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NEW! The room block for RIC 2016 is NOW CLOSED!
NEW! Look for online registration for RIC to open in early January 2016
Future RIC Dates
29th Annual RIC -
    March 14-16, 2017
30th Annual RIC -
    March 13-15, 2018
31st Annual RIC -
    March 12-14, 2019
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Welcome to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC’s) Regulatory Information Conference (RIC) web page.  This page is intended to provide planning information and updates about the upcoming conference, as well as information on previous RIC events.

We are pleased to announce the NRC's 28th Annual RIC will be held on March 8-10, 2016, at the at the Bethesda North Hotel and Conference Center, located just off of Rockville Pike (Route 355) and Marinelli Road, at 5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda, Maryland 20852.

NEW! The room block for the NRC’s RIC 2016 is sold out. However, there are currently rooms available at the Bethesda North Marriott outside of the group room block.  You may reserve a room at the selling rate by going directly to the hotel website at www.marriott.com/wasbn and selecting the dates you wish to reserve or you may call the Marriott reservations desk at 1-877-212-5752.

Additionally, as a courtesy the Marriott has arranged an overflow hotel room block at the Bethesda Marriott, 5151 Pooks Hill Road, Bethesda, Maryland for your convenience. This hotel is providing additional sleeping rooms at the group rate based on availability. To make your room reservation in the overflow block at the Bethesda Marriott, please visit their RIC conference reservation webpage or call the Bethesda Marriott directly at 1-877-212-5752 and mention group code NRC RIC 2016 Overflow.  Room block pricing is subject to availability at the current government per diem rate. 

If the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center is your preferred hotel, you can always check back with the Marriott reservations desk closer to the date of the conference for cancellations and possible room availability at the group rate.

NEW!  Pre-registration for the RIC will be available online beginning in early January 2016.  All interested in attending are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to register online to avoid lines at the conference facility registration service desk.

The RIC is free and open to the public. There is no registration fee but participants must register to attend the conference.

Please check back with us frequently as the detailed conference information below will be posted as it becomes available.

Conference Program

  • Invitation Letter
  • Full Conference Program
  • Program Agenda
  • At a Glance
  • Mobile Optimized Site
  • Keynote and Commissioner Plenary Session Speakers
  • Lunchtime Workshop
  • Technical Poster and Tabletop Presentations
  • Tours of the NRC's Operations Center

Conference Materials

  • Responses to Unanswered Questions
  • Factoid Slideshow
  • Organization Charts for RIC
    • NRC Organization Chart – Agency
    • NRC Organization Charts – Offices
  • Feedback – Overall Conference Evaluation Form
  • Feedback – Technical Session Evaluation Form

Registration and Hotel Information

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Page Last Reviewed/Updated Tuesday, October 20, 2015