The 14th Australian Nuclear Association Conference on Nuclear Science, Technology and Engineering in Australia.
9 am – 5 pm Friday 8th April 2022.
UTS Aerial Function Centre, Level 7, UTS Building 10, 235 Jones Street, Ultimo, NSW 2007.
- Progress in Nuclear Power around the World
- Applications of Nuclear Techniques
- Advanced Reactors and SMRs
- Role of Nuclear in addressing Climate Change.
ANA2022 Conference highlighted achievements and future uses of nuclear science, technology and engineering in Australia and overseas. Presentations gave timely updates on a wide range of nuclear applications and technology.
SESSION 1: FUTURE OF NUCLEAR IN AUSTRALIA
OPENING: Politics of Nuclear, Hon Dr David Gillespie MP, Co-Chair Parliamentary Friends of Nuclear Technologies. (paper 1)
Keynote 1 – ANSTO Collaboration – a Key Enabler for Australia’s Nuclear Renaissance. Andrew Peele, Group Executive Nuclear Science and Technology, ANSTO. (paper 2)
Keynote 2 – What would be required for nuclear energy plants to be operating in Australia from the 2030s? Prof Stephen Wilson, University of Queensland. (paper 3)
SESSION 2: PROGRESS IN NUCLEAR POWER
Keynote 3 – Light Water Reactors – large reactors and SMRs. Tony Irwin, SMR Nuclear Technologies. (paper 4)
Advanced Reactor Designs. Adi Paterson, Siyeva Consulting. (paper 5)
Advanced Reactors – Materials Challenges. Ondrej Muránsky, ANSTO. (paper 6)
SESSION 3: PROGRESS IN NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
The Synroc Waste Treatment Facility at ANSTO. Rohan Holmes. ANSTO (paper 7)
Uranium Mining in Australia and Demand. Daniel Zavattiero, Minerals Council of Australia. (paper 8)
Progress in Management of Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste. Paula Berghofer, General Manager, ANSTO Waste Operations. (paper 9)
Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE). Michelle Durant, Managing Director AINSE. (paper 10)
Women in Nuclear (WiN). Jasmin Diab, President WiN (paper 11)
Australian Young Generation Nuclear (AusYGN). Ciara Collins, President AusYGN (paper 12)
SESSION 4: INTRODUCING A NUCLEAR PROGRAM
Nuclear-Powered Submarines. Cmdr John Peter Bullard, Royal Navy (Rtd) (paper 13)
International Experience of Countries interested in Introducing Nuclear Power. Helen Cook, GNE Advisory (paper 14)