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Plenary Session 2: International Perspectives Session 3: Meet Your End User: The Customer Showcase Session 4: Technology & Innovation
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Day 1

Nuclear Energy Insider Introduction

Kevin Anderson Project Director Reuters Events

Chairman’s Remarks

Institute of Global Energy Education Sean Hagen VP Energy & Education Programs Institute of Global Energy Education

Deep Decarbonization on the Road to Climate Change
  • Hear Titans of Nuclear host Brett Kugelmass on how a rapid strategy to decarbonize the world is needed by 2040, and how nuclear will lay a major role
  • With incoming climate change set to increase in frequency and severity, discover how the world’s best provider of zero-emission energy can pave the way for a brighter tomorrow for future generations

Energy Impact Center Bret Kugelmass Energy Impact Center Energy Impact Center

Perfecting Domestic Deployment to Unlock the International Export Market
  • With the SMR market hotting up across the globe, discover here how domestic deployment is the gateway to exploiting global commercial opportunities
  • Set the standard at home, and understand how that technical prowess will relate into international implementation and real investment dollars

TerraPower Chris Levesque President & CEO TerraPower

New & Improved: The NuScale Solution
  • With the exclusive announcement at last year’s event that NuScale are planning 1-10MWe AND 10-50MWe reactors, get the inside scoop on where you can fit into these ground-breaking projects
  • As NuScale marches forward as the industry’s premier SMR developer, get key licensing updates to identify which opportunities your organization can fulfil
  • As international partnerships become increasingly necessary, get the low-down on NuScale’s future plans for the international market

NuScale Tom Mundy Chief Commercial Officer NuScale

OPG: Defining the Canadian Direction
  • Learn from the largest utility in Canada on what strategy it is taking to deliver SMRs north of the border
  • From indigenous engagement to waste management, discover the holistic plan OPG are taking to lead Canada to a new nuclear future

OPG Dominique Miniere Nuclear President OPG

GE Hitachi at the Forefront of Expansion
  • Leading the market with their BWRX-300, GE are now taking Europe by storm – find out how you can be a part of this industry leading movement
  • Learn from those who are making the strategic decision at GE, and discover how to become a part of the supply chain

GE Hitachi Nuclear Dr. Jon Ball Executive Vice President GE Hitachi Nuclear

Industry Leaders Panel: Defining the Deployment Model
  • From traditional full ownership, to the Exelon Management Model discover the details of the utilities plans for deployment and how you can seize market share
  • As deployment rapidly approaches, get the future plans of the biggest decision makers before anyone else, and seize the commercial opportunity that is the small nuclear industry

Bruce Power Frank Saunders President ONII Bruce Power

Exelon Marilyn Kray VP Nuclear Technology & Strategy Exelon

NB Power Brett Plummer Chief Nuclear Officer NB Power

Southern Nuclear Executive Speaker TBC Southern Nuclear

Fermi Energia Kalev Kallamets CEO Fermi Energia

The Future of Nuclear: From Capitol Hill to the DOE
  • With the U.S. Department of Energy stating they are ‘All In’ on new nuclear, define what that means for your organization and understand you can how to move forwards effectively
  • As Senate support for new nuclear grows, discover what committees are making funding available, and pushing for legislative and public support
Session 2: International Perspectives
Nuclear Across the Pond: SMRs & The UK Government
  • With recent announcement of the £500m Rolls Royce Consortium, listen and learn why the UK is striving to be the world’s premier destination for an SMR
  • Find out how a supply chain could be ready in as little as 2 years and how you can ensure your business can secure a part of this huge commercial opportunity
  • Hear how the UK government is focusing on building a new nuclear market

Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Richard Deakin Head of Innovation, Advanced Nuclear Technologies Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

Down Selection & the Mining Industry: NRCan Insight
  • Hear from the Leaders at NRCan on what the Canadian government is doing to build the New Nuclear supply chain
  • With the mining industry expressing huge interest in SMRs, and down selection already taking place, learn how to take advantage of a whole new sector

Natural Resources Canada Shawn Tupper Associate Deputy Minister Natural Resources Canada

