Presentations 2016

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Presentations by Mr. Michael Binder, CNSC President and CEO

March 14, 2016

Presentation by CNSC President Michael Binder as part of the Multinational Workshop on the Regulation of Deep Geological Repositories

On March 14, 2016, CNSC President Michael Binder delivered a presentation at the Multinational Workshop on the Regulation of Deep Geological Repositories in Ottawa, ON. His presentation, titled “Regulating the Safety of Radioactive Waste”, provided an overview of the CNSC and the status of radioactive waste management in Canada.

February 26, 2016

Presentation by CNSC President Michael Binder entitled "Nuclear in a Low-Carbon Future: Moving Forward Within a Strong Regulatory Framework" (PDF)

CNSC President Michael Binder spoke at the Canadian Nuclear Association's Annual Conference and Trade Show on February 26, 2016. The theme of this year's conference was "The Core of Canada's Low-Carbon Future". The President spoke about the CNSC's strong regulatory framework in 2015 and plans for the year ahead. He also announced the launch of the CNSC's 70th anniversary campaign.

February 2, 2016

Presentation by CNSC President Michael Binder at the Certificate Program in Regulatory Leadership Study Tour (PDF)

On February 2, 2016, CNSC President and CEO Michael Binder participated in the annual Certificate Program in Regulatory Leadership (CPRL) Study Tour, which focused this year on the nuclear sector. The CPRL is a joint initiative of the University of Ottawa and Carleton University intended to strengthen Canada’s regulatory community. During the CPRL study tour, participants also received presentations from several CNSC executives and staff members. Click on the links below to view the other CNSC presentations during the 2016 CPRL study tour.

See senior management presentations at the CPRL

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January 19, 2016

Presentation by CNSC President Michael Binder on Excellence in Nuclear Regulation (PDF)

On January 19, 2016, CNSC President Michael Binder participated in a one-day Federal Regulators Summit hosted by the Public Policy Forum to consider what it means to achieve regulatory excellence. President Binder delivered a presentation, titled "Excellence in Nuclear Regulation", which provided the CNSC perspective on the pursuit of regulatory excellence.

Presentations by CNSC Senior Management

May 24, 2016

Presentation by Jason Cameron at the IAEA Conference on Advancing the Global Implementation of Decommissioning and Environmental Remediation Programs

On May 24, 2016, Jason K. Cameron, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs Branch, presented and acted as chairperson for the session titled “Decision-Making Process: Societal and Stakeholder Involvement during the Lifecycle of Programs”. This session took place at the IAEA Conference on Advancing the Global Implementation of Decommissioning and Environmental Remediation Programs in Madrid, Spain. Conference participants shared and reviewed challenges, achievements and lessons learned related to the decommissioning and environmental remediation programs that have been implemented during the past decade. For more information visit: http://www-pub.iaea.org/iaeameetings/50801/International-Conference-on-Advancing-the-Global-Implementation-of-Decommissioning-and-Environmental-Remediation-Programmes

May 19, 2016

Presentation by Commission Secretary Marc Leblanc at the 11th annual European Nuclear Power conference

On May 19, 2016, Marc Leblanc, Commission Secretary, delivered a presentation at the 11th annual European Nuclear Power conference. The presentation, titled “Increasing Global Accountability in Nuclear Safety”, addressed the need for greater global accountability in nuclear safety and the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s ongoing actions to strengthen international collaboration and transparency.

May 11, 2016

Presentation by Terry Jamieson at the Second International Regulators Conference on Nuclear Security

On May 11, 2016, Terry Jamieson, CNSC Vice-President, Technical Support Branch, made a presentation at the Second International Regulators Conference on Nuclear Security in Madrid, Spain. The presentation titled “Legal Authority for Armed Onsite Nuclear Response Forces” provided a brief overview of Canada’s experience in establishing the legal authority for armed onsite nuclear response forces.

