OTTAWA, Feb. 17, 2017 /CNW/ - What: The Canadian Nuclear Association is hosting its annual conference and trade show. This year's theme is "Mission Possible: Innovation for a Cleantech Future." The event will feature a variety of speakers and experts from industry, academia and government, addressing the indispensable role of nuclear in fostering innovation and maximizing Canada's contribution to clean tech infrastructure.
When: February 22-24, 2017
The Westin Hotel
11 Colonel By Drive
The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources
The Honourable Glenn Thibeault, Ontario Minister of Energy
Mr. Phil Fontaine, Former National Chief, Assembly of First Nations
Dr. Michael Binder, President and CEO, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
Ms. Kirsty Gogan, Co-Founder and Global Director, Energy for Humanity
Dr. Laura Dawson, Director, Canada Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars
Mr. Mike Rencheck, President and CEO, Bruce Power
Mr. Jeffrey Lyash, President and CEO, Ontario Power Generation
Mr. Mark Lesinski, President and CEO, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories
Dr. John Barrett, President and CEO, Canadian Nuclear Association
Mr. Preston Swafford, Executive Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer, SNC-Lavalin
Mr. Joel-Denis Bellavance, Ottawa bureau Chief La Presse
Ms. Susan Delacourt, Columnist, Toronto Star
Mr. Timothy Powers, Vice Chairman, Summa Strategies Canada
Mr. Drew Dudley, Founder, Day One Leadership
Why: Canada has long been a leader in nuclear innovation, providing clean energy for sustainable development, both domestically and internationally, through Canadian-developed nuclear reactor technology and fuel from uranium resources. Today, the world needs low-carbon solutions to ensure the health and well-being of the planet and its citizens.
That is why, in 2017, we highlight the importance of Canada's nuclear innovation. Explaining, clarifying, presenting the solutions offered by nuclear innovation and advanced technologies is required today more than ever.
SOURCE Canadian Nuclear Association
For further information: Paul Hebert, CNA Director Communications, 613-237-4262 ext. 106, [email protected]