Presentations 2018

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Presentations by Mr. Michael Binder, CNSC President and CEO

February 21, 2018

Presentation by President Michael Binder at the Canadian Association of Nuclear Host Communities annual general meeting

On Wednesday, February 21, 2018, Michael Binder, President of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC), gave a presentation at the annual general meeting of the Canadian Association of Nuclear Host Communities in Ottawa, Ontario. In his presentation, Dr. Binder provided an update on regulatory activities in mining, nuclear power plants, nuclear waste management, emergency preparedness and modernizing Canada’s nuclear regulatory framework. He also discussed the Government of Canada’s ongoing government reviews and reconciliation activities with Indigenous Canadians, as well as public outreach commitments.

Presentations by CNSC Senior Management

February 22, 2018

Presentation by Ramzi Jammal at Texas A&M Summit on Readiness for Regulating Advanced Reactor Projects

On February 22, 2018, Ramzi Jammal, CNSC Executive Vice-President and Chief Regulatory Operations Officer, delivered a presentation at the Advanced Reactors Technical Summit V & Technology Trailblazers Showcase that took place at Texas A&M University. The presentation, titled “Readiness for Regulating Advanced Reactor Projects”, discusses the Canadian perspective on vendor design reviews conducted at the CNSC for small modular reactors (SMRs).

February 15, 2018

Presentation by Peter Elder at the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Federal Lab Day

On February 15, 2018, Peter Elder, Vice-President and Chief Science Officer, Technical Support Branch, gave a presentation at the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) Federal Lab Day held in Ottawa, Ontario, titled Opportunities for CNL in Support of Nuclear Safety and Regulation. Mr. Elder discussed the value of regulatory research, the CNSC’s collaboration with CNL on research programs, and areas of growth including small modular reactors.

Presentations by CNSC staff

Presentation by CNSC Staff – Technical Update on Fuel Channel Fitness-For-Service in Canadian Nuclear Power Plants Commission meeting January 23, 2018

In relation to aging management of existing operating facilities, CNSC staff presents the science behind fuel channel fitness‐for‐service assessments in support of technical information for Regulatory recommendations.

Presentation by Stephanie Herstead to the UK "nucleargraduates" visiting the CNSC

On March 5, 2018, Stephanie Herstead, Project Officer, New Major Facilities Licensing Division, gave a presentation to students enrolled in the UK "nucleargraduates" training program, who were visiting the CNSC in Ottawa, Ontario. The talk was titled "The CNSC's Regulatory Approach to Small Modular Reactors and Other Advanced Technologies". Ms. Herstead discussed the basics of small modular reactors (SMRs), the current climate in Canada for SMR and related technologies, updates on vendor design reviews, and key regulatory issues associated with these activities.

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