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  • Wed
    22
    Jan
    2014

    January 22, 2014 – Baltimore Washington Chapter of the Health Physics Society – Dinner meeeting with James Galvin Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) Headquarters QA Physicist “Radiation Oncology in the Spotlight: Are we doing enough to promote safety?” Location The Far East Restaurant, 5055 Nicholson Lane, Rockville, MD 20852, (301) 881-5552. RSVP Deadline: 4 p.m. on January 20, 2014.  For more information, contact dweswu@gmail.com.

  • Thu
    27
    Feb
    2014

    February 27, 2014 – International Trade Administration, Commerce; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting – This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for a meeting of the CINTAC. DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 27, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). The public session is from 3:00 p.m.-4:00p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in Room 6031, U.S. Department of Commerce, Herbert Clark Hoover Building, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jonathan Chesebro, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, ITA, Room 4053, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230. (Phone: 202-482-1297; Fax: 202-482- 5665; email: jonathan.chesebro@trade.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The CINTAC was established under the discretionary authority of the Secretary of Commerce and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), in response to an identified need for consensus advice from U.S. industry to the U.S. Government regarding the development and administration of programs to expand United States exports of civil nuclear goods and services in accordance with applicable U.S. laws and regulations, including advice on how U.S. civil nuclear goods and services export policies, programs, and activities will affect the U.S. civil nuclear industry’s competitiveness and ability to participate in the international market.

  • Sun
    02
    Mar
    2014

    March 2-6, 2014 – International Waste Management Symposium 2014 – HLW, TRU, LLW/ILW, Mixed, Hazardous Wastes and Environmental Management, WM 2014, Phoenix, Arizona.  For more informatno, send an e-mail to mary@wmarizona.org.

  • Mon
    10
    Mar
    2014

    March 10-11, 2014 – NCRP 50th Annual Meeting – Bethesda, Maryland.  For more information go to http://ncrponline.org.

  • Thu
    03
    Apr
    2014

    April 3, 2014 – Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Portsmouth – This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Portsmouth. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Thursday, April 3, 2014 6:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: Ohio State University, Endeavor Center, 1864 Shyville Road, Piketon, Ohio 45661. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Greg Simonton, Alternate Deputy Designated Federal Officer, Department of Energy Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office, Post Office Box 700, Piketon, Ohio 45661, (740) 897-3737, Greg.Simonton@lex.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to make recommendations to DOE-EM and site management in the areas of environmental restoration, waste management and related activities.

  • Wed
    09
    Apr
    2014

    April 9, 2014 – Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS); Meeting of the ACRS Subcommittee on AP1000 – The ACRS Subcommittee on AP1000 will hold a meeting on April 9, 2014, Room T-2B3, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The meeting will be open to public attendance with the exception of portions that may be closed to protect proprietary information pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4).

  • Wed
    09
    Apr
    2014

    April 9, 2014 – Advisory Committee On Reactor Safeguards (ACRS); Meeting of the ACRS Subcommittee on Advanced Boiling Water Reactor – The ACRS Subcommittee on Advanced Boiling Water Reactor (ABWR) will hold a meeting on April 9, 2014, Room T-2B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The meeting will be open to public attendance with the exception of a portion that may be closed to protect information that is propriety pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552(c)(4).

  • Wed
    09
    Apr
    2014

    April 9, 2014 – Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS); Meeting of the ACRS Subcommittee on Planning and Procedures – The ACRS Subcommittee on Planning and Procedures will hold a meeting on April 9, 2014, Room T-2B3, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The meeting will be open to public attendance with the exception of a portion that may be closed pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(2) and (6) to discuss organizational and personnel matters that relate solely to the internal personnel rules and practices of the ACRS, and information the release of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.

  • Wed
    09
    Apr
    2014

    April 9, 2014 – Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Northern New Mexico – This notice announces a combined meeting of the Environmental Monitoring and Remediation Committee and Waste Management Committee of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Northern New Mexico (known locally as the Northern New Mexico Citizens’ Advisory Board [NNMCAB]). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. ADDRESSES: Cities of Gold Conference Center, NNMCAB Conference Room, 10-B Cities of Gold Road, Pojoaque, NM 87506. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Menice Santistevan, Northern New Mexico Citizens’ Advisory Board, 94 Cities of Gold Road, Santa Fe, NM 87506. Phone (505) 995-0393; Fax (505) 989-1752 or denice.santistevan@nnsa.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to make recommendations to DOE-EM and site management in the areas of environmental restoration, waste management, and related activities.

  • Wed
    09
    Apr
    2014

    April 9, 2014 – Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Oak Ridge Reservation – This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Oak Ridge Reservation. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. No. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 6 p.m. ADDRESSES: Department of Energy Information Center, Office of Science and Technical Information, 1 Science.gov Way, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melyssa P. Noe, Federal Coordinator, Department of Energy Oak Ridge Operations Office, P.O. Box 2001, EM-90, Oak Ridge, TN 37831. Phone (865) 241-3315; Fax (865) 576-0956 or email: noemp@emor.doe.gov or check the Web site at www.oakridge.doe.gov/em/ssab. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to make recommendations to DOE-EM and site management in the areas of environmental restoration, waste management, and related activities.

