Argonne National Laboratory
International Meeting on Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactors
RERTR Program, Nuclear Engineering Division at Argonne
U.S. Department of Energy

RERTR-2016 International Meeting

Oct. 23-27, Antwerp, Belgium

  • RERTR-2016
    RERTR-2016 will be held in Antwerp, Belgium from October 23-27, 2016. This will be the 37th annual meeting in a series on the same general subject regarding conversion of reactors within Material Management and Minimization.

  • Venue
    The meeting will be in Antwerp, the second largest city of Belgium.

  • Register
    For more information and to register online visit:
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  • Documents
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  • Visa
    Entry and exit requirements for Belgium.

  • Organizers
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The U.S. Department of Energy / National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Material Management and Minimization Conversion Program is hosting the "RERTR-2016 International Meeting" to be held in Antwerp, Belgium at the Radisson Blu Astrid Hotel on October 23-27, 2016.

Information will be exchanged at the 37th RERTR-2016 International Meeting on the progress of national and international programs to develop low-enriched uranium (LEU) fuels and conversion analysis studies to convert research and test reactors to the use of such fuels. The meeting's technical subjects will include development of new LEU fuels, design and safety analyses for reactor conversions, and transportation and storage of spent fuels. The overall International Meeting schedule is as follows:

  • October 23:  Registration (4:30 – 6 p.m.) and Welcome Reception (6 – 8 p.m.)
  • October 24-26: Technical Sessions
  • October 27: Technical Tour of selected SCK-CEN facilities in Mol, Belgium

Technical and policy experts interested in attending the meeting must register online prior to the registration deadline of October 10, 2016. Participants having interest in any of the LEU conversion topics listed above are encouraged to present a paper at the meeting. Please indicate your intention to submit a paper by completing the Abstract Submittal and Publication release forms found here and submitting them along with an abstract of the paper no later than September 9, 2016. Other information to facilitate attendance and participation in the meeting is available by navigating this website.

Important Dates


September 9, 2016 Abstract submittal & Publication Release
October 10, 2016 Online Registration
October 23, 2016 Final Paper submittal
Check other important deadlines for RERTR-2016


For further information and questions please contact the Organizing Committee

Last Modified: Thu, June 23, 2016 4:37 PM

2016 RERTR Meeting

The 2016 International RERTR Meeting (RERTR-2016) was held in Antwerp, Belgium in October 2016.

RERTR-2016 News:

Nov. 23, 2016First set of papers available: A first set of papers from the RERTR-2016 International Meeting in Belgium is now available for downloading...Download Papers

Jun. 28, 2016 Registration Open: Registration for the RERTR-2016 International Meeting is now open…Register now

Jun. 28, 2016RERTR-2016: Announcing RERTR-2016… Details

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Technical Questions:
For further information and questions please contact:

John Holland
Argonne National Laboratory
See also Program Committee

Administrative Questions:
Mrs. Karen Grudzinski
Argonne National Laboratory
9700 South Cass Avenue, Building 208
Argonne, Illinois 60439-4815, U.S.A.
Phone: +1 (630) 252-1671
Fax: +1 (630) 252-5161


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