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Nuclear 2017, the industry’s leading annual nuclear conference, will take place on Thursday 7 December 2017 at etc.venues in London’s iconic County Hall.

Now in its 17th year, the event will bring together speakers from across all parts of the nuclear industry to update and discuss the key developments of 2017 and a look ahead at what 2018 has in store. The event will cover, decommissioning, nuclear new build, Brexit and much more.

Find out more about the vast array of Sponsorship and Exhibition opportunities which are available on a first-come, first-served basis for Nuclear 2017.

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Agenda

Sessions are subject to change.

  • FOCUS ON... CIVIL NUCLEAR 2017

    Lord John Hutton, NIA Chairman, will outline the positive steps forward in 2017 and take a look at the challenges ahead in 2018

  • FOCUS ON...GOVERNMENT PRIORITIES

    Richard Harrington MP, Energy Minister, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has been invited to update on government progress on industrial strategy, nuclear sector deal and small modular reactors 

  • FOCUS ON... BREXIT

    David Wagstaff, Deputy Director, Euratom Exit within the BEIS Civil Nuclear Resilience Directorate will outline government progress on replicating the Euratom Treaty into the UK regulation, including a new safeguard regime and nuclear co-operation agreements

    • David Wagstaff, Deputy Director, Euratom Exit within the BEIS Civil Nuclear Resilience Directorate
  • FOCUS ON... SELLAFIELD TRANSFORMATION

    Reprocessing operations will finish by 2020 and Sellafield will focus on removing hazard and decommissioning, while reducing cost for the taxpayer this session will look at how can the supply chain benefit from these changes?

  • FOCUS ON... GEOLOGICAL DISPOSAL

    Radioactive Waste Management is moving closer to the launch of the siting process for a Geological Disposal Facility. What are the next steps and how can industry be involved?

  • COFFEE | NETWORKING | EXHIBITION

  • FOCUS ON... LEARNING FROM OTHER INDUSTRIES

    What can nuclear indsutries learn from other counterparts on other industries who have successfully completed major infrastructure projects?

    • Chris Ball, Managing Director, Atkins Energy UK and Europe
    • Adrian Worker, Vice President Civil and Commercial Nuclear Programmes Europe and MENAI, CH2M Hill
    • John Prothero, Nuclear Director, BAM Nuttall Ltd
  • FOCUS ON... UNDERSTANDING SUPPLY CHAIN OPPORTUNITIES

    The NIA and Nuclear AMRC have developed a demand model to help companies understand the demand for products and services, people and opportunities across the nuclear sector.

  • FOCUS ON... SKILLS

    This session will focus on how the nuclear sector is delivering the engineering skills needed across the sector.

    • Fiona Rayment OBE, Executive Director NIRO, UK National Nuclear Laboratory
    • Jo Tipa, Managing Director, National Skills Academy for Nuclear
    • Jim Dutton, Chair, ECITB Nuclear Sector Forum
  • FOCUS ON... NUCLEAR'S ROLE IN THE FUTURE ENERGY MIX

    Each of the future energy scenarios depicted by National Grid shows the importance of nuclear to meeting future demands.

  • LUNCH | NETWORKING | EXHIBITION

  • FOCUS ON... EDF ENERGY

    Work continues at Hinkley Point C and plans are progressing at Sizewell; with a new Chief Executive and changes to the management team, what is next for EDF Energy

  • FOCUS ON... WYLFA NEWYDD

    Final public consultations have closed, and the reactor technology is progressing through the GDA process, what is next in plans to develop Wylfa Newydd

  • FOCUS ON... NuGen

    Tom Samson, Chief Executive, NuGeneration will update on its project in Cumbria

  • FOCUS ON... BRADWELL

    How CGN will build an organisation to support development of Bradwell

  • FOCUS ON... FUSION

    The JET project at Culham in Oxfordshire is feeding vital information to the ITER fusion project in France.

  • FOCUS ON... SMALL MODULAR REACTORS

    The SMR market is projected to be worth up to £400 billion and with the UK’s desire for a modern industrial strategy, how can SMRs benefit the regional and UK economy?

    • Tom Mundy, Chief Commercial Officer, NuScale Power
    • David Powell, Vice President, Nuclear Power Plant Sales - Europe GE Hitachi
    • Steve Threlfall, General Manager, U-Battery
    • Dr Ian Scott, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Moltex Energy
    • Alan Woods, Director Strategy and Business Development, Nuclear, Rolls Royce
    • Mick Gornall, Vice President and Managing Director, Westinghouse UK & Middle East, Managing Director, Springfields Fuels Ltd
  • CONFERENCE CLOSE

Speakers

This page will be updated regularly, please check back to find out who will speak at the event

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Clemency Burton-Hill

Conference Host

Clemency is a leading British broadcaster on TV, radio &...
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Lord John Hutton

