Nuclear energy: security and waste management

This highly efficient energy source has brought some concerns lately with the Fukushima nuclear situation. Within this context, a dialogue between France and American experts in nuclear energy were organized during France-Atlanta 2011. A focus was made on security and waste management issues.


7:30 am - Registration and networking breakfast

8:00 to 8:20 am - Opening remarks by keynote speaker Mr. Tim Echols, Public Service Commissioner, State of Georgia

8:20 to 8:30 am - Panelists introduction

8:30 to 10:00 am - Panel 1: Nuclear Waste Management
Mr.David Jones, Executive Vice President of the Backend Sector, AREVA North America,
Mr.John Heaton, Former 7-term NM State Representative and Carlsbad’s Energy Development Coordinator, Carlsbad Nuclear Waste Management (New Mexico)
Mr. Joe Carter, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions
Mr. Cyril Pinel, French Embassy Nuclear Attache

10:00 to 10:15 am - Q&A by moderator Mr. Tim Echols, Public Service Commissioner, State of Georgia

10:15 to 10:30 am - Coffee break and networking

10:30 to 10:50 am- keynote speaker Mr. David Blee, US Nuclear Infrastructure Council (NIC)

10:50 to 11:00 am - Panelists introduction

11:00 am to 12:20 pm - Nuclear Security Management.
Mrs. Cheri Collins, General Manager - External Alliances, Southern Nuclear Company
Mr. Weston Stacey, Callaways Regent Professor of Nuclear Engineering, Fusion Research Center at the Georgia Institute of Technology
Mr. Bill Webster, Senior Vice President Industry Evaluations, Institute of Nuclear Power Operations

12:20 to 12:35 pm - Q&A by moderator Mr. John McIntyre, Executive Director, CIBER, Georgia Tech

12:35 to 1:35 pm - Lunch and networking

1:35 pm - End of meeting

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Nuclear Delegation
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Nuclear Workshop Booklet 2011

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