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Materials in Nuclear Energy Systems (MiNES 2023)
December 10–14, 2023
New Orleans, LA|New Orleans Marriott
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Eisenhower’s “Atoms for Peace” at 70
Seventy years ago to the day, President Dwight D. Eisenhower gave his historic address to the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. (See December 2023 Nuclear News's “Leaders” column to read the reflections of Kathryn Huff, the Department of Energy’s assistant secretary for nuclear energy, on the speech’s anniversary.)
March 29, 2023|10:00–11:00AM (11:00AM–12:00PM EDT)
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The Final Rule implementing procedures for imposing monetary civil penalties for violations of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) regulations found at 10 CFR Part 810 (Part 810), which govern exports of unclassified U.S. nuclear technology and assistance, is now in effect. Andrew Lyman, Civil Nuclear Cooperation Program Director with DOE’s National Nuclear Security Administration’s Office of Nonproliferation Policy, briefed those interested parties involved in nuclear technology export activities during a webinar sponsored by the American Nuclear Society. ANS Executive Director / CEO Craig Piercy moderated the discussion.
Andrew Lyman, Civil Nuclear Cooperation Program Director with DOE’s National Nuclear Security Administration’s Office of Nonproliferation Policy
Craig Piercy, ANS Executive Director / CEO