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November 16–19, 2020
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ANS members approve amendment adding YMG rep to board of directors
The American Nuclear Society will include a representative from the Young Members Group on its Board of Directors after ANS members voted this week overwhelmingly in favor of amending Article B6 of the ANS bylaws. The change was mandated by Objective Outcome 5 of the ANS Change Plan 2020.
To keep the number of directors at 16, the approved amendment decreased the number of non–U.S. resident directors from three to two.
Educational Session|Panel|Sponsored by Business/Economic Performance
Tuesday, August 11, 2020|1:00–2:30PM (2:00–3:30PM EDT)
David Heler (Accelerant)
Amber Von Ruden (Exelon Corporation)
2:00pm-3:00pm SOUL is a Knowledge Management platform that takes advantage of digital transformation, professional expertise and social collaboration to transfer knowledge throughout an organization to internal and external stakeholders. SOUL Artificial Intelligence (AI) helps students speed up their learning through customized reinforcement experiences. Management also benefits from Big Data techniques to discover trends and key insights from the learning process in the organization. Through machine learning, SOUL can help managers find out "training gaps" or hidden talent in the company. SOUL allows and encourages the integration and use of innovative e-learning materials, serious games, 3D models, virtual reality and high-level interactive tools, thus enhancing flexible learning while minimizing training cost and time. Focusing on improving the knowledge transfer experience, SOUL provides a cost-effective solution for knowledge management that creates an exciting learning environment that engages the users, improving the results.
3:00pm-3:30 pm: The continued viability of Palo Verde requires a streamlined ”Maintaining The Plant” process that does not diminish nuclear safety or
equipment reliability. NEI Efficiency Bulletin 17-23 implementation is intended to result in plant maintenance being performed in a
highly efficient manner that will improve plant productivity and maintain equipment reliability at expected levels, all at a reduced cost.
This is being achieved through innovation, automation, and elimination within existing processes.
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Reference — Palo Verde Slides
Reference — Accelerant Slides
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