Archived Meetings’ Announcements

  • 2014 ANS Annual Meeting “Nuclear Challenges: Technologies and Analysis”, June 15-19 2014 Reno, NV
    General Chair: John J. Grossenbacher (Laboratory Director and President, Idaho National Laboratory)Assistant General Chairs: Jon Carmack (Department Manager, Idaho National Laboratory)
    Kathryn A. McCarthy (Director, LWRS Tech Integration Office, Idaho National Laboratory)Program Chair: Eric A. Burgett (Associate Professor, Idaho State University)Assistant Program Chairs: Jeff Brault (Engineer, CB&I Power)
    Martin B. Sattison (Division Director, Idaho National Laboratory)
  • 2012 ANS Topical Meeting on Decommissioning & Environmental Sciences & Technology Expo
    June 24-28, 2012 in Chicago
    General Chair: Patrick Daly; Technical Program Chair: Sue Aggarwal; Assistant Technical Program Chair: James ByrneDownload ‘Call for Papers
  • 2011 ANS Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo, October 30 – November 3, 2011 in Washington DC
    General Chair: Joe C. Turnage (Sr. Vice President, Unistar Nuclear Energy)
    Program Chair: David R. Anderson (Electric Boat Corporation)DESD Sessions

    • Best of DESD 2010 – Jim Byrne. Invited papers presenting a range of subjects from the 2010 Topical.
    • Decommissioning of Small Modular Reactors
      Mark Campagna. As interest deepens in this industry segment, it’s not too early to think about the end of the lifecycle.
    • ARRA Program Successes – Mark Campagna and Dennis Ferrigno. Lessons learned and challenges overcome by the DOE in managing its many ARRA-funded projects.
    • Radium Girls and the D&D of their Legacy – Jay Peters and Stuart Walker. A interesting look into this little known, yet critically important aspect of our industry.
    • FUSRAP Sites – David Hillyer. The complexity of these Manhattan Project legacy sites continues to provide great topic matter for discussion.
    • License Termination – John Parkyn. A panel discussion and tutorial on this complex and often challenging phase of decommissioning.
    • Fukushima Daiichi – John Gunning. An overview of the event sequence and known conditions, with proposed possible decommissioning paths.
    • General DESD – Nadia Glucksberg. Don’t let the title fool you – there’s always some new to be learned in the complex field of commercial D&D.
  • 2010 ANS Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo, November 7-11, 2010 in Las Vegas, NV

    General Chair: Alvin Trivelpiece (Consultant)
  • 2010 ANS Topical Meeting on Decommissioning & Environmental Sciences & Technology Expo – Idaho Falls, Idaho, August 29 – September 2, 2010

    http://ddrtopical2010.org
    General Chair: Dan Coyne (Idaho Completion Project); Program Chair James Byrne (Consultant)
    Co-Sponsored by the DESD and ESD. The program will include commercial, government, and international project updates and technology developments in the areas of decommissioning, waste management, site closure and legacy management.
  • 2010 ANS Annual Meeting, June 13-17, 2010 in San Diego, CA
    General Chair Ross T. Ridenoure  (Southern California Edison)http://ddrtopical2010.org/
    2007 ANS Topical Meeting on Decommissioning & Environmental Sciences & Technology Expo – Chattanooga, Tennessee, September 16-19, 2007
    “Capturing Decommissioning Lessons Learned”
    This topical meetings had approximately 120 paper presented and 25 vendors represented.  Lessons Learned from this meeting are available atDESD2007LessonsLearned.  The division expresses it thanks to General Chair Joe Carignan, Technical Program Chair Jim Byrne, and the rest of the organizing committee who made this meeting a great success.
  • 2009 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo “Nuclear Power: Crafting Energy Solutions” November 15-19, 2008 in Washington DC. General Chairs: Mark H. Ayers (President, Building & Construction Trades, AFL-CIO), Carl Rau (President, Bechtel Corporation)
  • 2009 ANS Annual Meeting “Advancing Nuclear Technology for a Greater Tomorrow”, June 14 – 18, 2009 in Atlanta, GA.
    General Chair: Jeffrey T. Gasser, Southern Nuclear Operating Company
    DESD Sessions currently planned at this meeting are:

