ASTM Workshop addresses emerging trends in nuclear energy.
Press Release Summary:
April 13, 2011 - On June 15, ASTM will sponsor workshop on Emerging Trends in Nuclear Energy - The Standards Component. Representatives from NRC will present their concepts and views on how nuclear energy is now and will continue to be a solid resource for alternative energy and how sound standards will impact its strength, reliability, and perception to the public. Workshop will contribute to creation of ASTM roadmap of civil nuclear energy section and highlight role ASTM standards play in nuclear industry.
Original Press Release
ASTM International Sponsors Workshop on Emerging Trends in Nuclear Energy
Press release date: April 5, 2011
o Formation of a self-sustaining nuclear energy focal point within ASTM;
o Strengthening of alliances with other societies and international organizations;
o Increased understanding, profile and contributions in the nuclear energy sector;
o Identification of gaps in current and emerging technologies and related standards; and
o Development of a comprehensive Web-based clearinghouse of nuclear energy information. Online registration opens approximately eight weeks before the workshop and closes June 8. There is no fee to attend the workshop. For more information, visit www.astm.org/C01work0611.htm. Additional information about the workshop is available from Pat Picariello, director of developmental operations, ASTM International (phone: 610-832-9720; firstname.lastname@example.org). ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions. ASTM Staff Contact: Hannah Sparks, Phone: 610-832-9677; email@example.com