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NIA webinar: NDA in context

NDA in context: the who, what, why, when and where of UK decommissioning

The Nuclear Industry Association new2nuclear group will host a Tea Break Talk entitled NDA in Context: the who, what, why, when and where of UK decommissioning now.


Registration is via the Nuclear Industry Association website.

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NIA Realising Innovation webinar

Tom Greatrex, CEO of NIA will host “Realising innovation for future nuclear” webinar.

Speakers include

Matt Thomas, Chief Engineer for Power & Energy Sector at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC)
Tim Allmark, Head of Advanced Nuclear Technology at the Office for Nuclear Regulation
Heather Lewtas, UK Atomic Energy Authority
Steve Lawler Business Manager – New Build & Fusion, Frazer Nash Consultancy.


Registration is via the Nuclear Industry Association website.

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NIA Energy White Paper webinar

The NIA will discuss the implications of the Energy White Paper along with the RAB consultation and the National Infrastructure Structure.

You can read our response to the release of the White Paper in December 2020here.


Registration is via the Nuclear Industry Association website.

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NIA Nuclear 2020

Nuclear 2020: Roadmap to Net Zero, the industry’s leading annual nuclear conference, will take place on Thursday 3 December as a virtual event and exhibition.

Now in its 20th year, the conference will bring together speakers from across all parts of the nuclear industry to update and discuss key developments in decommissioning, nuclear new build, dexport opportunities, skills and much more.

Nuclear 2020 will be free for delegates to attend. All participants will have access to:

  • Plenary Sessions with leading speakers from across the energy sector, including the Minister for Energy
  • Plenary sessions on nuclear’s role in our Net Zero Future
  • Updates on the resilience of the nuclear industry during COVID-19
  • Insights on the latest world-class innovations in the UK nuclear industry, from decommissioning to small modular reactors and fusion technology
  • Digital platforms for one-to-one networking
  • Q&A with speakers through our chat function
  • Exhibitions showcasing business opportunities across the nuclear sector
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UK EPR Design Centre webinar

At the end of September the UK EPR Design Centre was officially launched. Led by EDF’s new nuclear engineering division (DIPNN UK) and Edvance UK, the Centre is based in Aztec West, Bristol and aims to create a UK centre of design expertise for EPR reactor construction. This further develops EDF’s nuclear expertise in Britain with a centre where leading companies can come together to support Hinkley Point C and other UK EPR projects in their design, build and commissioning.

Tilly Spencer from Edvance UK and Nicky Vyce from Vulcain Engineering will be presenting on the scope of the Design Centre today and the future aspirations. This will include the plans for engagement with the wider UK supply chain.


  • Tilly Spencer, Edvance UK
  • Nicky Vyce, Vulcain Engineering


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n2n – an insight into the Canadian Nuclear Market

Justin Hannah, Cavendish Nuclear, will provide an update on the Canadian market with a deep dive into the decommissioning sector looking at challenges and opportunities for the industry.

new to nuclear (n2n) is an NIA initiative to provide a commercial and business orientated platform for people new to the sector, or for those looking to further develop commercial nuclear understanding. 

The n2n team will be running a series of short 30 minute sessions delivered by business leaders to focus on the commercial aspects of future markets.

The first event is Canada in Context: An Insight into the Canadian Nuclear Market Wednesday 23 September at 3pm. 


Register for a Zoom link on the link below:

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South West employment growth in NIA 2020 Jobs Map

The Nuclear Industry Association has published its annual jobs map of the UK for 2020, that shows nearly 60,000 people are employed in the civil nuclear sector across the UK. The South West is noted as an employment hotspot for the industry, with 12, 476 people employed in the region. This is bettered only by […]

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NIA International Group Meeting

Theme: UK/France/China and will include an early engagement session with CGN UK. 

  • Date: Wednesday 11th June
  • Time: 8.30am-3.30pm
  • Location: Bill Brown Design Suite, Queen's School of Engineering (Woodland Road entrance), University of Bristol
  • Registration will be via the NIA - details to follow

The South West Nuclear Hub will host the next NIA International Group meeting at the University of Bristol. This will be a one-day conference, with exhibition and networking opportunities.

There will also be a pay-your-own-way-dinner on Tuesday 10 July (details TBC).

For further information, contact Stephanie McKenna at the NIA.


A full agenda with confirmed speakers will be posted in due course. The draft agenda includes the following sessions:

Welcome and introductions

Session 1 - China

Session 2 - France

Session 3 - China and France

Session 4 - Education and innovation

NIA International Group

As a pioneer of nuclear energy, the UK has a long history of nuclear development which can be exported across the world. The International Group provides first-hand information on the opportunities arising across the globe, as well as help to provide contacts in those overseas markets.

The NIA runs a comprehensive series of Business Groups which focus on various aspects of the nuclear industry. The free meeting programme is led by industry for industry to ensure members get the most up-to-date and relevant information to grow their business.

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