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RERTR 2013 International Meeting

Argonne and Idaho National Laboratories
October 27, 2013 8:00AM to October 30, 2013 6:00PM
Building Offsite


We regret to inform you that, due to the current U.S. government shutdown, the RERTR 2013 International Meeting has been cancelled.

Fore more information visit the event website.

The U.S. Department of Energy / National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Office of Global Threat Reduction will host the "RERTR 2013 International Meeting on Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactors" October 27-30, 2013.

The meeting is being organized by Argonne and Idaho National Laboratory and will be held at the Embassy Suites in downtown Chicago, IL. This will be the 35th annual meeting in a series on the same general subject regarding conversion of reactors within the Global Threat Reduction Initiative.

Information will be exchanged on the progress of national and international programs to develop low-enriched uranium (LEU) fuels and conversion analysis studies to convert research and test reactors to the use of such fuels.

The meeting technical subjects will include:

  • Development of new LEU fuels,
  • Design and safety analysis for reactor conversions,
  • Transportation and storage of spent fuels, and
  • HEU minimization for Global Threat Reduction.

For more information visit the RERTR 2013 Website.