From June 28 to 30, World Nuclear Exhibition (WNE) will bring together the global civil nuclear community at Le Bourget.
Three business-oriented days combining business meetings, roundtables, exhibition workshops complemented by parallel business events and site visits after the show.
This second edition will be a highly anticipated special moment for professionals where international players will be strongly represented.
With four months to go, the ambition of growth of more than 50% compared to 2014 is almost achieved, with 80% of the reserved area, more than 30% of new exhibitors, French and international, and 15 foreign pavilions expected.
WNE, showcase of industrial excellence: The WNE Awards
"The nuclear industry puts progress at the heart of thinking and our industry is moving forward by innovating more and more. This is one of the reasons why we wanted to honour industrial excellence and reward its most significant achievements presented at the show, during an Awards Ceremony: it's a novelty 2016" announces Gérard Kottmann, President of WNE.
The WNE Awards ceremony, opening the show, the first evening will reward innovative projects in four main areas:
- innovation in terms of product, process, marketing and organisation.
- nuclear safety defined here as the set of activities to ensure the absence of harmful effects on individuals and the environment.
- Knowledge Management as a multidisciplinary management approach to perceive, identify, analyze, organize, memorize and share the knowledge of members of an organization - the knowledge created by the company itself (marketing, research and development) or acquired from outside (economic intelligence).
- operational excellence as a systematic and methodical approach to maximizing performance in terms of safety, productivity, product quality, cost reduction,... and more generally performance...
The 4 juries of renowned international experts will be chaired by Bernard Bigot, Director General of ITER (Jury Innovation), William D. Magwood, Director General of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), David Drury, Technical Head of Management of Human Resources at the IAEA (jury management of skills), and Jacques Regaldo, President of WANO (operational excellence).