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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.
December 7, 2022
ANS’s Nuclear News Presents: A Conversation with Jigar Shah
12:00–1:00PM (1:00–2:00PM EST)
ANS Members Only
ANS members are invited to a special event featuring a one-on-one interview between ANS Executive Director/CEO Craig Piercy and Jigar Shah, Director of the DOE’s Loan Programs Office (LPO). Read more...
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November 8, 2022
ANS Young Members Group Spotlight on Nuclear Careers
Spotlight on Nuclear Careers: Life Science
12:15–12:45PM (1:15–1:45PM EST)
Available to All Users
Join ANS's Young Members Group for a conversation with Dr. Katherina Stapelmann of North Carolina State University on nuclear careers in the life sciences. Read more...
October 24, 2022
Powering our Future: The Coal to Nuclear Opportunity
12:00–1:00PM (1:00–2:00PM EDT)
The ANS Operations and Power Division invites you to an expert panel discussion on the challenges that still remain to unlock the full potential of a large-scale coal to nuclear transition in the U.S. Read more...
October 20, 2022
ANS STEM Academy Educator Series
Nuclear Energy: Fission, Fusion, and the Future
5:00–6:00PM (6:00–7:00PM EDT)
Join us for a professional development opportunity created specifically for K- 12 science educators. Read more...
October 18, 2022
1:30–2:45PM (2:30–3:45PM EDT)
Join YMG to celebrate Nuclear Science Week with a webinar about Nuclear Entrepreneurship Read more...
October 3, 2022
At a Crossroads: America's Clean Energy Workforce
10:00–11:00AM (11:00AM–12:00PM EDT)
Hear from industry experts on the future of clean energy jobs within the nuclear industry and innovations driving the next-generation workforce forward. Read more...
September 22, 2022
Nuclear Mythbusting Pitch Competition
6:00–7:30PM (7:00–8:30PM EDT)
The ANS Young Members Group is hosting a light-hearted pitch competition social to kick off the new academic year. Read more...
August 26, 2022
Inflation Reduction Act: What's in it for nuclear?
Join us for a members-only panel discussion that will explore what the Inflation Reduction Act will mean for existing nuclear power plants, the deployment of advanced reactors, the production of high-assay low-enriched uranium (HALEU), hydrogen, and much more. Read more...
August 4, 2022
The New Space Race is Going Nuclear
As federal funding is being applied to nuclear projects for various space-based applications and opportunities, an expert panel will discuss how nuclear companies and researchers are poised to capitalize. Read more...
July 20, 2022
Utility Working Conference Preview
11:00AM–12:00PM (12:00–1:00PM EDT)
Join us for a special preview event highlighting the topics that will be discussed during next month's Utility Working Conference and Vendor Technology Expo. Read more...
July 15, 2022
High Expectations for the Future of Low-Dose Radiation Research
A panel of federal policy and science experts will discuss what the future of low-dose radiation research may hold, including the impact of the recent National Academy of Sciences Study. Read more...
June 8, 2022
What Really Happened at Three Mile Island?
Join us for a special members-only conversation on the Netflix series, "Meltdown: Three Mile Island." ANS Executive Director / CEO Craig Piercy will talk to Lake Barrett to hear his perspective on the series and will discuss what really happened at Three Mile Island. Read more...
May 27, 2022
Spotlight on Nuclear Careers: Energy
12:15–12:45PM (1:15–1:45PM EDT)
ANS's Young Members Group presents an informal chat with Sarah Lynn Camba, engineering manager at Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant in Glen Rose, TX. Read more...
May 25, 2022
Practical Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics: Turbulence Modeling and Reynolds Averaged Navier Stokes
11:00AM–12:30PM (12:00–1:30PM EDT)
In the first of a four-part series on Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), we will cover Reynolds Averaged Navier Stokes or RANS turbulence models, which are currently the workhorse of CFD in industry. Read more...
May 24, 2022
Annual Meeting Preview: Getting Back To What We Do Best
1:00–2:00PM (2:00–3:00PM EDT)
Hear from organizers of the 2022 ANS Annual Meeting and get a glimpse of the topics that will be discussed and learn how you can get the most out of the upcoming conference. Read more...
April 29, 2022
Nek5000: Introduction and Quick Start Tutorial
10:00–11:30AM (11:00AM–12:30PM EDT)
Join the ANS Thermal Hydraulics Division for a tutorial on Nek5000, an open-source, highly scalable, high-order, spectral-element-based computational fluid dynamics code. Read more...
April 27, 2022
Budgeting for the Future of Nuclear
2:00–3:00PM (3:00–4:00PM EDT)
Join ANS as representatives from the DOE Office of Nuclear Energy offer perspectives on what the proposed FY23 budget means for the future of many important nuclear energy programs and initiatives. Read more...
April 26, 2022
A Reactor Physicist’s Explanation of Chernobyl
12:00–1:30PM (1:00–2:30PM EDT)
The ANS Reactor Physics Division invites you to join us to hear insight from Christopher Perfetti on the anniversary of the Chernobyl accident. Read more...
April 22, 2022
Earth Day: Reflections on the Future of Clean Energy
Hear from representatives from the energy, industrial, and transportation sectors as they discuss how their industries will need to adapt emissions-free options on a scale never seen before. Read more...
March 23, 2022
Spent Nuclear Fuel Management: Wasting Away or Chance for Progress?
A panel of experts discussed where and how progress can and is being made as well as what more is needed to address spent nuclear fuel management in the U.S. Read more...
March 16, 2022
Securing a Strong Workforce for the Next Generation of Reactors
11:30AM–1:00PM (12:30–2:00PM EDT)
ANS's Education, Training & Workforce Development Division presented a discussion of workforce needs demanded for next generation reactor implementation. Panelists provided perspectives on what academia, industry, and government are doing to prepare the future nuclear workforce for the construction and operation of next generation reactors planned to be built in the late 2020s and early 2030s. Read more...