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2021 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 30–December 3, 2021
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
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Ensuring a role for nuclear in the response to climate change
Nuclear power is an important tool in the response to climate change, and advanced reactors may offer advantages over existing plants in providing carbon-free generation at the scale necessary to respond to the existential challenge that climate change presents. The International Atomic Energy Agency is aggressively addressing issues related to the possible transition to advanced reactors. This letter is to urge a redoubling of effort by Member States to put in place the necessary capabilities to deal with the challenges that they present.
If you are attending the 2021 Winter Meeting, we will require either proof of COVID-19 vaccination, or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of arrival at the Washington Hilton Hotel.
ANS values the health and safety of all our members. We will continue to follow all CDC, State, City, and Hotel safety requirements in our efforts to provide you a safe environment as we gather again.
General ChairAmir Vexler President and Chief Executive Officer Orano USA
Craig H. PiercyExecutive Director / CEOAmerican Nuclear Society
Steve Nesbit2021 PresidentAmerican Nuclear Society
The 2021 ANS Winter Meeting promises to be one of the year’s most exciting and informative educational and networking events for attendees from every facet of nuclear science and technology. In addition, the Technology Expo will give attendees a glimpse into the applications of new technology through three days of exhibits and special events. The Expo will also give attendees many opportunities to network with each other and establish new professional relationships while having food and fun in a friendly and informal setting.
This meeting also features two Embedded topical meetings:
The 2021 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo is the premier North American nuclear science and technology conference. If you’re interested in expanding your knowledge, sharing ideas, and networking in one of the world’s most exciting entertainment destinations, don’t miss this opportunity. Please join us at the 2021 ANS Winter Meeting.
The ANS Winter Meeting gives you guaranteed live in-person access to diverse, hard-to-reach professionals as well as virtual attendees from across the nuclear industry . Over a quarter of our audience has decision-making and buying power (CNO, COO, VP and Senior level staff). These powerful decision-makers control huge budgets and attend the Winter Meeting with serious purchasing intent, looking for new technology solutions and practical innovations that best fit their operations’ needs. View our Exhibitor and Support Prospectus