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CNA2012 Update: Sold Out Sponsorships, Last Chance to Register!

Kick off your 2012 Conference Experience in Style!

Join us at the Welcome Reception to honor this year’s recipient of the CNS/CNA Ian MacRae Award for substantive contributions to the advancement of nuclear energy in Canada, former Cameco Corp CEO,
Mr. Gerald (Jerry) Grandey
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Wednesday February 22, 2012
Westin Hotel, Main Ballroom, 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa
at
18:00 Welcome Reception Begins
18:30-19:30 Award Ceremony
21:00 Welcome Reception Concludes

Jerry Grandey

Throughout his distinguished career in Canada’s nuclear industry, Mr. Grandey earned the reputation as a  well-respected, influential leader who helped shape nuclear advancement on a global scale. He is being recognized for raising the nuclear profile to a higher level along with Canada’s reputation as a world leader in nuclear safety. He has been a strong supporter and vocal advocate for the industry through the dedication of his personal time and resources at Cameco Corporation to support the national efforts of the Canadian Nuclear Association.

Register for the 2012 CNA Conference and Trade Show TODAY
(Registration closes February 17)

 

It’s a WHO’S WHO of Canada’s nuclear industry

Sponsorships of the 2012 CNA Conference and Trade Show are SOLD OUT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you to our SPONSORS!

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Download the complete 2012 CNA Conference Agenda HERE (PDF)

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See you on February 22-24!

 

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CNA2012 Update – Honoring Jerry Grandey for Advancing Nuclear Energy

 

Who negotiated a deal which led to the dismantlement of 20,000 nuclear warheads, helped establish his company as a dominant nuclear energy company, and shaped its mission of bringing the many benefits of nuclear energy to the world?

The Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA), in partnership with the Canadian Nuclear Society (CNS), is pleased to present the CNS/CNA Ian McRae Award, given annually to honour an individual who has made substantive contributions to the advancement of nuclear energy in Canada.

Join us in honoring former Cameco Corporation CEO,
Mr. Gerald (Jerry) Grandey!
2012 CNS/CNA Ian McRae Award recipient

The 2012 CNS/CNA Ian McRae Award will be presented in a special
ceremony as part of the Welcome Reception for the
2012 CNA Conference and Trade Show – Leadership Through Innovation

Wednesday February 22, 2012
Westin Hotel, Main Ballroom, 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa

18:00 Welcome Reception Begins
18:30-19:30 Award Ceremony
21:00 Welcome Reception Concludes

Come for the Award, stay for the Conference!
REGISTER TODAY

Throughout his distinguished career in Canada’s nuclear industry, Mr. Grandey earned the reputation as a well-respected, influential leader who helped shape nuclear advancement on a global scale. He is being recognized for raising the nuclear profile to a higher level along with Canada’s reputation as a world leader in nuclear safety. He has been a strong supporter and vocal advocate for the industry through the dedication of his personal time and resources at Cameco Corporation to support the national efforts of the Canadian Nuclear Association.

 

 

The 2012 CNA Conference and Trade Show continues on February 23-24 with informative and entertaining speakers and panels discussing all the top issues afftecting your business and the nuclear industry, both in Canada and globally.

Download the entire 2012 CNA Conference program HERE.

REGISTER for the 2012 CNA Conference HERE.

Thank you to our SPONSORS!

See you in February!

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CNA2012 Update – 1 Week Left for Early Bird Price

Don’t miss a who’s who of the Canadian nuclear industry at the
2012 Canadian Nuclear Association Conference and Trade Show 
February 22-24, 2012, at the Westin Hotel in Ottawa

WHO’S THERE (NEW Participants Added!)

AECL * Aecon * AMEC NSS * Anric * Areva
ATS Automation * Babcock & Wilcox * Black & McDonald
Bruce Power * Cambridge Materials Testing* Cameco
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission * Canadian Nuclear Society
Canadian Standards Association * Canadian Union of Skilled Workers
Candu Energy Inc. * Ch2M Hill * Durham Economic Development Partnership
Edgen Murray * E.S. Fox * EnergySolutions Canada * Fluor * GE-Hitachi
Hatch-Sargent & Lundy * Ian Martin * Industrial Audit * Invensys * Kinectrics
KPMG  * Kvaerner North American Construction Ltd. * L-3 MAPPS * MarShield
NA Engineering Associates Inc. * NA-YGN  * Nordion * Nuvia
Nuclear Waste Management Organization * Organization of CANDU Industries
Ontario Power Generation * Power Workers’ Union * RCM Technologies
SECOR Group * SNC-Lavalin  * Systemware Innovation
The Society of Energy Professionals * Tetra Tech WEI
University of Ontario Institute of Technology
URS Corporation * Westinghouse
Women-in-Nuclear * WorleyParsons
Zetec

WHERE ARE YOU?

