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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The programme is a draft and sessions are subject to change. 


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


    Richard Harrington MP, Minister 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. 


    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

    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?


    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?

    • Ann McCall, Siting and Engagement Director, Radioactive Waste Management

    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.


    Final public consultations have closed and the reactor technology is about to finish the generic design assessment process, Duncan Hawthorne, Chief Executive, Horizon Nuclear Power will outline what is next in the plans to build Wylfa Newydd? 


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


    The JET project at Culham in Oxfordshire is feeding vital information to the ITER fusion project in France. Ian Chapman, Chief Executive of the UK Atomic Energy Authority will provide an update. Further speakers to be confirmed.  


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

CEO, NuGeneration

Tom Samson joined NuGeneration as CEO in June 2015 and leads...
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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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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

Siting and Engagement Director, Radioactive Waste Management

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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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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.


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 will be open until 1 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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