One Lunch With Two Guest Speakers
After enjoying a delicious lunch on Thursday, CNA2020 delegates will be treated to not one but two keynote speakers.
Laurie Swami is the President and CEO of the Nuclear Waste Management Association. Appointed in 2016, she is responsible for implementing Canada’s plan for the long-term management of used nuclear fuel.
Swami previously served as Senior Vice-President of Decommissioning and Nuclear Waste Management at Ontario Power Generation (OPG). She oversaw the operation of OPG’s nuclear waste management facilities. Swami was responsible for strategic projects, such as OPG’s low- and intermediate-level waste deep geologic repository, Pickering Nuclear Generating Station’s Safe Storage project and Post Pickering End of Commercial Operations strategy. She began her career at OPG in 1986.
John Gorman is the President and CEO of the Canadian Nuclear Association. Appointed in 2019, he oversees all the organization’s activities, including government affairs, research, communications and industry leadership.
Previously Gorman was the President and CEO of the Canadian Solar Industries Association, the national trade association for Canada’s solar energy industries. Before that, he was the Senior-Vice President of Empower Energies, an innovative, global integrator of energy systems.
Gorman serves as Canada’s Designate to the International Energy Agency and sits on the Executive Council of the Canadian Council on Renewable Energy. He has served as a director on the boards of numerous community and corporate organizations, including one of the nation’s largest electric utilities.
If you’re attending CNA2020, join them for lunch on Thursday, February 27 from 12:00 to 14:00.
To see the full conference schedule, visit https://cna.ca/cna2020/program/.