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CNTA Events


Citizens for Nuclear Technology sponsors, co-sponsors, or contributes to a variety of public events and information meetings. Shown below are links to pages describing recent activities.

RECURRING EVENTS

Edward Teller Lecture & Banquet -- The 25th Annual event on October 19, 2016 featured Dr. Siegfried (Sig) Hecker, Professor at Stanford University and Emeritus Director of Los Alamos National Laboratory. Other key events included the presentation of the Fred C. Davison Distinguished Scientist Award and the Robert Maher Memorial Scholarship.

Up & Atom Breakfasts -- CNTA periodically sponsors breakfast meetings with speakers on subjects related to nuclear technology and its impacts on society.

Robert Maher Memorial Scholarship -- CNTA sponsors a $5,000 scholarship for college students in South Carolina or Georgia for outstanding academic achievement in nuclear science/engineering or a directly related field. The 2016 winner (for the 2017/2018 academic year) is Mr. Samuel Cole, Jr., nuclear engineering student at South Carolina State University. The recipient was recognized at the annual Edward Teller Lecture/Banquet.

High School Essay Scholarship Contest -- CNTA sponsors scholarships for excellence in essays on nuclear technology issues, open to regional high-school students. 2017 winners are announced.

High School Video Contest -- CNTA sponsors a new contest for high school students, involving the creation of 2-5 minute videos on subjects related to debunking nuclear myths. The 2017 winners are a team of eight students from the Richmond County Technical Careers Magnet School.

CNTA Golf Tournament -- The 15th Annual event proceeded on Friday, May 12th, 2017 at the Houndslake Country Club in Aiken SC. Click on the link for tournament information. Congratulations to the 2017 winning teams: Team Guevara Group (Low Gross) Karen Guevara, Fred Dohse, Justin Pitt, and Justin Wheedon; and Team Arkin Group (Low Net) Rick Arkin, Rich Viviano, Brent Boore, and John Caravello!

Southeast Summer Nuclear Institute -- CNTA co-sponsors the popular institute for middle and high school teachers, this year June 20 - June 22, 2017.

State of the Nuclear Industry in South Carolina -- CNTA leads an annual meeting with South Carolina legislators.

Members Mixer and Annual Report Event -- CNTA hosted a Members Mixer and presented the Annual Report on March 21st, 2017 at Newberry Hall in Aiken SC. Free food and beverages, with a review of the CNTA 2016 Annual Report!

CNTA Costume Ball -- CNTA Young Professionals Group is organizing the 1st Annual Costume Ball, set for Friday, October 13, at the Aiken (SC) Center for the Arts.

SPECIAL EVENTS

"Celebrate Our Community's Nuclear Industry" -- CNTA presented a half-day forum to discuss the economic value to South Carolina, Georgia, and the region from their nuclear industry, science, and education facilities and resources.

Screening of "Pandora's Promise" -- AREVA and CNTA presented a special screening of the film by Academy Award-nominated Director Robert Stone, followed by a moderated panel discussion on the future of nuclear power.

CNTA 20th Anniversary Celebration -- CNTA celebrated its 20th Anniversary with a series of events, including a special "mixer" for members and friends.

Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future -- Clint Wolfe, CNTA Executive Director, provided testimony at a public meeting in January 2011 of the Blue Ribbon Commission, established by President Obama and Department of Energy Secretary Chu to help develop a safe, long-term solution to managing the Nation's used nuclear fuel and nuclear waste. This page provides links and other information related to the activities of the Commission.

Unveiling of "The Interactive Nucleus" -- CNTA, The American Nuclear Society Savannah River Section, and the SE Chapter of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine are proud to unveil an interactive, hands-on student exhibit at Fort Discovery of the National Science Center, in Augusta GA, on Thursday June 10th. Reservations are requested.

SRS Heritage Museum -- The Heritage Foundation celebrated SRS Heritage Day October 10, 2009 in cooperation with the New Ellenton (SC) Atomic City Festival. Earlier, the Foundation co-sponsored the production of a new feature-length film recording the memories from residents of Ellenton, Dunbarton, and surrounding communities who were displaced upon the withdrawal of land to form the Savannah River Project in the early 1950s.

MOX Fuel Facility Groundbreaking -- CNTA co-hosted a ceremony and presentations upon the approval by the National Nuclear Security Administration of the start of Site Preparation work on the Mixed Oxide (MOX) Fuel Fabrication Facility (MFFF) at the Savannah River Site.


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