The CMNCC 2017 Technical Program Committee invites the submission of 300-word abstracts of papers pertaining to the technical focus of the conference. Abstracts covering, but not limited to, the following topics will be considered for presentation.

CANDU Refurbishments

Benchmarking Programs

      • Performance
      • Maintenance
      • Component Degradation and Life Management

Asset Management, Equipment Reliability Programs

      • Pump seals
      • Pump motors
      • Instrumentation & Control

Aging Management Programs

      • Feeders and Instrumentation Tubing
      • Heat Transport System
      • Steam Generators and Heat Exchangers
      • Fuel Channels
      • Inspection Tooling

Power Derating Mitigation

      • NOP/ROP –Extreme Value Statistics (EVS)
      • Reactor Inlet Header Temperature Reduction
      • Steam Generator Cleaning
      • 37 M and other Fuel-Design Strategies

Post-Fukushima Strategies

      • Emergency Mitigation Equipment (EMS)
      • Hydrogen Mitigation
      • Containment  Exhaust Venting

Succession Planning & Attracting Young Professionals to the Industry


Submission of full papers for the Conference Proceedings is preferred, however as a minimum speakers’ PowerPoint slide presentations are required for inclusion.

Abstracts of proposed presentations are to be no more than 300 words in length and are to be submitted online through this link.

The deadline for abstract submission is June 1, 2017.

Click here to download the Call for Papers.
Click here for access to the online submission system.
Click here to download the Abstract Formatting Guide.
Click here to download the Abstract Preparation Template.

Author Notification
All abstracts will be formally reviewed and assessed by the Technical Program Committee and presenters will be notified of the results of the Committee’s review by June 15, 2017.

Key Dates
June 1, 2017 Abstract deadline
June 15, 2017 Acceptance of extended abstracts
July 15, 2017 Paper/presentation submission deadline
August 15, 2017
Paper/presentation acceptance deadline