The Ghana Nuclear Conference brings together all experts, researchers, scientists,
business executives both locally and at the international level to discuss opportunities available to finance the country’s Nuclear Power Programme.
The maiden conference would include keynote addresses by renowned experts as well as presentations, sessions, and video exhibitions.
Speakers will share specific experiences of financing models for nuclear power projects and modern technologies of nuclear utilization for increased economic development.
Nuclear Reactor, Materials & Fuel
Financing the Construction of a Nuclear Power Plant in Ghana
Nuclear Power, Radiation & Radioactive Waste
Nuclear Safety and Security
Mr Mzubanzi Bismark
Tyobeka,Mr Noh Baek-sik
Mr Henry Teinor, Chief Executive, Energy Media Group
List of Top Professionals in their Respective fields gracing the conference.
Friday May28,2019 / 8:30 - 9:30 Registration
Mr William Owuraku Aidoo
Overview of the Energy Sector Landscape of Ghana
William Owuraku Aidoo (MP) is the current Deputy Minister of Energy in charge of Power. He is also the Member of Parliament for Afigya Kwabre South in the Ashanti Region.energymin.gov.gh
Mr Yukiya Amano
IAEA Statement on Nuclear Power Programmes.
Yukiya Amano is a Japanese diplomat and the current Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, having been elected to the position in July 2009. Amano previously served as an international civil servant for the United Nations and its subdivisions.Wikipedia
Mr Mzubanzi Bismark Tyobeka
This session will discuss prevailing challenges in setting up resilient institutional infrastructure for nuclear power such as operation of nuclear power plants, nuclear safety and security, stakeholder participation and public acceptance.
Dr. Tyobeka has obtained several national and international qualifications in the nuclear field which include aMaster of Science in Applied Radiation Science and Technology, University of North West; a Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering, Pennsylvania State University; and a Doctor of Philosophy in Nuclear Engineering, Pennsylvania State University.nrc.gov
Mr Xavier Ursat
Currently Chief Executive in charge of Engineering Management and New Nuclear Projects at EDFGraduated from École Polytechnique School and Télécom Paris, Xavier Ursat started his career at EDF. Since 2015, he is in charge of Engineering Management and New Nuclear Projects at EDF.linkedin.com
Mr Petteri Tiippana
Mr. Tiippana was born in Joensuu, Finland, on 11th July, 1972. He completed his studies of power plant engineering with a Master of Science degree at Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) in 1997.Mr. Tiippana joined the Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority in May 1996 and has had various positions at STUK during his career.nrc.gov
Mr Shunsuke Kondo
Former Chairman, Japan Atomic Energy Commission and President, Nuclear Waste Management Organization of Japan (NUMO), Japangoogle.com
Ms Agneta Rising
Ms. Rising joined Vattenfall AB (then Swedish State Power Board) in 1980. Her career there centred on radiological protection. Within the Vattenfall Group, Rising was the leading specialist on nuclear energy and the environment.Agneta Rising became chairman of the Uranium Institute in May 2000, and presided over its transformation into the World Nuclear Association in 2001.world-nuclear.org
Prof Benjamin J. B. Nyarko
Prof. Benjamin Jabez Botwe Nyarko was born on 23rd January 1962. Prof. Nyarko graduated from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, in 1990 with a B.Sc. (Hon.) degree in Physics. He was awarded Master of Philosophy degree in Physics in 1999 from the University of Ghana, Legon and a Ph.D degree in Physics through International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) “sandwich” programme between Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada and University of Cape Coast, Cape coast, Ghana in 2007.new.gaecgh.org
Mr Kirill Komarov
Mr. Kirill Borisovich Komarov has been an Executive Director of Directorate for Nuclear Power Complex at Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation since April 2011. Mr. Komarov serves as a Director Executive at Joint Stock Company Atomic Energy Power Corporation. Mr. Komarov has been First Deputy Chief Executive Officer for Corporate Development and International Business at ROSATOM State Atomic Energy Corporation since February 2015 and serves as its and Member of Management ...bloomberg.com
He was appointed as the chief executive officer of the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation SOC Ltd (Necsa) in September 2012 following a successful tenure at Eskom, where he ultimately served as acting general manager of Eskom’s Nuclear New Build Division and led the development of execution plans for Eskom’s nuclear build programme.necsa.co.za
Mr Noh Baek-sik
This session will explore innovative technologies in nuclear power plant operations.
Operational Excellence Jury Member Executive Vice President, Global Business Division Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Company Working Experience: 2017 ~ Executive Vice President, Global Business Division,2015 ~ 2016 Vice President, Global Strategy Office,2013 ~ 2015 Director General, Shin-Hanul Nuclear Power Plant,2011 ~ 2013 Vice President , Overseas Department,2009 ~ 2010 Deputy General Manager, Maintenance Planning Department. Honors : 2009 Ministerial Awardworld-nuclear-exhibition.com
Mr Alexey Likhachev
Alexey Likhachev is Director General of ROSATOM. He assumed office in October 2016. Mr. Likhachev has since been responsible for overseeing the entire spectrum of the state corporation’s activities.Before joining ROSATOM, Mr. Likhachev worked in the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia, where he held a wide variety of leadership positions. He joined the ministry in 2007.rosatom.ru
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“The quest to provide more power for sustained economic development led Ghana to opt for nuclear power in 2007. The country has since worked to complete the first of the IAEA’s three-milestone criteria for the establishment of a nuclear power programme. Construction of the plant is expected to start from 2023-2029, and generate about 1200 megawatts of power to the national grid and also to supply the West Africa Power pool. Being capital intensive, the government is seeking financial assistance from Russia, China or Korea to build the power plant which is estimated at US $10billion and projected to be operational by 2029. The successful completion and operation of the plant in Ghana would make the country the second in sub-Saharan Africa after South Africa to have a nuclear power plant.This Conference therefore presents the perfect opportunity for the country to clinch ideas from leaders in nuclear power construction and operational management while receiving insights into different financing models for Ghana’s first-ever nuclear power plant.”
Mr Henry Teinor, Chief Executive Officer, Energy Media Group.Conference Organiser
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