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ADVANCED NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGIES
The following presentations are from the 2013 NAKFI Conference on Advanced Nuclear Technologies, including the final IDR Team presentations.

Friday, November 15, 2013
Welcome and Opening Remarks
   On YouTube
Bruce B. Darling, Executive Officer, National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences

About the Conference on Advanced Nuclear Technologies and Keynote Address
   On YouTube
Richard A. Meserve
     Chair, NAKFI Steering Committee on Advanced Nuclear Technologies
     President, Carnegie Institution for Science
Ernest J. Moniz
     U.S. Secretary of Energy

Sunday, November 17, 2013
Final Interdisciplinary Research Team Challenge presentations:

Interdisciplinary Research Challenge 1A: Identify improvements in technology and other approaches that will ensure the future development and supply of radionuclides and radiopharmaceuticals for diagnostic imaging and therapy.   (On YouTube)

Interdisciplinary Research Challenge 1B: Identify improvements in technology and other approaches that will ensure the future development and supply of radionuclides and radiopharmaceuticals for diagnostic imaging and therapy. (On YouTube)

Interdisciplinary Research Challenge 1C: Identify improvements in technology and other approaches that will ensure the future development and supply of radionuclides and radiopharmaceuticals for diagnostic imaging and therapy. (On YouTube)
 
Interdisciplinary Research Challenge 2A: Develop a transformational fuel for Light Water Reactors – advanced and current. (On YouTube)

Interdisciplinary Research Challenge 2B: Develop a transformational fuel for Light Water Reactors – advanced and current. (On YouTube)
 
Interdisciplinary Research Challenge 3: Develop innovative approaches to make special nuclear materials (SNMs) more easily monitored and more detectable if stolen.  (On YouTube)
 
Interdisciplinary Research Challenge 4A: Design and fund a 3-year public/private initiative to better understand and bridge the perception/reality gap between the public and nuclear experts on the risks of the nuclear enterprise and to restore the public trust.  (On YouTube)
 
Interdisciplinary Research Challenge 4B: Design and fund a 3-year public/private initiative to better understand and bridge the perception/reality gap between the public and nuclear experts on the risks of the nuclear enterprise and to restore the public trust.  (On YouTube)

Interdisciplinary Research Challenge 4C: Design and fund a 3-year public/private initiative to better understand and bridge the perception/reality gap between the public and nuclear experts on the risks of the nuclear enterprise and to restore the public trust.  (On YouTube)

Interdisciplinary Research Challenge 5: Define the means to promote U.S. interests in the international nuclear power field in an era of diminishing U.S. and Western European influence.  (On YouTube)
 
Interdisciplinary Research Challenge 6A: How might the widespread use of civilian nuclear power and associated fuel cycle facilities be made compatible with a world free of (or with a small number of) nuclear weapons? (On YouTube)
 
Interdisciplinary Research Challenge 6B: How might the widespread use of civilian nuclear power and associated fuel cycle facilities be made compatible with a world free of (or with a small number of) nuclear weapons? (On YouTube)

Interdisciplinary Research Challenge 7A: Identify a new and practical application of nuclear phenomena for the benefit of humankind.  (On YouTube)

Interdisciplinary Research Challenge 7B: Identify a new and practical application of nuclear phenomena for the benefit of humankind.  (On YouTube)
 
Question and Answer Session