ANS Northeastern Section Speaker Meeting Announcement for February 12, 2014

From the AEC to Today: Hope Deferred, Not Lost

Speaker:  Llewellyn King

Executive producer at White House Chronicle and  Chief executive officer, King Publishing Group

Llewellyn KingAbout The Speaker:

Dr. King was the founder, publisher and editor in chief of The Energy Daily. The energy industry newsletter–created before the energy crisis broke out in 1973–was the flagship of King Publishing Group, whose other award-winning titles included Defense Week, New Technology Week, Navy News & Undersea Technology and White House Weekly.

At age 16 Dr. King began his career in journalism began in Southern Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe, as a foreign correspondent for Time magazine. Moving to London in 1959, he worked as an executive for The Daily Mirror Group, a reporter for Associated Newspapers, and a news writer for BBC and ITN.

After moving to the United States, Dr King worked as an editor and reporter for The New York Herald Tribune, The Baltimore News-American, The Washington Daily News and The Washington Post followed by a stint at McGraw-Hill’s Nucleonics Week which led to founding The Energy Daily.

Meeting Flyer:  February 12th 2014 NE Section Flyer

For meeting information and online reservations go to:  http://local.ans.org/ne

Dinner:
Members and Visitors : $30.00
Students: $10.00
Spouse: $30.00
Non-members: $42.00

Checks and/or Cash only:
5:30 pm: Registration & Social Hour
6:15 pm: Dinner- Buffett Served
7:00 pm: Speaker
8:15 pm: Adjourn

No Show Advisory:
We are charged according to the head-count provided prior to the meeting, no-shows hurt ANS/NE financially. If you need to cancel after signing up, please give us notice before 12:00 noon on February 10, 2014.
Please note if you make reservations and don’t show up, we will end up paying for your dinner.  If your plans change, please let us know ahead of time, otherwise, we will be asking you for the full payment.

Location:
The meeting location is the atrium of the CB&I (formerly Shaw Group) office at 150 Royal Street, Canton, MA. It is off of Route 38 just north of 128 (I-93).

The schedule for future Northeastern Section meetings is available on the NE site:  http://local.ans.org/ne/

ANS Northeastern Section Speaker Meeting Announcement for December 4th, 2013

Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Licensing Insights

Speaker: Dr. Cameron Goodwin
Director,  Rhode Island Nuclear Science Center (RINSC)

About The Speaker:

Dr. Cameron Goodwin is the Director of the Rhode Island Nuclear Science Center (RINSC), located on the Bay Campus of the University of Rhode Island.  Prior to coming to RINSC, she worked at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.  While at the NRC, she worked initially with operating power plants and then moved to advanced reactor designs, including Small Modular Reactors and High Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactors

For meeting information and online reservations go to:  http://local.ans.org/ne

Contact Information:
Dr. Cameron Goodwin, Director
Rhode Island Nuclear Science Center
16 Reactor Rd
Narragansett, RI 02882
P – (401) 789-9391
F – (401) 782-4201
cgoodwin@rinsc.ri.gov

Dinner:
Members and Visitors : $30.00
Students: $10.00
Spouse: $30.00
Non-members: $42.00

Checks and/or Cash only:
5:30 pm: Registration & Social Hour
6:15 pm: Dinner- Buffett Served (from Bella Costa restaurant)
7:00 pm: Speaker
8:15 pm: Adjourn

No Show Advisory:
We are charged according to the head-count provided prior to the meeting, no-shows hurt ANS/NE financially. If you need to cancel after signing up, please give us notice before 12:00 noon on December 2.
Please note if you make reservations and don’t show up, we will end up paying for your dinner.  If your plans change, please let us know ahead of time, otherwise, we will be asking you for the full payment.

Location:
EPM, Inc., 959 Concord Street, Framingham, MA
Take Mass Pike to Natick exit, (exit 13) keep right after the tolls and continue on Route 30 west bound to right turn on to Concord Street, (route 126 North) to EPM office at 959, brick three story building, proceed to 3rd floor.

The schedule for future Northeastern Section meetings is available on the NE site:  http://local.ans.org/ne/

Photos and Presentation from the April 30th NE Section Speaker Meeting with NRC Commissioner George Apostolakis

Below are photos from the April 30th, 2013 Northeastern Section Speaker Meeting “Risk and Performance Based NRC Initiatives” featuring NRC Commissioner  George Apostolakis.  Quite a few Connecticut Section Members were among the 100+ in attendance for this excellent presentation hosted by Invensys.  Thank You to the NE Section for a great night.

Commissioner Apostolakis’ Presentation Materials are available here:  20130430-presentation-apostolakis-ans-ne.pdf