Social Media Meet Up at ANS Winter Meeting

October 24, 2011, 3:47PMANS Nuclear Cafe

ANS Social Media Meet Up November 1 at ANS Winter Conference

A meet-up of people attending the ANS Winter Meeting in Washington, DC, interested in the use of social media in the nuclear industry will be held Tuesday, November 1, from 6:30-8:30 PM in the Congressional "A" meeting room at the Omni Shoreham hotel. This is the conference hotel for the ANS meeting. (Google Map) (Red Line: Woodley Park-Zoo)

The ANS Public Information Committee is the official host of the social media meet up. There is no registration or cost to attend the social media meeting, which takes place after hours of the regular ANS conference sessions. Food and beverages will be available.


This conference social media meeting is made possible by the generous support of our sponsors:

  • AREVA North America
  • Nuclear Energy Institute

This will be the fourth time such a meeting has been held. Prior meetings have been at ANS meetings in Hollywood, Fla. (June 2011), Las Vegas, Nev. (November 2010), and in Washington, DC, (November 2009).

Meeting agenda

The agenda for the meeting on November 1 starts at 6:30 PM. There will be additional time at the end of the agenda for personal interchange with meeting participants.

6:30 PM  ~ Meet & Greet with drinks & light refreshments

7:00 PM ~ Call to Order

  • Welcome - Laura Scheele, ANS
  • Introduction of Sponsors - Dan Yurman
  • NEI Welcome - Eric McErlain
  • AREVA Welcome - Jarret Adams

7:15 PM ~ AREVA: Presentation on a new social media application for smart phones to improve communication and productivity

7:45 PM ~ Q&A

8:00 PM ~ Facilitated round table discussion - Dan Yurman

8:30 PM ~ Informal small group or one-on-one discussions

Conference sessions on communications

Note that there are two sessions on communications, advocacy, and social media taking place on Monday afternoon, October 31. There will be an additional session on government relations on Wednesday afternoon. See the ANS conference program for details. You must be registered for the conference to attend these panels.

Please share this message with your friends and colleagues or post it on your blog.



Jarret Adams

Media Relations

Tel: 301-841-1695


Blog: AREVA North America: Next Energy Blog

· Nuclear Energy Institute

Steve Kerekes

Media Relations

Nuclear Energy Institute

Tel: 202-739-8073


Blog: NEI Nuclear Notes

· American Nuclear Society

Laura Scheele

Manager, Communications & Policy

American Nuclear Society

Tel: 708-579-8224


Blog: ANS Nuclear Cafe

Dan Yurman


Cell: 208-521-5726


Blog: Idaho Samizdat

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