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2022 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 13–17, 2022
Phoenix, AZ|Arizona Grand Resort
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Deep Isolation to license its waste disposal technology to Amentum
Deep Isolation announced that it has signed a memorandum of agreement with engineering services company Amentum to further the commercialization of Deep Isolation’s nuclear waste storage and disposal technology around the world. The initial targets for joint work include locations in Europe and the Pacific that represent a combined market for geologic disposal of spent fuel and high-level waste worth more than $30 billion, the company said.
June 7–11, 2015
Nuclear Technology: An Essential Part of the Solution
San Antonio, TX|Grand Hyatt San Antonio
The 2015 ANS Annual Meeting will be hosted at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio in San Antonio, TX. All meeting activities, technical sessions and plenary sessions will be held at the hotel (unless otherwise noted).
For all the most up-to-date Annual Meeting information please make sure to visit our new website: http://ansannual.org/
Make your room reservation now! The special group rate for the conference is $205. A limited number of rooms are reserved at this rate.
To secure a room:
Grand Hyatt San Antonio
600 East Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205, US
Book your Group Rate: Grand Hyatt San Antonio
Hotel phone number: 402-592-6464. If calling, please make sure to mention the "American Nuclear Society" to receive the group rate.
Reservations must be made by Friday, May 15, 2015 , or before the group rooms are sold out, so do not delay. Prevailing hotel rates may apply after this date or when the group rooms are sold out, whichever occurs first.
Dale Klein (Associate Vice Chancellor, University of Texas at Austin)
Assistant General Chair:
Steven R. Biegalski (Professor/Director,Nuclear Engineering Teaching Lab, University of Texas)
Jeff Brault (ANL)
Assistant Program Chairs:
Peter Caracappa (Rad Safety Officer/Clinical Assistant Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Piyush Sabharwall (Nuclear Staff Researcher, Idaho National Laboratory)