  • Sun
    13
    Apr
    2014

    April 13-16, 2014 – XIV International Syposium on Solid State Dosimetry – Cusco, Peru, www.isssd.com.mx.  The main aim of the symposium is to constitute a forum of discussion on recent advances in diverse topics related to solid state dosimetry and its applications; as well as sharing updated information on these topics among scientists and technicians at the international level, thus enhancing the degree of expertise of people working in this field and training young scientists by means of the inclusion of students of disciplines related with solid state dosimetry. This series of congresses have been traditionally celebrated since 1988. This “XIV International Symposium on Solid State Dosimetry” will include contributed papers in oral and poster sessions on Solid State Dosimetry and Related Topics.

  • Wed
    16
    Apr
    2014

    April 16, 2014 – Subcommittee on Procedures Review, Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health (ABRWH or Advisory Board), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) – In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the following meeting for the aforementioned subcommittee: Time And Date: 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., EST, April 16, 2014. Place: Audio Conference Call via FTS Conferencing. The USA toll-free, dial-in number is 1-866-659-0537 and the pass code is 9933701. Status: Open to the public. The public is welcome to submit written comments in advance of the meeting, to the contact person below. Written comments received in advance of the meeting will be included in the official record of the meeting. The public is also welcome to listen to the meeting by joining the teleconference at the USA toll-free, dial-in number, 1-866-659-0537 and the passcode is 9933701. Background: The ABRWH was established under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 to advise the President on a variety of policy and technical functions required to implement and effectively manage the compensation program. Key functions of the ABRWH include providing advice on the development of probability of causation guidelines that have been promulgated by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as a final rule; advice on methods of dose reconstruction which have also been promulgated by HHS as a final rule; advice on the scientific validity and quality of dose estimation and reconstruction efforts being performed for purposes of the compensation program; and advice on petitions to add classes of workers to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC).

  • Fri
    09
    May
    2014

    May 9, 2014 – Annual Meeting – Baltimore Washington Chapter of the Health Physics Society – Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852. $60 for members, $85 for non-members with one-year membership, $110 for non-member, or $25.00 for students. Cash, Check, or Credit Card, please bring payment to the meeting. RSVP Contact: Wesley Wu at dweswu@gmail.com (email preferred), or 702-768-0832. If you must cancel your reservation, please notify Wesley Wu by the RSVP deadline. NOTE: Please consider personally inviting a friend or colleague that either is not a member (or perhaps a not-so-active member) to join us for this meeting. Thanks!

  • Mon
    19
    May
    2014

    May 19-23, 2014 – Introduction to Radiation Safety – Oak Ridge Associated Universities offers this course.  For more information and to register, visit their web site, or contact the Registrar at registrar@orau.org.

  • Wed
    28
    May
    2014

    May 28, 2014 – Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; Joint Meeting of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission – The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will hold a joint meeting on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at the headquarters of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852. The open meeting is expected to begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Members of the public may attend the open session. This meeting will be followed by a session that is closed pursuant to the attached certification of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Commissioners from both agencies are expected to participate. The format for the joint meeting will consist of discussions between the two sets of Commissioners following presentations by their respective staffs. In addition, representatives of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) will attend and participate in this meeting. A copy of the agenda for the open meeting is attached. A free webcast of this event will be made available through the NRC Web site, at www.nrc.gov. In addition, the event will be transcribed and the transcription will be made available through the NRC Web site approximately three business days after the meeting.

  • Fri
    30
    May
    2014

    June 10, 2014 – Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) Meeting of the ACRS Subcommittee on Planning and Procedures – The ACRS Subcommittee on Planning and Procedures will hold a meeting on June 10, 2014, Room T-2B3, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The meeting will be open to public attendance with the exception of a portion that may be closed pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(2) and (6) to discuss organizational and personnel matters that relate solely to the internal personnel rules and practices of the ACRS, and information the release of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.

    May 29, 2014 – 79 FR 30903 – NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION – Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) Meeting of the ACRS Subcommittee on Power Uprates; Notice of Meeting – The ACRS Subcommittee on Power Uprates will hold a meeting on June 10, 2014, Room T-2B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The meeting will be open to public attendance with the exception of a portion that may be closed to protect information that is propriety pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4).

  • Mon
    02
    Jun
    2014

    June 2-6, 2014 – Gamma Spectroscopy Training – Oak Ridge Associated Universities offers this course.  For more information and to register, visit their web site, or contact the Registrar at registrar@orau.org.

  • Sun
    15
    Jun
    2014

    June 15-19, 2014 – American Nuclear Society Annual Meeting – ANS 2014, Reno, Nevada.  For more information, send an e-mail to meetings @ans.org.

