CNA and OCNI host official side event at CEM10/MI-4

May 10, 2019

VANCOUVER (May 10, 2019) – The Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) and the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) are delighted to present their official side event “Women and Young Leaders Talk New Nuclear” at the 10th Clean Energy Ministerial and 4th Mission Innovation Ministerial (CEM10/MI-4).

This side event will showcase the benefits of nuclear energy as part of a clean energy mix that includes hydro, wind, solar and other renewable energy sources. It will feature women and young people in leadership positions from around the world discussing their commitment to the nuclear of today and their hope for the new nuclear of tomorrow.

When: May 28, 2019 15:00-19:00 (Reception: 17:30-19:00)

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre, 999 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 3C1


The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Natural Resources – invited

MP Kim Rudd, Minister of Parliament, Northumberland-Peterborough South

Mr. John Gorman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Nuclear Association

Dr. Ron Oberth, President, Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries

Ms. Anne-Raphaëlle Audouin, President, Canadian Hydropower Association

Dr. Gabriele Voigt, President, Women in Nuclear Global

Ms. Heather Ferguson, Vice President, New Business Ventures, Ontario Power Generation

Dr. Kathy McCarthy, Vice President, Research and Development, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

Dr. Shannon Quinn, Vice President, Science, Technology and Commercial Oversight, Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd.

Ms. Elizabeth Buckmaster, Client and Stakeholder Relations Manager, Power, Hatch Ltd.

Mr. Matthew Mairinger, Canadian Affairs Chair, North American Young Generation in Nuclear

Ms. Utilia Amaral, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Connected2Solutions

Ms. Isabelle Deguise, Lead, Regulatory and Environment, BluEarth Renewables

All attendees, including media, must register here by May 13, 2019.

For more information:

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

Marina Oeyangen
Director of Operations
Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries
(905) 839-0073

Media Contact

Christopher Gully
Vice President, Communications & Member Engagement
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