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D&RS 2016 – Decommissioning and Remote Systems

Conference Purpose

The Decommissioning and Environmental Sciences Division (DESD),  along with the Robotics and Remote Systems Division (RRSD), is hosting a Decommissioning and Remote Systems (D&RS) Joint Topical Meeting from July 31st through August 4th at the Sheraton Station Square in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The D&RS 2016 topical meeting is anticipated to draw over 300 professionals from the decommissioning, environmental, and remote systems industries. The ANS Topical D&RS Meeting is a forum for the discussion of the social, regulatory, scientific, and technical aspects of decontamination, decommissioning, and reutilization, and waste management.



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The 2016 program will include commercial, government, and international project updates and technology developments in the areas of decommissioning, waste management, and site closure and legacy management. The meeting will also feature a Professional Development Workshop on EPA’s Radiation Risk Assessment Training and an exciting technical tours program.

City Guide

Meet up with your colleagues at the Sunday cocktail reception, Monday’s Gateway Clipper Dinner Cruise, or a Pittsburgh brewpub.  Pittsburgh also has numerous additional family friendly venues such as the Carnegie Science Center, Children’s Museum, Carnegie Natural History Museum, water parks, and Kennywood.

The ‘Visit Pittsburgh’ website provides all the information you will need for your visit to Pittsburgh and the D&RS 2016 Topical Meeting.