WM2022 Conference

WM2022 | MARCH 6 – 10, 2022
PHOENIX CONVENTION CENTER

PHOENIX, ARIZONA, USA

Join us for the annual Waste Management Symposia, to participate in a forum for discussing and seeking safe and cost effective solutions to the management and disposition of radioactive wastes and the decommissioning of nuclear facilities. Don’t miss the opportunity to exchange ideas, technical information and solutions with 2,000+ nuclear waste industry delegates from more than 30 countries.

Schedule of Events
All events will take place at the Phoenix Convention Center, unless otherwise noted.

SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2022
0700 – 2000 Guest/Attendee Tour: Grand Canyon Tour* – Buses load at 0645
0800 – 1500 Exhibitor Move-In – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D
0800 – 1700 Registration Open – Level Three, Halls A – D Foyer
1100 – 1600 Perma-Fix/WMS 14th Annual Charity Golf Tournament – Whirlwind Golf Club
1300 – 1900 Satellite Registration Desks Open – Marriott Renaissance and Hyatt Regency Lobby
1700 – 1815 Individual Track Meetings – Hyatt Regency Phoenix
1815 – 1915 PAC Meeting – Hyatt Regency Phoenix
1915 – 2200 PAC & Sponsor Reception – Level Two, 212ABC
SUNDAY, MARCH 6, 2022
0700 – 1500 WMS Board of Directors Meeting includes Breakfast and Lunch – Hyatt Regency Phoenix, Ellis Room
0800 – 1800 Presenter and Co-Chair Information – Level One, 101A
0800 – 1400 Exhibitor Move-In, Hand Carry Only – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D
0800 – 2000 Registration Open – Level Three, Halls A – D Foyer
0800 – 1700 Satellite Registration Desks Open – Marriott Renaissance and Hyatt Regency Lobby
0830 – 1700 Workshops – Technical Program Workshops and STEM Teacher Workshop* – Level One
1530 – 1645 IPAC Meeting – Level One
1600 – 1700 Technical Student Assistant Training – Level One
1600 – 1700 Attendee Orientation – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D, Panel Zone
1700 – 2000 Welcome Reception and Show Floor Opening – Ex Hall, Level 300, Halls A – D – Sponsored by Veolia
1700 – 2000 Roy G. Post Scholarship Winners Poster Display – Ex Hall, Level 300, Halls A – D, Student Poster Lounge
1800 – 1900 Technology & Innovation Demonstrations – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D, Demo Zone
MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2022
0600 – 1800 Registration Open – Level Three, Halls A – D Foyer
0700 – 0800 Presenter and Co-Chair Breakfast – Level Two, 211 & 212 – Sponsored by Spectra Tech, Inc
0700 – 1800 Presenter and Co-Chair Information – Level One, 101A
0730 – 1100 ASME Radwaste Systems Committee Meeting – Hyatt Regency Phoenix
0800 – 0945 Opening Plenary Session – Level Three, 301ABC  – Live Session will be Recorded
0930 – 1830 Show Floor Open – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D (Hall Closed during Luncheon)
1000 – 1145 Morning Technical Sessions** – Level One & Panel Zone, Ex Hall
1145 – 1255 Keynote Luncheon – Level Three, 301ABC – Live Session will be Recorded
1255 – 1340 Dessert and Coffee Service – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D, Lounges
1300 – 1330 Technology & Innovation Demonstration – Ex Hall, Level 300, Halls A – D, Demo Zone
1330 – 1700 Student Poster Competition – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D, Student Poster Lounge
1330 – 1700 Afternoon Technical Sessions** – Level One, Level Three & Panel Zone, Ex Hall
1445 – 1530 Refreshment Break and Networking – Topic: D&D, Environmental Remediation, Sustainability – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D, Lounges
1500 – 1600 Technology & Innovation Demonstrations – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D, Demo Zone
1700 – 1830 Featured Country Evening Reception, The United Kingdom – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D
1800 – 1930 Next Generation Workforce Reception – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D, Student Poster Lounge – Sponsored by Jacobs
TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2022
0600 – 1800 Registration Open – Level Three, Halls A – D Foyer
0700 – 0800 Presenter and Co-Chair Breakfast – Level Two, 211 & 212 – Sponsored by Spectra Tech, Inc
0700 – 1800 Presenter and Co-Chair Information – Level One, 101A
0800 – 1135 Morning Technical Sessions** – Level One, Level Three, & Panel Zone in Ex Hall
0930 – 1330 Coffee Service – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D, Lounges – Sponsored by Leidos
0930 – 1830 Show Floor Open – Ex Hall (Hall Closed during Luncheon)
1145 – 1245 Honors & Awards Luncheon – Level Three, 301ABC – Live Session will be Recorded