  • Fri
    20
    Jun
    2014

    June 20, 2014 – Secretary of Energy Advisory Board – This notice announces an open meeting of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB). SEAB was reestablished pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) (the Act). This notice is provided in accordance with the Act. DATES: Friday, June 20, 2014; 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: Building TCS Conference Center, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Lemont, Illinois 60439. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Gibson, Designated Federal Officer, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585; telephone (202) 586-3787; email: seab@hq.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Board was established to provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary on the Department’s basic and applied research, economic and national security policy, educational issues, operational issues, and other activities as directed by the Secretary.

  • Wed
    25
    Jun
    2014

    June 25, 2014 – International Trade Administration; Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC) Meeting – This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for a meeting of the CINTAC. DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in Room 1412, U.S. Department of Commerce, Herbert Clark Hoover Building, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jonathan Chesebro, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, ITA, Room 4053, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230. (Phone: 202-482-1297; Fax: 202-482-5665; email: jonathan.chesebro@trade.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The CINTAC was established under the discretionary authority of the Secretary of Commerce and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), in response to an identified need for consensus advice from U.S. industry to the U.S. Government regarding the development and administration of programs to expand United States exports of civil nuclear goods and services in accordance with applicable U.S. laws and regulations, including advice on how U.S. civil nuclear goods and services export policies, programs, and activities will affect the U.S. civil nuclear industry’s competitiveness and ability to participate in the international market.

  • Thu
    26
    Jun
    2014

    June 26, 2014 – NRC Endorsement of Trial Use PRA Standards and Criteria for Evaluating Multi-Module Risk – The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) plans to hold a public meeting to discuss NRC options regarding endorsement of ASME/ANS PRA standards and the staff proposed criteria for evaluating multi-module risk. DATES: The public meeting will be held on June 26, 2014. See Section II, Public Meeting, of this document for more information on the meeting. ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC-2014-0143 when contacting the NRC about the availability of information regarding this document.

  • Fri
    11
    Jul
    2014

    July 11, 2014 – President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology – This notice sets forth the schedule and summary agenda for a partially closed meeting of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), and describes the functions of the Council. Notice of this meeting is required under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2. DATES: July 11, 2014, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: National Academy of Sciences (Lecture Room), 2101 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC. Please note that public seating for this meeting is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) is an advisory group of the nation’s leading scientists and engineers, appointed by the President to augment the science and technology advice available to him from inside the White House, cabinet departments, and other Federal agencies. See the Executive Order at http://www.whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast. PCAST is consulted about and provides analyses and recommendations concerning a wide range of issues where understandings from the domains of science, technology, and innovation may bear on the policy choices before the President. PCAST is co-chaired by Dr. John P. Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, and Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, The White House; and Dr. Eric S. Lander, President, Broad Institute of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard.

  • Thu
    02
    Oct
    2014
    Sat
    04
    Oct
    2014

    October 2-4, 2014 – Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards – In accordance with the purposes of Sections 29 and 182b of the Atomic Energy Act (42 U.S.C. 2039, 2232b), the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) will hold a meeting on October 2-4, 2014, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. Thursday, October 2, 2014, Conference Room T2-B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland.

  • Tue
    25
    Nov
    2014

    November 25, 2014 – Subcommittee on Procedures Review, Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health (ABRWH or Advisory Board), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) – In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the following meeting for the aforementioned subcommittee: Time and Date: 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., EST, November 25, 2014. Place: Audio Conference Call via FTS Conferencing. The USA toll-free, dial-in number, 1-866-659-0537 and the passcode is 9933701. Status: Open to the public but without a public comment period. The public is welcome to submit written comments in advance of the meeting, to the contact person below. Written comments received in advance of the meeting will be included in the official record of the meeting. The public is also welcome to listen to the meeting by joining the teleconference at the USA toll-free, dial-in number, 1-866-659-0537 and the passcode is 9933701. Background: The Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health was established under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 to advise the President on a variety of policy and technical functions required to implement and effectively manage the compensation program. Key functions of the ABRWH include providing advice on the development of probability of causation guidelines that have been promulgated by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as a final rule; advice on methods of dose reconstruction which have also been promulgated by HHS as a final rule; advice on the scientific validity and quality of dose estimation and reconstruction efforts being performed for purposes of the compensation program; and advice on petitions to add classes of workers to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC).

  • Mon
    15
    Dec
    2014

    January 15, 2014 – Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Paducah – This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Paducah. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Thursday, January 15, 2015, 6:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: Barkley Centre, 111 Memorial Drive, Paducah, Kentucky 42001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Woodard, Deputy Designated Federal Officer, Department of Energy Paducah Site Office, 1017 Majestic Drive, Suite 200, Lexington, Kentucky 40513, (270) 441-6820. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to make recommendations to DOE-EM and site management in the areas of environmental restoration, waste management and related activities.