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Waste Management 2008 – Nexia Solutions contributions

The 34th Annual Waste Management Conference is due to be held in Phoenix, Arizona in February 2008. The theme of this year’s conference is “Phoenix Rising: Moving Forward in Waste Mangement – HLW, TRU, LLW/ILW Nexia Solutions has 7 papers included as part of the Waste Management 2008 preliminary programme.

These cover a wide range of areas – as would be expected from the company who are the foundation of the UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory. The papers, authors and sessions they are being presented in are detailed below. 

In addition to this technical involvement at the conference, Nexia Solutions will be exhibiting.

 Paper People Session
 Meeting the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s Mission and Strategy for UK Nuclear Research Tim Tinsley and Vicky Ashley Worldwide Perspectives on Radioactive Waste
Stakeholder Decision Making on Radioactive Waste Management in the US and UK  John Whitton (co-presenting with the NDA)Complex Technical Issues Requiring Excellent Communications for Success 
Development of Strategy for the Management of LLW in the United Kingdom Alan WareingOperating Experience in the Treatment and Storage of LLW, ILW, Mixed Waste, NORM and TENORM
Widening the Envelope of UK HLW Vitrification – Experimental Studies with High Waste Loadings and New Product Formulations on a Full Scale Non-Active Vitrification Plant Rick Short and Nick GribbleVitrification Experience and Glass Characterisation for HLW
Renewing Skills in Nuclear R&D – Opportunities Arising from the UK’s Formation of a National Nuclear Laboratory Huw Morgan, Graham Fairhall and Andrew JeapesWorldwide Education and Training Efforts to Ensure Knowledge Transfer and Future Skills
Modelling of Remediation Technologies at the Performance Assessment Level Neil Parton, Andras Paksy, Louise Eden and Divyesh TrivediSolutions to Groundwater Remediation