6th Annual Nuclear Decommissioning Conference Europe 5-6 May, 2015 | Manchester, UK

Two days of business critical insight 

30+ expert sepakers, industry leading panel sessions and workshops, exclusive updates you won't get anywhere else...The Nuclear Decommissioning Conference will give you everything you need to deliver safe, cost effective nuclear decommissioning and waste management programmes

Decommissioning Case Studies Waste Management SMEs in Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Management New Technology

Session 1: Decommissioning Case Studies

The Strategic Context for Decommissioning Framework Agreement

  • Session coming soon...
Sellafield
Rebecca Weston,
Head of Business and Programme Integration: Decommissioning Division,
Sellafield

Dounreay: Edge of UK Centre of the Decommissioning World

  • Get exclusive insight into the decommissioning successes at Dounreay, including some major milestones
  • Understand supply chain best practice at Dounreay to help capitalize on supply chain innovation and flexibility
  • Discover Dounreay’s approach to decommissioning excellence, effective communication with the workforce and creating the right culture
Dounreay
Mark Rouse,
Managing Director,
Dounreay

Nuclear Decommissioning Experiences in Germany

  • Get an overview on decommissioning in Germany, status of decommissioning projects and regulatory aspects
  • Review lessons learned from decommissioning projects in Germany including the technical and organizational aspects for managing decommissioning waste
  • Gain an insight into the current challenges facing the German decommissioning market
Global Research for Safety (GRS)
Dr Boris Brendebach,
Chief Decommissioning Expert,
Global Research for Safety (GRS)

Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning – Approach and Lessons Learnt

  • Get the latest from the Lithuanian decommissioning project and Ignalina NPP including timeframes and progress made at units 1 and 2
  • Understand the key lessons derived from the challenges at Ignalina including staffing, organizational structure, spent fuel and decontamination 
  • Gain an insight into how schedule challenges have been dealt by concentrating on large parts of dismantling
Ignalina NPP
Darius Janulevičius,
Director General,
Ignalina NPP

Nuclear Demolition: Panel Session

  • Understand the challenges involved for demolition contractors when operating in such a highly regulated industry
  • Discover the need for meticulous planning at every stage of the project: following a full decommissioning strategy highlighting specific methodology, environmental impact reports and feasibility studies
  • Gain an insight into the latest demolition and decommissioning projects from various demolition contractors across Europe

 

European Demolition Association
Panel Chair: Jose Blanco,
Secretary General,
European Demolition Association

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Session 2: Waste Management

The Role of Public Participation in Radioactive Waste Management

  • Analyse the most effective approaches to build trust and confidence with the available information by increasing transparency and giving access to all non-sensitive information
  • Understand the ways and means to better inform the public in objective and factual terms about all aspects of nuclear energy
  • Understand how to best exchange and develop best practices at a European level between member states, municipalities and industry
European Commission
Richard Adams,
Chair: The European Nuclear Energy Forum,
European Commission

Processing Technology for Disposable ILW Packages in the UK

  • Robust self-shielding containers to minimise both volume of processed waste and shielding requirements during interim storage and transport
  • Waste processing technology to reduce waste volume and bring it into a long-term passive state
  • Scientific and engineering knowledge to achieve package certification as a disposable package with UK regulators
GNS
Matthias Messer,
Head of UK Projects,
GNS

Science and the Law in Decommissioning and Radioactive Waste Management

  • Get examples that illustrate the difficulties that can arise when the words in legislation do not match the realities from a technical point of view
  • Understand why it is important for lawyers and scientific or technical specialists to either speak the same language or at least have good quality interpreters available
  • Understand why it is important that everyone has a common understanding if progress is to be made on decommissioning and waste management projects
Zyda Law
Mick Bacon,
Nuclear Consultant,
Zyda Law

Good Practice and Standards for the Safe, Efficient and Reliable Transport of Radioactive Materials

  • Gain an insight into the work conducted by the WNTI in transporting radioactive materials internationally
  • Make sure you fully understand the requirements for the testing of radioactive material packages
  • Understand how WNTI practices are used alongside international regulations to improve safety, performance and economics to back-end nuclear projects
World Nuclear Transport Institute
Henry-Jacques Neau,
Secretary General,
World Nuclear Transport Institute

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Session 3: SMEs in Nuclear Decommissioning and Waste Management

SMEs Collaborate in Non-Zero Sum Game

  • Understand how Tier 2s can deliver real value by collaboration with SME'S
  • Discover how the DNA of an SME can be retained so that growth doesn't dilute its USP
  • Gain an insight into the development of NSG through a strong culture of collaboration and challenge and driving change in a conservative industry
LLWR
Dennis Thompson,
Managing Director,
LLWR
NSG
John Morris,
Managing Director,
NSG

Panel Session:
SMEs Live on Stage

  • Hear from some of the industry’s most innovative and successful SMEs on their challenges and lessons learned from the heart of the decommissioning supply chain
  • Get your chance to discuss how smaller businesses can benefit from the huge opportunities offered by the nuclear decommissioning industry
  • Understand the best ways to either cooperate with SMEs or understand how SMEs can make themselves more effective in winning work
PRODDIO
Panel Chair:
Stephen Paxton,
Managing Director,
PRODDIO
NSG
John Morris,
Managing Director,
NSG
PacTec
Mike Nichols,
Managing Director Europe,
PacTec
Enkom Consulting
Martyn Jenkins,
Managing Director,
Enkom Consulting
Aquila
Dave Barker,
Chief Executive Officer,
Aquila

Rolls Royce

Session coming soon...

Rolls Royce
Dr Andrew Munro,
Engineering Operations Director,
Rolls Royce

Workshop:
Risk Management in Nuclear Decommissioning

  • Understand how to manage common industry related risks and put risk information at the heart of decision-making in nuclear decommissioning
  • Develop detailed understanding of risks, the consequences and incorporating lessons learned into planning decommissioning activities
  • Gain an insight into the differences between risks and hazards so you can develop and embed a positive risk culture throughout decommissioning

Speakers to be confirmed


Panel Session:
Cost Estimation in Nuclear Decommissioning Projects

  • Understand how accurate data capture and analysis can be used to more accurately predict the cost of decommissioning projects
  • Gain an insight into how increases in project cost data within nuclear decommissioning could help bring huge benefits around the long-term problem of cost certainty
  • Establish how engaging a common cost structure can help develop confidence in the build-up of costs, allowing you to speed up decision-making
Enkom Consulting
Panel Chair: Martyn Jenkins,
Managing Director,
Enkom Consulting

Panel Members:
Announcement coming soon...

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Session 4: New Technology

Technology Development from Science to Solution

  • Gain an insight into the forefront of nuclear innovation in waste management and spent fuel technology
  • Get developments on the latest in waste management specialties, from cements, concretes and waste immobilization, to product design and chemical and process development
  • Gain an insight into how spent fuel technology at NNL is playing an important role in stimulating debate and informing the decisions made
NNL
Nick Hanigan,
Waste Management and Decommissioning Director,
NNL

New Software Tool for Dynamic Radiological Characterisation and Monitoring in Nuclear Sites

  • Gain an insight into the forefront of human-centred computing technologies are being used in Norway to streamline nuclear decommissioning strategies
  • Understand how these technologies can help planning and optimising work procedures in hazardous environments
  • Understand the benefits of human-centred computing technologies including monitoring progress, team coordination, regulatory interaction, preservation and transfer of knowledge, and public information
Institute for Energy Technology
Istvan Szoke,
Senior Researcher,
Institute for Energy Technology

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Michael Vickery
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