Conference: MMM2018 – 9th International Conference on Multiscale Materials Modeling (MMM) 🗓 🗺

Although this event is not organised by the BWR Hub and Network it appears here as it may be of interest to our readers.


Organiser’s description:

The MMM conference is the world leading forum dedicated to the dissemination of the latest development in the field of multiscale materials modeling. The main theme of MMM2018 in Osaka is “Toward the next twenty years, opening new era in Multiscale Materials Modeling”.

Event announcement: SMR 2018 – Addressing Technical Lifecycle Challenges 🗺

This event is not organised by the BWR Hub but is included here as it may be of interest to our readers.


Organisers Description:

Supported by the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre the Nuclear Institute’s SMR 2018 conference offers the first opportunity of the year to meet, discuss and refresh your knowledge on the latest developments regarding future UK deployment of Small Modular Reactors, and keep yourself updated on the technical lifecycle challenges, stay engaged and informed of the Government view on the next steps for a Small Modular Reactor (SMR) programme in the UK.  

  • Date: 20th February 2018
  • Location: AMRC Knowledge Transfer Centre, Advanced Manufacturing Park , Rotherham, UK.
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Event: Game Changers – Innovation in Condition Monitoring and Inspection 🗓 🗺

Although no organised by the BWR Hub and Network it is included here as it may be interesting to our readers.


Organiser’s description:

Game Changers, CENSIS and the National Physical Laboratory invite you to join us for the fourth and final challenge-led innovation event for 2017.

Innovation in Condition Monitoring and Inspection – Supporting Sellafield’s Nuclear Decommissioning Mission will take place on Wednesday 6th December at the Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow G1 1RD.


  • Date: 6th December 2017
  • Location: Technology & Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde, 99 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1RD
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Conference: Women in Nuclear UK 2018 Conference 🗓 🗺

This event is not organised by the BWR Hub but is included here as it may be of interest to our readers.


Organiser’s description:

Building on the success of previous events ‘Power together to Create Change’ will look at how power shapes change how delegates can use their own power to create change within their working environments.

Each year more than 200 attendees have joined in the key discussions. This year, delegates will hear about panellists will explore the power of relationships, how to break the glass ceiling and how the power of your personality can really make an impact on people.

  • Date: 31st January 2018
  • Location: Church House, Dean’s Yard, Westminster, London SW1P 3NZ
  • Earlybird registration deadline: 30th November 2017
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Conference: Nuclear Power Plant Life Management & Extension 2017 🗓 🗺

This event is not organised by the BWR Hub however it appears here as it may be of interest to our readers.


Organiser’s description:

ACI’s 3rd Nuclear Power Plant Life Management Extension 2017 will be taking place in Antwerp, Belgium, on 06th — 07th December 2017. The two day event will bring together key industry stakeholders from the energy and nuclear industry. This event is going to connect the elite of the industry together to gather and discuss the common issues facing the nuclear industry concerning Plant Life Management and Extension. This event is essential for industry personnel who are working in ageing reactors and need to gain information on how to manage their nuclear plant life effectively.


  • Dates: 6th-7th December 2017
  • Location: Antwerp, Belgium
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Conference: NuMat 2018 🗓 🗺

Although this event is not organised by the BWR Hub it is included here as it may be of interest to our readers:

Organiser’s description:

The nuclear materials conference, created in association with The Journal of Nuclear Materials, serves as an umbrella for international meetings on nuclear materials science related to fission and fusion reactors and the overall nuclear fuel cycle. NuMat 2018 will combine eight topic tracks in five parallel sessions, covering nuclear fuels, structural materials, molten salts and materials for waste management. There will be ten international keynote speakers, including the recipients of the Robert Cahn Award and the Journal of Nuclear Materials best paper award.

  • Location: Motif Seattle, Seattle, WA, USA
  • Dates: 14th-18th October 2018
  • Abstract submission deadline: 11th May 2018
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Visit Report: Engineering Wales Conference, Cardiff 2017

The Engineering Wales Conference was held by the Engineering Research Network Wales in Cardiff on October 18th.  The workshop consisted of various workshops and plenary talks including a talk from Peter Jolley, the Chief Engineer from Aston Martin and Ton Fijen the Technical Director of Tidal Lagoon Power. There were also short talks on the best way to connect business to academic research and upcoming funding opportunities that might be useful to both the business and academic attendees of the conference.

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Visit Report: Hitachi-GE ABWR Seminar, 17th-18th October, Birmingham

The 7th seminar of the Hitachi-GE academic technical seminar series, which started in 2013, was held in Birmingham on October 17th and 18th 2017. The conference began with an introduction to the seminar which included a brief explanation of the BWR Hub and its activities. This was followed by a plenary talk by Dame Sue Ion on the Future of UK Nuclear, which gave a positive summary of the current UK position on Nuclear Energy. The second plenary talk was given by Dr Mike Weightman who gave an interesting talk on the lessons learned from Fukushima, which was followed by an update on the Wylfa Newydd Project.

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Visit Report: Nuclear Academics Meeting 2017

The UK Nuclear Academics Meeting was held in Lancaster on the 4th and 5th of September 2017. The meeting was an opportunity for the Nuclear Academics across the UK to come together and discuss recent developments across the Nuclear Community. The talks were broken down with a Nuclear Research Consortia session and two Panel Sessions on Policy and Implementation on the first day and an International Programme Session, followed by a UK National Programme Session and Education and Training Updates on the second day.

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