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- The Nuclear Energy Institute U.S. industry group held its annual Nuclear Energy Assembly in Chicago between May 5 to 7, 2008. Titled "Energizing a Low-Carbon Future", the conference (pdf) was focused "on one of the global community’s most challenging issues: averting climate change by reducing carbon emissions—using mechanisms that meet the economic test of the marketplace. An increasing number of voices are calling for more nuclear energy. We’ll examine what it will take to secure a 'nuclear future.'" * Diane Farsetta reports on the Nuclear Energy Institute's annual conference recently held in in Chicago. See "When Recycling Isn't: Lessons from a Nuclear Industry Conference" (May 9); and
- The World Nuclear Association (WNA) is holding its annual conference at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London between September 3-5, 2008. The theme of the conference, the WNA states, will be "Charting the Future" with the aim of taking "a wide-ranging look at current industry developments and at the practical steps needed to guarantee and accelerate the nuclear renaissance."