Canadian Nuclear Association Hosts Annual Conference and Trade Show

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
Ottawa, ON
K1N 9H4


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,


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