The SMR conference,held at the Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte, NC on 31st March – 1st April, is gathering momentum as further guests and delegates are confirmed from the forefront of SMR expertise. The conference will give you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to evolve your SMR strategy after hearing from some of the biggest names in the industry discuss the issues that matter today!
Recently confirmed guests include:
Dr. Dan Fraser, Program Director, Energy Engineering and Systems at Argonne National Laboratory: Argonne is a multidisciplinary science and engineering research center where world-class researchers work alongside experts from industry, academia and other government laboratories to address vital national challenges in energy innovation. Dr. Fraser will be on a panel discussing advanced reactors in terms of the cost benefits, waste reduction and comparison with traditional nuclear technologies.
Jim Hempstead, Associate Managing Director, Global Project & Infrastructure Finanace at Moody’s: Moody’s is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Jim Hempstead will be on a Wall Street panel discussing the outlook for SMR funding, the pitfalls in gaining investment and how to make your SMR projects a more attractive investment.
Other recently confirmed delegates (in the last week alone!) from Exelon, EDF, OPG, SaskPower, AREVA, ORNL and URS.
Along with the above there are a whole host of other sessions and discussions with information and advice for you to take advantage of. These include:
Regulatory and industry updates: Ensure you are up-to-date withdevelopments in SMR deployment and regulatory timeframes; current economic conditions, the electricity market, regulatory paradigms and how they all affect SMR development; natural gas vs. SMR nuclear energy.
The progression of US SMR projects: TVA progress at Clinch River; the Generation mPower Story; SMR benefits for regional economic development; utility collaboration.
SMRs from financing to deployment: exclusive insight into major nuclear utility perspectives; managing financial risk; benefits of SMRs for electric co-operatives.
International SMR deployment: Opportunities for SMRs in Australia & Canada; the international market.
Advanced reactors, technology and innovation: information on the cost benefit analysis of advanced reactors; technological overview of advanced reactors; holistic R&D efforts for progression.
And much, much more!
This is truly the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the wealth of information available to you at the 2014 SMR conference. This year’s pioneering event is the only way to get ahead by learning the most up-to-date and advanced innovative solutions in SMR technology and decision-making.
As spaces are limited please act now to guarantee you can join us for this groundbreaking event!