First Annual Short Course hosted by the Nuclear Industry Association of South Africa (NIASA) in association with the World Nuclear University (WNU), London

A unique workshop presented by 10 leading international nuclear experts selected for this purpose by the WNU. Participate in an intensive series of presentations, workgroups and discussions to obtain an overview of the entire nuclear industry.

Purpose
The purpose of the course is to broaden the knowledge of persons involved in energy provision and related industries and Government Departments about the current global application of nuclear science and technology and the likely expansive future of the nuclear industry.

Course presenters
Leading world experts from the World Nuclear University will present overviews of a full range of nuclear-related topics, offering practical knowledge, a global perspective and an exciting vision of the future – refer to the course content below. The curriculum will be adapted to address issues specific to the South African nuclear agenda, while retaining a wide focus on the key issues influencing the development of the global nuclear renaissance. In addition to the presentations by lecturers, delegates will participate in workgroups, discussion groups and interactive sessions to maximise the learning opportunities.

Who should attend the course?
Participants will be professionals involved in the local energy industry and equivalent Government employees including regulators and energy planners, manufacturers and suppliers to the energy industry, staff at nuclear and related research centres, university students in nuclear science and engineering, opinion formers and media personnel. They will generally be people with some background knowledge of the energy or nuclear industry and maybe some specialist knowledge in one or more areas.

Overall objective
The overall objective of the course is to give attendees a comprehensive knowledge of the key issues in the world nuclear industry today. A related objective is to encourage different groups involved in the South African nuclear and energy industry to network more closely with each other.
Date: 2 – 6 June 2008

Venue:
The Saint George Hotel
58 Old Pretoria,
Kempton Park Road,
Rietvleidam
e-mail: info@stgeorge.co.za
Tel: (011) 316 1254
http://www.stgeorgehotel.co.za/

Accommodation:
Attendees are responsible for reservation and payment of their own accommodation at the conference hotel or any nearby hotel.

Course Fee:
R 4,560.00 (including VAT), excluding accommodation. Fees include course material, refreshments and meals (lunch and dinner only).

Registration:
Please complete the registration form and email to marlindi@vdw.co.za or by fax on 011 789 1385

Pre-Payment:
Payment in full must be received by Tuesday 27 May 2008

Enquiries:
Mrs. Carol Claassen
www.niasa.co.za