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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|Sponsored by RPSD
Tuesday, November 17, 2020|1:40–3:20PM (2:40–4:20PM EST)
Zachary M. Weis
Steven J. Nathan
Julie Bry (American Nuclear Society)
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Session Notes — Upcoming ICRS 14/RPSD 2021 Meeting Call for Papers
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Shielding Evaluation for Dual Content Containers in a 9977 Shipping Package
Steven J. Nathan (Savannah River Nuclear Solutions), Zachary Weis (Savannah River Nuclear Solutions)
Effects on Estimated External Dose Rate from Loss of Lead Shielding in SNF Transportation Casks
Kevin J. Connolly (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), Riley M. Cumberland (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
Shielding Analysis of Content Type 4 for Addendum 3 to 9977 Shipping Package SARP (U)
Zachary M. Weis (Savannah River Nuclear Solutions), Steven J. Nathan (Savannah River Nuclear Solutions)
Effect of Irradiation and Corrosion on Gamma Attenuation Behavior of 316 and 304 Stainless Steel
Ghada Shkoukani (North Carolina State University), Nouf M. Almousa (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Mohamed A. Bourham (North Carolina State University)
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