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Devoted to all aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle including waste management, worldwide. Division specific areas of interest and involvement include uranium conversion and enrichment; fuel fabrication, management (in-core and ex-core) and recycle; transportation; safeguards; high-level, low-level and mixed waste management and disposal; public policy and program management; decontamination and decommissioning environmental restoration; and excess weapons materials disposition.
2021 Student Conference
April 8–10, 2021
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Fusion Science and Technology
Understanding the ITER Project in the context of global Progress on Fusion
(photo: ITER Project gangway assembly)
The promise of hydrogen fusion as a safe, environmentally friendly, and virtually unlimited source of energy has motivated scientists and engineers for decades. For the general public, the pace of fusion research and development may at times appear to be slow. But for those on the inside, who understand both the technological challenges involved and the transformative impact that fusion can bring to human society in terms of the security of the long-term world energy supply, the extended investment is well worth it.
Failure is not an option.
February 5–8, 2017
A Biennial International Forum
Jacksonville, FL|Hyatt Regency Jacksonville-Riverfront
The Hyatt Regency Jacksonville-Riverfront, Jacksonville, FL, is the location of the Conference on Nuclear Training and Education (CONTE 2017), where all meeting activities and technical sessions will be held.
**Registration is now open! Take advantage of the early bird rate before January 19th, 2017!
**Housing is now open! To receive the group rate, your reservation may be booked through the CONTE Official Housing Link.
The special rate for the conference is $179. A limited number of rooms are reserved at this rate.
Reservations must be made by Thursday, January 19, 2017, or before the group rooms are sold out, so do not delay. Prevailing rates may apply after this date or when the group rooms are sold out, whichever occurs first. Rooms are subject to availability.
Julie Sickle (Vice President of Training, Exelon Generation)
Jane LeClair (Washington Center for Cybersecurity R&D)
Michael Desilets (Director, Training and Development, Entergy Nuclear)