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Materials in Nuclear Energy Systems (MiNES 2023)
December 10–14, 2023
New Orleans, LA|New Orleans Marriott
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Recap: The 2023 ANS Winter Meeting
The American Nuclear Society’s 2023 Winter Meeting and Expo opened on November 12, and its packed opening plenary the next day generated a lot of buzz. Featured speakers included West Virginia senators Shelley Moore Capito and Joe Manchin as well as Nuclear Regulatory Commission chair Christopher Hanson. They each addressed top issues facing the nuclear enterprise to a full house of more than 1,000 members of the wider nuclear community.
Technical Session|Panel|Sponsored by NNPD|Cosponsored by OPD
Wednesday, December 1, 2021|12:30–2:15PM EST |Columbia 3
James W. Behrens (U.S. Navy (Ret.))
H.M. Hashemian (AMS Corp.)
Allyson Pearce (AMS Corp.)
John K. Downing (Downing Consulting)
Session focus is on the workings of nuclear policy, science, and technology together in achieving large goals such as the U.S.S. Enterprise (CVN-65), the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, a major nuclear success story.
Honorees: Ernie Moniz, NTI, 2021 Winner of the Eisenhower Medal ; John Browne, LANL (Ret.), 2021 Winner of the Seaborg Medal; Jose Reyes, NuScale Power, 2021 Winner of the Zinn Medal; and Samuel Cox, Navy Museum, and Steve Mirsky, NuScale Power, on behalf of the U.S.S. Enterprise (CVN-65),2021 Winner of the Nuclear Landmark Award
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