CNSC Speaker Series

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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 CNSC 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 speaker

Photo of John Froats

The CNSC Speaker Series is pleased to welcome Mr. John Froats, associate professor and nuclear engineer in residence at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, to give a presentation titled "Leadership and Cultural Influence".

The presentation will take place:
Monday, February 4, 2019
2:30 to 4:00 p.m.
Room 14-032, 280 Slater Street
Ottawa, Ontario

In this presentation, Mr. Froats will share his experiences in shaping and leading cultural change initiatives, and will include personal stories to provide some insights to help improve our own regulatory safety culture.

Mr. Froats is a recognized leader in the CANDU nuclear industry. With over 43 years of experience in reactor design, start-up and operation, Mr. Froats has an extensive knowledge and experience base in all aspects of nuclear generation. He is known for his passion in leading people and for high standards of technical performance.

From 2006 to 2010, Mr. Froats was President and CEO of the CANDU Owners Group (COG). He has also held several leadership positions at Ontario Power Generation and the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station.

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