World Nuclear Exhibition

26–28 June 2018, Paris.

A major event for key players in the global nuclear energy sector, with 10,000 visitors and 4,000 businesses expected over three days. The WNE covers all aspects of the nuclear industry from new build and construction, through operations and maintenance to decommissioning.

With the full support of the French nuclear industry and including all the major international reactor vendors, the WNE represents a key event for companies looking to win work in the UK or international nuclear market. It is also a great opportunity to connect with companies in the French nuclear industry, including key players in the EDF/Framatome supply chain.

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The Energy Industries Council (EIC) and Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) are leading a UK delegation in partnership with the Department for International Trade (DIT). Space is available in a shared UK pavilion – visit the EIC events page for details.


18–19 June 2018, London.

The Nuclear Industry Association presents Decom2018, a conference looking at the latest developments in the domestic and global decommissioning markets.


The two-day event will feature panel discussions, keynote speeches and an opportunity to network with more than 250 senior leaders from across the decommissioning sector.

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DIT Civil Nuclear Showcase 2018

27–28 February 2018, London.

The UK’s Department for International Trade presents the Civil Nuclear Showcase 2018.

With an established reputation in the civil nuclear calendar, this leading annual event is not to be missed. The Showcase provides a unique opportunity to network with a diverse mix of senior delegates from all around the world, including China, France, Japan and South Korea.


UK companies are invited to take part in a tailored programme designed to provide valuable insights into the latest global marketplace developments. You can 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; and participate in a series of country briefings to hear about developments and opportunities from DIT specialists in a range of key overseas markets.

Confirmed sponsors include Rolls-Royce, Wood, Urenco, NNL and NuGen.

For more information and to register, go to:

Advanced cooling with carbon dioxide

Monday 15 January 2018, Nuclear AMRC.

The Nuclear AMRC invites you to explore the state of the art in supercritical carbon dioxide coolant and other CO2 applications in advanced machining for the most demanding industries.

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The Nuclear AMRC is leading research into supercritical CO2 cooling for challenging machining tasks, focusing on deep-hole drilling for nuclear industry applications.

The technology has been shown to increase cutting speeds and reduce tool wear, compared to traditional oil-based coolants and minimum quantity lubricant (MQL) techniques, but needs further R&D to optimise for the most demanding tasks.

This one-day forum will bring together technology providers – including Fusion Coolant Systems, supplier of the Nuclear AMRC’s system – with industrial users and researchers to discuss the opportunities and challenges of CO2 coolants. We will also look at other applications such as CO2 cleaning.

Download the flyer for full details including agenda, or register now.

Game Changers: condition monitoring and inspection

6 December, Glasgow.

The Game Changers programme presents its latest one-day challenge event to find innovative solutions to the decommissioning challenges at Sellafield.

In collaboration with the National Physical Laboratory and Censis, Game Changers invites companies and organisations to bring their innovative techniques, technologies and solutions to the challenges of monitoring and inspecting a range of waste packages.

Sellafield waste packages

There are thousands of waste containers currently stored on the Sellafield site in west Cumbria, each containing materials and objects which are the result of nuclear reprocessing or decommissioning activities over the past decades. These cans, drums and mostly boxes (collectively known as packages) are placed in above-ground stores across the Sellafield site, and it’s anticipated that there could be more than 150,000 such packages over the next few decades.

These packages are currently monitored either by moving them to a designated area for manual inspection; or by installing in-situ devices, which is particularly challenging because of the complexity of waste forms and restrictive storage arrangements.

Introducing innovative thinking and technologies into this area of operations should bring significant benefits to Sellafield’s decommissioning programme. The Game Changers programme is looking for innovative technologies and instrumentation which could be considered, including smart packages that monitor themselves, mobile inspection devices, or large area scanning.

For more information and to register for the challenge event, go to:

NIA Nuclear 2017

Thursday 7 December, London.

