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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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    Introduction to Nuclear Powered Submarines

    Cmdr John Peter Bullard, Royal Navy (Rtd). 5.30 for 6 pm Wednesday 22 March 2017. Engineers Australia Harricks Auditorium, Ground Floor, 8 Thomas Street, Chatswood, NSW. Meeting hosted by the Nuclear Engineering Panel, Engineers Australia. Light refreshments will be provided prior to the presentation. Registration: Engineers Australia Members & Students: Free Non members: $30 Login to Engineers Australia to REGISTER 5.30…

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    South Australia – A Nuclear State in a Global Solution

    Rear Admiral the Honourable Kevin Scarce AC CSC RAN (Rtd) 5:30 for 6 pm Thursday, 23 February 2017. Meeting room E3.1, ICC Sydney Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney. Click here for Kevin Scarce’s slides. Annual Meeting of the Four Societies, hosted by the Nuclear Engineering Panel of Engineers Australia The Four Societies are: The Australian Institute of Energy, The Australian…

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    Status of ITER – the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor

    Jean Jacquinot (ITER) and Matthew Hole (ANU).   5.30 for 6 pm Wednesday 30 November 2016. Engineers Australia Harricks Auditorium, Ground Floor, 8 Thomas Street, Chatswood, NSW. Meeting hosted by the Nuclear Engineering Panel, Engineers Australia and the Institute of Instrumentation Control and Automation (IICA) Light refreshments will be provided prior to the presentation. Registration: Engineers Australia Members IICA Members & Students: Free…

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    The UK New Build Programme – status, challenges and lessons learned

    Dr Ron Cameron. Former Adviser to the UK Government. 1 pm Thursday 27 October 2016. AINSE Theatre, Lucas Heights, NSW. Meeting hosted by ANA. Click here to see slides of Ron Cameron’s Presentation Abstract: In 2006 the UK embarked on a commitment to build large nuclear without offering ‘direct subsidy’ or equity funding. It did this by reforming the energy…

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