Engendering Global Partnerships: International Regulatory Collaboration Panel
  • With serious barriers to entry forcing developers, vendors and utilities to put all their eggs in one basket, discover how the USA, Canada and the UK are collaborating on regulation to foster multiple country operation, saving your organization time money
  • Open up the Atlantic corridor, giving you access to 3 prime locations for SMRs without having to start from scratch again. Build your international business case, and launch multiple missions to be the most successful in the game

CNSC Chair: Ramzi Jammal Executive Vice President & Chief Regulatory Operations Officer CNSC

Washington State Senate Senator Sharon Brown State Senator Washington State Senate

Australia Entering the Market: Increasing Public Acceptance Down Under
  • Hear directly from the Minerals Council of Australia on exactly how the Australian public & government are shifting towards nuclear
  • With such positive news from what was previously a dead market, learn how to get in at the beginning and stay ahead of the curve

Minerals Council of Australia Patrick P Gibbons Principal Adviser - Energy Minerals Council of Australia

Session 3: Meet Your End User: The Customer Showcase
Energy Security & Mining: The Nuclear Perspective
  • With the “Ring of Fire” in Canada worth up to $60bn, find out how SMRs can help miners to unlock that potential for a huge economic boom
  • As potential for mining increases in South America & Africa, learn how SMRs can take mining to new heights across the globe
  • Get key takeaways to raise the profile of mining’s nuclear solution

MIRARCO Mining Innovation Chair: Francois Carron Director of the Energy Center and, Bruce Power Chair for Sustainable Energy Solutions MIRARCO Mining Innovation

Remote & Off-Grid Communities
  • Hear from the mayor of Pinawa in Canada, as they prepare to be the first guinea pig in the world to test off-grid SMRs – get the inside scoop on being the first to provide power here
  • Explore the third party benefits this will create, including: increased agriculture, economic development through increased electricity levels, home & construction and improvements and more

Blair Skinner Mayor of Pinawa, Canada

Detailing Defence: Small Nuclear & Military Applications
  • Having recently released an official request for information from the nuclear community, find out what the U.S. Department of Defence require, and how to access this potentially massive buyer
  • As flexibility of SMR deployment becomes increasingly important, learn what your organization can do to secure potential market share with the U.S. Army
  • NOTE: Juan Vitali's personal opinions do not represent the U.S. Army's official position.

Juan Vitali Nuclear Defence Expert US Army

Financing Roundtable: Methods to Enable Industrialization
  • As investment dollars fast become the industry’s hot topic, hear from Public, Private & Industrial Finance players from around the globe, and how they can work together to ensure deployment
  • Discover what options are on the table to industrialize small nuclear, and how best to access the capital your organization needs to succeed

Sun Trust Bank Jorge Pica Equities Sun Trust Bank

Breaking into Western Europe: A Study on the Economic Validity of SMRs
  • Tractabel present their exclusive study on the economic validity of SMRs in Western Europe – conquer new developed economies here
  • With a detailed analysis from those who have penned the report themselves, expect to get key insight into what the market needs in Europe in order for the nuclear revolution to take place

Engie Anicet Toure Product Manager - SMR & Advanced Technologies Engie

UK 360 Panel
  • As the UK continues to be one of the global hot spots, find out exactly what capabilities the UK has to develop one of the most robust nuclear supply chains on the planet
  • From advanced manufacturing to national labs, to dedicated siting operations, cover every inch of the UK and understand how to seize market share early on

National Nuclear Laboratories Michael Drury Account Director National Nuclear Laboratories

More speakers TBA very shortly

Session 4: Technology & Innovation
THE TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE: Discover the Cutting Edge Technologies Taking the Industry by Storm
  • With the power of technology only set to increase, hear from the most innovative players in the market on what to expect for the future, and how you can capitalize on market share
  • Including a utility judging panel, find out how the end-user will react to the newest innovations, allowing you to capitalize on the inevitable commercial opportunities on the horizon

CNSC Kevin Lee Head of Disruptive Innovative & Emerging Technologies Group CNSC

Including: VR Technology, Fuel & Waste Recycling, Drone Technology, 3D Printing, AI & Advanced Nuclear

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Day Two

Chairman's Remarks
Chairman's Remarks
NuScale & the Supply Chain
  • With the introduction of two smaller reactor modules, find out the new work NuScale has done on the supply chain so you can fit in
  • As the industry’s premier SMR developer, get key insight into commercial opportunities available now and into the 2020’s

