Renaissance Vinoy
501 5th Avenue NE
St. Petersburg, FL
May 6-8, 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.

Thank you to our Platinum Sponsors for their support of the
2014 Used Fuel Management Conference!


+ About the Conference & Who Should Attend

Nuclear plant fuel managers; dry fuel storage project managers; used fuel cask designers; utility licensing and compliance personnel; used fuel storage, transportation, and disposal consultants; architect engineers; pool-to-pad services companies; hardware suppliers; government agency managers, technical experts, contractors, stakeholders and international experts responsible for used nuclear fuel management issues.

Sessions in the following areas are planned:

  • Dry cask storage Cumulative Burden Reduction and Licensing Process Improvements
  • Management of emerging and ongoing used fuel storage and transportation technical and regulatory issues
  • Waste Confidence and Extended Storage
  • U.S. used fuel management policy
  • Consolidated interim storage, Disposal and transportation of used fuel
  • Dry Storage Operating Experience
+ Schedule of Events

Registration will begin each day at 7:30 a.m.

Continental breakfast will be provided. Conference sessions will be held at the following times:

• Tuesday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
• Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
• Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–noon

NEI will host a welcoming reception at the hotel on Tuesday, May 6 at 6–7:30 p.m.

NEI will provide lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Please note that the starting times may be adjusted by 30 minutes. This page will be updated when the conference times are finalized.

Business casual attire is appropriate.

+ Registration Information & Fees
  Member Non-Member
Early Bird Registration
(Received by April 15, 2014)
$575 $1,150
Regular Registration
(Received after April 15, 2014)
$675 $1,250
Onsite Registration
(Received after April 23, 2014)
$775 $1,350

Online registration will close on April 23, 2014.


Cancellation Policy: 

Please ensure that your registration form is received by April 23, 2014. 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 15, 2014.  Unfortunately, refunds cannot be provided for cancellations received after April 15, however, we would be pleased to accept a substitute.



+ Exhibit Information

Please join us as an exhibitor at the Used Fuel Management Conference. With an expected attendance of 250 used fuel specialists, this will be an excellent opportunity for any company in the industry.

For additional information, please download the 2014 Used Fuel Management Exhibitor Prospectus or contact Elizabeth Dean at

+ Logistical Information

Hotel Information

Renaissance Vinoy
501 5th Avenue NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Reservations: 888.303.4430
Online Reservations

Make your hotel reservation directly with the hotel by phone at 888.303.4430 or online and identify yourself as an attendee of the Used Fuel Management Conference to secure the room rate of $184.  To guarantee a room and these rates, the reservation must be made on or before April 15, 2014.

The room rate will be available until the cutoff date or once the block is full.  After this date the price and room availability are at the discretion of the hotel.  The room rate may be available three days prior and three days after the meeting based on availability.  Hotel cancellations must be made 72 hours prior to scheduled arrival to avoid a room charge.

Check-in is 4 p.m. and checkout is 11 a.m.

Please contact Elizabeth Dean, at 202.739.8084 or if you have questions on hotel reservations.      


Travel Information

Airport: Tampa International Airport (TPA) is approximately 19.5 miles and St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport (PIE) is approximately 12 miles from the Renaissance Vinoy.

Taxi: Taxis from the TPA are approximately $60 one way and from PIE are approximately $24 one way.

Guest Parking is $12 for self-park per night. Valet is $18 per night.

Car Rental Discount

  • Hertz Rent-A-Car is offering NEI a meeting discount. To make your reservation, call Hertz at 800.654.3131 and refer to discount number 189851.
  • Budget Rent A Car also is offering NEI a meeting discount. To make your reservation, call Budget at 800.527.0700 and refer to the NEI discount number BCD S192751, or reserve a car online.