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Breakfast Series (Topic: Uranium)

SACOME's popular breakfasts are back! Join us on Thursday 29 June at Deloitte for an intimate member-only breakfast session to hear from three key industry professionals on uranium. 

Member-only price: $55

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Keynote speakers:

Ben Heard, Founder & Executive Director, Bright New World 

Ben is recognised as a leading voice for the use of nuclear technologies to address our most pressing global challenges. It certainly didn’t start that way but following a critical appraisal of his anti-nuclear stance he found it unsupportable. Ben is now undertaking doctoral studies at the University of Adelaide, where he examines clean energy supply with a focus on nuclear technologies. and he has presented his research findings around Australia and the world. Founding Bright New World takes Ben back to his NGO beginnings to give environmentalism a reboot for the 21st century.

Nick Byrne, Chief Financial Officer, Heathgate Resources 

Nick manages the corporate services and business development functions at Heathgate. Heathgate is an established ISR mining and exploration company. Innovation and technical expertise underpins the approach throughout the organisation. Nick is a CPA, has a Bachelor of Business and undertaken postgraduate MBA studies. He has worked in the resources sector for 25 years including major mining houses in Western Australia and across a range of commodities.  With his background he is leading Heathgate’s strategy to expand its operations in the Australian resources sector.

Kyra Reznikov, Special Council, Finlaysons Lawyers

Kyra is the head of Environment, Climate Change & Planning at Finlaysons Lawyers and works extensively with the resources sector, with a particular focus on project approvals and regulatory compliance. Kyra took part in a study tour in the footsteps of the Royal Commission to visit nuclear sites in Finland, France and the UK and investigate what would be involved in developing a nuclear waste repository in SA.  In August 2016 she gave evidence to the Joint Parliamentary Committee investigating the findings of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission and sat on the Stakeholder Reference Group for the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Citizens’ Jury.