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    Report on the 2018 Atlanta Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Conference and Advanced Reactor Summit

    Tony Irwin, Technical Director, SMR Nuclear Technologies. 5.30 for 6 pm Wednesday 23 May 2018. Engineers Australia Harricks Auditorium, Ground Floor, 8 Thomas Street, Chatswood, NSW. Meeting hosted by the Nuclear Engineering Panel, Engineers Australia. Click here for slides for Tony’s talk Abstract: Tony Irwin attended the 8th Annual International SMR and Advanced Reactor Summit held in Atlanta, USA in…

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    Nuclear Power in China

    Ian Hore-Lacy Senior Advisor, World Nuclear Association 5.30 for 6 pm Wednesday 21 March 2018. Engineers Australia Harricks Auditorium, Ground Floor, 8 Thomas Street, Chatswood, NSW. Meeting hosted by the Nuclear Engineering Panel, Engineers Australia. Registration: EA Members & Students – Free, Non-members – $30. For Ian’s slides click here To register go to Engineers Australia Abstract: China continues to prioritise…

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    HIFAR 60th Anniversary Celebration

    **** SEE NEW DATE AND TIME **** 10:20 am for 11 am – 12:30 pm Monday 23 April 2018. AINSE Theatre, Lucas Heights, NSW This event is linked to the Australian Heritage Festival and the original date (Wed 18 April) coincided with The International Day for Monuments and Sites. Jointly hosted by ANSTO, Australian Nuclear Association, Engineers Australia Sydney Division…

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    Simulation of Energy Materials at the Atomic Scale

    Professor Robin Grimes,  Professor of Materials Physics, Imperial College London, and Chief Scientific Advisor at UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Date: 6 pm, Wednesday 14 March 2018. Venue: UNSW Colombo Theatre C. Drinks and canapes will follow lecture Entry: Free. Registration: https://www.trybooking.com/TOVZ. Hosted by the ANA. Professor Grimes is Professor of Materials Physics at University College London. He has been Director…

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    The Journey from Gen 3+ to Gen IV

    Dr Adi Paterson 5.30 for 6 pm Wednesday 22 November 2017. Engineers Australia Harricks Auditorium, Ground Floor, 8 Thomas Street, Chatswood, NSW. Slides of Dr Paterson’s talk are available here.  Meeting hosted by the Nuclear Engineering Panel, Engineers Australia. Registration: EA Members & Students – Free, Non-members – $30. To register go to Engineers Australia Abstract: The Generation IV International Forum…

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    National Radioactive Waste Management Facility

    Leigh Crutchley, Assistant Manager – Governance and Operations, National Radioactive Waste Management Facility Task Force, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science. 1 pm Thursday 24 August 2017. AINSE Theatre, New Illawarra Road, Lucas Heights, NSW. Meeting hosted by ANA. Abstract: The Government has established the National Radioactive Waste Management Facility Project (‘the Project’) to implement Australia’s radioactive waste management policy…

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    Bright New World – a 21st Century Environmental NGO

    Ben Heard and Martin Thomas 5.30 for 6 pm Wednesday 26 July 2017. Engineers Australia Harricks Auditorium, Ground Floor, 8 Thomas Street, Chatswood, NSW. Meeting hosted by the Nuclear Engineering Panel, Engineers Australia. For Ben Heard’s slides, click here For “Bright New World” Website click here To register Abstract: The recent South Australian Royal Commission, and the Uranium Mining, Processing…

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    International Nuclear and Radiological Event Scale (INES)

    Joanne Lackenby, ANSTO. 1 pm Thursday 29 June 2017. AINSE Theatre, New Illawarra Road, Lucas Heights, NSW. Meeting hosted by ANA. Abstract: The INES Scale was developed by the IAEA and the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency as a tool to promptly and consistently communicate to the public the safety significance of events associated with ionising radiation. Although the scale was…

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    Financing Nuclear Power

    Dr Ron Cameron 5.30 for 6 pm Wednesday 24 May 2017. Engineers Australia Harricks Auditorium, Ground Floor, 8 Thomas Street, Chatswood, NSW. Meeting hosted by the Nuclear Engineering Panel, Engineers Australia. Click here for Ron’s Slides Abstract: Nuclear power has many important characteristics that help deliver a long-term, secure and low carbon source of electricity. It can also stabilise the…

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    Fast Neutron Reactors

    Dr Mark Ho, ANSTO. 1 pm Thursday 27 April 2017. AINSE Theatre, Lucas Heights, NSW. Meeting hosted by ANA. For Slides for Mark’s talk click here   Abstract: Many nations have invested heavily in fast neutron reactor research for their ability to breed fuel and incinerate radioactive waste.  Of the 440 power reactors currently operating in the world, only two…

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