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Education, Training & Workforce Development
The Education, Training & Workforce Development Division provides communication among the academic, industrial, and governmental communities through the exchange of views and information on matters related to education, training and workforce development in nuclear and radiological science, engineering, and technology. Industry leaders, education and training professionals, and interested students work together through Society-sponsored meetings and publications, to enrich their professional development, to educate the general public, and to advance nuclear and radiological science and engineering.
Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2023)
February 6–9, 2023
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
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A review of workforce trends in the nuclear community
The nuclear community is undergoing a moment of unprecedented interest and growth not seen in decades. The passage of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the Inflation Reduction Act are providing a multitude of new funding opportunities for the nuclear community, and not just the current fleet. A mix of technologies and reactor types are being evaluated and deployed, with Vogtle Units 3 and 4 coming on line later this year, the Advanced Reactor Demonstration Projects of X-energy and TerraPower, and NuScale’s work with Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems to build a first-of-a-kind small modular reactor, making this is an exciting time to join the nuclear workforce.
Technical Session|Panel|Sponsored by FCWMD
Wednesday, December 1, 2021|12:30–2:15PM EST |Columbia 4
Shikha Prasad (TAMU)
Christina Leggett (Booz Allen Hamilton)
The nuclear industry has been reinvigorated with advanced designs and developments that will cater to new users in space-missions, accelerator-based systems, used-fuel, desalination, and shipping, in addition to the existing power industry. This development of nuclear technologies in innovative applications has exposed new needs and gaps which need to be addressed to deliver robust products. This session will:
1. Increase awareness of the US Nuclear Data Program (USNDP);
2. Discuss emerging nuclear data needs to enable current innovations and inspire future ones;
3. Discuss ongoing projects relevant to the audience; and
4. Provide information on how the community can contribute.
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