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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.
2021 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 30–December 3, 2021
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
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By uploading your presentation file(s), the author gives ANS permission to host and use the file(s) for the purpose of hosting the Virtual Winter Meeting. Microsoft PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat (PDF) presentation files will not be made available to attendees; only limited users (session chairs, organizers, ANS staff, and meeting admins) will have direct access to these files for the sole purpose of displaying/broadcasting the presentations for the meeting. Presentations should not have copyrighted material included, because the sessions will be recorded and viewable by meeting attendees at any time. The summary submitted for Transactions of the American Nuclear Society are subject to copyright and should not be shared without written permission from ANS and the author.
All links will be live shortly before the session starts. Please feel free to add all your sessions to your personalized itinerary. You can also add sessions to your calendar by clicking on "Subscribe to Your Itinerary Calendar."
Yes, each technical session will have an ANS Staff Producer assigned for basic assistance. For any extra assistance or questions, please email email@example.com.
Yes, all attendees need to register to gain access to the platform and access to the technical session links. Register now!
Most presentations are allowed 20 minutes with a 5 minutes Q&A. Please contact your chair ahead of time for specifics on your session.
Yes, the PowerPoint Template is available on the Resources page.
Sign in to the ANS website and click this link: “Manage My Papers” in the left menu. Click the title of the correct paper, then scroll to the Attachments panel that will allow you to select the file type and upload the presentation to the platform.
We are allowing PDF, PPT, MP4, and links to external (e.g. YouTube, Vimeo) videos (for prerecorded videos).
The sessions will all take place live, but if a presenter cannot make their designated time, you may see part of a session prerecorded.
Yes, please note all sessions will be recorded and made available shortly after on the ANS site. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if recording the session may cause any issues.
Yes, registrants will have access to all sessions. Please give ANS 24 hours after completion of session to post the recordings to the platform.
That is up to the author and the Session Chair. We recommend that each presenter share their screen and run their own presentation. Session Chairs, please be ready in case of an internet connection issue, power loss, etc.
There are two ways attendees will be able to ask questions; one option is to submit questions through the chat function and the other is to click the “raise your hand” button. The Session Chair can then unmute the attendee to ask the question. The chair of the session will announce how they are handling questions at the beginning of each session.
Please contact email@example.com and they will direct your question to the appropriate staff.
There will be a comments section on each session page of the meeting platform. Please feel free to browse the technical sessions!
There is no app for this meeting.
Yes, please send a list of all sessions attended live (no recorded sessions) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes! Please visit the Resources page to download and for instructions.
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Please email email@example.com any time.
For any registration questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org any time.
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