Plenary Session, 16 May 2017

Part 1
09:00

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

09:20

Nuclear Policies 2014 to 2017: What Has Been Achieved, What Remains to Be Done?

Steffen Kanitz, Member of Parliament, German Bundestag, Germany

09:40

The Energy Union: Progress, Challenges and the Role of Nuclear Power
Dr. Stephan Lechner, Director Euratom Safeguards, European Commission, Luxembourg

Economy
10:00

A German Operator’s Perspective on the Current Tasks in the Nuclear Energy Business
Dr. Guido Knott, CEO, PreussenElektra GmbH, Germany

Competence
10:20Preserving Competence in Nuclear Technology - BAM's Contributions
Dr.-Ing. Holger Völzke, Head of Division Safety of Storage Containers, Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM), Germany
10:40Coffee Break
11:10Is Fuel the Game Changer for Nuclear Power?
Seth Grae, L.L.M, President and Chief Executive Officer, Lightbridge Corporation, USA
Communications
11:3060 Years of Communication in Nuclear Energy and Society. First Lessons from the Historical Experience in 20 Countries
Prof. Dr. Albert Presas i Puig, Project Coordinator, HoNESt - History of Nuclear Energy and Society, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain
11:50

Building Stakeholder Confidence in Nuclear Waste Management
Dr. Michael Siemann, Head of the Division of Radiological Protection and Radioactive Waste Management, Nuclear Energy Agency, France

Waste Management

12:10

Objective: Safe, Efficient and Dialogue-Oriented Decommissioning in Germany

Panel

  • Jörg Michels, CEO, EnBW Kernkraft GmbH, Germany
  • Stefan Mohrdieck, Mayor of Brunsbüttel and Chairperson of ASKETA, Germany
  • Gerrit Niehaus, Head of Department Nuclear Energy Supervision, Radiation Protection, Ministry of the Environment, Climate Protection and the Energy Sector Baden-Württemberg, Germany
  • Jörg Sommer, CEO, Deutsche Umweltstiftung, Germany

Moderator: Johannes Pennekamp, Business Editor, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Germany

13:00-14:00Lunch Break
Part 2
Award Ceremony
17:45Award of the Honorary Membership of KTG to Reinhold Scheuring
Presented by Frank Apel, Chairperson of KTG, Germany
Outside the Box
18:00

How and How Well Does Our Risk Perception Work?
Prof. Dr. Ralph Hertwig, Director of the Center for Adaptive Rationality, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Germany

18:30

Closing Remarks
Frank Apel, Chairperson of KTG, Germany

18:40End of Session
19:00DAtF-Reception and Meet-and-greet in the Exhibiton Area
23:00

End of Plenary Day

Subject to change.

All contributions translated simultaneously in English/German.