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2nd Annual

US Nuclear Used Fuel Strategy Conference

November 21st – 22nd in Charlotte, NC at the OMNI Hotel, Charlotte City Centre, USA

Develop Tailored Solutions for Extended Storage as CIS becomes Crucial to Used Fuel Strategies

Few passes still remain. Sign up today to secure your place alongside these top decision makers!

The Nuclear Used Fuel Strategy Conference is the only forum in the region to unite the key stakeholders and leaders from across the connected nuclear industry to tackle the most crucial questions facing the extended storage of Used Fuel.

Operational case studies from the major buyers to help you align your strategy and ensure you are updated with the latest industry requirements:

Exelon Duke Energy Southern Company Southern California Edison
Constellation Energy Group Xcel Energy Yankees
Areva CB&I URS
GE Hitachi
Energy Solutions enercon nugen
Areva Transnuclear
NAC holtec
epri National Nuclear Laboratory
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  • Get updated on the latest regulatory and policy developments to develop a Consolidated Interim Storage facility giving you a realistic understanding of how to adapt your operations  
  • Learn from regional and international case studies to obtain operational experience and take away lessons learned that you can implement into your projects
  • Examine the results from the cask demonstration project and develop techniques to mitigate risk and demonstrate criticality safety for storing high burn-up fuel 
  • Hear about the funding strategy for consolidated interim storage and develop transportation preparedness for new long term storage initiatives
  • Discuss the challenges of transitioning from an operational plant to an ISFSI and review the economic, legal and operational adjustments  to ensure you are prepared for future requirements

Returning for its 2nd year the Nuclear Used Fuel Strategy Conference brings together the most-forward looking utilities, the leading regulators and associations plus the biggest EPCs and OEMs to finance, license and deliver your nuclear storage projects on time and on budget.

Don’t miss the Keynote sessions that will give you a critical overview of the Nuclear Used Fuel industry:

David Jones Dr David. C. Boyd Mark Lombard Pamela Cowan
David Jones
Senior Vice President – Back-End Business Group for North America
Dr David. C. Boyd
Minnesota Public Utilities Commission
Mark Lombard
Director of Used Fuel Storage and Transportation
Pamela Cowan
Director, Spent Fuel & Decommissioning
Exelon Corporation

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Key Topics to be discussed at the 2013 Used Fuel Strategy Conference:

  • Legislation
  • NRC preparations to review CIS
  • Waste Confidence
  • DOE Pilot Project
  • Utility case studies
  • International Lessons Learned
  • Decommissioning insight
  • National lab updates
  • Legal perspectives
  • Stakeholder perspectives 
  • Consent based siting
  • Transportation
  • Vendor oversight
  • Economics of the back-end fuel cycle
  • Future strategy and Path Forward
  • Latest updates on the high-burn up test plan

What can the 2013 Used Fuel Strategy Conference do for you?

  1. Hear first-hand from the biggest fleet owners Exelon, Duke Energy, Southern Company and CENG sharing experience on the major operational challenges and get insight into the lessons that have been learnt from projects representing huge financial commitment
  2. Network with 200+ of the biggest industry players -  Meet the leading regulators, associations, owners, OEMs, EPCs, suppliers and consultants so you can develop a comprehensive strategy ensuring you have the business critical tools to ensure you deliver your projects on time and on budget
  3. Gain a complete industry perspective & discuss the nuclear industry trends that really matter- whether it be how nuclear power fits into the energy mix, the development of SMRs, supply chain issues, regulations change, policy development,  international perspectives or the cost of natural gas, you will have the answers to the biggest and most important questions that will affect your projects going forwards

New Features & Highlights for 2013

  • Critical updates from the NRC: on industry preparations to review a Consolidated Interim Storage facility, focussing on which actions can be taken now and which can be pursued later
  • More panels and more discussion with the opportunity to raise more questions, challenge the perspective, and make your views known to the room.
  • New international perspectives: Draw experience from international case studies and implement innovative tactics to address your storage concerns
  • Dedicated technical workshop on developments from the cask demonstration project led by industry experts EPRI
  • Focused exhibition - limited spaces available! The expo hall will give you the chance to meet and talk with some of the most exciting solution providers and see what products are making waves in the industry. Interested in the publicity? Find out more about taking a booth at the conference.

Exclusive Networking Opportunities:

The conference is the ideal opportunity to network and share knowledge with the pioneers and decision-makers in the nuclear used fuel management space.

  • 10+ hours of networking with top level executives from across the entire back-end fuel cycle value chain with topic targeted networking coffee breaks
  • Online networking suite that will provide access to conference networking center weeks before the event to ensure you fill your conference diary before you set foot in Charlotte
  • Exclusive networking drinks event to enable you to discuss and interact with hard-to-meet executives in a relaxed and social setting


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Don’t just take our word for it... Check out what some of our conference attendees have said:

This conference was very informative and valuable. It successfully overcame the uncertainties of the particular time relating to unfinished appropriation work and the administrations delayed take on the BRC
Mike Callahan, Director, Decommissioning Plant Coalition
Fantastic opportunity to have discussions with experts in the industry
Kathleen Efxegoien, Newport News Shipbuilding
Open information sharing, honest opinions, extremely qualified industry expert speakers
Mark Anderson, Director Business Development Conger Elsea
An outstanding conference that focused on all the major nuclear projects in the USA
James Rispoli, North Carolina State University
One of the best focused events in the industry from a non-technology provider
Abdullah Al Ghattani, K.A. CARE
Elizabeth Demestiha
Elizabeth Demestiha
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