ANS participates in virtual Waste Management Symposia

March 9, 2021, 9:29AMANS News

The American Nuclear Society has a strong presence at the virtual Waste Management Symposia 2021 (WM2021), March 8-12, 2021. It is the first time the event is being held virtually, a decision made by the organizers with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in mind.

ANS’s involvement: ANS Executive Director/CEO Craig Piercy is among the presenters of awards, including those for the best oral and poster presentations/papers from last year’s event. ANS President Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar is a featured speaker in a STEM panel. She will discuss ANS’s Navigating Nuclear program during the “Setting the Hook: Partnering to Reel in STEM Students Early” panel on Thursday. The presentation is one of three panels dedicated to STEM initiatives for younger students.

In addition to being a sponsor, ANS is hosting a virtual exhibition booth that includes Radwaste Solutions and Nuclear News. The spring issue of Radwaste Solutions, “Waste Management and Transportation,” is the official show issue for WM2021.

Background: The annual WMS international conference for the management of radioactive waste and related topics provides a forum for discussing safe, environmentally responsible, technically sound, and cost-effective solutions to the management and disposition of radioactive waste and the decommissioning of nuclear facilities to enhance the transparency and credibility of the global radioactive waste industry.

Related Articles

Another year, another ANS president

July 12, 2021, 3:08PMANS News

It’s like clockwork. In June of every year, the American Nuclear Society brings in a new elected leader for the next 12 months. I’m Steve Nesbit, the latest in a line of distinguished (and...