Chairman, Nuclear Industry Association

Lord Hutton has been a Member of the Upper House since 2010...
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Duncan Hawthorne

CEO, Horizon Nuclear Power

Duncan Hawthorne became Horizon Nuclear Power’s first...
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Ian Chapman

Chief Executive, UK Atomic Energy Authority

Ian Chapman is CEO of the UK Atomic Energy Authority and Hea...
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Tom Samson

Chief Executive, NuGeneration

Tom Samson joined NuGeneration as CEO in 2015, from Emirates...
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Richard Harrington MP

Minister for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

Richard Harrington was appointed Parliamentary Under Secreta...
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David Wagstaff

Deputy Director, Euratom Exit within the BEIS Civil Nuclear Resilience Directorate


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Dr Angela Seeney

Transformation Director, Sellafield

Angela worked previously in the Oil and Gas Authority as Dir...
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Andrew Storer

Chief Executive, Nuclear AMRC

Andrew was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Nucle...
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Chris Savage

Industrial Adviser, Nuclear Industry Association

Chris has been the NIA’s Industrial Adviser since 2010...
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Ann McCall

Director, Radioactive Waste Management

Ann is a Director at Radioactive Waste Management Limited (R...
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Mike Robinson

Deputy Project Director, Menter Newydd

Mike Robinson is the most senior Bechtel appointee within Me...
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Stuart Crooks

HPC Managing Director, EDF Energy

Stuart started his career in 1981 as Apprentice Maintenance...
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Robert Davies

Chief Operating Officer, China General Nuclear

Robert is currently the Chief Operating Officer of China Gen...
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Angie Jones P.E

ITER CMA Project Director, Wood

Angie Jones is a Vice President and Director of Special Proj...
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Chris Ball

Managing Director, Atkins Energy UK and Europe

Chris holds a degree in Nuclear Engineering and is a Charter...
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Adrian Worker

Vice President Civil and Commercial Nuclear Programmes Europe and MENAI, CH2M Hill


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Fiona Rayment OBE

Executive Director NIRO, UK National Nuclear Laboratory

Fiona Rayment is the Executive Director of NIRO, a division...
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Jo Tipa

Managing Director, National Skills Academy for Nuclear

Jo Tipa is Managing Director of NSAN and has been a key figu...
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Jim Dutton

Chair, ECITB Nuclear Sector Forum

Jim Dutton retired from the Royal Marines as a Lieutenant Ge...
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Russell Fowler

Market Insight Manager, National Grid

Russell is the Market Insight Manager at National Grid, look...
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Tom Mundy

Chief Commercial Officer, NuScale Power

Tom Mundy has 34 years’ experience in the power genera...
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David Powell

Vice President, Nuclear Power Plant Sales - Europe GE Hitachi

David Powell joined GE Hitachi in January 2011. He has over...
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Steve Threlfall

General Manager, U-Battery

Steve Threlfall is the General Manager for and leads th...
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Dr Ian Scott

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Moltex Energy

Ian went to Cambridge University to study nuclear physics, b...
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John Prothero

Nuclear Director, BAM Nuttall Ltd

John has headed BAM Nuttall Nuclear Power New Build Projects...
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Alan Woods

Director Strategy and Business Development, Nuclear, Rolls Royce

Alan is Director Strategy and Business Development for Rolls...
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Mick Gornall

Vice President and Managing Director, Westinghouse UK & Middle East, Managing Director, Springfields Fuels Ltd

Mick Gornall was appointed to the role of Managing Director...
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Sponsorship and Exhibition

There are a range of sponsorship and exhibition opportunities available at Nuclear 2017. You can take a look at our sponsorship and exhibition brochure to guarantee your place. Packages will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

In addition, the pre-conference reception will take place at County Hall, within the exhibition space giving you further opportunity to promote your business to delegates.

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Venue

Nuclear 2017 will take place at London’s iconic County Hall, overlooking the Houses of Parliament. The venue is a great central location close to tube and rail links.

Social Programme

In addition to the conference and included in the delegate fee is a pre-conference reception which will take place within the exhibition at County Hall. This will provide the perfect opportunity to meet conference delegates and to speak to our exhibitors.

You can guarantee your place at the reception when you book your conference ticket.

Accommodation

inCorporate Venues is acting as NIA’s hotel reservation agent for Nuclear 2017. They have secured a good rate at various hotels close to County Hall, which are subject to availability. Reservations will be dealt with on a ‘first-come, first-served basis’. The prices quoted are inclusive of VAT.

Bookings can be made online at https://www.incorporatevenues.com/public/b/N2017/ If you have any queries, please contact them on +44 (0)845 034 3383 or by email at enquiries@incorporatevenues.com.

Registration

Registration will be open until 5 December 2017 and all places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

You can register multiple people at the same time and each person will receive a confirmation email when registration is complete. This email will also include personal login details for each attendee to access the Delegate Area.

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