ANA2022 Conference

The 14th Australian Nuclear Association Conference on Nuclear Science, Technology and Engineering in Australia.

Progress in Nuclear.

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.

Program 

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)

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Keynote 1 – ANSTO Collaboration – a Key Enabler for Australia’s Nuclear Renaissance. Andrew Peele, Group Executive Nuclear Science and Technology, ANSTO. (paper 2)

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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)

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SESSION 2: PROGRESS IN NUCLEAR POWER

Keynote 3 – Light Water Reactors – large reactors and SMRs. Tony Irwin, SMR Nuclear Technologies. (paper 4)

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Advanced Reactor Designs. Adi Paterson, Siyeva Consulting. (paper 5)

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Advanced Reactors – Materials Challenges. Ondrej Muránsky, ANSTO. (paper 6)

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SESSION 3: PROGRESS IN NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

The Synroc Waste Treatment Facility at ANSTO.  Rohan Holmes. ANSTO (paper 7)

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Uranium Mining in Australia and Demand. Daniel Zavattiero, Minerals Council of Australia. (paper 8)

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Progress in Management of Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste.  Paula Berghofer, General Manager, ANSTO Waste Operations. (paper 9)

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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)

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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)

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International Experience of Countries interested in Introducing Nuclear Power. Helen Cook, GNE Advisory (paper 14)

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