A PERSONAL INVITATION TO WM2015

I’m pleased to announce we are well under way in the planning for the WM Symposia’s WM2015 Conference “Achieving Results through Technology and Innovation on a Global Scale” to be held March 15 - 19, 2015 at the Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ. 

As a Non-Profit Organization, WM Symposia’s mission is to provide the foundation of global nuclear waste management exemplified through education and information dissemination.  WM2015 looks to be another exceptional technical conference on the safe management and disposition of radioactive waste and radioactive materials and we’d like to invite you to participate.  

Technical Program

Topics of interest include research, development and operational experience over the complete spectrum of nuclear waste activities. Topics are organized by tracks listed below.  In addition, there will be invited panel and paper sessions such as a featured nation’s session on France; the US DOE featured sites of Savannah River Site in South Carolina and the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS).  There will also be special reserved sessions on Procurement and Contracting; Safety; Clean-up of Legacy Sites Worldwide; and IAEA Topics.  The complete WM2015 Topic Listing is available here.  The ten tracks are:

Track 1

Crosscutting Policies and Programs

Track 2

High-Level Radioactive Wastes, Spent Nuclear Fuel/Used Nuclear Fuel and Long-Lived Alpha/Transuranic Radioactive Waste

Track 3

Low-Level, Intermediate Level, Mixed Waste, NORM & TENORM

Track 4

Nuclear Power Plant Waste & On-Site SNF Management

Track 5

Packaging and Transportation

Track 6

Decontamination & Decommissioning

Track 7

Environmental Remediation

Track 8

Communications, Involvement, Education and Training

Track 9

Special Topics including Safety, Security & Safeguards

Track 10

Miscellaneous: Unassigned & Late Abstracts, Non-Paper Posters

Registration

Registration for WM2015 will open October 1, 2015. If you are a US DOE employee or contractor, be sure to register in the iPortal before October 31st.  To view the 2015 rates and categories visit our registration page.

We expect a great turnout of over 2,000 attendees and hope that you are one of them!  Register by December 31st to get the lowest available rate.

Exhibit Hall & Sponsorships

Plan to attend the WM Marketplace where hundreds of exhibitors will provide information on their latest waste management industry developments, technologies and programs. There’s still booth space and sponsorship opportunities available, please view our exhibits page and our sponosorship opportunites page for more information. You may contact us at exhibits@wmarizona.org for questions.

Roy G. Post Foundation & Golf Tournament

Plan to attend The Roy G. Post Foundation Golf Tournament now on Sunday, March 15, 2015; again at the Raven Golf Club.  Tournament proceeds provide educational scholarships for the next generation of nuclear scientists and engineers.

We look forward to seeing you in Phoenix!

James W. Voss
Managing Director
WM SYMPOSIA

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