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NCSD provides communication among nuclear criticality safety professionals through the development of standards, the evolution of training methods and materials, the presentation of technical data and procedures, and the creation of specialty publications. In these ways, the division furthers the exchange of technical information on nuclear criticality safety with the ultimate goal of promoting the safe handling of fissionable materials outside reactors.
2021 Student Conference
April 8–10, 2021
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Spurred by last week’s power grid failure in Texas, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Monday announced that it will open a new proceeding to examine the threat that climate change and extreme weather events pose to electric reliability. The proceeding, FERC said, will investigate how grid operators prepare for and respond to these events, including droughts, extreme cold, wildfires, hurricanes, and prolonged heat waves.
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Go to the meeting you are attending and select Registration Fees or on main meeting homepage select the Register button. If you need further assistance contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Yes, all attendees need to register to gain access to the platform and access to the technical session links. Contact email@example.com with any registration questions.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm.
By uploading your presentation file(s), the author gives ANS permission to host and use the file(s) for the purpose of hosting this Meeting. Microsoft PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat (PDF) presentation files will not be made available to attendees; only limited users (session chairs, organizers, ANS staff, and meeting admins) will have direct access to these files for the sole purpose of displaying/broadcasting the presentations for the meeting. Presentations should not have copyrighted material included, because the sessions will be recorded and viewable by meeting attendees at any time. The summary submitted for Transactions of the American Nuclear Society are subject to copyright and should not be shared without written permission from ANS and the author
Most presentations are allowed 15 minutes with 5 minutes for Q&A. Please contact your chair ahead of time for specifics on your session.
Yes. Clicking the “Subscribe to Your Itinerary Calendar” button should allow you to subscribe automatically using the default calendar app for the device. For example, on a Mac or iPhone, it will add it to the Calendar app. On an Android device, it will default to the Google Calendar. In Windows, it will most likely default to Outlook.
To add a feed to a particular application manually, you’ll first want to right-click the “Subscribe to Your Itinerary Calendar” button and select “Copy Link Address.” Then, you can follow the steps below:
Please email email@example.com.
Make sure your name appears in the upper right-hand corner of the website. If not, you will need to click SIGN IN and proceed to the meeting homepage. If you are registered, you will see a Registered blue button. If not, you will need to register for the meeting by clicking the blue Register button. If you have any questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The sessions will all take place live, but if a presenter cannot make their designated time, you may see part of a session prerecorded.
There will be a comments section on each session page of the meeting platform.
Yes, please note all sessions will be recorded and made available shortly after on the ANS site. Please contact email@example.com if recording the session may cause any issues.
Yes, registrants will have access to all sessions. Please give ANS 24 hours after completion of session to post the recordings to the platform.
Go to the meeting homepage and click “Exhibitors” in the left-hand bar.
Go to the meeting homepage and click on Chat Room in the left-hand bar. To talk to other meeting attendees currently in the Lounge, click on “Access the Lounge.” To talk with ANS meeting support, click on “Meeting Support.”
Go to the meeting homepage and click “Your Itinerary” under your name in the left-hand bar. Click on Technical Sessions, Plenary Sessions, Committee Meetings, etc. then click the circle of the session you would like to participate in and a check mark will appear. To add your itinerary to your personal calendar, go back to your itinerary and click the “Subscribe to Your Itinerary Calendar” button located in the upper right-hand side of the page.
Go to the meeting homepage and click “Attendee Directory” in the left-hand bar. If you would like your name in the directory, select “complete your profile” at the top of the page. Fill out your information and make sure to select “Include my profile…” and check the information you would like to show.
We are allowing PDF, PPT, MP4, and links to external (e.g. YouTube, Vimeo) videos (for prerecorded videos).
Go to the meeting homepage and click on “Manage your Papers” in the left-hand bar. To add your presentation, click “Add a New Attachment,” select the attachment type, add a document name, upload the file and click “Add New Attachment."
Go to the meeting homepage and click “Manage Your Sessions” under your name in the left-hand bar. Click on the session you would like to edit and select the information you would like to change by clicking on the pencil. To add a new attachment, click “Add a New Attachment,” select the attachment type, add a document name, upload the file and click “Add New Attachment.”
Yes! Please visit the Resources page on the meeting you are attending to download and for instructions.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and they will direct your question to the appropriate staff.
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