CNSC Guest Speakers 2014

This Web page has been archived on the Web.


ARCHIVED - Information identified as archived on the Web is for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. It has not been altered or updated after the date of archiving. Web pages that are archived on the Web are not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards. As per the Communications Policy of the Government of Canada, you can request alternate formats on the Contact Us page.

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) hosts guest speakers on topics of interest to CNSC staff. These sessions take place on a regular basis throughout the year. The Guest Speaker Series is open to all CNSC staff and members of the public.

  • CNSC Guest Speakers  ( 2014 )

The CNSC does not, by publishing the information in this section, indicate its endorsement of any of the authors' opinions or conclusions.

To receive alternate formats, such as a paper copy, or to get help with problems accessing any presentation, contact the CNSC.

November 3, 2014

Dr. Dale Klein, rejoined The University of Texas System in January of 2011 as Associate Vice Chancellor for Research in the Office of Academic Affairs, will be the next speaker in our ongoing series of invited experts. His presentation will explore the current and near term status of nuclear energy in the U.S. and the world.

October 20, 2014

Mr. Hung LeHong, vice-president at Gartner, will be the next speaker in our ongoing series of invited experts. His presentation will explore how to best harness today’s technologies while building a long-term vision for leveraging digital business technologies in the future government workplace.

October 6, 2014

Victor McCree: "Regulatory Oversight Process" (PDF)
Mr. Victor McCree, Regional Administrator of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (USNRC) Region II office in Atlanta, Georgia, discussed regulatory oversight processes and issues with compliance.

September 11, 2014

Neil Bouwer: "How to be successful in a changing environment" (PDF)
Neil Bouwer, a Senior Vice-President for the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) presented at our speaker series which held a special event in partnership with the CNSC Young Professionals Network. Mr. Bouwer explored how to be successful in a changing environment.

June 26, 2014

Dan Pasquale: "Counterfeit, Fraudulent or Suspect Items (CFSI)" (PDF)
Dan Pasquale, a senior operations engineer with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (U.S. NRC) spoke about Counterfeit, Fraudulent or Suspect Items (CFSI).

April 25, 2014

Peter Hunt: "Communications in the 21st Century"
Peter Hunt, a renowned expert at Hill+Knowlton Strategies in the design and execution of significant communications initiatives, delivered a presentation about the challenges of communication in the 21st century and why the public is hearing a different message than we think we’re telling.

March 24, 2014

Dr. Peter Jensen: "Ignite the Third Factor"
Dr. Peter Jensen, founder of Performance Coaching Inc., one of the premiere training firms in Canada, delivered a presentation titled: "Ignite the Third Factor".

March 7, 2014

Dr. William Leiss: "The Importance of Stigma for Nuclear Issues" (PDF)
Dr. William Leiss, a consultant on risk and a resident scientist at the University of Ottawa, delivered a presentation that focused on: "The Importance of Stigma for Nuclear Issues".

February 13, 2014

Dr. Duane Bratt: "Canada, the Provinces, and the global nuclear revival" (PDF)

Dr. Duane Bratt, a professor and the Chair of the Department of Policy Studies at Mount Royal University, delivered a presentation that focused on "Canada, the Provinces, and the global nuclear revival".

January 13, 2014

George Apostolakis: "Safety Goals and Risk-Informed Regulation at the U.S. NRC" (PDF)

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner George Apostolakis visited the CNSC to discuss safety goals and risk-informed regulation at the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission.