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2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
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Lecture on nuclear energy’s role in climate-related innovation coming up
As part of the Purdue University–Duke Energy Understanding Tomorrow’s Nuclear Energy Lecture Series, Richard K. Lester of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will give a speech on Wednesday, November 30, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. EST. Lester, associate provost and a professor of nuclear science and engineering at MIT, was previously head of the university’s Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering. The event will also feature a panel discussion with Lester, Lefteri H. Tsoukalas, and Morgan Smith.
Register now: The lecture, “Tough Tech for Climate: Innovation Challenges, University Responsibilities, and Some Comments on the Nuclear Role,” can be attended in person at Eliza Fowler Hall, in the Stewart Center of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. The talk will also be available to watch on YouTube, where it will be live streamed. Advance registration is required. Following registration, individuals will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
November 30–December 3, 2021
Now all sessions will be available virtually!
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
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.
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General ChairAmir Vexler President and Chief Executive Officer Orano USA
Steve Nesbit2021 PresidentAmerican Nuclear Society
Craig H. PiercyExecutive Director / CEOAmerican Nuclear Society
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 | 8:00–11:00AM EST
Thursday, December 2, 2021 | 8:00–10:30AM EST
Visit the New ANS Lounge, Sponsored by EPRI, to network with other attendees or simply relax between sessions.
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