Media Advisory - Canadian Nuclear Association Hosts Annual Conference and Tradeshow

OTTAWA, Feb. 3, 2015 /CNW/ -

 

What:


The Canadian Nuclear Association is hosting its annual conference and tradeshow. This year's theme is "Power for a Cooler Climate." The event will feature one of the founders of climate change science, Dr. James Hansen, as well as noted climate experts from industry, academia and government.




When:


February 25-27, 2015




Where:


The Westin Hotel



11 Colonel By Drive



Ottawa, ON K1N 9H4




Who:


The Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Natural Resources



The Honourable Bob Chiarelli, Ontario Minister of Energy



Dr. Michael Binder, CEO of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission



Ms. Julie Gelfand, Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development



Dr. James Hansen, Climatologist



Mr. Jon Montgomery, Canadian Olympian and Host of the Amazing Race Canada



Mr. Duncan Hawthorne, CEO of Bruce Power



Mr. Tom Mitchell, CEO of Ontario Power Generation



Dr. John Barrett, CEO of the Canadian Nuclear Association



Mr. Preston Swafford, CEO of Candu Energy




Why:


Climate change has been a growing concern for decades, and scientists predict that the greenhouse gases we emit could shift the climate beyond an irreversible tipping point within our lifetimes.






Nuclear is among the most promising technologies to help reduce emissions, and it is therefore our responsibility to step up and lead the dialogue.

 

SOURCE Canadian Nuclear Association

For further information: visit: cna.ca/conference; Or contact: Erin Polka, Communications Officer, 613-237-4262 ext. 101, polkae@cna.ca

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