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Operations & Power
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.
2021 Student Conference
April 8–10, 2021
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Fusion Science and Technology
Understanding the ITER Project in the context of global Progress on Fusion
(photo: ITER Project gangway assembly)
The promise of hydrogen fusion as a safe, environmentally friendly, and virtually unlimited source of energy has motivated scientists and engineers for decades. For the general public, the pace of fusion research and development may at times appear to be slow. But for those on the inside, who understand both the technological challenges involved and the transformative impact that fusion can bring to human society in terms of the security of the long-term world energy supply, the extended investment is well worth it.
Failure is not an option.
August 11, 2020
It's Go Time: Creating Momentum Toward Transformational Change
Daniel ChurchmanUWC General Chair
Thank you for registering for our 2020 ANS Utility Working Conference Virtual Summit! We genuinely appreciate the support you and your organization have shown ANS during this unprecedented time. Nuclear waits for no one and nothing. Change is inevitable and we continue learning valuable lessons. No matter how we spin it, the theme of this year’s meeting is now more relevant than ever.
Cancelling this annual meeting was not an option as there are lessons to be learned and discussions to be had that simply cannot wait. Turning our in-person meeting into a one-day summit, we tightened up programming and look forward to bringing some of the best and the brightest together for lively discussions, panel sessions, and presentations.
We look forward to seeing you next year at Marco Island!
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | 9:00AM–11:30AM EDT