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Fuel Cycle & Waste Management
Devoted to all aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle including waste management, worldwide. Division specific areas of interest and involvement include uranium conversion and enrichment; fuel fabrication, management (in-core and ex-core) and recycle; transportation; safeguards; high-level, low-level and mixed waste management and disposal; public policy and program management; decontamination and decommissioning environmental restoration; and excess weapons materials disposition.
2021 ANS Virtual Annual Meeting
June 14–16, 2021
The Standards Committee is responsible for the development and maintenance of voluntary consensus standards that address the design, analysis, and operation of components, systems, and facilities related to the application of nuclear science and technology. Find out What’s New, check out the Standards Store, or Get Involved today!
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How the NRC modernized its digital I&C infrastructure and where it goes from here
The Nuclear Regulatory Commissiona first formally developed infrastructure for the review of digital instrumentation and control (I&C) systems in the 1990s. Although the current fleet of nuclear power plants in the United States was originally designed and constructed with analog systems, the U.S. nuclear industry has for more than 30 years been working to upgrade these older systems with modern digital equipment.
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.
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