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2021 ANS Virtual Annual Meeting
June 14–16, 2021
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EDF and U.K.’s Nuclear AMRC step up partnership
EDF has signed a new membership agreement with the United Kingdom’s Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) to drive innovation in low-carbon power generation and support U.K. manufacturers, the University of Sheffield–based center announced recently.
May 19, 2021
Nuclear Frontiers Virtual Field Trip Launch Party
12:00–1:00PM (1:00–2:00PM EDT)
Available to All Users
Help us celebrate the launch of our newest virtual field trip and learn how ANS has helped reach more than 1.5 million K-12 students through Navigating Nuclear: Energizing Our World. This special event will include a viewing of our latest virtual field trip, Nuclear Frontiers: Powering Possibility. Launched earlier this month, the video explores the amazing ways that nuclear science is fueling earthly innovation and deep space exploration. Read more...
May 21, 2021
PE Licensure: Supply Power to Your Career to Help Power the World
12:00–1:30PM (1:00–2:30PM EDT)
Join us for an overview of the PE licensing process. Panelists from across the industry will discuss the importance of professional licensure and the role nuclear professionals play to protect the health and safety of the public. Read more...
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June 27, 2019
American Nuclear Society presents
Nuclear Waste Environment in the U.S. and the Nuclear Waste Administration Act Overview — ANS Members-Only Webinar
1:30–2:30PM (2:30–3:30PM EDT)
ANS Members Only
On Thursday, June 27, ANS Nuclear Waste Policy Task Force Chair Steve Nesbit provided testimony during a hearing before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. The purpose of the hearing was to examine options for the interim and long-term storage of nuclear waste and to consider S. 1234, the Nuclear Waste Administration Act of 2019. Read more...
January 31, 2017
Unraveling the Mystery of Consensus Standards
10:00–11:00AM (11:00AM–12:00PM EST)
This recording was an ANS members-only webinar. Panelists included George F. Flanagan, ANS Standards Board Chair; Steven L. Stamm, ANS Standards Board Vice Chair; and William M. Turkowksi, ANS Standards Board Member. Read more...
September 19, 2016
Vote Nuclear - A Webinar for ANS Members
1:00–2:00PM (2:00–3:00PM EDT)
This ANS members-only webinar was recorded on Monday, September 19, 2016. Panelists included ANS member Tim Crook and ANS Washington Representative, Craig Piercy. Read more...
October 21, 2015
Delivering Multi-scale Multiphysics Solutions for Commercial Nuclear Industry Challenges -CASL Energy Innovation Hub
CASL is the first U.S. Energy Innovation Hub connecting fundamental research and technology development through an integrated partnership of government, academia, and industry. Read more...
March 26, 2015
10 CFR Part 810 and You: A Successful ANS Webinar
11:00AM–12:00PM (12:00–1:00PM EDT)
Richard S. Goorevich and Katie Strangis answer questions about the 10 CFR 810 rule: Assistance to Foreign Atomic Energy Activities. Read more...
November 26, 2014
EPA's proposed "Clean Power Plan Rule"
12:00–1:00PM (1:00–2:00PM EST)
The ANS Young Member Group organized this webinar to discuss the EPA's "Clean Power Plan Rule" and how it affects nuclear energy. Read more...
June 25, 2014
The Basics of 810 Regulations and ANS's Role
4:00–5:00PM (5:00–6:00PM EDT)
This session will describe the scope of 10CFR810, the rulemaking that is in process, and how ANS is engaged in providing industry guidance on compliance with 10CFR810. Read more...
March 5, 2014
Impact of FY2015 Budget Request
Craig Piercy, ANS Washington representative, will outline the proposed budget for the Department of Energy, including funding for nuclear R&D and University programs, and discuss its prospects in Congress. Read more...
September 25, 2013
Policy Update: ANS and the Nuclear Policy Landscape in Washington
Craig Piercy, ANS Washington representative, will provide a snapshot of what's on the horizon for the upcoming legislative session and the role ANS is playing in the debates that shape our industry. Read more...
June 26, 2013
American Nuclear Society together with the National Academy of Sciences presents
10:00–11:00AM (11:00AM–12:00PM EDT)
This webinar will highlight the findings and recommendations of the National Research Council's report entitled "Assuring a Future U.S.-Based Nuclear and Radiochemistry Expertise."