training link will be provided in a separate email. The zoom training schedule is mentioned in the lines below (All quoted time is in Central Time Zone):
Monday-Wednesday-Friday: Morning Session from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM (CST)
Monday-Wednesday-Friday: Afternoon Session from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM (CST)
*Please make a note that the above mentioned Zoom training is also highly recommended for Panelists, Plenary Speakers and Session Chairs/Co- Chairs). This Zoom training is to confirm that microphones and cameras are working for the upcoming presentation/meeting. Furthermore, the Zoom training will also be used to provide guidance on how to navigate the ANS website for PSA 2021 information, where to sign up, and how to obtain Zoom links etc. for the upcoming PSA 2021 Virtual Meeting Sessions.
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