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24th Nuclear Simulation Symposium

October 14, 2012 @ 12:00 am - October 16, 2012 @ 12:00 am





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CNS is organizing its 24th Nuclear Simulation Symposium in the National Capital. This Symposium is under the purview of Nuclear Science and Engineering Division of CNS. The objective of the symposium is to provide a forum for discussion and exchange of information, results and views amongst scientists, engineers and academics working in various fields of nuclear engineering.  The official language of the symposium is English.

Preliminary Program (September 4, 2012)

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Preliminary program is available here.
The final program will be established based on submissions and registration information. This will be posted here when available.


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Submission of new papers is closed
Call for Papers announcement: English and French

Technical Topics

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The scope of the Symposium covers all aspects of nuclear modelling and simulation, including, but not limited to:

  • Reactor Physics 
  • Thermalhydraulics
  • Safety Analysis
  • Fuel and Fuel Channels
  • Computer Codes and Modelling 

Paper Formatting and Submission

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The papers should present facts that are new and significant or represent a state-of-the-art review. A clear exposition of the subject should be made in approximately 10 pages. Proper references should be included for all closely related published information.

Use this Microsoft Word template for submission of Full Paper

Submit on-line abstracts and papers at https://www.softconf.com/c/CNS2012Simulation/.

To help with planning, authors are kindly asked to log on to the electronic submission system and input the title and main author of their planned paper even before making the full submission.

For a paper to be presented at the symposium and to appear in the proceedings, at least one of the authors must register by the early bird date.


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Copyright of papers submitted to the 24th Simulation Symposium remains with the author and/or his/her organization, but the CNS may freely reproduce the papers in print, electronic or other forms.   The CNS retains a royalty-free right to charge fees for such material as it sees fit.



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 Click Here to register for the 24th Simulation Symposium Oct. 14-16, 2012.

 Registration Fees

(Earlybird before August 31, 2012/ Regular After August 31,2012):

CNS Member

CDN$570 /


Non-CNS Member

CDN$670 /


Full-Time Student

CDN$200 /


CNS Retiree

CDN$200 /



Important Dates

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June 30, 2012

Submission of new papers is closed

July 31, 2012

Paper Acceptance, Author notification including Comments on submission

August 31, 2012

Final paper submission

August 31, 2012

End of Earlybird discount registration

Oct. 14 – 16, 2012

Simulation Symposium



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The official Conference hotel is the 
Ottawa Marriott Hotel
You can reserve your room on-line via the following dedicated link: Marriott Hotel

100 Kent Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5R7 Canada 
Phone: 001 (613) 238-1122 · Toll-Free: 001 (800) 853-8463
Group code CNSCNSA (or use the link above) valid until September 28th 2012.


More Information

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General Enquiry

Gilles Sabourin
Section head – Safety and Licensing, Montreal
Tel: 514-875-3451, Cell: 514-704-8323
Email: gilles.sabourin@candu.com
Candu Energy inc.
2000 McGill College Avenue, suite 1400
Montreal | Quebec | Canada | H3A 3H3


Thank you to our Sponsors

(Click on the logo to link to our sponsor’s website)

Atomic Energy of Canada Limited

Candu Energy Inc.



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Co-Sponsoring Agencies and Societies

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October 14, 2012 @ 12:00 am
October 16, 2012 @ 12:00 am
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