TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) will hold a one-day conference September 30th on "International Opportunities for Canadian Nuclear Businesses."
The conference will look at the expanding global nuclear marketplace, and discuss how Canadian firms can access China, India, and other markets that have embraced nuclear power. China alone is building 43 reactors and planning another 136. India has said nuclear power will significantly advance its electrification program. Countries are turning to nuclear energy for its ability to provide affordable energy, stabilize climate change, and improve air quality and public health.
Speakers and panelists include:
- Mr. Monte Kwinter, Parliamentary Assistant to the Honourable Michael Chan, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration, and International Trade.
- Dr. Robert Walker, former CEO, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories
- Mr. Jeff Hryhoriw, Cameco Corporation
- Ms. Rosemary Yeremian, Strategic Insights Inc.
- Mr. John MacQuarrie, BWXT Canada Ltd.
- Dr. Rob Oberth, President and CEO of the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCI)
- Mr. David McFadden, Gowlings
- Mr. Justin Hannah, SNC Lavalin
- Mr. Raoul Awad, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
- Mr. Stewart Beck, President and CEO, Asia Pacific Foundation Canada
- Ms. Sarah Kutulakos, COO and Executive Director, Canada China Business Council
View the full agenda of the event.
Sept. 30, 2015 8:45 am to 4 pm
Sheraton Centre Hotel
123 Queen St. W.
About the CNA
The Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) is a non-profit organization established in 1960 to represent the nuclear industry in Canada and promote the development and growth of nuclear technologies for peaceful purposes.
The CNA works to:
- Create and foster a political environment and reasonable regulatory framework for advancing the nuclear industry in Canada.
- Encourage cooperation among various industries, utilities, educational institutions, government departments and agencies, and other authoritative bodies that have a common interest in the development of economic uses for nuclear power and radioisotopes.
- Provide a forum for the discussion and resolution of issues of concern to members, to industry, or to the Canadian public.
- Encourage cooperation with other associations that have similar objectives and purposes.
SOURCE Canadian Nuclear Association
For further information: Malcolm Bernard, Director of Communications, 613-237-4262 #110, 613-612-0096 (mobile)