Click here to REGISTER NOW and take advantage of Early Bird pricing 

 
SAVE $150 BEFORE DECEMBER 15

The 2012 Conference features many interesting speakers and presentations,
including the following panels:

Panel: Innovative Methods of Communicating Science

Panel: Nuclear Innovation: Bright Ideas to Keep the Lights On

View the complete 2012 Conference Agenda HERE

  For more information, see the links below, or contact Marie-Danielle Davis at davism@cna.ca

 See you in February!

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CNA2012 Update — The Who’s Who in Canadian Nuclear

Who’s there…
…Where are YOU?

On February 22-24, 2012, a who’s who of the Canadian nuclear industry will be in Ottawa to participate, present and promote at the 2012 Canadian Nuclear Association Conference and Trade Show.

Click here to REGISTER NOW and take advantage of Early Bird pricing

SAVE $150 BEFORE DECEMBER 15

Don’t miss your chance to learn from our speakers, panelists and invited guests, such as:

Tom Mitchell President and Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Power Generation Chair, WANO Fukushima Response Commission

Dr. Kate Jackson Senior Vice President and Chief Technical Officer Westinghouse Electric Company

Dr. Bob Walker President and Chief Executive Officer AECL Nuclear Laboratories

The Honourable Joe Oliver Minister of Natural Resources Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View the complete 2012 Conference Agenda HERE

Thank you to our Sponsors!

 For more information, see the links below, or contact Marie-Danielle Davis at davism@cna.ca

 See you in February!

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CNA2012 Update – Program Confirmed!

 


The agenda for the
2012 Canadian Nuclear Association Conference
and Trade Show is complete!

View, download and print the detailed agenda HERE (pdf) and see below for highlights of this exciting event, coming to Ottawa, February 22-24, 2012.

Seize this opportunity to hear and learn from some of the nuclear industry’s top representatives and field experts.

Take advantage of early-bird pricing and REGISTER NOW.

2012 CANADIAN NUCLEAR ASSOCIATION
CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW

AGENDA

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2012

  • 08:30 – 16:00 National Education Symposium & Student Chalk River Facility Tour
    The Chalk River Tour is open to students attending the Conference who express interest and meet selection criteria. Inquiries welcome!

Chalk River Laboratories

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2012

  • 08:30 – 13:30 CNA Board of Directors Meeting
  • 08:30 – 16:00 Canadian Association of Nuclear Host Communities Meeting
  • 12:00 – 20:30 Conference and Trade Show Registration
  • 13:00 – 17:00 CNA Regulatory Affairs Workshop
    To provide an update on some of the new Federal and Provincial regulatory developments affecting Canada’s nuclear industry.  The workshop will include presentations by representatives of key Federal and Provincial agencies.
  • 15:00 – 17:00 CNA Communications Workshop
    To focus primarily on Risk Communications on Critical Science Topics and our updated communications strategy through the TalkNuclear brand.
  • 14:00 – 15:00 CEO Student Briefing & Career Assistance Program
    An hour-long panel discussion chaired by the President of the CNA which includes executive representatives some of our members.
  • 15:00 – 20:30 Opening of CNA Trade Show Area and Career Fair
  • 18:00 – 21:00 Welcome Reception
    Featuring opening remarks from the CNA President and the award reception for the 2012 Ian McRae Award. The Welcome Reception operates as a networking opportunity for conference attendees.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2012

