After the last edition that gathered more than 800 delegates in 2015, we are pleased to invite you to participate in the next ITER Business Forum (IBF/17),
which will take place in Popes’ Palace, a prestigious historical site in Avignon, South of France from 28 to 30 March 2017.
This event is organized by ITER France Agency with the participation of the ITER Organization and Domestic Agencies and with
the support of the Fusion for Energy (F4E) Industrial Liaison Officers (ILO) network.
Financial support to the organization of this event is also provided by local Authorities and partners : AIFEN (the French nuclear industry), Avignon municipality,
Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Avignon, Grand Avignon, Pôle de l’industrie nucléaire (PNB), Regional Council of Provence-Côte d’Azur, Vaucluse Department.
Today, the ITER project is entering in a new phase, moving from the ITER buildings construction phase to the ITER machine assembly phase and facing the integration challenges.
The event will focus on the next business opportunities: 1 to 2 billion euros of contracts will be awarded by the ITER Organization and the Domestic Agencies by 2020.
to provide industries with updated information on ITER status, procurement procedures and forthcoming calls for tenders (2017-2018)
to facilitate partnerships between industries, within Europe and outside Europe
to foster collaborations between industries and Fusion laboratories
This event will include:
an industrial conference with presentations given by ITER Organization, Domestic Agencies and their main suppliers
1-1 meetings from 28 to 30 March 2017, scheduled on line by participants
an optional programme of technical tours on 28 March including the ITER site visit
a welcome reception and congress dinner at the venue for networking purpose
for the first time, an industrial and R&D exhibition
ITER is moving forward! Don’t miss the unique opportunity to make business contacts, on the ITER programme and beyond.
We look forward to seeing you at IBF/17 in Avignon!