2009 WiN Global Conference in Washington DC

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Sharon Kelly, Dr Kath Smith and Jasmin Craufurd-Hill attended the 2009 joint WiN-Global and WiN-USA conference held in Washington DC in July 2009 focusing on “Enhancing Our World Through Nuclear Technology.” The conference was well attended with over 600 participants from a diverse number of countries and in addition to representing Australian in WiN Global Board Meetings, Sharon delivered a Country Report on Australia and Jasmin gave a presentation on Medical Isotope Production at ANSTO.

The trio also met with advisors to US Senators on Capitol Hill and visited their colleagues at the NIST reactor, discussing topics ranging from policy and communications through to principles of control room design and instrumentation. Jasmin Craufurd-Hill also travelled to Three Mile Island with a number of other accredited nuclear reactor operators, where they met with engineering and operations counterparts, toured the facility and discussed design, maintenance and safety culture issues.

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