Association News

Symposium covers effects of radiation on nuclear materials.

Press Release Summary:

Apr 01, 2013 - Scheduled for June 12-13, 26th Symposium on Effects of Radiation on Nuclear Materials will provide forum for exchange of ideas on recent research results concerning effect of radiation on materials used in nuclear fission and fusion applications. Special emphasis will be placed on practical aspects of the selection of materials for use in nuclear applications and on techniques used to demonstrate their continued structural integrity during extended operational lifetimes.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

Original Press Release

ASTM International Announces Symposium on Effects of Radiation on Nuclear Materials

Press release date: Mar 22, 2013

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., —The 26th Symposium on Effects of Radiation on Nuclear Materials will be held June 12-13 at the JW Marriott Indianapolis in Indianapolis, Ind. Sponsored by ASTM International Committee E10 on Nuclear Technology and Applications, the workshop will be held in conjunction with the committee’s standards development meetings.

The objective of the symposium is to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas on the recent research results concerning the effect of radiation on the materials used in nuclear fission and fusion applications. Special emphasis will be placed on the practical aspects of the selection of materials for use in nuclear applications and on techniques used to demonstrate their continued structural integrity during extended operational lifetimes.

Online registration is now open and closes June 5.  The attendance fee for ASTM members, presenters and session chairs is $290 USD online and $315 USD onsite. The attendance fee for non-ASTM members is $315 USD online and $340 USD onsite. There is no fee for students with a valid ID.

For registration and additional information, visit www.astm.org/E1026thSym6_13.

Additional technical information is available from symposium co-chairmen Mark Kirk, United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Rockville, Md. (mark.kirk@nrc.gov) and Enrico Lucon, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, Colo. (enrico.lucon@nist.gov).

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; hsparks@astm.org