ANA2023 Conference

The 15th Australian Nuclear Association Conference on Nuclear Science, Technology and Engineering in Australia.

Choices in Nuclear.

9 am – 5 pm Friday 6th October 2023. 

UTS Aerial Function Centre, Level 7, UTS Building 10, 235 Jones Street, Ultimo, NSW 2007.

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Focussing on developments in Nuclear Science, Technology and Engineering.

    • Progress in Nuclear Energy around the World
    • SMRs and Advanced Reactors
    • Applications of Nuclear Techniques
    • Nuclear-powered Submarines
    • Role of Nuclear in addressing Climate Change

ANA2023 Conference will highlight achievements and future uses of nuclear science, technology and engineering in Australia and overseas. Presentations will give timely updates on a wide range of nuclear applications and technology. This is a great opportunity to hear from experts and discuss new developments.

Presentations and speakers include:

    • How nuclear could contribute to Net Zero by 2050 – Ted O’Brien MP
    • ANSTO’s role in Australia’s nuclear future – Pamela Naidoo-Ameglio (ANSTO)
    • US bipartisan policy on nuclear energy – Jeff Navin, (BSP)
    • Effect of Nuclear Energy on Total System Electricity Costs – Prof Stephen Wilson (UQ)
    • Westinghouse Technology Solutions: Reactors from 5 MWe to 1000MWe – Dr Rita Baranwal (Westinghouse) 
    • TerraPower: Natrium Reactor and Integrated Storage – Jeff Navin (Terrapower) 
    • Ultra Safe Nuclear’s Micro-Modular Reactor (MMR) – James Voss (USNC Australia)
    • Nuclear powered submarines for Australia – Vice Admiral Jonathan Mead (RAN)
    • Regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation facilities in Australia – Jim Scott (ARPANSA)
    • Stawell Underground Physics Laboratory – Prof Virginia Kilborn, (Swinburne U)
    • SILEX Laser Separation Technology – Dr Michael Goldsworthy (SILEX) 
    • Emergency preparedness, people, and capability. The drive behind ANSTO CORIS360 technology to find a lost radioactive capsule – Rhiarn Hoban and Bronte Sial, (ANSTO)
    • Panels
      • Growing the Australian Nuclear Workforce 
      • Australia’s Nuclear Energy Opportunities

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There will be a reception after the last session for speakers and audience at 5 pm for networking and discussion.

This Conference will be in-person. 

Posters are welcome and will be displayed in the morning and afternoon tea area. Please contact if you would like to present a poster.

Registration fee is $300 including morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and post conference reception ($270 early bird before 23 September 2023), with concessions of $150 for retired ANA members and $100 for full-time students. There is a discount of 10% when 10 or more registrations are received at one time from one organisation.

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