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The CNSC hosts guest speakers on topics of interest to CNSC staff. These sessions take place on a regular basis throughout the year. The Guest Speaker Series is open to all CNSC staff and members of the public.

Members of the public are welcome to attend and are encouraged to RSVP 24 hours in advance.

Upcoming guest speakers

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The CNSC Speaker Series, in collaboration with the Ottawa Branch of the Canadian Nuclear Society, is pleased to welcome Alys Gardner to provide a United Kingdom Nuclear Institute (NI) perspective on the UK’s nuclear industry landscape, including its history as well as its current and future shape.

Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Time: 1:30–3:00 p.m.
Location: 280 Slater Street, Room 14-032
Ottawa, Ontario

Alys Gardner is a senior safety consultant working in the UK nuclear industry. Since 2014, she has been employed with Abbott Risk Consulting Ltd. Previous to this, she was part of the Atkins (now part of SNC Lavalin) graduate program and spent five years gaining radiation shielding and safety case knowledge across a variety of civil defence projects.

Alys Gardner is a volunteer with the NI. In 2016, she chaired the NI’s Young Generation Network and, in June 2017, the European Nuclear Young Generation Forum (ENYGF) in Manchester. Held every two years, the ENYGF is a week-long conference focusing on developing the skills and networks of the future leaders of the global nuclear industry.

Alys Gardner holds a master’s degree in Physics with Business Management from the University of Manchester.