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Nuclear Nonproliferation Policy
The mission of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Policy Division (NNPD) is to promote the peaceful use of nuclear technology while simultaneously preventing the diversion and misuse of nuclear material and technology through appropriate safeguards and security, and promotion of nuclear nonproliferation policies. To achieve this mission, the objectives of the NNPD are to: Promote policy that discourages the proliferation of nuclear technology and material to inappropriate entities. Provide information to ANS members, the technical community at large, opinion leaders, and decision makers to improve their understanding of nuclear nonproliferation issues. Become a recognized technical resource on nuclear nonproliferation, safeguards, and security issues. Serve as the integration and coordination body for nuclear nonproliferation activities for the ANS. Work cooperatively with other ANS divisions to achieve these objective nonproliferation policies.
2023 ANS Winter Conference and Expo
November 12–15, 2023
Washington, D.C.|Washington Hilton
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Offshore nuclear power concept under development by BWXT and Crowley
BWX Technologies is teaming with Crowley, a global shipping and energy supply chain company, under a memorandum of understanding to develop a ship with an onboard microreactor that could deliver power to users on shore via buoyed power cables. The concept, announced by both companies on September 20, is envisioned as a zero-carbon energy option for defense and disaster needs.
Educational Session|Panel|Sponsored by Nuclear HR and Working Group Community Practices
Monday, August 7, 2023|1:30–3:00PM EDT|Calusa 9
Shahrukh Nasim Khan
Total Rewards: Trends in Overal Wellness Programs (Mental Wellness)
Mental health awareness and treatment are becoming increasingly important parts of an overall benefits package, with a growing focus on reducing the stigma of experiencing these issues, providing access to mental health resources, and prioritizing employee well-being. In this session, we will highlight companies that have successfully implemented related programs and what benefits they have experienced.
Leadership Development: Applying the INPO Talent Management Guideline (Panel)
Of all our resources, people and their accompanying talents are the largest and most important factor in achieving and sustaining excellence. Supporting the advancement of leadership, technical and team effectiveness skills can translate to innovative solutions, technical advancement, and successful completion of business goals, as well as personnel satisfaction. This session will explore INPO’s newly released Talent Management Guideline (INPO 23-002), which provides an integrated and structured approach for a well-developed talent strategy. You will also hear ways in which the guideline is being implemented from industry professionals who were instrumental in creating and developing the document. "
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