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Nuclear South West Conference 2019

Nuclear South West Showcase 2019

This event is a unique chance to connect with existing opportunities in the UK nuclear sector, showcase your capabilities to potential customers and learn about the future direction of nuclear in the UK

There continues to be huge opportunities for UK and international companies that want to be part of the UK nuclear supply chain, many of which are located in the South West of England. This includes the UK’s first new build in a generation, Hinkley Point C, which is entering the MEH phase; 4 sites being decommissioned; submarine decommissioning, as well as the development of new technologies for small modular reactors.

With a theme of ‘Bringing Innovation to Nuclear’, this two-day showcase and conference highlights current and future opportunities in New Build, Decommissioning, Defence and new technologies, including SMRs.

Other highlights include the opportunity to network with senior industry representatives and engage in 1-2-1 meetings with companies across the different supply chains.

Registration

Registration is now open with various options for attendance at the constituent parts of the event. See the Eventbrite page for full details.

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Wednesday 2nd October – NSW Showcase

Please note: This will be hosted at the National College for Nuclear in Bridgwater.

  • Visit the UK’s only new build site at Hinkley Point C. Limited to a maximum of 100 people so please book early to avoid disappointment.
  • Technology demonstrations including Flow Loop, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Control Room.
  • Demonstrations by the South West Nuclear Hub, including robotics.
  • Company Demonstrations.

NSW Pre-conference dinner

Hosted at the nearby Marco Pierre White restaurant at the Mercure Bridgwater, allows the chance to network with like-minded attendees and engage with some of the conference speakers, in an informal and friendly atmosphere.

Thursday 3rd October - 'Bringing Innovation to Nuclear'Conference

Please note: This will be hosted at the McMillan Theatre in Bridgwater.

We have an exciting agenda with inspiring industry speakers and plenty of opportunities to network. Our current speakers include:

  • Tom Greatrex, CEO, Nuclear Industry Association
  • Alan Cumming, Nuclear Operations Director, NDA
  • Andy Storer, CEO, NAMRC and Nuclear Sector Deal
  • Beccy Pleasant, Head of Nuclear Skills Strategy Group
  • Richard Deakin, Head of Advanced Nuclear Technologies, BEIS
  • Professor Tom Scott, Director, South West Nuclear Hub
  • Nick Golding, Head of HPC Supply Chain Programme

And more speakers will be announced over the coming weeks!

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Hinkley Point C Supplier Induction Programme

  • Date: 8th January 2019
  • Time: All day
  • Venue: Somerset Energy Innovation Centre, Bridgwater TA6 4FJ
  • Cost: Contact us - funding available for eligible businesses

Are you an ambitious company looking to supply the Hinkley Point C project?

Led by experienced nuclear industry experts, this comprehensive modular programme is supported by EDF and focuses on helping you to increase your knowledge and credibility in the nuclear sector. You will have the opportunity to:

  • Identify and address key risk factors in the manufacture and supply of products and services to the nuclear market
  • Understand project culture and integrate best practice throughout your business
  • Develop the processes, skills, and behaviours required of your business by the nuclear sector
  • Incorporate the HPC values into your business before you have any conversations with the customer
  • Implement tools and techniques to map your existing products and services to the nuclear market

The modules cover:

  • Nuclear Safety Culture
  • Human Performance Factors
  • Materials, Equipment & Configuration Control
  • Systematic Approach to Training & SQEP
  • Operational Experience & Continuous Improvement
  • Procurement & Contracting

Each module incorporates a mini-project to support the implementation of the new skills, processes, and behaviours in your business.

Who should attend?

The programme is aimed at senior business leaders who can commit to all modules. Nominate a second delegate to support the specialised modules and deliver change in your business to experience a greater return on your investment.

Cost

The programme cost covers the attendance of a senior company leader PLUS a nominated second delegate per module.

Funding towards the cost of the programme is available for eligible businesses.

Contact Maria Ison for more details (email  or tel. 0117 403 4661).

Book

Book via swmas.co.uk/events/hinkley-point-c-supplier-induction-programme

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