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June 12–16, 2022
Anaheim, CA|Anaheim Hilton
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Deadline extended to apply for ANS's 2023 ANS Congressional Fellowship
The deadline for applications to the ANS's Glenn T. Seaborg Congressional Science and Engineering Fellowship has been extended. All ANS members are invited to apply to help the Society fulfill its strategic goal of informing nuclear public policy.
All applications and supporting documents are now due by 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on Monday, May 23.
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Kairos Power is a mission-driven company singularly-focused on enabling the world’s transition to clean energy through the commercial deployment of its fluoride-salt cooled, high-temperature reactor. Kairos Power is leveraging proven technologies and an iterative development and demonstration approach, while actively engaging utility stakeholders to deliver its cost-effective reactor design.
Kairos Power employees will be featured as key speakers in several sessions during the ANS Winter Conference. Visit the sessions below to learn more about which ones Kairos Power employees will participate in.
Advances in Design Through Advanced Reactor Development Program
Abdalla Abou-Jaoude (INL), Massimiliano Fratoni, Gregory M. Core (INL)
Panelists: James Vollmer (Terrapower - Natrium), Eben Mulder (X-energy), Per Peterson (Kairos Power), Josh Walter (Terrapower - MCRE)
2021 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
Friday, December 3, 2021|5:00–6:45AM (8:00–9:45AM EST)
CEO Perspectives on Innovation in Nuclear Licensing: a game-changer to tackle climate change
Nuclear Innovation Alliance, Judi Greenwald (Nuclear Innovation Alliance)
Panelists: Simon Irish (Terrestrial Energy), Mike Laufer (Kairos Power), Jake DeWitte (Oklo), Harlan Bowers (X-energy)
Thursday, December 2, 2021|10:00–11:45AM (1:00–2:45PM EST)
Thermal Hydraulics Issues in Licensing of Advanced Reactors
Stephen M. Bajorek, Elia Merzari
Panelists: Stephen M. Bajorek (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission), Brandon P. Haugh (Kairos Power LLC), John C. Luxat (McMaster University), Robert P. Martin (BWXT), Chul-Hwa Song (Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute), Chris Lohse (INL)
Friday, December 3, 2021|7:00–8:45AM (10:00–11:45AM EST)
Additional Resources and papers that feature Kairos Power employees:
LSTM Validation of Fiber Optics Distributed Temperature Sensing
Stella Pantopoulou (ANL), Darius Lisowski (ANL), Anthonie Cilliers (Kairos Power), Alexander Heifetz (ANL)
HFICD|Implications of ML and AI for I&C/HFE
Wednesday, December 1, 2021|1:20–2:45PM (4:20–5:45PM EST)
Advanced Nuclear Industry Prepared for Future Licensing and Deployment
Cyril W. Draffin (US Nuclear Industry Council), Jeffery S. Merrifield (Pillsbury), Peter Hastings (Kairos Power)
OPD|Advanced Nuclear Reactors and Power Systems - III