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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.
International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference
Wednesday, November 16, 2022|1:00–2:45PM MST|Mesquite
Tejaswini Vaidya (Univ. Idaho)
Brendan Nation (Sandia)
Brady D. Hanson
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Experimental Investigation of Aerosol Release from Spent Nuclear Fuel Fractures
Yadukrishnan Sasikumar (ORNL), Rose A. Montgomery (ORNL), Tamara J. Keever (ORNL)
The Hanford Lead Canister Collaboration
Nicholas Klymyshyn (PNNL), Gary Cannell (Fluor Corp.), Jonathan Tatman (EPRI)
Accelerated Corrosion Testing of Cold Spray Coatings on 304L in Chloride Environments
Erin Karasz (Sandia ), Timothy D. Montoya (Sandia), Jason M. Taylor (Sandia), Kenneth A. Ross (PNNL), Rebecca F. Schaller (Sandia )
Considerations in the Drying of Spent Nuclear Fuel for Extended Storage
Robert Sindelar (SRNL), Rebecca Smith (INL), Anna d'Entremont (SRNL), Christoph Rirschl (GNS Gesellschaft für Nuklear-Service), Keith Waldrop (EPRI), Darrell Dunn (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission), Robert Einziger (Retired)
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