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NESCC to convene July 28.

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July 7, 2011 - In an effort to facilitate growth and development of U.S. nuclear industry, Nuclear Energy Standards Coordination Collaborative is advancing standards coordination work in this area. A joint initiative of ANSI and NIST, the NESCC works to identify the standards needed for design, operation, development, licensing, and deployment of nuclear power plants and other nuclear technologies. Attendance is open to all stakeholders and free of charge, but advance registration is required by July 22.

American National Standards Institute - New York, NY

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Nuclear Energy Standards Coordination Collaborative to Convene July 28

Press release date: June 28, 2011

Registration Open through July 22 In an effort to facilitate the growth and development the U.S. nuclear industry, the Nuclear Energy Standards Coordination Collaborative (NESCC) is advancing standards coordination work in this area. A joint initiative of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), the NESCC works to identify the standards needed for the design, operation, development, licensing, and deployment of nuclear power plants and other nuclear technologies. The NESCC is open to all stakeholders, government legislative and regulatory bodies, industry, standards developing organizations, certification organizations, and other interested parties. The NESCC meeting will take place on Thursday, July 28, 2011, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at NIST Headquarters in Gaithersburg, MD. Attendance is open to all stakeholders and free of charge, but advance registration is required by July 22 for both in-person and webinar participants. Visit the event webpage for more information; the meeting agenda will be available soon. For more information on NESCC, visit www.ansi.org/nuclear or contact Sally Seitz (sseitz@ansi.org; 212.642.4918). For a highlight of the NESCC's recent work, see the following related news items: Nuclear Energy Standards Coordination Collaborative Releases Report, January 24, 2011 NESCC Meeting Explores Standards to Support Commercialization of U.S. Nuclear Industry, December 13, 2010 NESCC Webinar to Educate Nuclear Standards Community on Conformity Assessment, September 24, 2009

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