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2005 NCSD Topical Meeting

Call for Papers

Technical Session Topics


Enrichment technologies
Commercial power plant
Research reactors
Burnup credit
Reprocessing concepts
Waste management
Decontamination/decommissioning/legacy material handling
Regulations/regulatory guidance
Accident analysis and alarm systems
Critical experiments facilities’ activities

Validation Studies/
Software Development

Validation/applicability studies
Methods development
Extending probabilistic risk assessment to criticality safety
Information access


Criticality safety education
Qualification programs
University initiatives/courses/distance education
Student session competition

Emerging initiatives

Homeland security
High burn-up fuel enrichment/fabrication
MOX initiatives
Generation IV Reactor design/fuel fabrication issues
Fabrication/ground transport of space reactor cores
Storage concepts
Emplacement of irradiated highly-enriched fuel
Experiment needs/proposals

Plenary Session Topics

TVA Projections for Future Nuclear Power Generation
Jack A. Bailey, Senior Vice President
Power Resources & Operations Planning, Tennessee Valley Authority

International Initiatives Specific to NCS
Claes Nordborg, Head
Organization for Economic and Cooperative Development, Nuclear Energy Agency

An Overview of NASA’s Prometheus Project
Matt Forsbacka, Associate Director
National Aeronautic and Space Administration


January 7, 2005 Electronic submission of abstracts
February 4, 2005 Author acceptance notification
April 1, 2005 Submission of full papers
June 15, 2005 Revisions communicated to authors
July 15, 2005 Final papers due
August 28, 2005 Early registration & Hotel reservation

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