The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has opened registration for its annual Regulatory Information Conference (RIC), the largest public meeting the agency hosts. Scheduled for March 8–11, the 33rd RIC will be an all-virtual event.
The full conference program and registration information can be accessed from the RIC Web page.
Details: In addition to remarks from the NRC commissioners and the executive director of operations, RIC 2021 will feature two special plenary sessions, including one in recognition of the 10th anniversary of the Fukushima Daiichi accident, and 28 technical sessions covering a wide range of topics, such as advanced reactors, accident tolerant fuel, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, microreactors, and risk-informed decision making.
The conference will also feature a simulcast session, jointly hosted with presenters from the Waste Management Symposia. According to the NRC, attendees will be able to browse 15 different digital exhibits, exhibitor information, and virtual resources.
Join the crowd: RIC 2021 is expected to have virtual participants representing more than 30 countries, including nuclear power plant owners and operators, nuclear materials users, congressional staffers, and members of the public.