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Isotopes & Radiation
Members are devoted to applying nuclear science and engineering technologies involving isotopes, radiation applications, and associated equipment in scientific research, development, and industrial processes. Their interests lie primarily in education, industrial uses, biology, medicine, and health physics. Division committees include Analytical Applications of Isotopes and Radiation, Biology and Medicine, Radiation Applications, Radiation Sources and Detection, and Thermal Power Sources.
2022 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 13–17, 2022
Phoenix, AZ|Arizona Grand Resort
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The DRUM program: Cataloging America’s abandoned uranium mines
Based on a review of U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) records and available data from numerous agencies, there are an estimated 4,225 mines across the country that provided uranium ore to the U.S. government for defense-related purposes between 1947 and 1970. To aid in the cleanup of these legacy uranium mines and establish a record of their locations and current conditions, the Defense-Related Uranium Mines (DRUM) program was established within the Department of Energy’s Office of Legacy Management (LM).
November 12–13, 2021
Due to uncertainties surrounding COVID-19, YPC 21 will be virtual and consist of two half-days of sessions. The new YPC21 dates are afternoon of Friday, November 12 and the morning of Saturday, November 13.
YPC creates an immersive personal and professional development experience for the nuclear industry’s highly motivated next-generation future leaders. Early career professionals and students will engage with industry leaders, policy influencers, and advocacy experts! YPC will enrich the attendees with thought leadership and communication skills aimed at their career growth.
Approximately 150 highly-motivated student and early career professionals are expected to attend this two-day event with networking opportunities
For more information contact Co-Chairs:
Kelsey Amundson | Patrick Snouffer
Organized by the ANS Young Members Group
Join young nuclear professionals from around the country for this amazing one-day event.
• Focuses on current technical, policy and economic issues
• Strategies for engaging policymakers, customers, and community members
• Workshops for strengthening your own leadership qualities
• Networking with fellow young members, experts and leaders
• Keynote speaker information to come
• Social Event information to come