International Conference on Quality Leadership and Management in the Nuclear Industry
15th FORATOM-IAEA Management Systems Workshop
16-19 July 2018 – Ottawa Canada

Our Sponsors

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Formed in 2001, Bruce Power is an electricity company based in Bruce County in the Province of Ontario. Our 4,200 employees are the foundation of our accomplishments and are proud of the role they play in safely delivering clean, reliable, low-cost nuclear power to families and businesses across the province. Bruce Power has worked hard to build strong roots in Ontario and is committed to protecting the environment and supporting the communities in which we live.



Abraflex vision is to be a leading indigenous company supporting the Nuclear industry. Abraflex is a Certified Aboriginal Business (CAB) located in Paisley, Ontario Canada. ABRAFLEX Manufactures Radiation protection products the likes of the Mark 111 B Plastic Suit used to enter CANDU Reactors. Abraflex has partnered with Kinectrics and specializes in laundry services for the Nuclear industry . We also offer other products such as decontamination/emergency custom built tents and tarps manufactured with coated textile and Tyvex .

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission regulates the use of nuclear energy and materials to protect health, safety, security and the environment; to implement Canada’s international commitments on the peaceful use of nuclear energy; and to disseminate objective scientific, technical and regulatory information to the public.


Ontario Power Generation

Ontario’s clean energy provider: Ontario Power Generation (OPG) produces almost half of the electricity that Ontario homes, schools, hospitals and businesses rely on each day. We are committed to ensuring our energy production is reliable, safe and environmentally sustainable for Ontarians today and for the future. In 2014, OPG burned its last piece of coal to make electricity. This continues to be the largest single action to combat climate change in North America to date.


Canadian Standards Association

CSA Group is an independent, not-for-profit membership association dedicated to safety, social good and sustainability. Our nuclear program responds to industry needs for a reliable process to develop and maintain over 60 nuclear related consensus based standards and promote the safe and reliable operation of nuclear energy in Canada. For more information, please visit


Deloitte provides audit & assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. Deloitte serves its clients through a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries and territories bringing world-class capabilities, insights and service to address clients’ most complex business challenges.

E. S. Fox Limited

E.S. Fox Limited is recognized as a leading Canadian multi-trade Industrial, Commercial, Institutional, and Nuclear constructor and fabricator.  E.S. Fox Limited maintains full-service regional offices in Niagara Falls, Hamilton, Toronto, Port Robinson, Kincardine, Whitby, Kingston, Thunder Bay and Sudbury.  With over 125,000 sq. ft. of production space, our fabrication divisions have the capacity to handle the most sophisticated of assignments.

Nuclear Waste Management Organization

The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) is responsible for designing and implementing Canada’s plan for the safe, long-term management of used nuclear fuel. The plan, known as Adaptive Phased Management, requires used fuel to be contained and isolated in a deep geological repository. It also calls for a comprehensive process to select an informed and willing host for the project.



AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. We offer these same services to the Canadian Nuclear Industry through AECOM Canada Nuclear Operations (ACNO) headed by Pierre Tremblay, President and CEO.


ASME is a not-for-profit membership organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enrichment, and skills development across all engineering disciplines, toward a goal of helping the global engineering community develop solutions to benefit lives and livelihoods. Founded in 1880 by a small group of leading industrialists, ASME has grown through the decades to include more than 130,000 members in 151 countries. Thirty-two thousand of these members are students.


BWXT Canada Ltd. has over 60 years of expertise and experience in the design, manufacturing, commissioning and service of nuclear power generation equipment. Headquartered in Cambridge, Ontario, BWXT Canada Ltd. has approximately 1,100 employees at locations in Cambridge, Peterborough, Toronto and Arnprior, Ontario.

Candu Owners Group

The CANDU Owners Group (COG) is a private, not-for-profit corporation funded voluntarily by CANDU operating utilities worldwide, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) and supplier participants. COG’s vision is CANDU excellence through collaboration. Together with its members, suppliers, scientists and researchers, COG is continuously innovating nuclear plant equipment and processes to ensure the highest standard of safety, efficiency and environmental performance. Through workshops, events, training programs and peer groups, COG helps the industry share operating experience, work toward regulatory acceptance and strengthen human performance. COG is a trusted nuclear industry leader comprised of highly-skilled employees with extensive experience in many facets of CANDU nuclear technology.


