Past Presentations

  • Presentations given to ANA and the Nuclear Engineering Panel, Engineers Australia

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ANA2019 Conference

The thirteenth biennial Australian Nuclear Association Conference on Nuclear Science and Engineering in Australia was held on Friday, 27th September 2019 at the Aerial UTS Function Centre, 235 Jones Street, Ultimo, NSW.

Session 1 – Energy Policy in Australia and around the World

OPENING

  • Hon John Barilaro MP, Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional New South Wales, Industry and Trade.
  • Decarbonising Energy Transition in China [Keynote]
    Dr Jiang Kejun, Director Energy Research Institute, National Development and Reform Commission, Beijing, China.
  • Framework for Decarbonising Australian Energy [Keynote]Prof Stephen Wilson, Centre for Energy Futures, School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering, University of Queensland

SESSION 2 – Advances in Nuclear Power

  • NuScale SMR – Progress towards Deployment [Keynote]
    Tom Mundy, Chief Commercial Officer, NuScale Power
  • Advanced Reactor Development in China
    Jiang Kejun, Director Energy Research Institute, National Development and Reform Commission, Beijing, China
  • Benefits of Nuclear for Australia
    Robert Parker, Vice President, Australian Nuclear Association

SESSION 3 – Nuclear Technology in Australia (1) 

  • Neutron Scattering for Industrial Materials – Vanessa Peterson, Australian Centre for Neutron Scattering, ANSTO
  • Neutron Capture Enhanced Particle Therapy: A new frontier in hadron therapy –  Mitra Safavi-Naeini, ANSTO
  • Nuclear Organisations

               Australia Young Generation Nuclear (AusYGN) – Alex Borovskis
               UNSW Students for Nuclear Energy (SFNE) – Lillian Caruana
               Women in Nuclear (WiN) – Joanne Lackenby

  • Nuclear Education (5 min each)

                AINSE Ltd – Michelle Durant
                UNSW Nuclear Engineering – Jean Larosee

SESSION 4:  Nuclear Technology in Australia (2)

  • A Synroc Waste Treatment Facility
    Daniel Gregg, ANSTO Synroc Technologies Program
  • National Radioactive Waste Management Facility
    Rebecca Mackenzie, National Radioactive Waste Management Facility Taskforce

 

Nuclear Propulsion Roadmap for Australia: a faster way ahead? – Presentation by Christopher Skinner on 17 July 2019

NuScale SMR – On Track for Deployment – Presentation by Tony Irwin on 26 June 2019.

Nuclear Power for Space Applications – Presentation by Mark Ho on 17 April 2019.

Climate Change – the Nuclear Solution – Presentation by Robert Parker on 26 March 2019.

Nuclear Liability and Insurance – Presentation by Ron Cameron on 27 March 2019.

The Nuclear Industry of South Korea – Presentation by Barrie Hill, Robert Parker and Robert Barr on 18 July 2018.

Australia’s Energy Future – with or without Nuclear? – Presentation by Dr Robert Barr AM on 27 June 2018.

International SMR and Advanced Reactor Summit, 27-28 March 2018, Atlanta USA – Presentation by Tony Irwin on 23 May 2018.

Nuclear Power in China – Presentation by Ian Hore-Lacy on 21 March 2018

Journey from Gen III/III+ to Gen IV Reactors – Presentation by Dr Adi Paterson on 22 November 2017

ANA2017 Conference

The twelfth biennial Australian Nuclear Association Conference on Nuclear Science and Engineering in Australia was held on Friday, 6th October 2017 at the Aerial UTS Function Centre, 235 Jones Street, Ultimo, NSW.

ANA2017 Keynote Session: Nuclear Power Industry in South Korea and United Arab Emirates
Insik Kim PhD, Korean Nuclear Association –  South Korean Nuclear Industry – Overview (abstract, bio and slides)

Other ANA2017 Presentations

Bright New World; a new environmental NGO – Presentation by Ben Heard on 26 July 2017

Financing nuclear power plants – a fundamental challenge – Presentation by Ron Cameron on 24 May 2017

Fast Neutron Reactors – Presentation by Mark Ho on 27 April 2017

South Australia – A Nuclear State in a Global Solution – Presentation by Rear Admiral the Honourable Kevin Scarce on 23 February 2017 to the Four Societies Meeting