Speakers

Dr. Adi Paterson

Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation

We are proud to announce that the Dr Adrian (Adi) Paterson, CEO of ANSTO, will speak in the Keynote Session, Diversity in Nuclear.  Since 2009, Dr Paterson has had oversight and responsibility for ANSTO’s multifaceted portfolio of activities. His focus on the importance of diversity and equity, particularly in STEM will make for an engaging session.

Mr. Juan Pablo Ordoñez

INVAP

Mr. Juan Pablo Ordoñez, Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) of INVAP, will be attending the conference and participate in the Nuclear for Life plenary session.

Dr. Rabia Salihu Sa’id

Bayero University

Dr Rabia Salihu Sa’id, Professor at Bayero University Nigeria, will be attending the conference and will speak in the Nuclear for Life plenary session. Dr Sa’id was the 2015 winner of the Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World in 2015 and is currently researching environment and nuclear safety.

Dr. Kathryn McCarthy

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

We are proud to announce that the Dr Kathryn McCarthy, Vice-President, Science & Technology for the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, is attending the conference and will speak in the plenary session Nuclear for Power.

Ms. Agneta Rising

World Nuclear Association

We are proud to announce that Agneta Rising director of World Nuclear Association will speak in the plenary session, Nuclear for Power. Agneta is also the co-founder and former president of Women In Nuclear (WIN).

Ms. Marilyn C. Kray

American Nuclear Society
Exelon

We are proud to announce that Ms. Marilyn Kray, President of the American Nuclear Society and Vice President of nuclear strategy & development in Exelon, will speak in the plenary session, Nuclear for Power.

Currently, Ms. Kray leads major initiatives on current and advanced reactor designs to create growth opportunities in the Nuclear industry.

Mr. Koji Okamoto

Japan Atomic Energy Agency

We are proud to announce that Mr. Koji Okamoto, Director General of the Collaborative Laboratories for Advanced Decommissioning Science (CLADS) within JAEA, will speak in the plenary session, Nuclear for Sustainability.

Mr Okamoto leads an initiative in a specialized research institute for nuclear energy and radiation, and promotes various research and development on the decommissioning of Fukushima Daiichi Power Station.

Ms. Suzanne Jaworowski

US Office of Nuclear Energy

We are proud to announce that Ms. Suzanne Jaworowski, Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor in the US Office of Nuclear Energy, will speak in the Keynote Session, Diversity in Nuclear.

Ms. Jaworowski, in her role in the Office of Nuclear Energy, provides political and strategic leadership to the office and manages outreach and educational efforts in the area of civil nuclear energy.

Dr. Carlo A. Arcilla

Philippine Nuclear Research Institute

We are proud to announce that Dr. Carlo Arcilla, Director of the Department of Science and Technology at the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute will speak in the Plenary Session, Nuclear for Life.

The Philippine Nuclear Research Institute has well developed research programs in food and agriculture, human health and medicine, environmental protection and management among other nuclear-related fields.