Welcome to the 2017 National Organization of Test, Research & Training Reactors (TRTR) National Organization conference. This year’s event is hosted by the University of Missouri Research Reactor (MURR) and will be held in San Diego, California. This annual gathering assembles representatives from University and Federal Government operated reactor facilities across North America. Participants are invited to discuss recent developments at research reactor facilities, learn about design and construction of new facilities, and meet with NRC, DOE, IAEA and other officials as well as our many corporate sponsors.
Technical areas typically covered at this conference include Research and Test Reactor (RTR) Utilization, Instrumentation and Control at RTR Facilities, Operations and Maintenance of Reactor Facilities, Facility and Reactor Modifications, Handling and Use of Radioisotopes, Reactor Safety, Research Reactor Support and Planning, LEU Fuel Conversion and Fuel Development, and much more.
The conference will be held from September 17th – 21st at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. TRTR will host a Welcome Reception on the evening of the 17th, conduct a technical tour of the United States Naval Base at San Diego Harbor, on Wednesday evening, we will hold our annual banquet on the flight deck of the USS Midway, and on Thursday there will be an NRC Workshop on digital instrumentation and controls upgrades..
You are cordially invited to join your peers in the RTR community to share successes, consult on challenges, and to plan for a bright future for all of our facilities.