    • Nuclear Material Stabilization
    • Hot Topics and Emerging Issues
    • The History of Manhattan Era and Early Nuclear Power Facilities: Capturing the Historical Record While Performing Needed D&D. Redevelopment of Decommissioned Facilities
    • Groundwater Protection Initiative
    • D&D at Commercial Reactor Facilities
    • Army Corps/FUSRAP D&D. Commercial Non-Reactor D&D
  • 2008 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo “Talk About Nuclear Differently: A Good Story Untold” November 9-13, 2008 in Reno, NV General Chair: David J. Hill, Idaho National Laboratory
  • 2008 ANS Annual Meeting “Nuclear Science and Technology: Now Arriving on Main Street” June 8 – 12, 2008 in Anaheim, CA
    General Chair: Richard Rosenblum, Southern California Edison
    Includes embedded topical meetings of 1) International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP ’08), 2) Nuclear Fuels and Structural Materials for the Next Generation Nuclear Reactors, and 3) Isotopes for Medicine and Industry
  • International Conference on Research Reactor Utilization, Modernization, Refurbishment, Safety, Fuel Cycle, Decommissioning and Waste Management
    Vienna, Austria
    November 5-9, 2007
  • 2007 ANS Topical Meeting on Decommissioning & Environmental Sciences & Technology Expo – Chattanooga, Tennessee, September 16-19, 2007
    “Capturing Decommissioning Lessons Learned”
    This topical meetings had approximately 120 paper presented and 25 vendors represented.  Lessons Learned from this meeting are available atDESD2007LessonsLearned.  The division expresses it thanks to General Chair Joe Carignan, Technical Program Chair Jim Byrne, and the rest of the organizing committee who made this meeting a great success.
  • International Conference on Research Reactor Utilization, Modernization, Refurbishment, Safety, Fuel Cycle, Decommissioning and Waste Management
    Vienna, Austria
    November 5-9, 2007
  • 2007 ANS Topical Meeting on Decommissioning & Environmental Sciences & Technology Expo – Chattanooga, Tennessee, September 16-19, 2007
    “Capturing Decommissioning Lessons Learned”
    This topical meetings had approximately 120 paper presented and 25 vendors represented.  Lessons Learned from this meeting are available atDESD2007LessonsLearned.  The division expresses it thanks to General Chair Joe Carignan, Technical Program Chair Jim Byrne, and the rest of the organizing committee who made this meeting a great success.
  • The 11th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management
    Bruges, Belgium
    September 2-6, 2007
  • Health Physics Society 2007 Midyear Topical Meeting
    Decontamination, Decommissioning and Environmental Cleanup
    Knoxville, Tennessee
    January 21-24, 2007
  • IAEA International Conference on Lessons Learned from Decommissioning of Nuclear Facilities and the Safe Termination of Nuclear Activities
    Athens, Greece
    December 11-15, 2006
  • International Seminar on Dismantling Experience of Nuclear Facilities
    Saclay, France
    June 26-30, 2006
  • 2005 ANS Winter Meeting “Talk About Nuclear Differently: A Good Story Untold” November 13-17, 2005 in  Washington, D.C.
    There will be a Young Professionals Congress: “Hitchhikers Guide to a Career in Nuclear;” and 3 Professional Development Workshops: “Introduction to New Analysis Capabilities of the ORIGEN Code”, “Project Management in Nuclear Utilities,” and “Development and Application of Consensus Standards” held in conjunction with the 2005 ANS Winter Meeting.
  • 2005 ANS Topical Meeting on Decommissioning & Environmental Sciences in Denver, Colorado, August 7-11, 2005
    Co-Sponsored by the DESD and FCWM. The program will include commercial, government, and international project updates and technology developments in the areas of decommissioning, waste management, site closure and legacy management. In addition to a comprehensive technical program, there will be technical tours and numerous fun activities and opportunities for attendees and guests to enjoy this incredible mountain vacation destination.