May 10, 2016

Presentation by Marc Leblanc to the Ontario Power Summit

On May 10, 2016, Marc Leblanc, Commission Secretary, delivered a presentation to the Ontario Power Summit. The presentation, titled “Governance, Social Licence and the Energy Industry: The CNSC Perspective”, provided an overview of the CNSC, its governance model as an administrative tribunal, its hearing process, how the public can participate, and social licence considerations.

May 9, 2016

Presentation by Terry Jamieson at the International Nuclear Regulators’ Association meeting

On May 9, 2016, Terry Jamieson, Vice-President of the Technical Support Branch, presented to the International Nuclear Regulators’ Association in Madrid, Spain. Mr. Jamieson’s presentation offered an update on nuclear regulatory issues in Canada, and spoke about upcoming CNSC activities.

April 14, 2016

Presentation by Ramzi Jammal at the Western European Nuclear Regulators Association

On April 14, 2016, Ramzi Jammal, CNSC Executive Vice-President and Chief Regulatory Operations Officer, delivered a presentation to the Western European Nuclear Regulators Association (WENRA), titled “Convention on Nuclear Safety: The 7th Review Meeting”. The presentation outlined the purpose of the Convention, Mr. Jammal’s commitments and objectives as the President for the 7th Review Meeting, and identified current challenges to nuclear safety and the Convention’s peer review process.

April 14, 2016

Presentation by Jason Cameron at the International Conference on Effective Nuclear Regulatory Systems

On April 14, 2016, Jason Cameron, Vice-President, Regulatory Affairs Branch, delivered a presentation to a session on “Strengthening International Cooperation” at the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) International Conference on Effective Nuclear Regulatory Systems. The presentation, titled “Toward a System of Global Accountability”, explored the need for greater global accountability in nuclear safety and the CNSC’s ongoing actions to strengthen international collaboration and transparency.

April 13, 2016

Presentation by Jason Cameron at the Western European Nuclear Regulators Association

On April 13, 2016, Jason Cameron, Vice-President, Regulatory Affairs Branch, delivered a presentation to the Western European Nuclear Regulators Association (WENRA). The presentation provided an overview of the CNSC as Canada’s independent nuclear safety regulator and outlined the organization’s motivation to join WENRA as an observer. Canada is the first non-European observer in the association.

April 11, 2016

Presentation by Ramzi Jammal at the International Conference on Effective Nuclear Regulatory Systems

On April 11, 2016, Ramzi Jammal, CNSC Executive Vice-President and Chief Regulatory Operations Officer, delivered a presentation to the Opening Session of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) International Conference on Effective Nuclear Regulatory Systems. The presentation, titled “Progress achieved since the 2013 Ottawa Conference”, outlined the activities undertaken by the IAEA and its Member States under the six actions identified at the Ottawa Conference, and discussed areas for further improvements.

March 14, 2016

Opening remarks by CNSC Executive Vice-President and Chief Regulatory Operations Officer Ramzi Jammal at the Multinational Workshop on the Regulation of Deep Geological Repositories

On March 14, 2016, Mr. Jammal delivered opening remarks at the Multinational Workshop on the Regulation of Deep Geological Repositories (DGRs) in Ottawa, ON. The workshop focused on the exchange of information on DGRs, each country’s regulatory requirements, and discussions around the structure of a possible DGR regulators’ forum.

March 1, 2016

Presentation by Jason Cameron on excellence in nuclear regulation

On March 1, 2016, in a pre-GLOBE 2016 workshop with federal and provincial regulators, Jason Cameron, Vice-President, Regulatory Affairs Branch, provided an overview of the importance of excellence in nuclear regulation, emphasizing the ten characteristics espoused by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. The workshop was part of a broader ongoing project on “best-in-class” energy regulation organized by the Public Policy Forum and supported by Ernst and Young.

March 1, 2016

Opening remarks by Ramzi Jammal at the Convention on Nuclear Safety Officers’ Turnover Meeting at IAEA Headquarters

Mr. Jammal assumes leadership at the Convention on Nuclear Safety Officers’ Turnover Meeting at IAEA Headquarters to take on his role of President of the 7th Review Meeting of the Convention on Nuclear Safety.

