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Student Conference

Important Dates



A number of rooms are currently on hold for student participants of the 2016 CNS conference in the Wilson Hall at the New College Residence. New College is a dormitory residence on the University of Toronto campus in downtown Toronto at a short walking distance from the conference hotel.

The conference rate is $45/night for single rooms. Visit www.torontores.com for a Reservation Form. Click on “Book A Room”. Fill out the 2016 Summer Residence Reservation Form for Short Term Stays and email or fax it. Be sure to enter special rate code “CNS2016” on your Reservation Form. Note that the rooms are held until May 1, 2016; availability after that date cannot be guaranteed.

Students who present a poster in the student conference will be reimbursed for the cost of the residence ($135) for their stay.


The 40th Annual CNS/CNA Student Conference will be held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2016 June 19 – 22, at the Marriott Toronto Eaton Centre Hotel.

The central objective of this conference is to exchange views on Canada’s role in nuclear science and technology, now and in the future, in industry, the nuclear laboratories and academia, in a global context.

Student papers are being solicited from undergraduate and graduate students on technical developments in all subjects related to nuclear science and technology with a focus on Canada. At the Conference Committee’s discretion, one student author from the accepted Student Paper will be invited and sponsored to attend the conference for a poster display.


Guidelines for Submission

Student Papers should present facts that are new and significant, or represent an in-depth review. They should include enough information for a clear presentation of the topic. Proper reference should be made to related published information. The name(s), affiliation(s), and contact information of the author(s) and their supervisor(s) should appear below the title of the paper. A short summary of 50-100 words must be placed at the beginning of the paper. For the paper template click here.

Submission of papers of a length of no more than five (5) pages should be made electronically, preferably in MS Word format, through the Student Conference submission website:


To help with planning, authors are kindly asked to log onto the electronic submission system and input the title and main author of their planned paper even before making the Student Paper submission.

For the Call for Papers click here

Contact Information:

Adriaan Buijs (Chair) buijsa@mcmaster.ca
Ali Andrew (Accommodation) andrew.ali@amecfw.com
Kendall Boniface (Paper Review) bonifak@mcmaster.ca