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The Conference

The Canadian Nuclear Society will be holding its 8th International Conference on Simulation Methods in Nuclear Science and Engineering in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, October 9-11, 2018 (Tue -Thu).

Objective of the Conference

The objective of the Conference is to provide an international forum for discussion and exchange of information, results and views amongst scientists and engineers working in the various fields of nuclear science and engineering.

Topics of interest

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

  • Reactor Physics
  • Thermalhydraulics
  • Safety Analysis
  • Fuel and Fuel Channel Analysis
  • Computer Codes and Modelling
  • Verification &Validation of Computer Codes
  • Best-Estimate and Probabilistic Safety Analysis
  • Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analysis
  • Monte Carlo and its Applications
  • Operation Support
  • Simulation for Fusion Energy Applications
  • Advanced Reactors & Advanced Fuel Cycles
  • Irradiated-Fuel, Proliferation Resistance
  • Plant Refurbishment and Commissioning


Courses, Workshops and Tours (preliminary):

Tour to Chalk River Nuclear Laboratories (Fri 12)
Workshop on DRAGON (Tue 9)
Workshop on COBRA-FT (Tue 9)

Important dates and deadlines

Full-paper submission:......................2018 June 30
Notification of acceptance:................2018 August 1
Final paper submission:....................2018 September 1



Click here to register online.

Registration Fees for 
CNS 8th International Conference on Simulation Methods in Nuclear Science and Engineering

Note: All fees in CAN$
Note: To register as a CNS member, your membership must be in good standing for 2018)
All prices include HST (#870488889 RT).

Registering As:

Earlybird By Sept. 4

Regular After Sept. 4

CNS Member



Non CNS Member



CNS Retiree Member



CNS Student Member



Ticket for Transportation for Tour to Chalk River Laboratories




Additional Proceedings



Includes all CNS Sessions, one copy of Proceedings, Reception, Conference meals (including Banquet with Entertainment Reception)

Click here to register online.


Paper Submission

Submissions 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.

For the paper template click here
Submit your paper here:


Local Organising Committee

Executive Chair: Adriaan Buijs (McMaster University)
Technical Program Chair: Eleodor Nichita (University of Ontario Institute of Technology)
Plenary Program Chair: Wei Shen (CANDU Owners Group)
Assistant Executive Chair: Ben Rouben (12&1 Consulting)
Treasurer: Mohamed Younis (AECL Retired)

Contact US

CNS Office:
Tel.: +1 416-977-7620


Ottawa Marriott is our conference hotel.

A dedicated website is now available to book your room online. Reservations can be made starting Jan 9, 2018 by calling 1-800-853-8463 or at this web address:

Call for Papers

Click here for the Call for Papers