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  C26 Nuclear Fuel Cycle

About The Event
Registration Information
Continuing Education Units
Technical Chair Contact Information
Standards Development Meetings
Future Meeting Dates
Hotel Information
Headquarters and Transportation
 



 ABOUT THE EVENT

Several Workshops and Short Courses will be held during the week of June 16-21, 2013 sponsored by ASTM Committee C26 on Nuclear Fuel Cycle. The workshops will be held at the Mercure, Pont d?Avignon Hotel in Avignon, France, in conjunction with the C26 standards development meetings of the committee.

The Following Workshops and Short Courses are scheduled to take place:

Sunday June 16, 2013:

Monday June 17, 2013:
  • ASTM C26 Subcommittee Meetings (8:00am-5:00pm)
  • Short Courses on Nuclear Fuel Cycle (12:00pm-5:30pm)

Tuesday June 18, 2013:
  • ASTM C26 Subcommittee Meetings (8:00am-12:00pm)
  • Workshop on Remote Equipment Design
  • Short Courses on Nuclear Fuel Cycle (12:00p-6:30p)

Click on Schedule for Short Course

Click on Schedule Workshop Remote Equipment Design

Wednesday June 19, 2013:
  • Tours: Tricastin and Melox (Marcoule)

Thursday June 20, 2013:
  • Workshop on Analytical Development and Reference Materials in the Nuclear Fuel Cycle (8:30am-5:45pm)

    Click on Workshop Program

  • Workshop on Long Term Glass Performance (8:30am-5:00pm)
    Glass Performance Workshop Schedule

    Friday June 21, 2013:
    • Workshop on Spent Fuel Disposal (8:00am-5:00pm)
      Click to View Spent Fuel Agenda
    • Workshop on Analytical Development and Reference Materials in the Nuclear Fuel Cycle (8:30am-12:00pm)

    To view the C26 flyer please click here: View Scheduled Program

  •  REGISTRATION INFORMATION

    Online registration closes June 7, 2013. There are several registration options for this weeklong workshop. Please read the following before you register to ensure you select the appropriate events during the registration process.

    Selecting "Full Week Registration" covers all short courses and workshops being offered. It also includes lunch on Monday, Tuesday, and Friday, as well as dinner on Tuesday evening.

    The registration fee for "Full Week Registration" is $300.00 for members and non-members and $150.00 for presenters.

    If you plan to attend one specific workshop, the registration fee is $150.00 and includes lunch for the day(s) the workshop is being held. Simply select the one workshop you are interested in when registering.

    Tours
    Please note that there is an additional fee to attend the tours. The tours are limited to 60 attendees on a first come first serve basis. The fee to attend the tours is $75.00 which includes lunch and transportation. The deadline to sign up for the tours is May 1, 2013

    Those taking the tours will need to provide a pdf of their passport in addition to information such as current work affiliation, current home address, etc. Information must be provided one month prior to the tours.

    Because prior arraignments are necessary there will be no refunds provided for the tours.

    Cancellation

    A refund of the workshop fee will be honored only if requested at least 7 business days prior to the workshop. To cancel your registration and request a refund, please contact Hannah Sparks at hsparks@astm.org or 610-832-9678.

    All attendees, including presenters and ASTM members, are urged to register online for this event so that space requirements can be accommodated. If you do not register online by the closing date, then you must register upon arrival at the workshop. All attendees must check in at the ASTM registration desk upon arrival at workshop.

    If you have questions concerning online registration, please contact Hannah Sparks in Symposia Operations at hsparks@astm.org, Tel: 610-832-9677, or ASTM Technical Support at support@astm.org or 1-800-262-1373 (domestic) or 610-832-9578 (international).

     

    Online

    On Site

    ASTM Member Fee
    Non-Member Fee
    Presenter Fee
      $300.00
    $300.00
    $150.00
    $400.00
    $400.00
    $200.00

     CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS

    Workshop attendees interested in receiving 4.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) should complete a CEU application form at the adjournment of the workshop, and then submit it to the ASTM staff member on site. A certificate will be sent to the attendee approximately 4 to 6 weeks after the workshop.

      TECHNICAL CHAIR CONTACT INFORMATION

    Additional information about the workshop is available from Workshop Co-Chairmen Dale Wahlquist, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID, wahldr@inl.gov, 208-533-8875 and Bertrand Morel, Comurhex, Pierrelatte, France, bmorel@comurhex.fr, 33 475502930.

     STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT MEETINGS

    Meeting schedules of Committee C26 are posted on the ASTM web site at www.astm.org/COMMIT/COMMITTEE/C26.htm or contact the ASTM staff manager, Joe Koury at jkoury@astm.org or tel: 610-832-9804.

     FUTURE MEETING DATES

    Committee C26 invites you to attend their future standards development meetings. There is no fee to attend these meetings, and membership in ASTM International is not required. For more information, visit the web page listed immediately above, and click on "Future Meetings".

     HOTEL INFORMATION

    The workshop will be held at the Mercure, Pont d'Avignon Hotel. Please complete the attached form and send by email, fax or call the hotel before March, 31 2013. Should you have any hotel accommodations questions please contact Mercure Pont d'Avignon (contact information is on the hotel reservation form).

    Rate (single or double room): €145.00 € per night and per room
    This price is VAT included but City tax excluded

    City tax: 1.32 € per person, per night
    Breakfast: 14.00 € per person per night
    Hotel Reservation Form, http://www.astm.org/SYMPOSIA/C26HotelResForm.doc

     HEADQUARTERS AND TRANSPORTATION

    Travel Options: To reach Avignon, there are several options

      - Take a plane to Marseille airport and then rent a car to Avignon.
      - Take a plane to Paris and then take a train from either Paris CDG airport or Paris city to Avignon TGV
      train station.

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