The International Forum ATOMEXPO-2019, which will be held in Sochi on April 15-16, 2019, will host the round-table session “Global Partnership – a Defining Condition for Sustainable Development”.
The event participants will discuss ROSATOM and other global companies of the world nuclear power’s preparedness to operate in the logic of building partnership schemes in foreign projects while attracting global partners and local suppliers to ensure sustainable development. In particular, it is planned to review ROSATOM’s ability to work in accordance with international standards and meet recommendations of international professional organizations. Experts discuss whether the nuclear industry companies are ready to implement digital technologies and are interested in the broadening of the partnership network. Themes of presentations are the sustainable development effects in capital construction with cooperation in the supply chain, contractual strategy in El-Dabaa NPP (Egypt), FIDIC, FAC-1: contract formats for the capital construction, experience in making alliances with foreign participants having an example of Korean companies.
General Director of the National Nuclear Science and Technology Center of Tunis Moktar Hamdi, International Business Development Director of Bouygues TP (France) Xavier VERDIER, CEO of ORION EnC Co. Ltd. (Republic of Korea) Unjang Lee, Head of Laboratory of Sustainable Business Development of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO Natalia Zaitseva, Vice President for Procurement and Supplies of JSC EC ASE Andrey Medvedev and others are expected to participate in the session, which is to be moderated by Head of Electric Power Section in the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO Aleksei Khokhlov.
The event will start on the 15th April 2019 at 14:30 in the Hall “Yellow” of the Main Media Center.
The main topic for this year’s Forum is “Nuclear for better life.” For the first time in the history of the Forum, the business programme has been compiled by the International Programme Committee, which is made up of: Director General of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency William Magwood, Director General of the World Nuclear Association (WNA) Agneta Rising, former Chairman of the World Association of Nuclear Operators Jacques Régaldo and former Director-General of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency Luis E. Echávarri, among others. ATOMEXPO 2019 participants (heads of state structures, major companies and public organizations, as well as international experts) will discuss global issues in the development of carbon-free energy, a responsible approach to the environment and natural resources, green investments and international partnerships for sustainable development. Among the key topics at roundtables are: the non-energy application of nuclear and radiation technologies in industry, science, medicine and agriculture; digital solutions for infrastructure projects; knowledge management; and the development of human capital assets. A number of important documents are expected to be signed on the side-lines of the Forum, including agreements on strategic cooperation and partnership, commercial contracts and documents on the development of projects. The exhibition will feature a wide range of advanced nuclear technologies and new products, including products that are not related to the energy industry. The exhibition area will take up over 13,000 square metres.
The 10th anniversary ATOMEXPO Forum in 2018 attracted over 4000 delegates and guests from 68 countries (compared to 65 countries in 2017 and 55 countries in 2016). The exhibition took place on a total area of 20,000 square metres (compared to 12,000 square metres in 2017). Over 600 companies took part in the event. A total of 39 agreements and other documents on cooperation and partnership, including commercial contracts, were signed on the side-lines of ATOMEXPO 2018.