MINSK, 29 March (BelTA) – About 80 enterprises and organizations from Belarus and Russia will take part in the international specialized expo and conference AtomExpo Belarus 2013, BelTA learned from the press center of the Belarusian Energy Ministry, a key organizer of the expo.
The expo will take place in Minsk’s Football Manege on 2-4 April 2013. Simultaneously with the expo the congress hall of the business center of the hotel complex Victoria will welcome a science to practice conference focused on prospects of the development of the nuclear power engineering industry in the Republic of Belarus.
The conference will feature a plenary session to discuss the implementation of the state policy on nuclear power engineering, panel sessions to discuss the main topics of the expo (design and construction of the nuclear power plant, management of the project to build the nuclear station, nuclear mechanical engineering, devices and equipment to build the nuclear station, safe operation of the power plant), roundtable sessions to discuss conceptual matters concerning the project to build the nuclear power plant in Belarus (personnel training for nuclear power engineering, nuclear power and the public conscience, opinion poll about the acceptability of nuclear power development).
The main purposes of the expo and the conference AtomExpo Belarus are to present the latest technologies used to design, build, operate and ensure the safety of nuclear power plants, help assist the formation of a nuclear industry personnel training system in Belarus, to discuss matters relevant for the public acceptability of the Belarusian nuclear power plant.
Last year’s expo and conference AtomExpo Belarus 2012 gathered about 100 enterprises and organizations.
The expo is held upon the initiative of the Belarusian Energy Ministry due to the fundamental documents passed by the Belarus President and the government to build a proprietary nuclear power plant in Belarus.