The “Humanitarian Support of Business and Public Confidence: Practices of Collaborating with Local Communities” round table will bring together Russian and international experts from the nuclear industry, telecommunications, the FMCG, and representatives of the academic community. The following participants are expected to take part in the round table: First Deputy Chair of the Federation Council Committee on the Rules of Procedure and Parliamentary Governance Lyubov Glebova, Deputy General Director for Development and International Business of the Rosatom State Corporation, Kirill Komarov, Mayor of Raahe, (Finland) Ari Nurkkala, President of the Argentine Youth Nuclear Generation Juan Pablo Gomez Omil, Director of the Cocoa Life Program of the Mondelez International Cathy Peters, Head of Corporate Responsibility Reporting, communications and customer relations of NOKIA Anthony Darcy, Director for Publicity and Advocacy of the Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board Basett Buyukah, President of the Rusatom International Network Alexander Merten, General Director of JSC Rusatom Service Evgeny Salkov. The discussion will be moderated by Elena Kostenko, Director of the Institute of Humanitarian Technologies, RANEPA Professor.

They will try to find answers on how to increase the effect of business activities aimed at achieving sustainable development goals and how to interact with the stakeholders for effective public confidence of nuclear technologies building.

The round table will be held on April 16, 2019 in the hall “Yellow” Media Center. The event starts at 10:00.

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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 R?galdo and former Director-General of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency Luis E. Ech?varri, 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.

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