1245 – 1340 Dessert and Coffee Service – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D, Lounges
1300 – 1330 Technology & Innovation Demonstration – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D, Demo Zone
1330 – 1700 Intern Poster Display – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D, Lounge 200
1350 – 1700 Afternoon Technical Sessions** – Level One, Level Three & Panel Zone, Ex Hall
1445 – 1530 Refreshment Break and Networking – Topic: Robotics, Remote Systems, Emerging Technology & Innovation – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D, Lounges
1500 – 1600 Technology & Innovation Demonstration – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D, Demo Zone
1700 – 1830 Featured Site Evening Reception, Oak Ridge, TN – Ex Hall – Level Three, Halls A – D
1800 – 2030 Women of Waste Management (WoWM) Panel & Networking Reception – Level Three, 301ABC – Live Session will be Recorded – Sponsored by Fluor
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2022
0600 – 1800 Registration Open – Level Three, Halls A – D Foyer A
0700 – 0800 Presenter’s Breakfast – Level Two, 211 & 212 – Sponsored by Spectra Tech, Inc
0700 – 1800 Presenter and Co-Chair Information – Level One, 101A
0800 – 1135 Morning Technical Sessions** – Level One, Level Three & Panel Zone in Ex Hall
0930 – 1700 Show Floor Open – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D
0930 – 1330 Coffee Service – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D, Lounges – Sponsored by North Wind Group
1145 – 1250 Exhibit Hall Luncheon – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D
1200 – 1230 Technology & Innovation Demonstration – Demo Zone, Ex Hall
1300 – 1635 Afternoon Technical Sessions** – Level One, Level Three & Panel Zone in Ex Hall
1230 – 1700 Minority Serving Institution Partnership Program (MSIPP) Poster Display – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D, Student Poster Lounge
1445 – 1530 Refreshment Break and Networking – Topic: STEM & Next Generation – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D, Lounges
1400 – 1530 Technology & Innovation Demonstrations – Demo Zone, Ex Hall
1600 – 1700 Exhibit Hall Happy Hour Reception & Exhibitor Raffle Drawings – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D – Sponsored by Orano
1700 – 1830 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM & Waste Management Evening Mixer – Level Two, 212ABC – Sponsored by Longenecker & Associates
1730 – 2200 Exhibitor Move-Out – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D
THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2022
0630 – 1700 Registration Open – Level One, 101A
0700 – 0800 Presenter’s Breakfast – Level Two, 211 & 212 – Sponsored by Spectra Tech, Inc
0700 – 0800 PAC Meeting – Part 1 – Level Two
0700 – 1800 Presenter and Co-Chair Information – Level One, 101A
0800 – 1100 Exhibitor Move Out – Ex Hall, Level Three, Halls A – D
0800 – 1135 Morning Technical Sessions** – Level One and Level Three
0900 – 0945 Morning Refreshment Break/td>
1145 – 1250 Luncheon – Level Two
1145 – 1250 PAC Meeting – Part 2 – Level Two
1300 – 1635 Afternoon Technical Sessions** – Level One and Level Three
1445 – 1530 Refreshment Break and Networking – Topic: Safety, Security, Cybersecurity & Safeguards – Level One, 100 Level Foyer
1600 – 1700 Closing Reception – Level One Foyer
1700 – 1800 Optional PAC Meeting – Part 3 – Hyatt Regency
Schedule Subject to Change
*Separate Registration Fees Apply
** Refer to Conference Program and App for additional session information and sessions that will be recorded live.
Technical Program

This year’s conference theme is “Globally Focused, Innovated, Connected: WMS is Engaging the Future”. The United Kingdom is our Featured Country and Oak Ridge, TN is our Tuesday Featured DOE Site. Los Alamos, NM and the Portsmouth, OH/ Paducah, KY are our Wednesday Featured DOE sites.

400+ papers and 170+ panel, oral and poster sessions are scheduled during the 4 ½ days.

Exhibit
EXPERIENCE THE LARGEST ANNUAL EXHIBITION, SHOWCASING ALL ASPECTS OF PRODUCTS & SERVICES RELATED TO THE NUCLEAR RADWASTE INDUSTRY

Areas of interest include; robotic handling, remote systems, emerging technologies, protective clothing, hazardous waste storage, transportation, diagnostic instrumentation, engineering design and construction, environmental laboratories, decontamination, decommission and environmental remediation.

Don’t miss the opportunity to exchange ideas, technical information and solutions with 2,000+ nuclear waste industry delegates from more than 30 countries.

Learn more about Exhibiting

WM2022 Safe Meeting Guidelines