June 17, 2011, Friday
Pavilion 3, Amphitheatre


Following the earthquake in Japan leading to a major nuclear crisis, the international community is redoubling its efforts to assure nuclear energy is developed safely.

1) What is the future for the development of nuclear power worldwide? What is the role of the state in the development of individual countries’ national nuclear power?
2) What steps should governments take to ensure that the safety systems used in modern power plants are adequate?
3) What is the role of the IAEA in strengthening the international legal framework for nuclear and radiation safety?

Hon. Bill Richardson, Former Governor of New Mexico, U.S. Secretary of Energy and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Chairman of the executive advisory service Global Political Strategies (GPS), APCO Worldwide

Sergei Kirienko, General Director, Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation
Jukka Laaksonen, General Director, Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK)
Henri Proglio, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, EDF
Nobuo Tanaka, Executive Director, International Energy Agency

Front row participants
Mikhail Abyzov, Chairman of the Board, E4 Group
Ambassador Hamad Al Kaabi, Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the International Atomic Energy Agency Special Representative for International Nuclear Cooperation
Mark Benson, Chairman, APCO Insight
Alexander Bychkov, Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Nuclear Energy, IAEA
Tapio Kuula, President and Chief Executive Officer, Fortum Corporation
Christine Marin
Andrej Timofeev, Partner and Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group
Tony Ward, Partner, Global Nuclear Power Leader, Ernst & Young