  • 07:30 – 08:30 Breakfast and Introductory Remarks, in Confederation I and Provinces Rooms
    Wayne Robbins, Chairman, Canadian Nuclear Association, Chief Nuclear Officer, Ontario Power Generation
  • 08:30 – 09:15 Keynote Presentation – Science in Popular Media, in Confederation Rooms II and III
    Jay Ingram, Science broadcaster, writer, and co-host of Discovery Channel’s science show, Daily Planet.
  • 09:30 – 10:00 WANO Update from Fukushima Response Commission, in Confederation Rooms II and III
    Tom Mitchell, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Power Generation, Chair, World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) Fukushima Response Commission
  • 10:00 – 10:30 Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission 2012 Update, in Confederation Rooms II and III
    Michael Binder, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
  • 10:30 – 10:45 Refreshment Break
  • 10:45 – 12:15 Panel: Innovative Methods of Communicating Science, in Confederation Rooms II and III
    Chair: Jay Ingram; Panellists: Ted Hartwell – Desert Research Institute, Toby Heaps – Corporate Knights Magazine (invited), Up to two more panellists to be determined.
  • 12:15 – 14:15 Lunch – Keynote Address from Natural Resources Canada, Confederation I and Provinces Rooms
    The Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister, Natural Resources Canada
  • 14:30 – 15:00 Stimulating Innovation and its Role in the Nuclear Renaissance, Confederation Rooms II and III
    Dr. Kate Jackson, Senior Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Westinghouse
  • 15:00 – 15:20 Refreshment Break, Foyer & Governor General’s Ballroom
  • 15:20 – 17:00 Nuclear Innovation: Bright Ideas to Keep the Lights On, in Confederation Rooms II and III
    Chair: TBA; Panellists: Doug Richardson – General Fusion, Mike Lees – Babcock & Wilcox, Dr. Kate Jackson – Westinghouse
  • 17:15 – 19:30 Trade Show Reception, Foyer & Governor General’s Ballroom

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2012

  • 07:45 – 08:30 Breakfast
  • 08:30 – 09:30 Why People Believe Strange Things, Dr. Michael Shermer, Confederation I and Provinces Rooms
    Dr. Michael Shermer, founding Publisher of Skeptic magazine, the Executive Director of the Skeptics Society, and a monthly columnist for Scientific American
  • 09:45 – 10:15 Innovation and the Next 10 Years of Nuclear Medicine, in Confederation Rooms II and III
    Steve West, Chief Executive Officer, Nordion
  • 10:15 – 10:45 Changing the Culture in Canadian Research and Innovation, in Confederation Rooms II and III
    John McDougall, President, National Research Council
  • 10:45 – 11:00 Refreshment Break, Foyer & Governor General’s Ballroom
  • 11:00 – 11:30 SNC-Lavalin and the Future of Canadian Nuclear Technology, in Confederation Rooms II and III
    Patrick Lamarre, President, SNC-Lavalin Nuclear
  • 11:30 – 12:30 Closing Remarks, in Confederation Rooms II and III
    Denise Carpenter, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Nuclear Association

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

Early-bird registration is open until December 15. Register now to reserve your spot.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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For more information, see the links below, or contact Marie-danielle Davis at davism@cna.ca

See you in February!

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CNA2012 Update – Westinghouse CTO Kate Jackson Joins Agenda

We are pleased to announce Westinghouse‘s Kate Jackson has been added to the excellent roster of presenters at the 2012 Canadian Nuclear Association Conference and Trade Show.

Dr. Kate Jackson

Dr. Kate Jackson is sr. vice president and chief technology officer at Westinghouse. Since returning to Westinghouse, where she began her career as an engineer in the former Nuclear Technology Division, Kate has made significant contributions to the formulation of Westinghouse’s new technology development process. Dr. Jackson rejoined Westinghouse in 2008 as vice president, strategy for Research & Technology, following 17 years at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), where she held a number of executive roles involving leadership of key technology, research and environmental initiatives. Immediately prior to joining Westinghouse, she served as executive vice president in charge of River System Operations & Environment and chief environmental officer.

Dr. Jackson will speak on the topic of innovation, as well as participate in a panel discussion titled “Bright Ideas to Keep the Lights On.”

Of this latest addition to the agenda, WiN-Canada Executive Director, Cheryl Cottrill, says:

WiN is very pleased to see Kate Jackson, a senior level female executive, on your conference agenda. Kate is very supportive of WiN in the U.S. and she will be a great addition to your program.

Don’t forget to keep in touch with our weekly Conference updates and Sponsor Spotlights at TalkNuclear.ca

 To register or for more information, see the links below, or contact Alex Wolf at wolfa@cna.ca.

 See you in February!

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