The Nuclear Industry Association’s annual conference Nuclear 2017 will bring together speakers from across all parts of the nuclear industry to discuss key developments in 2017 and look ahead to 2018.

NIA Nuclear 2017

Nuclear 2017 will look at all the issues across new build, operations and decommissioning, and opportunities for next year and beyond.

The sector’s senior leaders will discuss Brexit, geological disposal, new nuclear and more, with Nuclear AMRC chief executive Andrew Storer presenting a new model to understand supply chain opportunities.

For more information and to register, go to:

EIC Connect 2017 – Power, Nuclear & Renewables

28–29 November, Liverpool.

The Energy Industries Council (EIC) presents its flagship event to bring together operators, developers and OEMs from across the world to support UK enterprise and expertise in the global power, nuclear and renewables sectors.

EIC Connect 2017

The first day focuses on the nuclear sector, with speakers from industry, research and government. Nuclear AMRC chief executive Andrew Storer will appear as part of the opening plenary session alongside Tom Greatrex, chief executive of the Nuclear Industry Association, and Richard McLaren, new build director at Wood.

The event also includes opportunities for one-to-one discussions with buyers and decision-makers from the speaker companies, plus a networking dinner.

The second day then focuses on the broader power and renewables sectors.

The EIC expects at least 500 UK-based businesses to attend, all with the capacity, technology and innovation to build and maintain large scale energy projects.

For more information and to register, go to the EIC Connect event website.

Nuclear Security Leadership and Professionalism

14 December 2017, London.

The Nuclear Institute’s second annual Nuclear Security event will build on the highly successful first conference in 2016, which clearly acknowledged the importance of nuclear security organisation integration.

This full day conference will explore the latest security threats to businesses operating in the nuclear sector, and provide delegates with the latest understanding of what tomorrow’s challenges are and how to maintain resilience against ever-changing threat and risk profiles.

For more information and to register, visit the NI event page.

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NDA Estate Supply Chain Event

Thursday 2 November, Manchester.

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority presents its seventh annual supply chain event, Europe’s largest networking event for the nuclear decommissioning sector.

Last year’s showcase event attracted around 1,600 delegates, providing opportunities to network with more than 280 exhibiting companies. With a particular focus on SMEs, the event also aims to attract new businesses to the nuclear decommissioning sector.

The event is free to attend, and offers free exhibition space for qualifying companies. For more information, go to

The Nuclear AMRC will be exhibiting on stand M12, with Fit For Nuclear industrial advisors available for one-to-one discussions.

The Department of International Trade is offering one-to-one meetings and networking to manufacturers interested in export opportunities in China, Japan, France and other countries. For more information, email

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Game Changers challenge: analytical services

14 November 2017, NPL Teddington.

The Game Changers programme presents its latest one-day challenge event to find innovative solutions to the decommissioning challenges at Sellafield.

In collaboration with the National Physical Laboratory and GAU Radioanalytical, Game Changers invites companies and organisations to bring their innovative techniques, technologies and solutions to the challenges faced by Sellafield’s Analytical Services teams.

gamechangers analytical

At present, Sellafield analytical operations take place in a facility that is over 50 years old using decades-old processes. The current laboratory is being phased out, with the majority of the future work to be performed in the re-fitted National Nuclear Laboratory Central Lab. This presents a great opportunity for new and innovative technologies and techniques to be introduced in support of the Analytical Services teams.

The challenge event will introduce personnel from Sellafield’s Integrated Research Teams and present specific challenges at interactive presentations and workshops. It will be of particular interest to businesses and academia in the laboratory technology sector including instrumentation, control and automation – Sellafield will particularly welcome interest from organisations operating in other sectors such as oil and gas, biosciences or aerospace which can bring their innovations and technologies into nuclear decommissioning.

For more information and to register, go to the Game Changers website.

Previous challenge events have focused on waste containers (hosted by the Nuclear AMRC in November 2016) and digital and smart technologies. Other challenges include plant dismantling, post-operational clean out, and decommissioning infrastructure.