On behalf of the American Nuclear Society, we thank you for joining us this week for the 2020 ANS Winter Meeting!

Even though this year’s Winter Meeting is virtual, we are pleased to bring you a most exciting, informative, provocative, and educational conferences covering every facet of nuclear science and technology.

The theme of this year's meeting is “Nuclear: Good for You.” Our aim is to highlight the myriad ways that nuclear science and technology contributes to improving our environment, health care, and overall human flourishing.

Of course, the central component of any good ANS meeting is lively and engaging scientific and technical exchange, and this year is no exception with 3 plenary sessions, 35+ panel sessions, 100+ technical sessions, and 440+ paper presentations. Two virtually-colocated conferences are also included with your registration: Technology of Fusion Energy (TOFE) 2020 and The Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors (CASL).

We will be exploring the larger questions of how we as a community communicate the "nutritional value” value of nuclear technology to society at large. With our meeting occurring two weeks after election day, we will also explore the coming debates on energy and climate from all sides of the ideological spectrum.

Finally, we are hosting a special Division Networking night on Monday in addition to our popular Trivia Nights being held on Tuesday and Wednesday. While it will never replace the face-to-face interaction and fellowship of an in-person ANS meeting, perhaps it can tide us over until we see each other again, hopefully in June 2021!

November's Winter Meeting promises to be one like no other. Register today!

Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar
ANS President

Craig H. Piercy
ANS Executive Director/CEO



General Cochairs

Bryan Hanson



Bryan Hanson
Executive Vice President and
Chief Generation Officer
Exelon Generation
Paul Kearns



Paul Kearns
Director
Argonne National Laboratory

A Special Thank You to Our Organizational Participants