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2024 ANS Annual Conference
June 16–19, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
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Venue, date changed for ANS’s Annual Conference
The American Nuclear Society’s 2024 Annual Conference is moving the venue in part to accommodate a higher-than-expected number of submissions for the Annual Conference and embedded topical meetings—the most received for an annual meeting in over a decade! The conference venue was changed to Mandalay Bay at the beginning of the Las Vegas strip. However, the change in accommodation comes with a change in dates: The meeting has been moved one week later than originally scheduled, to June 16–19.
Technical Session|Panel|Sponsored by HFICD
Tuesday, November 15, 2022|3:15–5:00PM MST|Sonoran 2
Edward L. Quinn (Paragon Energy Solutions)
Richard T. Wood
Digital upgrades are moving forward through the conceptual to design and licensing for both non-safety and safety systems in operating reactors around the world. This session will focus on the challenges and opportunities for expanding these upgrades and the associated system selection, cost-benefit analysis, streamlined licensing and benefits to operating staff. Speakers from NRC, national labs, operating utilities, NEI, vendors and international will provide a short overview from their respective viewpoints. Key areas such as optimization of licensing using NRC Interim Staff Guidance ISG-06, Rev 2 as well as the latest EPRI guidance will also be addressed.
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