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

RERTR-2018 International Meeting

Nov. 4-7, 2018, Edinburgh, Scotland

  • RERTR-2018
    RERTR-2018 will be held in Edinburgh, Scotland from Nov. 4-7, 2018. This will be the 39th annual meeting in a series on the same general subject regarding reactor conversion within the NNSA Material Management & Minimization Conversion Program.

  • Hotel
    The meeting will be at the Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa, located in the heart of Edinburgh.

  • Venue
    The meeting will be in Edinburgh, Scotland, one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, draped across a series of rocky hills overlooking the sea.

  • Register
    For more information and to register online visit:
    Online registration…

  • Documents
    Check the list of related documents.
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  • Visa
    Entry and exit requirements for Scotland.

  • 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-2018 International Meeting" to be held in Edinburgh, Scotland at the Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa on November 4-7, 2018.

Information will be exchanged at RERTR-2018 on the progress of national and international programs to develop low-enriched uranium (LEU) fuels, conversion analysis studies and licensing 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 fresh LEU and spent highly-enriched uranium (HEU) fuels.

The overall International Meeting schedule is as follows:

  • November 4:  Registration (4:30 – 6 p.m.) and Welcome Reception (6 – 8 p.m.)
  • November 5-7: Technical Sessions

Technical and policy experts interested in attending the meeting must register on-line prior to the registration deadline of October 29, 2018. 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 28, 2018. Other information to facilitate attendance and participation in the meeting is available by navigating this website.

Important Dates


October 3, 2018 Abstract submittal & Publication Release
October 29, 2018 Online Registration
November 2, 2018 Hotel Reservation Deadline
Check other important deadlines for RERTR-2018


For further information and questions please contact the Organizing Committee

Last Modified: Mon, September 24, 2018 2:03 PM

2018 RERTR Meeting

The 2018 International RERTR Meeting (RERTR-2018) was held in Edinburgh, Scotland on November 4-7, 2018.

RERTR-2018 News:

Nov. 28, 2018First set of papers available: A first set of papers from the RERTR-2018 International Meeting in Edinburgh is now available for downloading...Download Papers

Jun. 22, 2018RERTR-2018: Announcing RERTR-2018… Details

RERTR-2017 News:

Jan. 23, 2018First set of papers available: A first set of papers from the RERTR-2017 International Meeting in Chicago is now available for downloading...Download Papers

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Technical Questions:
For further information and questions please contact:

John Holland
Argonne National Laboratory
See also Program Committee

Administrative Questions:
Karen Grudzinski
Argonne National Laboratory
9700 South Cass Avenue, Building 208
Argonne, Illinois 60439-4842
Phone: +1 (630) 252-1671
Fax: +1 (630) 252-5161


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