ANRIC Enterprises Inc

ANRIC specializes in providing professional development courses for engineers, managers and stakeholders in the nuclear industry. ANRIC also assists in the development of Quality Assurance manuals to CSA Standards and ASME Codes, and in assisting companies implement these manuals. In addition, ANRIC undertakes engineering and consulting work, and provides assistance in developing CRN submissions.

Canadian Nuclear Association

The Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) is a non-profit organization established in 1960 to represent the nuclear industry in Canada and promote the development and growth of nuclear technologies for peaceful purposes. The CNA advocates on behalf of our members in the nuclear industry. We do this by bringing their business interests to the attention of decision-makers and influencers, whether government officials, regulatory agencies, the media, academia or the public.

EnergySolutions Canada

EnergySolutions Canada (ESC), an ISO 9001 registered company, provides comprehensive, integrated services and solutions to the Canadian nuclear industry. Since 1978, we have safely and cost-effectively managed low-level radioactive waste, performed decontamination and decommissioning projects, and met significant fuel cycle and waste management challenges faced by our Canadian government and commercial customers. We have a reputation for innovation, quality, safety and performance.


Whatever our clients envision, our engineers can design and build. With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we know your business and understand that your challenges are changing rapidly. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

KCI Engineering Consultants

KCI Engineering is providing its consulting services for the last 29 years.  We specialize in solving problems, structuring unique solutions and approach, analyzing and synthesizing findings, and developing and designing modification programs. Areas of our a few specialty services include design areas, e.g., electrical, mechanical, environmental (EQ and Seismic), testing, and program development.  Our Clients include nuclear operators in North America.  We provide our services under a Quality Assurance program that is accepted by NUPIC and meets 10CFR50 Appendix B.


For more than 45 years, L3 MAPPS has worked with leading utilities, plant designers and research organizations to create superior training simulators, early learning technologies and engineering-assist simulators and has established itself as the world’s pre-eminent manufacturer of power plant simulators for CANDU, PWR, BWR and gas-cooled reactors. L3 MAPPS has vast experience in supporting New Build projects with its Orchid® simulation solutions—resulting in significant error reduction in the plant designs.

Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries

The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI), is the leading and trusted voice of the Canadian nuclear supply chain actively promoting the production of safe, clean and reliable nuclear electricity. Founded in 1979, OCNI is an association of more than 200 leading Canadian suppliers to the nuclear industry in Canada and abroad.


Since 1983, we have been energy consultants. We have served more than 400 clients, including 20 of the top 20 energy utilities. We have performed more than 3,000 projects across every energy utility business unit and every function. We have helped our clients develop strategies, improve operations, reorganize companies, and implement initiatives. Our broad and deep energy utility expertise is not theoretical-it is experience based.


2MPower inc

Since its founding, 2mPower has established its reputation by delivering projects primarily focused on standby and emergency power systems. Our expertise is built upon extensive experience providing energy utilities with unique solutions. 2mPower has achieved this success by devoting time and resources to managing and supporting client projects through on-site presence, and attention to detail. At 2mPower, we pride ourselves on providing our clients with the best and most innovative design solutions to their challenges.  We are a consultancy, capable of providing services and solutions across a wide variety of energy markets.  Whatever the field, wherever the issue, 2mPower is there to deliver a truly empowered solution.



ASI Group Ltd.

ASI Group Ltd., is an engineering and marine technology company comprised of two groups; ASI Marine, which offers a full range of underwater inspection, mapping and light construction services, and ASI Water which provides extensive experience in design, build, and operation of drinking water and wastewater systems and biofouling control operations.

Nuclear Promise X

Nuclear Promise X is a Canadian startup with a refreshing view on innovation.  We integrate the latest emerging technology into nuclear plant operations, projects and processes. As a group of creative nuclear professionals, we build innovation in everything we do. NPX believes in nuclear energy, and we are doing our part to make it sustainable for decades to come.

Promation Nuclear Ltd.

Promation Nuclear – a leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality custom tooling, automation, and robotic systems – offers a nimble and effective project management, engineering, and manufacturing expertise. We ensure our customers with the highest quality, on-time, on-schedule, and on-budget performance, while catering to the unique requirements of the nuclear industry.


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