2021 Test, Research and Training Reactor (TRTR) Annual Conference, October 17, 2021


The 2021 Test, Research and Training Reactors (TRTR) Annual Conference will be held in person this fall in Raleigh, North Carolina, hosted by the Nuclear Reactor Program of North Carolina State University. The meeting venue will be the Raleigh Marriott City Center Hotel located in the middle of downtown Raleigh, with many amenities and attractions nearby.

This year's conference will allow the community to come together actively for the first time since October 2019, bringing together stakeholders supporting the test, research and training reactor fleet in the United States.

The conference will include the general sessions as outlined below, and for the first time for TRTR will include an evening poster session reception, and sessions devoted to exciting new developments in the micro and small modular reactor community.

Who Should Attend

Representatives of the current TRTR stakeholder community including managers and directors of research reactors, educators, administrators, regulators, research scientists, user groups, graduate and undergraduate students, and vendors, as well as Research and Development groups developing the next generation of small modular and micro reactors.

Session Topics

  • Reactor Operations - including Reactor Upgrades and Ageing Management, Safety and Security, DOE Fuel Support
  • Utilization - including Advanced Instrumentation and Experiments, Nuclear Science User Facilities (NSUF), Irradiation Technologies, Radio-isotopes
  • Education and Training
  • Advanced Small Modular & Micro Reactors
  • NRC Day