2016 Canadian Nuclear Association Conference and Trade Show

Program

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

12:00 – 20:30 Conference and Trade Show Registration

Registration will be open at the top of the fourth floor escalator at the Ottawa Westin. Here you will pick up your name badge, which is required for entry and your conference kit including all printed information and CNA products.
13:00 – 16:00 Regulatory Affairs Seminar

The 2020 CNA Regulatory and Environmental Affairs seminar will once again provide members an opportunity to hear updates from a number of key regulators including the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC), Environment Canada and the newly created Impact Assessment Agency. Additional details to come.

N.B. Registration is required for all seminars. Attendance at the pre-Conference seminars is first and foremost a benefit for employees of CNA member companies who are fully registered for CNA2020. As of January 15, 2020, the remaining seats in the seminars will be open to all other registration categories and/or unregistered conference participants wishing to attend, until the room capacity has been reached. A variable fee structure will apply. Please see the registration terms and conditions for more information.

13:00 – 16:30 Public Affairs Seminar

In this workshop, you’ll learn what to expect from the new federal government and what communications messages and tactics will have the greatest impact on decisions affecting the nuclear sector. Additional details to come.

N.B. Registration is required for all seminars. Attendance at the pre-Conference seminars is first and foremost a benefit for employees of CNA member companies who are fully registered for CNA2020. As of January 15, 2020, the remaining seats in the seminars will be open to all other registration categories and/or unregistered conference participants wishing to attend, until the room capacity has been reached. A variable fee structure will apply. Please see the registration terms and conditions for more information.

13:00 – 16:30 Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Seminar

Small modular reactors (SMRs) are a clean energy option for Canada’s smaller provinces and northern territories. Our SMR session this year will focus on using SMRs for electricity in a smaller provincial system. How would the SMR option compare with the likely alternatives? What opportunities might it bring to the regional economy?

N.B. Registration is required for all seminars. Attendance at the pre-Conference seminars is first and foremost a benefit for employees of CNA member companies who are fully registered for CNA2020. As of January 15, 2020, the remaining seats in the seminars will be open to all other registration categories and/or unregistered conference participants wishing to attend, until the room capacity has been reached. A variable fee structure will apply. Please see the registration terms and conditions for more information.

15:00 – 17:00 Starting your nuclear career (Student Event)

This career information seminar is open to student delegates, and will feature recruitment professionals and a resume review from some of Canada’s leading nuclear companies.
14:00 – 16:00 Bruce Power Supplier Forum

The details of the event are as follows:

Location: Confederation Ballroom at the Westin Hotel Ottawa.

Suppliers already registered for the CNA2020 will have access to the Bruce Power Supplier Forum which will take place prior to the Conference opening reception. Suppliers not registered for CNA2020 can purchase a one-day registration package for $230 at the CNA2020 registration site. The one-day registration will provide access to the Bruce Power Supplier Forum, and the CNA2020 Opening Reception and Trade Show on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 only.

Agenda
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15:30 – 20:30 Opening of CNA Trade Show Area and Career Fair

The Trade Show will officially be open, and we invite delegates to start visiting our valued exhibitors right away! We will be hosting a prize draw contest using the CNA2020 mobile app game on your devices. Don’t waste time, the draw takes place Thursday night at 6:15 PM sharp! Have your CNA2020 mobile app ready!
18:00 – 20:30 Welcome Reception

Consider this the official opening ceremony of the 2020 CNA Conference and Trade Show. The welcome reception is the first major networking event. Make sure to come hungry!

 

Thursday, February 27, 2020

07:30 – 08:30 Breakfast and Introductory Remarks

In our opening remarks for CNA2020, CNA President John Gorman and Chair of the Board, will welcome our delegates and briefly describe the importance of our 2020 theme, Nuclear Now: Achieving Our Clean Energy Future.
08:45 – 09:00 Minister of Natural Resources, The Honourable Seamus O’Reagan (invited)
09:15 – 10:00 Regulatory Update

Panelists:
Tom Mitchell, Chairman, World Association of Nuclear Operators (invited)
Rumina Velshi, President, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (invited)

10:00 – 10:30 Refreshment Break
10:30 – 11:30 Clean Energy Collaboration

Panelists:
Anne-Raphelle Audion, President, Canadian Hydro Power Association (invited)
Robert Hornung, President, The Canadian Wind Energy Association (invited)
Wes Johnston, President and CEO, The Canadian Solar Industries Association (invited)

11:30 – 12:00 Interview with John Gorman
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch and Keynote
14:00 – 15:00 CEO Panel

Panelists:
Ken Hartwick, President and CEO, Ontario Power Generation (invited)
Mike Marsh, President and CEO, SaskPower
Mike Rencheck, President and CEO, Bruce Power
Gaetan Thomas, President and CEO, New Brunswick Power

15:00 – 15:30 Refreshment Break
15:30 – 16:15 International Panel

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16:15 – 17:00 Political Update

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17:00 – 19:30 Trade Show Reception and Prize Draw

This reception will be held among the exhibitors area of the trade show. Snacks will be served at many stations, and the CNA2020 prize draw will be held promptly at 6:15 PM. Have your CNA2020 mobile app ready!

 

Friday, February 28, 2020

07:30 – 09:00 Breakfast and Keynote Title coming soon

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10:00 – 10:30 Refreshment Break
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11:30 – 12:00 Speaker coming soon
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

 

Note: Program is subject to change without notice.