Anne White, Assistant Secretary for the Office of Environmental Management, U.S. Department of Energy, Joins the RadWaste Summit a Keynote Speaker

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The 2018 RadWaste Summit will focus on the full spectrum of commercial and federal radioactive waste management, including U.S. Department of Energy, Department of Defense, Army Corps, utilities, disposal and treatment vendors, and more.

The 2018 RadWaste Summit will explore the theme, The Path Forward for Safety, Security and Storage of Radioactive Waste. As the radioactive waste industry continues to dynamically change, it’s imperative for industry leaders to come together and discuss challenges and solutions to the management and disposition of radioactive waste.

Anne White, Assistant Secretary for the Office of Environmental Management, U.S. Department of Energy, has just been confirmed as a keynote speaker for the 2018 RadWaste Summit, taking place September 4-6, 2018 in Henderson, NV.

Anne White leads the Department of Energy's cleanup of the environmental legacy of nuclear weapons development and government-sponsored nuclear energy research. With more than 25 years of experience across the nuclear energy sector, her hands-on field experience includes the following DOE sites: West Valley Demonstration Project, Nevada Nuclear Security Site, Los Alamos National Laboratory and Brookhaven National Laboratory. Her international experience includes producing draft national regulators for foreign government in nuclear safety, environmental protection and nuclear liability issues for Singapore, Romania and Malaysia. Ms. White is the founder of Bastet Technical Services, LLC., a consulting firm that provides strategic solutions to solve complex environmental challenges across the DOE.

Attendees will hear about a variety of topics that cover the full spectrum of radioactive waste on both the commercial and federal sides. You’ll meet with more than 300 waste managers, lab directors, site managers, business development executives, analysts, scientists and more

The following speakers and moderators have also been confirmed for the 2018 RadWaste Summit:

  • William J. Boyle, PhD, Director, Office of Used Nuclear Fuel Disposition Research & Development, Fuel Cycle Technologies, Office of Nuclear Energy, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Melissa F. Burnison, Assistant Secretary, Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs, U.S. Department of Energy
  • David Carlson, President and Chief Operating Officer, Waste Control Specialists LLC
  • Stephen Koenick, Chief, Materials Decommissioning Branch, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, Division of Decommissioning, Uranium Recovery, and Waste Programs, Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Ed Mayer, Program Director, HI-Store: UMAX Facility for Consolidated Interim Storage, Holtec International
  • John Arthur (Jay) Mullis II, Manager, Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Victoria S. Napier, Senior Vice President, Government & Public Affairs, ATKINS
  • Ken Rueter, President and Chief Executive Officer, UCOR LLC
  • Frank Sheppard, Jr., Senior Vice President and Project Manager, SWPF, PARSONS
  • Daniel Shrum, Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, EnergySolutions
  • Ward Sproat, Former Director, Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management, U.S. Department of Energy

“I’m thrilled to have Anne White as our keynote speaker for the 2018 Summit,” said Nancy Berlin, Program Manager, ExchangeMonitor Publications & Forums. “With her wealth of experience and leadership, Ms. White brings a unique perspective from which we can all learn. I’m looking forward to some great discussions in September.”

Attendees from the following organizations have already secured their spot: Bragg Nuclear Group, Camfil, EnergySolutions, Huntington Ingalls Industries, ICE Service Group, Idaho National Laboratory, Jacobs, Leidos, Navarro, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Nye County, PacTec, Perma-Fix Environmental Services, SECUR, Southwestern Low Level Radioactive Waste Compact, TechSource, Transco Products Inc., UniTech Services Group, and more.

The advanced rate expires today, August 17. To learn more and to register, visit

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ExchangeMonitor Publications & Forums publishes professional newsletters and creates, manages and sponsors forums, colloquiums and workshops to facilitate an exchange of views and information on critical programs and policies. Areas of focus include: the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management and the cleanup of the nuclear legacy of the Manhattan Project and the Cold War; the National Nuclear Security Administraton and the current U.S. nuclear weapons complex; and the commercial radioactive waste industry.

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