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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Speakers

  • 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. 

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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 Manufacturing in Fusion webinar

The Nuclear Industry Association are hosting a webinar with Nuclear AMRC, UKAEA, IDOM and EGB Engineering to help members gain a better understanding of the new UKAEA facility which is currently being constructed at Rotherham next to the Nuclear AMRC building as well as challenges in manufacturing in fusion.

Speakers

  • Steve Jones, Nuclear AMRC
  • Damon Johnstone, UKAEA
  • Sergio Sádaba Cipriaín, IDOM
  • Dr Arnold Gad-Briggs, EGB Engineering

Hosted by Tom Greatrex, NIA

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Lord Hutton Gives Colston Research Society Annual Lecture

The nuclear industry’s prospects are the brightest for a generation, according to Lord Hutton, one of the country’s most prominent experts on nuclear energy policy.  Lord Hutton gave a public lecture at the University of Bristol as part of the annual Colston Research Society events, where he gave a broad view of the nuclear industry and its […]

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Public Lecture – The Past, Present and Future of the UK Nuclear Industry – Lord Hutton

Colston Research Society Annual Lecture

 

The Past, Present and Future of the UK Nuclear Industry

On the evening of Wednesday 24th October a public lecture will be held in the Great Hall of the Wills Memorial Building. This keynote speech will be given by Lord Hutton of Furness, Chairman of the Nuclear Industry Association.

Opening welcome from Dr Ros Kennedy, President of CRS and the vote of thanks from Vice-Chancellor Professor Hugh Brady.

    

Talk Synopsis

How did the UK’s nuclear energy industry develop? What challenges and opportunities does it face in today’s world of rapid technological change and environmental threat? How will Brexit and withdrawal from the Euratom Treaty affect the UK nuclear sector?

Lord Hutton is one of the country’s most prominent experts on nuclear energy policy. As co-chairman of the Nuclear Industry Council, he has played a key role in developing the new Nuclear Sector Deal which will define the future strategic relationship between the UK Government and nuclear businesses.

In this talk he will take a broad view of the nuclear industry and its role in our energy mix, and give his own insights into the future of nuclear technology in the UK.

 

Lord Hutton was appointed Chair of the Nuclear Industry Council in 2013. He was invited by the coalition government to Chair a Commission on public service pensions, with its final report being published in 2011.

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