February 2, 2016

Presentation by Jason Cameron at the Certificate Program in Regulatory Leadership Study Tour (PDF)

On February 2, 2016, Jason Cameron, Vice-President and Chief Communications Officer, Regulatory Affairs Branch, participated in the annual Certificate Program in Regulatory Leadership (CPRL) Study Tour, which focused this year on the nuclear sector. The CPRL is a joint initiative of the University of Ottawa and Carleton University intended to strengthen Canada’s regulatory community. During the CPRL Study Tour, participants also received presentations from CNSC President Michael Binder and several CNSC executives and staff members. Click on the links below to view the other CNSC presentations during the 2016 CPRL Study Tour.

See President Binder’s presentation at the CPRL

See staff presentations at the CPRL

February 2, 2016

Presentation by Ramzi Jammal at the Certificate Program in Regulatory Leadership Study Tour (PDF)

On February 2, 2016, Ramzi Jammal, Vice-President and Chief Regulatory Operations Officer, participated in the annual Certificate Program in Regulatory Leadership (CPRL) Study Tour, which focused this year on the nuclear sector. The CPRL is a joint initiative of the University of Ottawa and Carleton University intended to strengthen Canada’s regulatory community. During the CPRL Study Tour, participants also received presentations from CNSC President Michael Binder and several CNSC executives and staff members. Click on the links below to view the other CNSC presentations during the 2016 CPRL Study Tour.

See President Binder’s presentation at the CPRL

See staff presentations at the CPRL

February 2, 2016

Presentation by Marc Leblanc at the Certificate Program in Regulatory Leadership Study Tour (PDF)

On February 2, 2016, Marc Leblanc, Commission Secretary, participated in the annual Certificate Program in Regulatory Leadership (CPRL) Study Tour, which focused this year on the nuclear sector. The CPRL is a joint initiative of the University of Ottawa and Carleton University intended to strengthen Canada’s regulatory community. During the CPRL Study Tour, participants also received presentations from CNSC President Michael Binder and several CNSC executives and staff members. Click on the links below to view the other CNSC presentations during the 2016 CPRL Study Tour.

See President Binder’s presentation at the CPRL

See staff presentations at the CPRL

Presentations by CNSC staff

March 22, 2016

Presentation by the Strategic Communications Directorate at the Community of Federal Regulators

On March 22, 2016, Sunni Locatelli, Aimee Rupert, and Brett Byers-Lane presented at the Community of Federal Regulators’ (CFR) Regulatory Professional Development Program learning event. Their presentation was entitled “Communications and Engagement”, which highlighted the various ways in which the CNSC upholds its mandate to disseminate objective scientific, technical and regulatory information to the public.

March 21, 2016

Presentation by Doug Miller at the Community of Federal Regulators

On March 21, 2016, Doug Miller presented at the Community of Federal Regulators’ (CFR) Regulatory Professional Development Program. His presentation was titled “Risk Management at the CNSC” and offered an overview of CNSC enterprise risk management, an application of risk management in the regulatory program, and risk management through application of defence in depth and a graded approach.

March 17, 2016

Presentation by Raoul Awad at the International Nuclear Security Symposium in Beijing

On March 17, 2016, the CNSC’s Raoul Awad, Director General, Security and Safeguards, gave a presentation at the International Nuclear Security Symposium in Beijing, China. The presentation, titled “Effective Nuclear Security Regulation: A Canadian Perspective”, provided an overview of the Canadian nuclear security regime and the role of the CNSC as a regulator.

March 9, 2016

Presentation by Raoul Awad at the IAEA Member State Support Programme Coordinators’ Meeting

On March 9, 2016, the CNSC’s Raoul Awad, Director General, Security and Safeguards, gave a presentation at the IAEA Member State Support Programme Coordinators’ Meeting in Vienna, Austria. The presentation, entitled The Canadian Safeguards Support Program, provided an overview of the program that has supported the IAEA and Canada in developing and implementing safeguards technologies and approaches.

