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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!

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!

Sponsor Spotlight

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Durham Economic Development Partnership

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


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


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!

2012 Conference Agenda  –  REGISTER  – Sponsors

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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 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!


Sponsor Spotlight

Click here to view the Sponsor Spotlight on SNC-Lavalin

CNA2012 Update

Deadline to get into the CNA Passport is this Friday!

49 companies have already signed up to take part in the CNA Passport for our 2012 Conference and Trade Show, and there are still some spots left, but only until Friday!

What is the CNA Passport?

The CNA Passport is a booklet given out to all delegates which have all our sponsors and exhibitors listed inside, alongside topical nuclear facts sourced from our new NuNuclear.ca website. Each page will have room for delegates to collect stamps from exhibitors and sponsors to submit a ballot into our brand-new Conference prize draw!

Increase booth traffic!

Passport participation is a great way to draw delegates to your booth. Delegates will be given NuNuclear information on relevant industry sectors, and will pay you a visit to learn more and collect a stamp for the prize draw – they even get to vote on the prize!

 Register by no later than Friday, October 14 to ensure your spot in our 2012 CNA Passport!

 We are very excited to offer this new program, and can’t wait to see what kind of prize you choose for us to give away! But you’ll have to wait until February to see how it pans out!

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!


Sponsor Spotlight

Click here to see the Spotlight on 2012 Conference sponsor Babcock and Wilcox Canada ltd.