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Busy days at the Visitor's Centre

-Véronique Marfaing

Joseph Huguet, Minister of Universities and Companies from Cataluña, during his site tour with ITER Director-General Kaname Ikeda and Carlos Alejaldre, Deputy Director-General for Safety and Security.
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Joseph Huguet, Minister of Universities and Companies from Cataluña, during his site tour with ITER Director-General Kaname Ikeda and Carlos Alejaldre, Deputy Director-General for Safety and Security.
Kaname Ikeda welcoming Ambassador Yasuo Saito from the Japanese Embassy in France. (Click to view larger version...)
Kaname Ikeda welcoming Ambassador Yasuo Saito from the Japanese Embassy in France.
From Left to right, Gary Johnson, Deputy Director General of Tokamak Department at ITER and Francois Gauché, Director of Agence ITER France and the EGAT Thai delegation got together in front of the platform. (Click to view larger version...)
From Left to right, Gary Johnson, Deputy Director General of Tokamak Department at ITER and Francois Gauché, Director of Agence ITER France and the EGAT Thai delegation got together in front of the platform.
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 Visitor 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 and Contracts Division, explained the positive economic ramifications of ITER on the region.

Click here to read the article about the visit of the Chambre de Commerce in La Provence...


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