Mumbai:  The American Nuclear Society will mark the fourth anniversary of the Indo-US nuclear deal with a nuclear safety summit here next week.

The second edition of Indo-US Nuclear Energy Safety Summit, scheduled October 11-12, will educate nuclear plant officials to better communicate with the people with lessons from expert communicators, including Greenpeace co-founder Patrick Moore.

There will also be a programme on interest groups, including students, business community, communication experts, international leaders and safety professionals.

Top Indian and American nuclear experts and officials will speak at the summit being organsied by the India Section of the ANS, a non-profit organisation.

The speakers include Anil Kakodkar, S. Banerjee, K.C. Purohit, Shekar Basu, Ravi Grover, S. Duraisamy, S.K. Sharma, S.K. Malhotra, Kristine Svinicki (of US Nuclear Regulatory Commission), Geoff Pyatt (of US Department of State), Peter Haas (US consul general in Mumbai) and Judy Reinke (minister counsellor for commercial affairs in the US embassy).

There will be sessions on student opportunities in the nuclear profession and Indo-US business, a workshop on communication, a world nuclear forum public dialogue with international leaders and training on radiation safety.

The Indo-US Civil Nuclear Energy Agreement was signed on October 8, 2008.


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