NuScale Scott Bailey VP Supply Chain NuScale

The King in the North? OPG Keynote
  • Hear from one of Canada’s largest utilities, getting the latest updates from senior decision makers as the keynote Canadian address
  • With OPG leading the charge north of the border, don’t miss out what the key decision makers have to say

OPG Robin Bailey VP Business Development OPG

Setting the Standard with ASME
  • Hear from one of America’s largest engineering associations on how our codes and standards can improve SMR construction best practice
  • With factory-built Small Nuclear being the end goal, discover what ASME codes and standards will dictate the manufacturing process

ASME Camille Cruz-Alfonso ASME

Fostering Partnerships: NB Power
  • Having announced their partnership last year, hear key insights into major commercial opportunities in New Brunswick, and what it takes to be a part of their nuclear power mix
  • Take away a strategy for supply chain, financing and implementation to scale SMR deployment

NB Power Paul Thompson Deputy Chief Nuclear Officer NB Power

The World’s Largest Foundry: Sheffield Forgemasters
  • Understand how Sheffield Forgemasters forging & technology capabilities give major opportunities for SMRs
  • From their work on NuScale to beyond, make sure you’re aware of how forging and technology combine to move the industry forwards

Sheffield Forgemasters Jesus Talamantes-Silva Group Director, Research Design & Technology Sheffield Forgemasters

Simulating South Africa: Flownex & the Constructed Environment
  • With commercial opportunities increasing in South Africa, discover how to take advantage of a market experience such exponential growth  
  • Hear from a supply chain leader on how to get involved at the start of the up-swing – beat the competition

Executive Speaker TBC

US SMR Roundtable: Mapping the Road to Financing & Deployment
  • Define the operational model and business model to-create an appetite for financing SMRs
  • Discuss how the sector can collaborate to cut costs for development and deployment
  • Grow from paper design to real testing using investment dollars
Canadian SMR Roundtable: Future of the Canadian SMR
  • Gain clarity on the needs and priorities of stakeholders and Canadians
  • Further your understanding of the value proposition of different SMR technologies
  • Understand how to identify key issues related to regulatory readiness, waste management and transportation policy

Natural Resources Canada Diane Cameron Director of Nuclear Natural Resources Canada

The Argentinian SMR: CAREM-25 & CAREM-480
  • Learn about the commercial applications of Argentina’s current CAREM projects and move towards gaining market share
  • Discover how the South American supply chain will be structured, so you can get the first-mover advantage on the continent
CNSC: A Supply Chain Approach
  • Now the supply chain has arrived, understand how and when regulation must move forward to enhance and engender SMR deployment
  • Hear directly from CNSC on the importance of agility and effectiveness to ensure expedited arrival times

CNSC Kevin Lee Senior Policy Fellow CNSC

EPRI: The Premium Research Update
  • As Gen IV & V reactors start to come into play, understand what EPRI is doing to enable and engender time and industry competitive R&D
Defining a Canadian Fuel Management Strategy
  • Now that SMRs are becoming more of a reality discuss the options for managing fuel in an effective and practical way
  • Understand the roadmap for Canadian waste projects and how this strategy can utilize existing competencies and increase commercial viability  
Westinghouse and the E-Vinci Reactor
  • Hear from Ken Canavan, CTO, Westinghouse on what exactly how Westinghouse is doing to conquer the micro-reactor market
  • As one of the leading developers in the space, find out their future expectations for their projects & how to become part of their supply chain
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Sponsors & Exhibitors already confirmed for 2020

Headline Sponsor

  • GE-Hitachi

Platinum Sponsor

  • nuscale-power

Silver Sponsors

  • ASME
  • bruce-power
  • flownex
  • Hagen Consulting
  • ontario-power-generation
  • Westinghouse

Bronze Sponsors

  • sheff-forgemasters
  • Southern-Nuclear
  • Thomas Thor associates
  • Tractebel


  • Amerapex
  • ASME
  • ES Fox
  • GE-Hitachi
  • Holos
  • L3Harris
  • liburdi
  • nuscale-power
  • sheff-forgemasters
  • Westinghouse

Industry Partners

  • ASME
  • CNL
  • Mirarco
  • nei
  • OCNI
  • SMR-Start

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