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2nd International CNS Conference on Fire Safety and Emergency Preparedness in the Nuclear Industry

September 17, 2017 @ 12:00 am September 20, 2017 @ 12:00 am

Important Dates

  • 2017 May 12 th – Deadline for abstracts
  • 2017 August 1st – Deadline for presentations


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Conference Background

Leveraging the success of the 1st Technical Meeting on Fire Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the 2nd International Meeting on Fire Safety and Emergency Preparedness will provide a forum for nuclear professionals to network and communicate changes presently impacting the industry. The 2.5-day core program will be comprised of 3 plenary sessions and 6 technical sessions to present and share the latest work and information in the important areas of fire safety and emergency preparedness and mechanisms of emergency management and response that support enhanced interoperability.

Attendees will be able to report on the challenges impacting the nuclear industry and share lessons learned from reviews, drills, and major exercises. The topics include programs, plans, achievements and lessons learned from Business Performance and Governance, Human Performance, Technology and Processes and Programs.

The conference is intended to attract international participants from various sectors of the nuclear industry relating to power reactors, research reactors, nuclear laboratories, mines, processing, storage and handling facilities, decommissioned nuclear facilities, nuclear medicine and transportation of nuclear materials.

Call for Abstracts

The Technical Program Committee invites the submission of abstracts for proposed presentations pertaining to the topic areas within each of the four conference themes. Abstracts are to be no more than 300 words in length and the deadline for submission of abstracts is May 12th 2017. 
Get Engaged! Participate as a Speaker, Session Chair or member of the Organizing Team.

Abstracts should be submitted on https://www.softconf.com/h/fsep2017

Technical Focus

Business Performance and Governance

Human Performance


Processes and Programs

Regulatory Affairs

Succession Planning


Nuclear Safety

Codes & Standards

Human Factors

Event Simulation

Integrating Services

License and Laws

Personnel Safety


Fire Prevention

Business Metrics

Human Resources


Engineering Change Control

Management Oversight


Emerging Technologies

Business Continuity

Visions of the Future


Analytical Tools

Risk Management


Management of Performance Systems

Fire Protection Systems

Analysis, Evaluation and Measurement

Organizational Design/Alignment

Instructional Systems Development/Training

Emergency Response Equipment



Conference Co-Chairs:

Ann B Turney
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories
Chalk River Laboratories
1-866-513-2325 Ext. 43493

Rudy Cronk
Professional Loss Control
3413 Wolfedale Road,
Suite 6, Mississauga, ON
1-800-675-2755 Ext. 214


Sponsors & Exhibitors

Host Sponsor: Jensen Hughes


There is a CNS block of guestrooms at the Toronto Marriott Eaton Centre.

The cost is $245 per night + tax, single or double.
Please reserve your Marriott guestroom by calling Marriott Reservations at 1-800-228-9290, mentioning the CNS Conference Sept. 17-20.
A dedicated webpage for on-line guestroom reservations will also be available soon.


September 17, 2017 @ 12:00 am
September 20, 2017 @ 12:00 am
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