The Westin Kierland
6902 E. Greenway Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ
May 18-20, 2014

Online registration is for credit card payments only. If you have a question about your registration or need to register via another method, please contact Linda Wells.

+ About the Conference & Who Should Attend

The 2014 North American Young Generation in Nuclear (NAYGN) annual workshop will be held May 18-20, prior to the Nuclear Energy Assembly, in Scottsdale, AZ. The theme for this year's workshop is "Innovation Generation: Young Professionals Advancing Nuclear Technology.”


More than 400 NAYGN members are expected to attend the 2014 conference. In addition to the renowned plenary speakers, who will discuss innovation and leadership, participants will choose from specially developed breakouts and interactive activities to reinforce their innovation knowledge and skills.


On the last day of the conference, attendees will have three professional development opportunities from which to choose. Participants will select either a southwestern themed team-building activity, technical tour of Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station, or attend the Nuclear Energy Assembly conference.


Young professionals and students in all areas of nuclear science and technology are encouraged to attend the workshop.

+ Registration Information & Fees


Early Registration
(Registrations received on or before April 18, 2014)


Regular Registration
(Registrations received after April 18, 2014)


Onsite Registration
(Registrations received after May 7)


NEA Conference Registration w/Special

Event Ticket (Additional to NAYGN Registration Fees)



NEA Special Event Ticket

NAYGN attendees who select the Teambuilding Activity or Plant Tour can attend the Tuesday evening special event for an additional charge.


CANCELLATION POLICY: Advanced registration closes May 7. 

Please ensure that you register by May 7. Registrations received after that date may not appear on the final participants list.

A $75 cancellation fee will be applied to all refunds received on or before April 25, 2014. Unfortunately, refunds cannot be provided for cancellations received after April 25, however, we would be pleased to accept a substitute.

+ Sponsorship Information

Information for Student Scholarship Opportunity for the NAYGN 2014 Professional Development Workshop is now available.


+ Logistical Information


The Westin Kierland

6902 E. Greenway Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Main Hotel: 480.624.1000
Reservations: 800.354.5892

Online Reservations
Hotel information:

Make your hotel reservation directly with The Westin Kierland at 800-354-5892 and identify yourself as an attendee of the North American Young Generation in Nuclear (NAYGN) to secure the room rate of $235 single/double. Prior to or upon check in, a two-night's room and tax charge will be billed to your credit card as a deposit. To guarantee a room at this rate, you must make your reservation by 5 p.m. on April 25, 2014. After this date the price and room availability are at the discretion of the hotel.

Hotel check in is 4 p.m. and checkout is 12 p.m.



Airport: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) is approximately 20 miles to the Westin Kierland.

Airport transportation: Transportation is available through Transtyle Transportation with advanced reservations. Return transportation is available from the Front Drive 24 hours a day.

Curbside Pickup: $55 - Sedan / $75 - SUV

"Meet & Greet": $75 - Sedan / $95 - SUV

Sedan will seat up to 3 guests; SUV will seat 6. Gratuity is not included, and prices are subject to change. Room billing is not permitted.

To schedule airport pickup with at least 48 hours notice from your arrival, please submit the online request form or call the number below. All reservations will receive a confirmation email.For scheduling within 48 hours notice, please call Transtyle directly at (800) 410-5479.

Taxi: Taxi service is available outside all terminals. Estimate for taxi to Resort: $50 - $60

Parking: Valet Parking is $27 with in and out privileges. Self-parking is complimentary.

Car Rental Discount
To reserve a car with Hertz Rent A Car, call Hertz at 800.654.3131 and refer to the NEI discount number 189851.

To reserve a car with Budget Rent A Car, call Budget at 800.527.0700 and refer to the NEI corporate discount number BCD S192751, or reserve a car online at

+ Technical Tours

Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station Tour – This option will provide participants on an excursion into the desert just outside of Phoenix for a tour of Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station. The day includes (1) a stop at the Energy Education Center, home to a brand new Emergency Operations Facility, Joint Information Center and state-of-the-art nuclear power-related exhibits open to the public, and (2) a technical tour of the nation’s largest power producer. Accordingly, participants are asked to wear proper facility tour attire -- no shorts and no sandals, flip flops or open-healed or open-toed shoes. Additionally, participants will need to bring a valid driver’s license (or passport if not a U.S. citizen).

Lunch will be provided by Arizona Public Service Company. Participants will return to the hotel by 5 p.m.