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Operations & Power
Members focus on the dissemination of knowledge and information in the area of power reactors with particular application to the production of electric power and process heat. The division sponsors meetings on the coverage of applied nuclear science and engineering as related to power plants, non-power reactors, and other nuclear facilities. It encourages and assists with the dissemination of knowledge pertinent to the safe and efficient operation of nuclear facilities through professional staff development, information exchange, and supporting the generation of viable solutions to current issues.
2022 ANS Annual Meeting
June 12–16, 2022
Anaheim, CA|Anaheim Hilton
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West Virginia Senate moves to end nuclear power ban
The West Virginia Senate voted 24–7 yesterday in favor of S.B. 4, which repeals sections of the state code banning the construction of nuclear power plants in West Virginia, according to an article in the Parkersburg News and Sentinel. The bill now heads to the House, which is considering a similar measure.
June 17–21, 2018
Driving the Future of Nuclear Technology
Philadelphia, PA|Marriott Philadelphia Downtown
To make hotel accommodations, go to ANS Annual Meeting housing link: Marriott Philadelphia Downtown no later than Friday, May 25, 2018. In order to receive the special group discounted rate of $254, mention that you are attending the 2018 ANS Annual Meeting.
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Krishna P. Singh (CEO, Holtec International)
Assistant General Chairs:
Myron Kaczmarsky (Senior Director of Sales, Holtec International)
Joy Russell (V.P. Corporate Business Development, Holtec International)
Martin Sattison (Division Director, Idaho National Laboratory)
Assistant Program Chair:
Nicholas R. Brown (Assistant Professor of Nuclear Engineering, Pennsylvania State University)
Embedded Topical Meeting
Kurt A. Terrani (Staff Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
Heather J. MacLean Chichester (Nuclear Engineer, Idaho National Laboratory)
Giovanni Pastore (Staff Scientist, Idaho National Laboratory)
Kevin G. Field (Research Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory)