Albuquerque, New Mexico

This year, NSW will be recognized for the ninth year on October 15-19, 2018, and the NSW “Big Event” will take place on October 14-19, 2018, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, hosted by the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History and Palo Verde Generating Station.

“We are so pleased to be with the many committed and engaged professionals to observe the 2018 United States Big Event for Nuclear Science Week,” said Jim Walther, NSW Chair and Executive Director of the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. “This week is dedicated to learning, sharing, exploring and questioning the broad array of exciting science and technologies that are part of the nuclear fields. And, this is a week where we celebrate and honor the many contributions of scientists and engineers, medical, educational and energy professionals who have dedicated their careers to presenting nuclear information to our public.”

During this six-day event, attendees will partake in workshops and panel discussions on various topics. Panel topics will include, but are not limited to “Nuclear: The Past,” “Nuclear: The Present,” “Nuclear, The Future,” “Securing a Pipeline for the Nuclear Industry” and more. This event will also feature student and teacher activities at the museum, activities that are open to the public and a preview of the CNN Film: Pandora’s Promise.

Sponsors for the 2018 Nuclear Science Week celebration include Palo Verde Generating Station and Sandia National Laboratories.


Thank you to the very generous support of our 2018-2020 sponsor:

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