February 25, 2019

OTTAWA (February 25, 2019) – The Canadian Nuclear Association is hosting its annual Conference and Trade Show. This year’s theme is “New Nuclear: Generating Solutions for Climate and Health.” The event features a variety of speakers and experts from industry, academia and government discussing innovations in nuclear technology and what makes the future of nuclear energy so different from the past.

When: February 27 to March 1, 2019

Where: The Westin Hotel, 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9H4


MP Paul Lefebvre, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources

MPP Paul Calandra, Parliamentary Assistant to the Ontario Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines (Energy)

Ms. Rumina Velshi, President and CEO, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

Ms. Adrienne Kelbie, Chief Executive, Office for Nuclear Regulation (UK)

The Honourable Kristine Svinicki, Chairman, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Ms. Waneek Horn-Miller, Olympian, Activist, and speaker on Indigenous Health and Reconciliation

Mayor Madeleine Redfern, City of Iqaluit

Mr. David Coletto, CEO Abacus Data

Mr. Mark Lesinski, President and CEO, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

Mr. Jeffrey Lyash, President and CEO, Ontario Power Generation

Mr. Mike Rencheck, President and CEO, Bruce Power

Mr. Gaetan Thomas, President and CEO, New Brunswick Power

Dr. Rita Baranwal, Director, Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN)

Ms. Laurie Swami, President and CEO, Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO)

Mr. Bernd Christmas, Chief Executive Officer, Gitpo Storms Corporation

Keith Matthew, President and Director, Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (CANDO)

Mr. Bill Fox, Executive Vice President, Nuclear, SNC Lavalin Inc.

Mr. Kenneth N. Luongo, President, Partnerships for Global Security

Mr. Edward Greenspon, President and CEO, Public Policy Forum

Ms. Ingrid Thompson, Former President and CEO, Pollution Probe

Mr. Dale Eisler, Senior Advisor, Government Relations, University of Regina

Dr. John Barrett, President and CEO, Canadian Nuclear Association

For a full list of speakers, visit

Canada is home to new nuclear. The innovation is happening throughout the nuclear industry. New nuclear is not a dream. It’s not around the corner. It’s here now. Come to CNA2019 and see for yourself.

For more information:

Erin Polka
Director of Communications
(613) 237-4262 x110

Media Contact

Christopher Gully
Vice President, Communications & Member Engagement
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