Rosatom, a global technological leader, will host ‘Breakthrough Technologies for a Sustainable Future’ week at EXPO 2020 in Dubai, UAE.
The week-long programme
The programme will kick off with sessions on adopting a human-centered approach to training and promoting engineering education through international partnerships. It opens with the discussion of Human-Centricity Index along with engineering nuclear education at the inaugural day on January 17. Leaders and senior experts from Rosatom, DP World, the International Organization of Employers, the International Atomic Energy Agency, Singularity University (USA), Khalifa University (UAE), Higher School of Economics (Russia), International Youth Nuclear Congress (IYNC), as well leading higher educational institutions of Russia, Italy and Great Britain will participate in series of events this day.
Sustainable shipping will be another key theme of the programme. During the Northern Transit Corridor session on 19 January, international experts, including representatives from Rosatom, DP World and the World Ocean Council, will discuss the opportunities for commercial shipping along the Northern Sea Route and how to mitigate any impact on the Arctic environment.
‘NPP Construction in the MENA Region: Prospects of Cooperation’
One of the key events of the week will be
Attendees will also have the unique opportunity to take part in virtual tours of cutting-edge
As well as highlighting the applications of nuclear technology, ‘Breakthrough Technologies for a Sustainable Future’ week will showcase how other types of technology – including wind energy, composite materials and quantum computing – can help make sustainability a reality.
Alexey Likhachev, Director General of Rosatom, commented: “Rosatom’s philosophy is to make the transition to low-carbon energy and a sustainable economy more cost-effective for everyone.
Broadcast of the Week's events will be available on the official 'Rosatom Global' YouTube channel.