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  • NRC Decommissioning Workshop, April 20 and 21, 2005 ” Rockville, MD. NRC’s Decommissioning Directorate is holding this Workshop to: (1) inform stakeholders of NRC’s Integrated Decommissioning Improvement Plan, including regulatory and program management improvements; (2) discuss the NRC staff development of guidance for issues resulting from the staff’s 2003 analysis of factors impacting the implementation of the License Termination Rule, and; (3) solicit feedback and suggestions from stakeholders on guidance, decommissioning lessons learned, and other planned improvements
    –> Click here for more information
  • 2004 ANS Winter Meeting “Leadership Toward a Progressive, Integrated Nuclear Community—Going Forward Together”, November 14-18, 2004
    Washington, D.C. ANS continues to celebrate its 50 anniversary. The meeting will include two Embedded Topical Meetings: • BE 2004—Best Estimate (Methods in Nuclear Installations Safety Analysis) Twenty-0-Four and • ONFS—Operating Nuclear Facility Safety
    –> Download Sessions Agenda
  • 2004 Annual Meeting “International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants” in Pittsburgh PA, – June 13 – 17, 2004
    ANS will be celebrating its 50th anniversary at the Annual Meeting. In addition, 2004 is the 25th anniversary of the TMI – 2 Accident. DESD will be supporting the conference theme with several sessions.
    –> Download Sessions Agenda
  • 2003 ANS/ENS International Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo in New Orleans, LA – November 16-20, 2003
    DESD supports the meeting theme of “Nuclear Science and Technology: Meeting the Global Industrial and R&D Challenges of the 21st Century” with 5 panel sessions planned in Track 5 “Decommissioning and Reutilization. The Call for Papers is available at www.ans.org/meetings.
  • 4th Pacific Basin Nuclear Conference and Technology Exhibit “New Technologies for a New Era” in Honolulu Hawaii, – March 21-25, 2004
    The American Nuclear Society is hosting the PBNC under the auspices of the Pacific Nuclear Council. Jim Rang at jsrang@chartermi.net and Steve Bossart, representing DESD, are soliciting papers on D&D topics. Conference specifics and additional information is available at www.ans.org/meetings.
  • 2003 Annual Meeting, June 1-5, 2003, in San Diego California, Town and Country Resort and Convention Center – Theme: “The Nuclear Technology Expansion – Unlimited Opportunities!” DESD is sponsoring an embedded topical, along with cosponsor FCWM, entitled “Decommissioning and Spent-Fuel Management” at this meeting. We have an exceptional turnout of 75 papers submitted with eleven one half-day concurrent sessions scheduled over 3 days (Monday afternoon through Thursday morning).Track 1: “Decommissioning – Progress, Lessons Learned and Industry Initiatives” and Track 2: “Spent Fuel and Waste Disposal Forum” session schedule, chairs and room locations are shown below. Rich St Onge, of Southern Cal Edison is the TPC. Additional conference and hotel information is available at www.ans.org/meetings.
  • 2002 ANS Winter Meeting, November 17-21, 2002 in Washington DC, Omni Shoreham Hotel – Theme: “Building the World Nuclear Community- Strategies for the Deployment of New Nuclear Technologies”. A combination of eight paper and panel sessions are planned in Track 5, sponsored by DESD, with four each in Decommissioning and Life Extension. A Call for Papers was issued with summaries due by June 21, 2002. The schedule for DESD sponsored and cosponsored meetings is below. For updated details, see the ANS web site at www.ans.org/meetings.
  • Spectrum 2002: 9th Biennial International Conference on Nuclear and Hazardous Waste Management, August 4-8, 2002 In Reno Nevada, Reno Hilton Hotel, Theme: “Exploring Science – Based Solutions and Technologies”.
  • 2002 ANS Annual Meeting, June 9-13, 2002 in Hollywood Florida, The Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa, Theme: “The Revival of the Nuclear Energy Option”.
  • 2001 ANS Winter Meeting, November 11-15, 2001 in Reno Nevada, The Reno Hilton Hotel, Theme: “Nuclear Research and Development”.
  • DESD Executive Conference, July 8-12, 2001 at Foxwoods Resort and Convention Center, Mashantucket, CT.
  • 2001 ANS Annual Meeting , June 17-21, 2001 in Milwaukee WI