Plenary Session, 29 May 2018

Part 1

Welcome and Opening Address
Dr. Ralf Güldner
President of DAtF, Germany


Nuclear Technology in the 19th Legislative Period of the German Bundestag
Kerntechnik in der 19. Legislaturperiode des Deutschen Bundestages
Karsten Möring MdB, German Bundestag, Member of the Committee on the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Germany



The NDA's Current Strategy and its Long Term Objectives
David Peattie, CEO, Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), United Kingdom

10:20Nuclear Power Under Current Market Conditions in Switzerland
Dr. Willibald Kohlpaintner, Head of Nuclear Energy Division, Axpo Holding AG, Switzerland
10:40Coffee Break
11:10How Does Nuclear Phase-Out Affect the International Business of German Technical and Scientific Support Organisations?
Dr. Dirk Stenkamp, CEO, TÜV Nord Group, Germany
11:30Phase-Out in Germany – We Are International!
Carsten Haferkamp, Managing Director, Framatome GmbH
11:50Can Nuclear Energy Thrive in a Carbon-Constrained World? – Findings From a New MIT Study
Jacopo Buongiorno, TEPCO Professor and Associate Department Head, Director, Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems (CANES), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
Waste Management


Site Selection in Practice: Challenges at the Start of the Process
Standortauswahl in der Praxis: Herausforderungen am Neubeginn des Verfahrens
Dr. Jörg Tietze, Acting Head of Department Site Selection, Bundesgesellschaft für Endlagerung (BGE), Germany

12:30-14:00Lunch Break
Part 2
Award Ceremony

Award of the Honorary Membership of KTG to Prof. Dr. Winfried Petry

Outside the Box

Black Holes, Multidimensionality and Entropy – Limits of Reality
Dr. Maria J. Rodriguez, Research Group Leader, Gravitational and Black Hole Theory, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, Germany and Utah State University, USA 


Closing Remarks
Frank Apel, Chairperson of KTG, Germany

18:40End of Session
18:40DAtF-Reception and Meet-and-greet in the Exhibiton Area

End of Plenary Day


Moderator of the Plenary Session: Johannes Pennekamp, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Germany

Subject to change.

All contributions translated simultaneously in English/German.

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