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2022 ANS Annual Meeting
June 12–16, 2022
Anaheim, CA|Anaheim Hilton
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Deadline extended to apply for ANS's 2023 ANS Congressional Fellowship
The deadline for applications to the ANS's Glenn T. Seaborg Congressional Science and Engineering Fellowship has been extended. All ANS members are invited to apply to help the Society fulfill its strategic goal of informing nuclear public policy.
All applications and supporting documents are now due by 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on Monday, May 23.
Educational Session|Panel|Sponsored by Cost Reduction Opportunities
Wednesday, August 11, 2021|7:30–9:00AM (8:30–10:00AM EDT)|Calusa 8-9
Ray Herb (Southern Company)
Ken Lowery (Southern Company)
Tim Schlimpert (MCR Group)
Maria Hernandez (Duke Energy)
Saieed Ahmed (Exelon)
Edward Chen (NC State Univ.)
This session will involve a panel led discussion with audience participation on the cost reduction aspects of accident tolerant fuel, including improved accident performance & increased fuel cycle flexibility. Panel will include discussions on reducing batch loading sizes and extending cycle lengths, robust failure mechanisms, reduced combustible gas generation, and improved thermal margins.
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