Previous Meetings

  • Challenges for the Future: Energy Storage and Waste Plastic — Two Australian Solutions Going Global

    Professor Thomas Maschmeyer, University of Sydney. 6:00 pm for a 6.30 pm start on Thursday 12 March 2020. Annual Meeting of the Four Societies:  The Australian Institute of Energy, The Australian Nuclear Association, Sydney Division of Engineers Australia and The Royal Society of New South Wales. Metcalfe Auditorium, State Library of NSW, Macquarie Street, SydneyRefreshments: Will be served from 6:00…

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  • Nuclear Energy: A New Beginning? and what role it might play in Australia.

    Professor Jacopo Buongiorno. TEPCO Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). 5:30 pm for 6 pm, Tues 28 January 2020.  Aerial UTS Function Centre, Level 7, UTS Building 10, 235 Jones Street, Ultimo, NSW. Ten minute walk from Central Station. Paid parking at InterPark carpark on Thomas Street. Jointly hosted by ANA and Nuclear Engineering Panel…

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  • Nuclear Waste Management – Moving Forward Toward Better Days

    Dr. Charlotta E. Sanders, Senior Project Manager, World Nuclear Association Friday 22 Nov 2019 – 5:30 pm for 6 pm Venue: Zenith Theatre, Corner Railway & McIntosh Streets, Chatswood NSW Sides of Dr Sander’s presentation are available Click here Abstract  Nuclear power generation provides a stable, efficient and secure means of power production while remaining nearly carbon neutral, and is…

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  • Australian Young Generation in Nuclear (AusYGN)

    1 pm Wednesday, 11 September 2019. AINSE Theatre, New Illawarra Road, Lucas Heights, NSW. Meeting hosted by ANA. 1. AusYGN and the IYGN2020 Conference in Sydney, 8-13 March 2020. Julia Garside Julia is a nuclear mechanical project engineer who has been at the Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation for over two years. She studied at the University of Melbourne…

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  • Nuclear Propulsion Roadmap for Australia – A faster way ahead?

    Christopher Skinner, Editor, Nuclear Propulsion Roadmap for Australia.  VENUE: Harricks Auditorium, 8 Thomas Street, Chatswood, NSW 2068. DATE & TIME: Wednesday 17 July 2019, 5.30 pm for a 6.00 pm start. Click here for Slides of Presentation   Abstract Nuclear propulsion was developed in the USA for its Navy submarines at the start of the Cold War, and then followed…

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  • NuScale Reactor System

    NuScale SMR – On Track for Deployment

    Tony Irwin,Technical Director, SMR Nuclear Technology. 1 pm Wednesday, 26 June 2019. AINSE Theatre, New Illawarra Road, Lucas Heights, NSW. Meeting hosted by ANA. For slides of Tony’s talk: Click Here  Abstract: NuScale is leading the race to be the first Small Modular Reactor (SMR) to be licensed and deployed in the USA. The NuScale SMR module is a 60…

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  • ITER Schematic

    ITER – The Nuclear Fusion Mega Project.

    Ryan Beeby, Project Manager, ANSTO. Hosted by Engineering Panel, Engineers Australia. Wednesday 29 May 2019, 5.30 pm for a 6.00 pm start. Harrick’s Auditorium, 8 Thomas Street, Chatswood, NSW 2068. Please register here – Engineers Australia. Abstract: The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) is the world’s largest and most exciting scientific project. Starting with some basics of the ITER project,…

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  • Nuclear Power for Space Applications.

    Dr Mark Ho. 12 noon to 1 pm, Wednesday 17 April. G045 Quadrangle building (E15), UNSW Kensington Campus. Mark Ho’s slides are available here Abstract: Kilopower 1 kWe Reactor for Space Applications Nuclear power for space application has a long history of development, resulting in many successful deployments on satellites, landers and deep space missions.  At its peak, the United…

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  • Nuclear Liability and Insurance

    Dr Ron Cameron, Nuclear Consultant and former Head of Nuclear Development at the OECD NEA Hosted by Engineering Panel, Engineers Australia. Wednesday 27 March 2019, 5.30 pm for a 6.00 pm start. Harrick’s Auditorium, 8 Thomas Street, Chatswood, NSW 2068. Slides of Ron Cameron’s presentation is available here Abstract One of the issues raised against deployment of nuclear power is…

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  • Legal considerations pertaining to nuclear energy as an option for Australia

    Helen Cook, GNE Advisory. A Breakfast Event: 7:15 am for 7:35 am Monday 25 February 2019; (finish by 9 am). THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE FOUR SOCIETIES: The Australian Institute of EnergyThe Australian Nuclear AssociationThe Nuclear Engineering Panel of the Sydney Branch of Engineers AustraliaThe Royal Society of New South Wales Venue: Allens, Level 28, Deutsche Bank Place, 126 Phillip…

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