Maliaño, March 13, 2019.- The Cluster of the Nuclear Industry of Cantabria (CINC) celebrates tomorrow the conference “Current Situation, Challenges and Perspectives for the Future in the Nuclear Industry”.
The event, which will take place in the Chamber of Commerce of Santander and Cantabria from 10:00 am, will allow knowing the current situation and future opportunities within the Nuclear Industry sector.
The day, which will be opened by Sodercan, will be used to present the Activity Report of the business conglomerate during 2018.
The CINC will have three luxury speakers: Ivan Baldwin, president of the Britain’s Energy Coast Business Cluster (BECBC), who will speak about the importance of regional clustering and international cooperation; Jose Antonio Gago, general director of the Ascó Vandellós Nuclear Association (ANAV) that will deal with the technical and economic sustainability of the Spanish nuclear power plants: current situation and future prospects and Teresa Rodrigo, director of the Institute of Physics of Cantabria (IFCA) , who will discuss about the scientific infrastructure and its relationship with nuclear facilities.
Iván Baldwin, chairman of the BECBC; an energy cluster of more than 300 companies based in North West England. He has more than 20 years of experience working in highly regulated sectors such as defense, construction and nuclear energy and building multiple relationships with commercial success in the UK and overseas markets.
For his part, Jose Antonio Gago, worked at ENRESA where he held various responsibilities related to the management of spent fuel and high-level waste, at ENDESA he was sub director of Engineering and Fuel Cycle of the General Directorate of Nuclear Energy and since 2009 he has worked in ANAV, the company that operates the Ascó 1 and 2 nuclear power plants and Vandellós II. Since May 2012 he is the general director of this Association. He is currently a member of the Board of irectors of the Foro Nuclear and has been the president of the Sociedad Nuclear Española during 2017 and 2018.
Teresa Rodrigo is professor of Physics at the University of Cantabria. She participates in experiments of Physics in Particles Accelerators, which are developed in large laboratories such as the CERN (European Particle Physics Laboratory) in Geneva or the FERMILAB (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory) in Chicago-US. She has participated in the most relevant experiments in the area of her specialty that have taken place in the last decades, which is reflected in a long list of scientific publications.