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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 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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