Event Time and Date

Thursday, April 6 2017, 10:00 AM to Sunday, April 9 2017, 6:00 PM

Join your fellow nuclear engineers and nuclear engineering majors at the ANS Student Conference hosted and organized by the American Nuclear Society (ANS)!

Support nuclear research and industry with the theme of the conference: Dispelling Nuclear Myths. The Conference will offer an engaging and relevant experience with a career fair, workshops, plenaries, poster sessions, an innovation competition, and technical and cultural tours.

The Career Fair will have some of the top employers in the nuclear industry, including Nuscale, Areva, Southern Nuclear, Naval Nuclear Laboratory, General Atomics, Oak Ridge Laboratories, and more!

Workshops include the Gambling with Physics - an OpenMC Workshop and the Mechanics of Nuclear Policy workshops.

The breakfast plenaries are talks on the “The Iran Nuclear Deal” and the “The Economics of Nuclear.”

Poster sessions include presentations of research posters done by students from around the nation.

The Innovation Competition will consist of 5-minute pitches for nuclear-related business ideas from new innovators in the field.

Technical tours tours include the University of Pittsburgh, Swanson School of Engineering laboratories and facilities, Westinghouse Specialty Metals Plant, Westinghouse Waltz Mill Site, and Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station.

Cultural tours include the Hop Farm Brewing Company and Heinz Field Tour.

It is a great networking event to interact with major players in the nuclear industry and see what innovation drives student research and entrepreneurship from various universities around the country. See you there!

Registration must be done in advanced. March 1 is the deadline for the "early bird" rates. More info on registration, travel, lodging, and general background on the ANS Conference is available on the Conference website: http://www.ansstudentconference2017.com/

 

Omni William Penn Hotel

530 William Penn Pl, Pittsburgh, PA
Event Categories:

Academic, Leadership Development, Social