Programme 

 
This conference will be in English.
 
 
03/04/2019
08:00 - 08:45Registration


08:45 - 09:00

Opening remarks



Reive Barros dos Santos, Secretary of Planning and Energy Development, Mines and Energy Ministry
Celso Cunha, President, ABDAN
Kirill Komarov, Chairman, World Nuclear Association
09:00 - 10:20

Session I - Keynote speeches


09:00 - 09:20Brazilian nuclear energy policy
Antônio Capistrano, Secretary of Systems Coordination, Gabinete de Seguranca Institutional (GSI)
09:20 - 09:40Energy policy in Brazil
Reive Barros dos Santos, Secretary of Planning and Energy Development, Mines and Energy Ministry
09:40 - 10:00Brazilian strategic energy planning
Thiago Vasconcellos Barral Ferreira, President, Empresa de Pesquisa Energética
10:00 - 10:20Global overview of nuclear energy development
Agneta Rising, Director General, World Nuclear Association
10:20 - 11:20

Session II - Economics, public confidence and financing


10:20 - 10:40Nuclear power economics
Milt Caplan, MZ Consulting
Philippe Costes, World Nuclear Association
10:40 - 11:00Building public confidence in nuclear projects
Kirill Komarov, Deputy Director General, Rosatom
11:00 - 11:20Financing new nuclear and risk allocation
George Borovas, Partner and Head - Global Nuclear, Shearman & Sterling
11:20 - 11:40

Coffee break


11:40 - 12:40

Session III - Actions for the future of nuclear energy


11:40 - 12:00Capacity building in preparation for an expanded nuclear programme
Patricia Wieland, Head of World Nuclear University
12:00 - 12:20Nuclear innovation in spent fuel management
Liudmila Zalimskaya, Chairman, TENEX
12:20 - 12:40Licensing new nuclear power plants in different regulatory environments
David Howell, President, Americas Operating Plant Services, Westinghouse
12:40 - 14:00

Lunch


14:00 - 16:00

Session IV - Brazil perspective


14:00 - 14:20Strategic HR: building trust for operational excellence
Dr. Marco Tulio, Research Professor and Program Director, Fundação Getúlio Vargas
14:20 - 14:40Nuclear energy in the Brazilian energy mix and future demand
Leonam Guimaraes, President, Eletronuclear
14:40 - 15:00Restart of Angra 3 - current status and perspectives
Marcelo Gomes da Silva, Eletronuclear
15:00 - 15:20RMB - multipurpose Brazilian reactor
Jose Augusto Perrotta, National Commission for Nuclear Energy
15:20 - 15:40The nuclear fuel cycle in Brazil
Carlos Freire Moreira, Presidente, Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil (INB)
15:40 - 16:00Nuclep’s participation in the nuclear market
Nicóla Mirtto Neto, Commercial Director, Nuclebrás Equipamentos Pesados (NUCLEP)
16:00 - 16:20

Coffee break


16:20 - 17:40

Session V - Panel on nuclear energy benefits, technology, economics and public acceptance



MODERATOR: Tim Gitzel, CEO, Cameco
Nuclear pathway to the decarbonized sustainable future
Ivan Dybov, Director, Rosatom America Latina
Nuclear energy benefits for Latin America - challenges and opportunities
Orpet Peixoto, Vice President, ABDAN
Benefits of nuclear power to the Brazilian energy matrix
André Salgado, Director Latin America, Framatome
Nuclear technology and benefits
David Howell, President, Americas Operating Plant Services, Westinghouse
Innovating for cost competitive nuclear
Jay Wileman, President & CEO, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy
17:40 - 17:50

Closing remarks



Celso Cunha, President, ABDAN
Agneta Rising, Director General, World Nuclear Association
18:30

Dinner (by invitation only)


 
04/04/2019
09:00 - 12:30

High-level meeting (by invitation only)


Lunch will be provided after the meeting
 
05/04/2019
06:50 - 20:30

Technical tour to Angra 2 and Angra 3 construction site (limited availability)