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Fuel Cycle & Waste Management
Devoted to all aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle including waste management, worldwide. Division specific areas of interest and involvement include uranium conversion and enrichment; fuel fabrication, management (in-core and ex-core) and recycle; transportation; safeguards; high-level, low-level and mixed waste management and disposal; public policy and program management; decontamination and decommissioning environmental restoration; and excess weapons materials disposition.
2021 ANS Virtual Annual Meeting
June 14–16, 2021
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How the NRC modernized its digital I&C infrastructure and where it goes from here
The Nuclear Regulatory Commissiona first formally developed infrastructure for the review of digital instrumentation and control (I&C) systems in the 1990s. Although the current fleet of nuclear power plants in the United States was originally designed and constructed with analog systems, the U.S. nuclear industry has for more than 30 years been working to upgrade these older systems with modern digital equipment.
November 30–December 4, 2021
NOTE: Dates and facility have changed.
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
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.
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