Tuesday 11 July, Warrington.
The UK’s biggest independent nuclear suppliers’ exhibition comes to Birchwood Park, the heart of the North-West nuclear cluster.
The Birchwood Nuclear Exhibition will feature more than 70 exhibitors from along the nuclear supply chain, plus technology demonstrations, knowledge-sharing presentations and networking opportunities.
The event is organised by Nu-Tech Exhibitions & Events, with support from the Nuclear AMRC and the Fit For Nuclear programme, Nuclear Institute, North-West Nuclear Forum and Amec Foster Wheeler.
Nuclear AMRC CEO Mike Tynan will give the opening address, and the centre’s Mantra travelling showcase will be on site to give a hands-on taste of the cutting edge of advanced manufacturing.
The event is free to attend. For more information and to reserve your place, go to: www.nuclearexhibitions.com/BirchwoodEvent
27–28 June 2017, London.
Organised by the Nuclear Industry Association at London’s County Hall, Nuclear New Build 2017 will bring together nuclear new build developers, the supply chain, and keynote speakers from inside and outside the nuclear sector.
Confirmed speakers include:
- Tom Samson, NuGen
- Duncan Hawthorne, Horizon Nuclear Power
- Humphrey Cadoux-Hudson, EDF Energy
- Mike Tynan, Nuclear AMRC
- Dr Dame Sue Ion
- Zhu Minhong, CGN
Hosted by Steph McGovern and with more than 350 people forecast to attend, the conference also offers a full social programme to provide unrivalled networking opportunities for delegates.
For more information and to register, go to: www.nuclearnewbuild2017.co.uk
11–16 June 2017, Manchester.
The Nuclear AMRC is proud to sponsor the European Nuclear Young Generation Forum (ENYGF), the leading gathering of students and young professionals from across the European nuclear industry.
Run by the Nuclear Institute’s Young Generation Network, ENYGF2017 will showcase the UK’s nuclear expertise to the world and facilitate knowledge transfer between countries and individuals. The week-long event is set to be the UK’s largest ever youth nuclear event – the 2015 forum in Paris attracted over 350 delegates from 27 countries.
The theme for ENYGF2017 is “Innovation in Nuclear: a Rich Heritage and our Bright Future”. The week-long programme will include expert speakers, interactive workshops and varied technical tours to sites around the UK, rounded off with extensive networking opportunities through formal and informal social and cultural events.
For more information, go to: www.enygf.org
Tuesday 25 April, AMRC Knowledge Transfer Centre.
Understand the UK civil nuclear sector and its opportunities, with this half-day seminar from NOF Energy, hosted by the Nuclear AMRC with support from the Nuclear Industry Association (NIA).
The event includes NIA chief executive Tom Greatrex on the state of UK nuclear; Fit For Nuclear industrial advisor Paul Cook on supplier development; and Simon Marsden of Outokumpu Stainless Distribution on how his company is approaching the sector.
The event costs £52 for NOF Energy members, or £104 for non-members. Register on the NOF Energy site.
Full members of the Nuclear AMRC can claim free registration: contact Kristie Leng or Philippa Smith at NOF Energy for a discount code.
8 June 2017, Manchester.
The Export Control Organisation (ECO) presents a seminar on export controls relating to the civil nuclear industry, aimed at supply chain companies and subcontractors in the UK and overseas.
- Category 0 nuclear materials, facilities and equipment covered under the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) guidelines for nuclear transfers (part 1).
- Other categories covering items under the NSG guidelines for nuclear transfers of nuclear-related dual-use equipment, materials, software and related technology (part 2).
- Forthcoming changes to the controls.
- Presentations from BEIS, DIT, ONR and industry.
- Case studies.
The cost per delegate is £150.
For more information and to register interest, contact Denise Carter: Denise.Carter@trade.gsi.gov.uk , 020 7215 4459.
24–29 April 2017, Beijing.
Nuclear manufactueres are invited to join a UK delegation to the 12th China International Exhibition on Nuclear Power Industry.
