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The division provides a forum for focused technical dialogue on thermal hydraulic technology in the nuclear industry. Specifically, this will include heat transfer and fluid mechanics involved in the utilization of nuclear energy. It is intended to attract the highest quality of theoretical and experimental work to ANS, including research on basic phenomena and application to nuclear system design.
Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2021)
February 9–11, 2021
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Former NRC chairs issue vaccine timeline recommendation to CDC
Five former chairmen of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission—Stephen Burns, Allison Macfarlane, Nils Diaz, Richard Meserve, and Dale Klein—signed a letter to José Romero, Arkansas health secretary and chair of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) immunization advisory committee, requesting that the advisory committee update its recommendation for COVID-19 vaccine allocation guidance for the energy workforce (including nuclear energy workers).
Currently, the CDC has four phases for the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Those phases are numbered:
Technical Session|Panel|Sponsored by ETWDD|Cosponsored by YMG
Tuesday, November 17, 2020|1:40–3:20PM (2:40–4:20PM EST)
Mimi Holland Limbach
Susan Gallier (American Nuclear Society)
Talking about Nuclear Energy with the Next Administration:
Regardless of which candidate wins election to the U.S. presidency in November, the incoming administration will be different than the current one – either in degrees or perhaps more dramatically. There will be different cabinet members, different senior political appointees, and some different members of Congress. Either way, proponents of nuclear energy will have a challenge in educating policy makers about the importance of nuclear energy and of maintaining or even adding to the funding for nuclear energy research and development. In this panel, we’ll discuss the issues, the challenges, and strategies for ANS success.
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