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World Nuclear Exhibition (WNE)

June 28-30, 2016
Paris, France
http://www.world-nuclear-exhibition.com/Home/

CS Tokyo will attend this renowned nuclear event WNE for the first time and counsel participating U.S. civil nuclear companies on market opportunities in Japan.  

We are working closely with our Paris team to organize an “ITA Special Program at the WNE” to support participating U.S. companies.

What is the World Nuclear Exhibition (WNE)?

  • The WNE – which has received the Department of Commerce (DOC) Trade Fair Certification – is a commercially-focused global civil nuclear event taking place June 28-30 in Paris, France.
  • The event is expected to attract over 10,000 visitors and 700 exhibitors all over the world.
  • This is the second time the WNE is being held – the first WNE attracted over 7,000 visitors, 495 exhibitors and had 10 National Pavilions (including a USA Pavilion).
  • Key figures on the 2014 WNE are available here.
  • International Trade Administration (ITA) is collaborating with USA Pavilion organizers (Reed Exhibitions and the U.S. Nuclear Infrastructure Council) to organize an “ITA Special Program” as part of the USA Pavilion.
  • 21 U.S. civil nuclear companies plan to attend (10 in the USA Pavilion and 11 outside the Pavilion). See company list here.

Plans for the “ITA Special Program” at the WNE include:

  • 1-1 counseling meetings between U.S. companies and visiting ITA/DOE staff from key export markets
  • U.S.-Government-Industry Dialogue
    - Dialogue between U.S. companies and U.S. Government (USG) officials on USG support for the U.S. civil nuclear industry
    - Presentations by visiting ITA/DOE staff from key export markets
  • Briefing on the U.S. Nuclear Energy Landscape
    - A briefing on the U.S. nuclear market by U.S. industry speakers
  • U.S. Industry Reception (U.S. Ambassador to France Jane Hartley to be invited)

Detailed Event Information

The World Nuclear Exhibition (WNE) is an AIFEN event in Paris that attracted over 7,000 visitors from over 71 countries in 2014, as well as visits from 50 ministers, secretaries of state, and senior officials from around the globe.

In 2016, more than 10,000 visitors and 700 Exhibitions are expected for this tremendous scientific and business event. WNE offers an international business oriented approach to the entire range of the nuclear industry, as well as high level panel discussions and exhibitor workshops with networking sessions. The event will also be addressing current market trends and technological innovations in the world of Nuclear power.

All the main players in the global nuclear industry will be represented, covering reactor design, construction, nuclear install base services, every stage of the fuel cycle from mining to fabrication through to spent fuel management and recycling as well as engineering, financing solutions, medical applications and certification.

The AIFEN (Association Française des Industriels Français Exportateurs du Nucléaire – Association of French nuclear industry exporters) represents more than 300 French companies and major organizations (PFCE, PFME, GIIN, PNB). These companies (SMEs, VSBs and larger groups) cover the entire nuclear cycle, from fuel manufacturing to dismantling, including engineering, technology, components, production, research, etc. They are active in electricity generation, the development of research reactors, the sciences, medical applications and even marine propulsion.

The AIFEN brings together the expertise of its members to promote their know-how and experience throughout the world, and to help them expand their businesses into new markets.

Contacts:

Takahiko Suzuki
Senior Commercial Specialist
Commercial Service Tokyo
Phone: +81-(0)3-3225-5076
Email: takahiko.suzuki@trade.gov

Myrline Mikal-Goide, Paris
Commercial Specialist
Phone: [33] (0)1 43 12 70 90
Myrline.Mikal-Goide@trade.gov

Kelley Brady, Reed Exhibitions
Phone: 203-840-5893
kbrady@reedexpo.com

Jonathan Chesebro, Energy/Environment
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-1297
Jonathan.Chesebro@trade.gov

Ashley Bubna, OTP-SP
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-5205
Ashley.Bubna@trade.gov

CS JAPAN CONTACTS

Unit Chief: Dave Averne
Takahiko Suzuki, Commercial Specialist, Email: Takahiko Suzuki


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