Busy days at the Visitors Centre
Last week, ITER welcomed some important visitors. On 16 September, the ITER Director-General Kaname Ikeda welcomed Ambassador Yasuo Saito from the Japanese Embassy in France. On 17 September, the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand came to visit both CEA Cadarache and ITER. This delegation was composed of high officials from Thai ministries. In the scope of this visit, which was orientated towards an overview of different sources of energy research, Deputy Directory-General Gary Johnson gave them a technical introduction to the ITER Project at the Visitors Centre.
On the same day, Joseph Huguet, Minister of Universities and Companies from Cataluña, visited the ITER site. The tour was organized by Capenergies. He met Director-General Ikeda and listened to a presentation given in Spanish by the Deputy Director-General for Safety and Security, Carlos Alejaldre.
Agence Iter France also welcomed a delegation of 73 members of the Chambre du Commerce et d'Industries de Marseille Provence. Neil Calder, Head of Communication at the ITER Organization, gave them an introduction on the international program and Françoise Flament, Head of the Procurement & Contracts Division, explained the positive economic ramifications of ITER on the region.
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