Environmental Degradation 2011 Conference: Conference Supporters and Corporate Sponsors
August 7-11, 2011 * Cheyenne Mountain Resort * Colorado Springs, Colorado
ANT International provides expert training and knowledge related to fuel and reactor materials and water chemistry such as:
• Annual Training and Education Programs
• Handbooks and Reports on current issues
• Tailored Seminars on site.
The products and services are useful for guidance in specific operations, to help solving specific problems, for training and as unique reference and background for engineers at all levels.
Through our independent World Class Network of Experts we can provide unique knowledge and experience in the nuclear field. ANT International and the Network do not rely on fuel vendors and the information provided in our products and services is unbiased and analysed with a bird eyes view on the business. The Network is involved in all the ANT International products and services provided.
For more information and contact details please visit www.antinternational.com
American Nuclear Society
The American Nuclear Society is a not-for-profit, international, scientific and educational organization. It was established by a group of individuals who recognized the need to unify the professional activities within the diverse fields of nuclear science and technology. December 11, 1954, marks the Society's historic beginning at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. ANS has since developed a multifarious membership composed of approximately 11,000 engineers, scientists, administrators, and educators representing 1,600 plus corporations, educational institutions, and government agencies. It is governed by four officers and a board of directors elected by the membership.
Atomic Energy of Canada, Ltd.
Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) is Canada’s national nuclear science and technology laboratory. For over 50 years, AECL has been a world leader in developing peaceful and innovative applications from nuclear technology through its expertise in physics, metallurgy, chemistry, biology and engineering.
Over 3,000 highly skilled employees deliver a range of nuclear services – ranging from research and development, design and engineering to specialized technology, waste management and decommissioning.
Today, AECL continues its commitment to ensure that Canadians and the world receive energy, health, environmental and economic benefits from nuclear science and technology with confidence that nuclear safety and security are assured.
Dominion Engineering, Inc.
Dominion Engineering, Inc. was founded in 1980 as a professional engineering corporation to provide technical consulting services to industry and government clients. With a focus on the energy and nuclear power industries, DEI personnel have extensive skills and experience in mechanical, chemical, and materials engineering in a wide range of applications. DEI projects often include laboratory investigations, hardware and product development, computer simulations, and theoretical modeling.
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
The Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. (EPRI, www.epri.com) conducts research and development relating to the generation, delivery and use of electricity for the benefit of the public. An independent, nonprofit organization, EPRI brings together its scientists and engineers as well as experts from academia and industry to help address challenges in electricity, including reliability, efficiency, health, safety and the environment. EPRI also provides technology, policy and economic analyses to drive long-range research and development planning, and supports research in emerging technologies. EPRI's members represent more than 90 percent of the electricity generated and delivered in the United States, and international participation extends to 40 countries. EPRI's principal offices and laboratories are located in Palo Alto, Calif.; Charlotte, N.C.; Knoxville, Tenn.; and Lenox, Mass.
GE Global Research
GE Global Research is the hub of technology development for all of GE's businesses. Our scientists and engineers redefine what’s possible, drive growth for our businesses and find answers to some of the world’s toughest problems. We innovate 24 hours a day, with sites in Niskayuna, New York; Bangalore, India; Shanghai, China; Munich, Germany; and a new site planned for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil that will open in 2012. Visit GE Global Research on the web at
www.ge.com/research. Connect with our technologists at
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GE Nuclear Energy Hitachi
Based in Wilmington, N.C., GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) is a world-leading provider of advanced reactors and nuclear services. Established in June 2007, GEH is a global nuclear alliance created by GE and Hitachi to serve the global nuclear industry. The nuclear alliance executes a single, strategic vision to create a broader portfolio of solutions, expanding its capabilities for new reactor and service opportunities. The alliance offers customers around the world the technological leadership required to effectively enhance reactor performance, power output and safety.
Halden Reactor Project: Institute for Energy Technology
The OECD Halden Reactor Project (HRP) delivers R&D advances and related technical solutions to support the safe and reliable operation of nuclear power plants. Through international cooperation and with a solid technical basis, the HRP’s research is devised to provide answers in a direct and effective manner. The HRP is a joint undertaking of national organizations in 18 countries sponsoring a jointly financed programme under the auspices of the OECD - Nuclear Energy Agency. The HRP Joint Programme generates key information for safety and licensing assessments within three main topical areas: fuel safety and operational margins; plant ageing and degradation; and Man-Technology–Organisation.
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is a globally networked multi-technological contract research organization. VTT provides high-end technology solutions and innovation services that enhance its customers’ competitiveness, thereby creating prerequisites for society’s sustainable development, employment, and wellbeing. VTT’s personnel totals 3,100.
VTT’s energy research is diverse, comprising a variety of production forms from nuclear to bioenergy, and to other forms of renewable and environmentally friendly forms of energy production. Energy economy, energy transfer and storage as well as effective use of energy and management of emissions are also an essential part of VTT’s research.
Studsvik Nuclear AB
Studsvik offers a range of advanced technical services to the international nuclear power industry in such areas as waste treatment, decommissioning, engineering & services, and operating efficiency. We have 60 years’ experience of nuclear technology and radiological services. Our Materials Technology department comprises close to 100 persons and has been involved in nuclear corrosion since the build-up of nuclear power in Sweden. We now perform investigations for customers worldwide. Studsvik has well-equipped laboratories for both irradiated and un-irradiated materials and environments. Our studies are focused on fuel behavior, materials integrity and mitigation of activity build-up.
Pacific Northwest National Lab
At Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), we are dedicated to addressing the most intractable problems in energy, the environment, and national security. Located in Richland, Washington, PNNL is one among ten U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories managed by DOE's Office of Science.
Our Richland campus includes unique laboratories, specialized equipment, the William R. Wiley Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, and a DOE Office of Science national scientific user facility. In addition to the Richland campus, we operate a marine research facility in Sequim, Washington and satellite offices in Seattle and Tacoma, Washington; Portland, Oregon; and Washington, D.C.
Structural Integrity Associates, Inc.
Structural Integrity Associates, Inc. (SI) is an internationally recognized leader in the prevention and control of structural and mechanical failures. We provide world class service, innovative products and industry expertise and leadership to the Energy Industry including integrity management of pipelines, Nuclear and Fossil Plant Services, and nondestructive examination. Headquartered in San Jose, California, we have several offices throughout the United States and Canada, as well as affiliates in China, Japan, Korea, and Spain. We have provided support and engineering services to both domestic and international nuclear utilities for more than 25 years. Call us today at 877-4SI-POWER.
LWRS Program and Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute
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