Nuclear Energy: Technology, safety and new build

Venue: Conference Aston - Lakeside Centre

Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Oct 11, 2011 End Date/Time: Oct 12, 2011
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Description

As the government pushes ahead with plans for new nuclear power plants in the UK, join us to discuss the challenges associated with safety, decommissioning, new plants, technologies and the role of nuclear power in a low-carbon energy supply.

Debate the most important issues, including

• how will the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant accident impact upon the UK’s nuclear programme?
• nuclear new build
• technology
• reactor design
• nuclear power plant operation and operation
• regulation
• generic design assessment
• investment
• skills gap
• the role of nuclear in the energy mix

Speakers include

• Kevin Allars, Director of Nuclear New Build, Office for Nuclear Regulation
• Julian Leslie, Electricity Customer Manager, National Grid
• Mike Harrison, Station Director, Hinkley Point B power station, EDF Energy
• Glen Little, Nuclear Industry Association
• Leon Flexman, Head of Communications, Horizon Nuclear Power

Venue

Aston University
Birmingham
United Kingdom
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