3rd National Conference in Advancing Tools
and Solutions for Nuclear Material Detection

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Overview

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Conference Information

The 3rd National Conference in Advancing Tools and Solutions for Nuclear Material Detection will be held February 2013. Check back in late 2012 for more information.

Proposal Call

The Conference Committee is will be calling for special sessions and tutorials/workshops’s to be held in conjunction with the conference. Send proposals to Dr. Tatjana Jevremovic (tatjana.jevremovicatutah.edu).

Paper Format

The Committee is requesting that all papers be submitted in the MSW USL format that can be found here.

Location

Hotel Accommodations and Reservations

Guests are invited to reserve their rooms at the venue, Little America Hotel

Transportation

These are a few of the major taxi/shuttle systems that are available in the Salt Lake area. If you would like to find more you are welcome to visit the Salt Lake City’s Visitors Transportation Guide.

Car Rental

The Salt Lake International Airport has most major car rental companies. If you would like to have your own car see the different company’s websites. The companies available to rent from are: Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Fox Rent A Car, Hertz, National, and Thrifty.

Shuttles

Express Shuttle: Door-to-door transportation, airport shuttle. Serving the Wasatch Front, including all ski areas. Corporate accounts available. Over 40 vehicles in our fleet. Online reservations.

Wasatch Crest Shuttle: A recreational transportation company providing services that ensure the best possible Wasatch Mountain experience: airport, ski, and mountain bike shuttles. Private vehicle, no shared rides.

Taxi

Ute Cab: Business accounts, deliveries, tours and all your transportation needs. “Ute will provide quick service.”

Yellow Cab:Computer-dispatched system. Serving the Valley, ski resorts, and entire Wasatch Front. Courteous 24-hour service, package delivery, commercial accounts. Credit cards accepted.

Attractions and Discounts

Arts & Culture
The Beehive House

A National Historic Landmark, and a monument to courageous people who conquered the desert. Built in 1854, this served as the official residence of Brigham Young when he was President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Governor of the Utah Territory. Free tours daily. More information can be found here.

Hope Gallery and Museum of Fine Art

The largest gallery in Utah features a distinct collection of Old European masters from the sixteenth to twenty first centuries, with works emphasizing La Belle Epoch, and the

largest collection of original Danish works outside the national museums in Denmark. Artists such as Durer, Rembrandt, Bloch, Kroyer, Henningsen, Wegmann, and Molsted make up this unique compilation of master works. More information can be found here.

More information on Salt Lake’s art and culture selections can be found here.

Attractions
Boondocks Fun Center

The area’s premier entertainment destination. Offering 8 acres of fun, including go-karts, bumper boats, miniature golf, laser tag, meeting rooms, picnic pavilion, and more. More information can be found here.

Kennecott Utah Copper’s Bingham Canyon Mine

Visitor Center offers exhibits and a video presentation on the history, geology, and operations of the largest, most productive copper mine in the country. Open April–October. Admission fees are donated to charity. More information can be found here.

Olympic Cauldron Park

Home to the 72-foot-high 2002 Olympic Winter Games Cauldron, a state-of-the-art visitors center, and the Hoberman Arch—the spectacular structure under which athletes received their medals. Large outdoor panels tell the story of the 17 days of the Games. More information can be found here.

More information on Salt Lake’s attractions can be found here.

Shopping
The Gateway

Salt Lake’s premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination including over 115 shops/restaurants. Featuring the Olympic Legacy Plaza, Clark Planetarium, and Discovery Gateway. More information can be found here.

Shops & Services at Library Square

Inside Salt Lake’s magnificent Main Library is a distinctive collection of shops and services. Discover a wonderfully unexpected shopping experience and refreshing spot to eat. More information can be found here.

More information on Salt Lake’s shopping can be found here.

Sports & Recreation
Ski Salt Lake Super Pass

Combine the quality of our resorts and the one-of-a-kind Ski Salt Lake Super Pass and you have the best way to access all four of Salt Lake’s world-class resorts. The Ski Salt Lake Super Pass is a convenient pass that allows you to experience one of our resorts and take on a new adventure every day. More information can be found here.

EnergySolutions Arena

A 20,000-seat sports and entertainment facility. Home to NBA Jazz, major concerts, family shows, conventions, meetings, and banquets. More information can be found here.

More information on Salt Lake’s sports and recreation can be found here.

Organizers

Conference Organizers

Conference Chairpersons

Professor Nikolaos Bourbakis, Professor, Wright State University
Professor Tatjana Jevremovic, Chair Professor and Utah Nuclear Engineering Program Director, The University of Utah
Professor Lefteri Tsoukalas, Professor, Purdue University

Technical Program Committee

Professor Dong-OK Choe, The University of Utah
Professor Tatjana Jevremovic, The University of Utah
Professor Igor Jovanovic, Penn State University
Professor Haori Yang, The University of Utah
Professor Xuesong Zhou, The University of Utah

Sponsors

DNDO
Homeland Security Seal

NSF ARI Program
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Universities Participating:
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