International Forum ATOMEXPO is a key exhibition event in Russian nuclear industry. The Forum represents a site for discussion of various aspects of the modern nuclear power industry and areas of its further development. The list of participants includes the leaders of the world nuclear power industry, representatives of international, national and public organizations, Russian and foreign companies, key experts in nuclear area.
Traditionally, the Forum agenda incorporates an international congress and an exhibition of the vendors producing goods and services for nuclear and interrelated industries. The focal event of the Forum is the international congress devoted to the pending issues of the world nuclear industry. The top managers of ROSATOM, representatives of Russian and foreign governmental agencies, top managers of the industry companies, partner companies, Russian and foreign experts are invited to take part in it. As a rule, the important agreements on cooperation between the Russian Federation, ROSATOM and other countries and companies are signed in the framework of ATOMEXPO.
The IX International Forum ATOMEXPO 2017 winded up on June 21 in Gostiny dvor (Moscow). Proven as one of the key events in the world’s nuclear industry, the Forum made several records this year. It renewed the record of attendees: 6,500 attendees from 65 world countries representing more than 650 companies registered to the event. Thirty three countries were represented by official governmental delegations. A record number of agreements, over 50, were concluded at the Forum, both international and commercial. In particular, nine intergovernmental arrangements were signed. Business arrangements made about 60% of the total.
The Forum’s exhibition was attended by 100 companies of the world’s nuclear sector and allied industries. The Russian nuclear industry was represented by more than 40 companies of ROSATOM, including Rosenergoatom Concern JSC, Fuel Company of ROSATOM TVEL, JSC Atomenergomash, ASE Group of Companies, JSC Science & Innovations, Uranium Holding ARMZ and other. Also, leading foreign companies and organizations - China National Nuclear Corporation (China), NAK Kazatomprom (Kazakhstan), AREVA NP, Schneider Electric (both from France), Rolls-Royce (United Kingdom), L-3 MAPPS (Canada), TAIM WESER (Spain), Fortum (Finland) as well as companies from the Republic of Korea, Turkey, Slovakia, Italy and other countries – demonstrated high-tech solutions and products.
This year its theme was “Nuclear Technologies: Safety, Ecology, Stability”. The event participants discussed the place of nuclear generation in future carbon-free energy. It was noted that today to make a stable and safe energy mix, countries need to combine different clean generation sources. “All types of clean energy need development and support. The way the green energy develops now pose no anxiety, just otherwise, we consider that both nuclear power and renewables develop insufficiently. To speed up nuclear power development in the world, the large nuclear market players have to join their efforts and work together to raise demand for nuclear technologies,” ROSATOM’s head Alexei Likhachev said.
More detailed information is available on the web-site of the event .