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The Young Members Group works to encourage and enable all young professional members to be actively involved in the efforts and endeavors of the Society at all levels (Professional Divisions, ANS Governance, Local Sections, etc.) as they transition from the role of a student to the role of a professional. It sponsors non-technical workshops and meetings that provide professional development and networking opportunities for young professionals, collaborates with other Divisions and Groups in developing technical and non-technical content for topical and national meetings, encourages its members to participate in the activities of the Groups and Divisions that are closely related to their professional interests as well as in their local sections, introduces young members to the rules and governance structure of the Society, and nominates young professionals for awards and leadership opportunities available to members.
2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
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Route readiness elements in a large-scale spent nuclear fuel transportation system
The scale and duration of a national campaign to transport spent nuclear fuel (SNF) from commercial nuclear power plants around the United States would be unprecedented. A meticulous level of planning that considers many elements is needed to inspire public confidence and support.
P. Ferroni, F. Franceschini, J. Chrzanowski, C. Stansbury, A. Harkness, J. Liao, J. Vanderhoff, B. Friedmana, S. Smith, M. Smith, J. Willis, J. Fernandez, M. Sanders, S. Stipanovich, M. Ickes, E. Tatli, D. Utley, G. O'Brian, J. Long, Z. Cullen, P. Filiak, J. Monahan, R. Wright, J. Lyons, D. Murphy, A. Andren, M. Heldesjö, S. Middleburgh, E. Gustavsson, M. Puide (Westinghouse)
Transactions | Volume 117 | Number 1 | October 2017 | Pages 1472-1475