February 23, 2016

Presentation by Jennifer Sample on Transit Matching Best Practices (PDF)

On February 23, 2016, Jennifer Sample, Safeguards Accountancy Officer for the CNSC, participated in a two-day strategy meeting hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration Office of Nonproliferation and Arms Control to consider best reporting practices for the transit matching of nuclear material transfers. Ms. Sample delivered a presentation, titled "Transit Matching Best Practices", which provided an overview of the nuclear material inventory change reporting process in Canada as well as the process for reconciling unmatched transfers identified by the International Atomic Energy Agency. The presentation also provided suggestions for measures to take to reduce the occurrence of unmatched transfers.

February 19, 2016

Presentation by Raphaël Duguay on the Canadian experience in the development and implementation of regulatory requirements for the security of radioactive sources (PDF)

On February 19, 2016, Raphaël Duguay, Security Advisor for the CNSC, delivered this presentation at a bilateral meeting requested by Belgium (Federal Agency for Nuclear Control). At this meeting, the CNSC shared its experience in the development and implementation of security requirements for high-risk radioactive sources. This presentation includes an overview of the Canadian regulatory framework and context for radioactive source security, as well as challenges and lessons learned in the development and implementation of security requirements. It also provides an overview of CNSC operational experience in safety inspector training, security inspections and other activities associated with the industry to enhance radioactive source security in Canada.

February 3, 2016

Presentation by Suzanne Karkour at the Certificate Program in Regulatory Leadership Study Tour (PDF)

On February 3, 2016, Suzanne Karkour, Senior Power Reactor Site Inspector, Darlington Site Office, participated in the annual Certificate Program in Regulatory Leadership (CPRL) Study Tour, which focused this year on the nuclear sector. The CPRL is a joint initiative of the University of Ottawa and Carleton University intended to strengthen Canada’s regulatory community. During the CPRL Study Tour, participants also received presentations from CNSC President Michael Binder and several CNSC executives and staff members. Click on the links below to view the other CNSC presentations during the 2016 CPRL Study Tour.

See President Binder’s presentation at the CPRL

See senior management presentations at the CPRL

February 3, 2016

Presentation by Francois Rinfret at the Certificate Program in Regulatory Leadership Study Tour (PDF)

On February 3, 2016, Francois Rinfret, Director, Darlington Regulatory Program, participated in the annual Certificate Program in Regulatory Leadership (CPRL) Study Tour, which focused this year on the nuclear sector. The CPRL is a joint initiative of the University of Ottawa and Carleton University intended to strengthen Canada’s regulatory community. During the CPRL Study Tour, participants also received presentations from CNSC President Michael Binder and several CNSC executives and staff members. Click on the links below to view the other CNSC presentations during the 2016 CPRL Study Tour.

See President Binder’s presentation at the CPRL

See senior management presentations at the CPRL

February 2, 2016

Presentation by Colin Moses at the Certificate Program in Regulatory Leadership Study Tour (PDF)

On February 2, 2016, Colin Moses, Director General, Directorate of Nuclear Substance Regulation, participated in the annual Certificate Program in Regulatory Leadership (CPRL) Study Tour, which focused this year on the nuclear sector. The CPRL is a joint initiative of the University of Ottawa and Carleton University intended to strengthen Canada’s regulatory community. During the CPRL Study Tour, participants also received presentations from CNSC President Michael Binder and several CNSC executives and staff members. Click on the links below to view the other CNSC presentations during the 2016 CPRL Study Tour.

See President Binder’s presentation at the CPRL

See senior management presentations at the CPRL

January 22, 2016

Presentation by Dr. Patsy Thompson on Regulating Uranium Mines and Mills (PDF)

On January 22, 2016, the CNSC’s Dr. Patsy Thompson delivered a presentation titled “Regulating Uranium Mines and Mills” to the Comité interministériel pour l’analyse des conclusions du Bureau d’audiences publiques sur l’environnement (BAPE) sur la filière uranifère (interdepartmental committee). Dr. Thompson’s presentation covers the regulatory requirements for uranium mines and mills and summarizes the CNSC’s main comments on the report.

Presentations by third parties

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