The visit is organised by the UK Department for International Trade (DIT) and China-Britain Business Council (CBBC), working with China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN). The visit includes a workshop focusing on supply chain in both China and UK discuss cooperation opportunities and what the UK can offer to both markets.
The mission will provide UK delegates with the opportunity to be part of the UK Pavilion at the 12th China International Exhibition on Nuclear Power Industry, 27-29 April in Beijing, with exposure to over 8,000 trade visitors. Other activities include a potential site visit, one-to-one meetings with key Chinese nuclear players, and a workshop to further explore potential collaborations in future projects using the Hualong nuclear reactor technology in China, UK and other countries.
For more information, download the DIT flyer.
28 February & 1 March 2017, London.
Hosted by the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT), Civil Nuclear Showcase 2017 is an unmissable networking opportunity that will provide valuable insights and opportunities into the civil nuclear marketplace.
Attendees will be able to:
- Network with a diverse mix of international and UK delegates representing government, utilities, technology providers, major contracting companies and all tiers of the supply chain.
- Participate in a series of country briefings and hear about developments and opportunities in a range of key overseas markets including Central and Eastern Europe, China, Germany, France, Japan, Turkey, and the US.
- Discover how to develop business opportunities with major companies.
- Pre-book one-to-one meetings with DIT overseas market specialists, potential overseas customers and partners from up to 18 countries.
Speakers include Duncan Hawthorne, CEO of Horizon Nuclear Power; Humphrey Cadoux-Hudson, managing director for nuclear new build at EDF; Tom Samson, chief executive of NuGen; Adrian Simper, strategy and technology director at the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority; and Mike Tynan, CEO of the Nuclear AMRC.
For more information, download the flyer or go to: www.events.trade.gov.uk/civil-nuclear-showcase-2017
Tuesday 21 February, AMRC Knowledge Transfer Centre.
The Nuclear AMRC and Energy 2050 invite you to discover the opportunities for international collaboration in the South Korean nuclear decommissioning programme.
With 25 reactors producing a third of electricity, South Korea has long been a leader in nuclear energy. But with its first commercial reactor – Kori-1 – shutting down in 2017, South Korea is preparing to enter a new era of nuclear decommissioning.
With a wealth of decommissioning experience at home, the UK has the opportunity to support South Korea with its decommissioning and international new-build programmes.
This free half-day event will give UK companies new insight into the decommissioning programmes in both countries, and highlight the opportunities for collaboration and export.
For more information, download the flyer. To reserve your place, go to: ukkoreadecommissioning.eventbrite.co.uk
Monday 27 February, London.
With the UK government due to publish its roadmap for the development of small modular reactors (SMRs), the Nuclear Industry Association invites you to hear the latest from government and industry insiders and make sure you are up to date on the latest developments.
Speakers include senior figures from SMR developers including Rolls-Royce, Westinghouse, NuScale and Moltex Energy; plus key industry figures including Nuclear AMRC chief executive Mike Tynan on what SMRs could mean for the UK supply chain.
For full details, go to: www.niauk.org/event-listing/smr-2017
Thursday 8 December, Birmingham.
Innovate UK and the Knowledge Transfer Network invite you to find out more about accessing £5 million of funding for advanced nuclear manufacturing and materials research.
As part of a £20 million nuclear R&D programme, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) will invest up to £5 million in projects to develop innovative manufacturing and materials technologies for the civil nuclear sector. The competition aims to establish an innovative R&D technologies and skills for materials and manufacturing which will support a strong UK nuclear supply chain.
This event will be an opportunity to hear about the funding competition and identify potential research partners. Organisations will be invited to pitch on their offering and what they are seeking from partners.
Proposals should address one of the following themes (with allocated budgets):
- Nuclear structural materials (£1.5 million).
- Mechanisation and automation of component manufacture (£1.9 million).
- Large-scale component manufacture and assembly (£1.1 million).
- Prefabricated module development and verification (£200,000).
- Design codes and standards (£300,000).
This is a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition run in partnership with Innovate UK. It is open to organisations of all sizes. For detailed information, see SBRI funding competition: advanced nuclear manufacturing and materials.
For more information about the information day and to register, go to the KTN event page.