Nuclear Experts World-Wide Plan for American Nuclear Society Annual Meeting

More than 1,000 Plan to Visit San Diego June 13-17 to Discuss the Latest Advances in Nuclear Science

Jun 02, 2010, 07:30 ET from American Nuclear Society

LA GRANGE PARK, Ill., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- More than a thousand nuclear science and technology professionals from around the world are making plans for the American Nuclear Society (ANS) annual meeting to be held June 13-17 in San Diego, ANS Executive Director John (Jack) M. Tuohy, Jr., P.E. announced today.  The conference, "Nuclear Science and Technology -- The Right Fit, The Right Time," is the premier event for the nuclear science and technology community.  

When asked about the conference ANS President Tom Sanders said "Nuclear science is currently enjoying a renaissance as more and more people begin to understand the powerful benefits of the technology and how it can help us solve so many of the problems societies everywhere face today.  This event brings members of our industry from around the world together to discuss the latest advances in all aspects of nuclear science and technology, and we're excited to be together and sharing new ideas and insights that can help make our lives better."  

Some of the highlights of the conference include:

  • ANS President Tom Sanders' Special Session: "U.S. Engagement in the Global Nuclear Renaissance -- The Path Forward"
  • "Nuclear Hydrogen Programs Around the World -- Current Activities and Plans"
  • "An International Outlook on Nuclear Power"
  • "Global Nuclear Energy Opportunities and Obstacles"

The conference also includes workshops on nuclear science and technology applications that range from aerospace, biology and medicine to environmental science, nonproliferation, and commercial nuclear operations and power.  

For more information about the conference visit www.ans.org.

Established in 1954, ANS is a professional organization of engineers and scientists devoted to the peaceful applications of nuclear science and technology. 

SOURCE American Nuclear Society