By James A. Loyola
SOCHI, Russia – The XI International Forum Atomexpo 2019 was officially opened with over 3,600 guests from 74 countries registered for the Forum this year.Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin welcomed participants, organizers and guests of the 11th Atomexpo 2019 International Forum in Sochi.
The President pointed out that today’s Russia has high potential in the field of nuclear technologies, says the telegram form Kremlin official website.
“In recent years the Forum enhanced its stature, became one of the major international industry events and a high-demand platform that encourages discussions on actual problems of nuclear energy and industry and new promising business contacts,” says the telegram.
Delegates from the Philippines were Department of Science and Technology Undersecretary for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation R. Renato U. Solidum Jr. and Philippine Nuclear Research Institute Chief of Atomic Research Dr. Lucille V. Abad while the private sector was represented by A Brown Company Vice President Paul Francis Brown.
This year’s forum, with the theme “Nuclear for better life,” has a program that includes plenary sessions and 18 roundtables on various relevant aspects of nuclear technology development.
Alexey Likhachev, General Director of Rosatom State Corporation said each sphere of human activity is affected by the achievements of nuclear industry.
“Peaceful atom is associated with all aims and goals of UN sustainable development program. This Forum will become a space for discussing newest technologies that will lay the basis for the future of our planet,” Likhachev emphasized.