Third Party Event

30 May 2014

Oxford Business Group is pleased to announce its media partnership with the Istanbul Nuclear Power Plants Summit which will be held on 30 – 31 May, in Turkey. In this respect we send you the following message from the conference organisers:

Dear Oxford Business Group Subscribers,

Nuclear Engineers Society and Sustainable Production and Consumption Association of Turkey is organising “Istanbul Nuclear Power Plants Summit”, on 30th-31st of May, with the support of Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of Turkey.

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The main goal of this international summit is to bring together the international corporations desiring to invest in nuclear plants and the local companies desiring to work with such corporations, as well as officials from public, and local administrations. All stakeholders assessing the nuclear plants from different aspects will be able to learn the perspective of the Turkish public opinion as well.

“Istanbul Nuclear Power Plants Summit” will be hosting senior Government Officials, academicians and industry leaders, including:

  • Taner Yıldız – Minister of Energy and Natural Resources
  • Dr. Fuat Oktay, Director-General, Disaster & Emergency Management Presidency of Turkey
  • Halil Alış, General Manager, Electricity Generation Company / EUAS, Turkey
  • Keith Parker, Chief Executive, The Nuclear Industry Association
  • Rauf Kasumov, Akkuyu NGS, Deputy General Manager
  • Eric Mathet, Licensing and Safety Manager, ATMEA
  • Pierre Doumont, GDF Suez, Group Senior Vice-President, Nuclear Safety & Radiation Protection
  • Prof. Dr. Akira Omoto, Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Prof. Dr. Tunç Aldemir, The Ohio State University, Nuclear Engineering, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

General Themes:

  • What kind of position should Turkish companies take in construction and operation of nuclear plants?
  • Do local engineering and manufacturing increase the public acceptance of nuclear plants?
  • Advantages and potential of Turkey in nuclear energy
  • Current status of nuclear projects in Turkey and in the world
  • Status of nuclear industry in the world after Fukushima-Daiichi
  • Localization of nuclear technologies: international examples
  • Localization of nuclear technology: opportunities and challenges for localisation in Turkey
  • Opportunities and challenges regarding localization of nuclear technologies from the point of view of representatives of energy sector
  • Probable impact of electricity generation by nuclear plants on electricity market
  • Importance of safe and reliable transmission and distribution in safe operation of nuclear plants

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