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The Young Members Group works to encourage and enable all young professional members to be actively involved in the efforts and endeavors of the Society at all levels (Professional Divisions, ANS Governance, Local Sections, etc.) as they transition from the role of a student to the role of a professional. It sponsors non-technical workshops and meetings that provide professional development and networking opportunities for young professionals, collaborates with other Divisions and Groups in developing technical and non-technical content for topical and national meetings, encourages its members to participate in the activities of the Groups and Divisions that are closely related to their professional interests as well as in their local sections, introduces young members to the rules and governance structure of the Society, and nominates young professionals for awards and leadership opportunities available to members.
2022 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 13–17, 2022
Phoenix, AZ|Arizona Grand Resort
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Vistra moves to extend operation at Comanche Peak
Vistra Corporation announced yesterday that it is seeking 20-year life extensions for its Comanche Peak reactors and has submitted an application for license renewals to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Operated by Vistra subsidiary Luminant and located in Glen Rose, Texas, Comanche Peak is home to two Westinghouse-supplied pressurized water reactors. The 1,218-MWe Unit 1 began commercial operation in August 1990, with the 1,207-MWe Unit 2 joining in August 1993. The original 40-year licenses for Units 1 and 2 expire in February 2030 and February 2033, respectively.
September 30–October 4, 2018
San Francisco, CA|Hyatt Regency
To make hotel accommodations, go to Pacific Basin Nuclear Conference housing link: Hyatt Regency no later than August 28, 2018. In order to receive the special group discounted rate of $299, mention that you are attending the 2018 Pacific Basin Nuclear Conference.
To register for the Pacific Basin Nuclear Conference go to: Pacific Basin Nuclear Conference Registration
Mark T. Peters (Laboratory Director, Idaho National Laboratory)
Donald Eggett (President and Principal, Eggett Consulting LLC 2)
Mimi H. Limbach (Managing Partner, Potomac Communications Group)
Kathy McCarthy (Laboratory Director, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories)
Technical Program Chair:
Corey McDaniel (Vice President, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories)