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CNA2013

CNA2013 Video: Nuclear Refurbishment Projects

The next in our CNA2013 Conference video series features a panel discussion on nuclear refurbishment projects.

Nuclear refurbishments are often referred to as the most complex engineering challenges in the history of infrastructure. With some Canadian projects recently completed, and others in initial planning phases, this session featured Canadian nuclear leaders sharing how lessons learned will inform future initiatives.

Mark Sutcliffe moderated the panel of:

You can watch more CNA2013 conference videos on the playlist we created. Other videos including videos from previous conference years can be found on our YouTube channel.

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CNA2013 Video: Developing and Maintaining a Skilled and Professional Nuclear Workforce

Ms. Jean Llewellyn is Chief Executive Officer at the National Skills Academy for Nuclear, UK. Ms. Llewellyn spoke at the CNA Conference on ensuring a skilled and professional nuclear workforce is fundamental to the success of any nuclear programme.

Her presentation explores how the UK nuclear industry and Government are working collaboratively to develop a workforce with the capacity to meet the needs of the current and future nuclear programme, seeking to address the challenges of an aging workforce and an industry that was perceived as in decline.

You can watch more CNA2013 conference videos on the playlist we created. Other videos including videos from previous conference years can be found on our YouTube channel.

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CNA2013 Video: The Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Natural Resources

It’s been a few weeks since the 2013 edition of our annual conference. We’ve uploaded videos of speaking sessions to our TalkNuclear YouTube channel and we’ll feature videos on this blog.

Today’s conference video features the Keynote address by the Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources. Minister Oliver spoke on Canada’s nuclear sector.

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WiN-Canada 9th Annual Conference

Kick start your career  into full gear this fall by attending the 9th Annual WiN-Canada Conference on Thursday, October 25 at the Davidson Centre in Kincardine.

Registration for the conference is up and running. Please check out the educational and inspirational program put together by your conference organizing committee from WiN-Bruce. The focus of the conference is to support your personal journey through nuclear and related industries and help you to visualize and develop your career through personal reflection, inclusive discussion and interactive programming.

The link to the conference webpage is: http://www.wincanada.org/event/wincanadas-9th-annual-conference

The theme for this year’s conference is ‘WiNspire the Future – Re-energize your personal goals and career development.’ The conference will cover a wide range of very inspirational speakers providing their insights on how we can best plan for our own success and enhance our contribution to the nuclear industry. The morning will open with an address from Duncan Hawthorne, President and CEO of Bruce Power and will also include technical sessions on waste management and nuclear medicine, as well as an opportunity to discover your personality DNA and better understand human behaviour.

In the afternoon we will run concurrent professional development sessions that feature topics on technical writing and interview skills. We will also hear from our members on a variety of topics during a series of mini-sessions, all focussed on professional development. We will also have a session lead by our WiN President, Colleen Sidford, on developing SMART Development Plans. This not to be missed session will take you through understanding your strengths and how to leverage them for career success.
Amber MacArthur, hailed by Canadian Business Magazine as Canada’s top social media expert and a best selling social media author, speaker, TV host and entrepreneur will deliver our keynote address leading us through the art of personal branding and providing you with seven steps to master your own digital personal brand.

This year, delegates will have the opportunity to choose one of  four tours to Bruce Power Station; Bruce Power Station B; Western Waste Management Facility (WWMF) and Core Storage Facility – Interim and Long-Term Management of Low and Intermediate Level Waste – Ontario Power Generation; and the Emergency Management Centre and Bruce Site Tour. These tours will take place the morning of Friday, October 26. Space is limited for each of the technical tours, so please register early to avoid disappointment. Registration for the tours will only be open until October 11.

If you are a student, we have a student program to offer 6 post-secondary and 4 secondary students free registration to our conference. Please check out the application form http://www.wincanada.org/news/student-program-for-wincanada-conference. The deadline for submissions is Friday, September 21. Travel expenses will be the responsibility of the student.

Due to the conference being held in October we will not be offering a golf tournament this year, however, we have two not to miss networking opportunities. The opening reception, which is offered on Wednesday, October 24, at an additional charge will be held at Kincardine’s oldest building, The Walker House and will feature local history and local flavours sure to satisfy your dinner appetite. The free closing reception, hosted and sponsored by Sisters in Society at the Best Western Governors’ Inn will take place on Thursday evening at 6:00 p.m. The reception will feature key note speaker, Donna Messer, the “Queen of Networking” and an author and formal broadcaster. Donna will take you through the art of effective networking and provide you with ten tips to work a room.

Accommodation information is also available on the WiN website for those who are travelling.

The conference will provide activities and sessions designed to instill confidence and leave you feeling energized and motivated to enhance your individual and collective contributions in the broader nuclear community. It will be a very inspirational day full of learning and networking opportunities.

To help you succeed in the industry, don’t forget to register for the conference and one of the tours.

See you October 24-26!

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Talking Nuclear: Dialogue in Action – Register Now for CNA2013

Registration is now open!

Register before September 14, 2012 and be entered into a draw to win a FREE two-night stay in a Westin suite during the conference.

Explore the CNA2013 site to discover what we have planned for you. Learn what this year’s Talking Nuclear: Dialogue in Action theme is about, view the preliminary Program, check out many of our confirmed speakers, and see who has already jumped on board as Sponsors of this world-class nuclear industry event!

2013 Program Topics and Speakers Include:

  • Industry Panel on Nuclear Refurbishment Projects – CEOs from three nuclear facilities will share lessons learned from past projects and discuss how they will be applied to future initiatives.
  • Keynote Speaker: Dr Joe MacInnis,Titanic & Ocean Explorer – Gain insights on the values of courage, communication, and teamwork that enhance performance under the ocean and in the corporate world.
  • Community Leader Panel – Mayors from nuclear communities and a member of the Nuclear Waste Management Organization will discuss about how effective community outreach and education is essential in fostering an informed and engaged community on nuclear projects.

There will be so much more. Check the CNA2013 site for updates as the program evolves.

Don’t miss your chance to win a two-night stay at the Westin for the Conference. Register before September 14th!

See you there!
Canadian Nuclear Association  
2013 Conference and Trade Show
February 27 – March 1, 2013
Westin Hotel, Ottawa, ON

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!

2012 Conference Agenda  –  REGISTER  – Sponsors

Sponsor Spotlight

Click here to view the Sponsor Spotlight on Heenan Blaikie