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CNS Workshop on Nuclear Education and Outreach (NEO-2011)

June 8, 2011 @ 12:00 am - June 9, 2011 @ 12:00 am

The NEO-2011 Workshop is this week; please follow the approproate links to register online.

Poster and information for NEO 2011 Workshop

2nd Annual CNS Workshop on Nuclear Education and Outreach


If you are interested in sponsoring please contact Cherie Ferrari at Cherie.Ferrari@kinectrics.com.


Registration Fees:

NEO-2011 registration fees are shown below.  Early-bird fees are valid until 2011 May 13th.  Registration fees increase on May 14.
Please register on-line via the link provided below:  Registering on-line gives you an immediate receipt! 

Click HERE to register for the CNS NEO-2011 Symposium June 9 (with reception evening of June 8)

Please note Cancellation Policy: A fee of $125 (HST included) will be charged for all cancellations received after 2011 May 13.

The NEO-2011 Symposium will be held in the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, 5875 Falls Avenue, Niagara Falls, ON, L2G 3K7.  A block of guestrooms is held at the Conference Hotel until 2011 May 15; please reserve early to avoid disappointment.  The price of rooms (single or double) is $204 per night + tax (Fallsview Room) or $164 per night + tax (Traditional Room).  You can conveniently reserve your room at the Conference hotel via this link (this is actually the link for the CNS 2011 Annual Conference, but the block is the same).

Alternatively, you can make room reservations by calling the Hotel directly toll-free at 1-800-519-9911 and referring to the Canadian Nuclear Society Conference.  [Note: Please help the CNS keep Conference fees low by staying at the Conference hotel and ensuring that the CNS meets its room block guarantee.]

Note: All fees in CAN$

1)  To register as a CNS member, your membership must be in good standing for 2011 
2)  All prices include HST (#870488889 RT).


CNS 2011 Annual Conference Registration Fees


By May 13

After May 13

CNS Member



Non CNS Member



CNS Retiree Member



Full-Time Student





Evening Reception (June 8th):

The welcoming reception will be held from 6:30pm – 8:30pm in the Upper Falls Room B, located on the 5th floor. 


Workshop Program (June 9th):

The workshop will be held in Strategy Room 3 on the 5th floor. 

07:30 Breakfast
08:30-09:00 Speaker – TBD

Panel Discussion (Education) –Moderator – Dr. John Roberts – Dalton Nuclear Institute, The University of Manchester – Confirmed

Speaker – Clair Ripley– Point Lepreau Community Liaison and Communications Officer, AECL   – Confirmed

Speaker – Jason Donev – Professor, University of Calgary   – Confirmed

Speaker – Basma Shalaby – President, UNENE– Confirmed

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-11:00 Presentation 1 – Scott Taylor, Let’s talk Science – Confirmed
11:00 – 11:30 Presentation 2 – Sean Hanna, Science Coordinators’ and Consultants’ Association of Ontario – Confirmed
11:30 – 12:00 Presentation 3 – Bereznai – Dean and Professor Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science, UOIT– UOIT – Confirmed
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch/ Keynote Speaker – Jay Ingram, Discovery Channel – Confirmed
13:30 – 14:30

Panel Discussion (Outreach) – Moderator –Cheryl Cottrill – Executive Director WIN Canada – Uses of Social Networking – Confirmed

Speaker: – Sonja Galton – Social Media & Comms Specialist,  AECL  – Confirmed

Speaker: – (Name TBD) – OPG communications – Confirmed

Speaker: – Dietwald Claus – Research Manager – CNA – Confirmed

14:30 – 15:00 Presentation 4 – Dr. Bill Garland – Academic Director, CANTEACH – Confirmed
15:00 – 15:30 Presentation 5 – Doug Boreham – Professor, McMaster University– Confirmed
15:30 – 16:00 Presentation 6 –  Seppälä Timo – Senior Manager, Communications, Posiva Oy – Confirmed
16:00 – 16:30 Round Table on Future NEO workshops – What would you like to see (Moderated by Brad Moore & Jeremy Whitlock)
16:30 End of Symposium



General inquiries may be addressed to the CNS main office at  cns_office@cns-snc.ca, or call (416)977-7620.

The Technical Program Chair, Brad Moore can be reached at moorebg@aecl.ca. For sponsorship information please contact Cherie Ferrari at Cherie.Ferrari@kinectrics.com or Workshop Director, John Krasznai at john.krasznai@kinectrics.com.


June 8, 2011 @ 12:00 am
June 9, 2011 @ 12:00 am
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