Programme

Wednesday 1 November

 
09:00    

Arrival and Coffee

09:45

Welcome from Professor Sarah Thompson, University of York, UK

10:00

Keynote: Technical Challenges for Sellafield
Neil Smart, Sellafield Ltd, UK

10:40

Radiological Characterisation and Assay in Support of Magnox Reactor Decommissioning
Chris Goddard and Bill Westall, Magnox Ltd, UK 

11:20

Existing Fleet Life Extension
Paul Styman, National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL), UK

12:00

Lunch and poster presentations

13:00-15:00          

Disposal of Radioactive Waste and Innovations in Waste Management

 

The NDA's strategic approach to Integrated Waste Management James McKinney, NDA, UK
Management of innovation in radioactive waste management Paul Skelton, Radioactive Waste Management, UK
Decommissioning and Innovation in Waste Management at Sellafield Ed Matthews, Sellafield Ltd
Waste vitrification - developing thermal treatment routes for UK wastes Russell Hand, University of Sheffield, UK

15:00

Coffee break

15:30

Mapping radiation with a mobile gamma imaging instrument
Neil S Owen, Createc, UK

16:00

Panel Session

16:45 Close of Day one
   

Thursday 2 November

 
09:00

Keynote: Challenges and Opportunities – the UK civil nuclear R&D landscape
Paul Nevitt, NIRO, UK

09:40 - 10:30

SMR Technologies and Developments in UK

 

UK SMR Development Programme – A National Endeavour Simon de Haas, Rolls-Royce, UK
SMRs – Rest of the World (RoW) perspectives John Lillington, Wood, UK
Q&A

10:30

Coffee Break

11:00

IAEA activities in the area of Fuel Engineering
Mikhail Veshchunov, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Austria

 11:30

The UK Nuclear R&D Programme on Digital Reactor Design
Ben Lindley, Wood, UK

12:00

Lunch and Poster Presentations

13:15

Diversity - the key to innovation?
Dawn Watson, Sellafield Ltd, UK

13:45

Initiatives to support knowledge and skills development in the nuclear industry
Jon Billowes, University of Manchester, UK

14:30

Industry strategy and nuclear sector deal
Chris Savage, Nuclear Industry Association, UK

15:15

Panel Session 

15:45

Poster Presentation Award 

16:15

Close of Event

   

Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline [extended]:
    14 October 2017
  • Early registration deadline:
    14 October 2017
  • Registration deadline:
    27 October 2017

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