AFNBP LITE 20212021-04-20T14:05:02+08:00

Spread over 4 sessions, AFNBP Lite 2021 will focus on 4 key themes which are of current importance in the sub-Saharan nuclear market. The themes and topics of these sessions have been developed in close consultation with key stakeholders of the industry to ensure that what will be discussed and presented are of great relevance. International suppliers will find these sessions useful in gaining a comprehensive understanding of the sub-Saharan nuclear market and also provide guidance on how best to access this emerging market. View all speakers

SESSION 1 ( 19 April 2021 | 12PM GMT)

Keynote: Driving Africa Forward with Nuclear Energy

Opening Keynote Address from Rafael Grossi, Director General, International Atomic Energy Agency

SESSION 2 ( 20 April 2021 | 12PM GMT)


Topics which will be discussed include:

  • Developing an independent nuclear safety assessment
  • Establishing an effective legal and regulatory framework
  • Developing a strong safety and security infrastructure
  • Exploring the formation of a joint Africa regulatory body for new nuclear

SESSION 3 ( 21 April 2021 | 12PM GMT)

Human Capacity Building

Topics which will be discussed include:

  • Key ingredients in developing a human capacity building programme
  • Matching human capacity building program timing with NPP program timing
  • Considerations when choosing a human capacity building international partner
  • Developing the human capital and project management capabilities in nuclear engineering

SESSION 4 ( 22 April 2021 | 12PM GMT)

Small Modular Reactors

Topics which will be discussed include:

  • Latest developments in the global SMR technology landscape
  • Bridging the gap between SMR developers and end users
  • Criteria which African countries are prioritizing for SMR adoption
  • What type of SMR technology would work for Africa?

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