Previous Meetings

  • 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 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 – 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 2019. 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…

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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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  • Developments in Industrial and Nuclear Cyber Security

    Nick Howarth and Mitchell Hewes, ANSTO. Joint meeting with AusYGN. 5.30 for 6 pm Wednesday 21 November 2018. Engineers Australia Harricks Auditorium, Ground Floor, 8 Thomas Street, Chatswood, NSW. Meeting hosted by the Nuclear Engineering Panel, Engineers Australia and Australian Young Generation in Nuclear (AusYGN) To Register go to Engineers Australia Abstract: Nick Howarth and Mitchell Hewes will present an…

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  • The ANU/ANSTO Fusion Diagnostic Project at ITER

    Richard Garrett, Senior Advisor, Strategic Projects, ANSTO. 1 pm Wednesday, 24 October 2018. AINSE Theatre, New Illawarra Road, Lucas Heights, NSW. Meeting hosted by ANA. Abstract: The ITER project, located in southern France, is a collaboration by 35 nations to build the world’s largest tokamak, a magnetic fusion device that has been designed to prove the feasibility of fusion as…

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  • Accident Tolerant Fuels

    Edward Obbard, University of New South Wales. 1 pm Wednesday, 15 August 2018. AINSE Theatre, New Illawarra Road, Lucas Heights, NSW. Meeting hosted by ANA. Abstract: UNSW and Westinghouse are aiming for commercialisation of a new type of accident-tolerant nuclear fuel made of uranium silicide and chromium-coated zirconium cladding. This will be achieved through targeted materials science discovery to form…

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