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2023 ANS Winter Conference and Expo
November 12–15, 2023
Washington, D.C.|Washington Hilton
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National Museum of Nuclear Science and History explores “atomic” culture
For many of us, the toys of our childhood leave indelible marks on our consciousness, affecting our long-term perceptions and attitudes about certain things. Hot Wheels may inspire a lifelong fascination with fast, flashy automobiles, while Barbies might shape ideas about beauty and self-image. For the generation who grew up during the Atomic Age—the post–World War II era from roughly the mid-1940s to the early 1960s—the toys, games, and entertainment of their childhoods might have included things like atomic pistols, atomic trains, rings with tiny amounts of radioactive elements, and comic books, puzzles, and music about nuclear weapons.
Educational Session|Panel|Sponsored by Business/Economic Performance
Tuesday, August 11, 2020|12:00–1:30PM EDT
Maria Hernandez (Duke Energy)
Timothy Schlimpert (MCR Group)
Amber Von Ruden (Exelon Corporation)
This session will review recent operating cost data to analyze the nature of current spending, evaluate trends in spending and identify those areas most likely to provide opportunities for improvement in the future. Maria Hernandez, Nuclear Corporate Finance Manager for Duke Energy and Timothy Schlimpert, Vice President, MCR Performance Solutions will complete and present the analyses. Supporting data is collected and provided for analysis by the Electric Utility Cost Group (EUCG); the only organization collecting robust industry cost data. All information is provided blinded to protect the confidentiality of all data contributors. For more on the EUCG visit: www.eucg.org
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