The BWR Hub and Network Conference has now finished.

The BWR Hub and Network Conference will be held on February 12th – 14th 2018 at Bangor University.

Bangor Main Arts Building

Please follow the link below to register for the Conference & Conference Dinner and find out more information regarding available Accommodation below.

Registration cost is £75.00 for the three days and includes an evening meal on the Monday night as well as lunch and refreshments on all three days. There is a student rate of £50.00.

The conference will begin with Registration and Lunch on Monday 12th at 12.30 pm – 1.30 pm and finish with Lunch on Wednesday 14th at 11.30 – 12.30 pm.

The conference dinner cost is £25.00 and this includes canapes and drinks in the Shankland Library before a 2 course meal in Powys Hall in the Main Arts Building. The conference dinner will be held on the evening of Tuesday 13th.

For those registered for the Wylfa site tour, the mini bus will pick people up from Reichel hall at 11.30 am and drop people off at Reichel Hall at 4.45 pm or Bangor Train Station at 5.00 pm.

Conference Registration

Getting to Bangor…



Monday 12th Highlights, talks will include:

  • BWR Hub Feasibility Study Updates
  • Nuclear Communities, History of Nuclear in North Wales
  • Steam Generating Heavy Water Reactor – the UK’s very own Boiling Water Reactor

Tuesday 13th highlights, talks will include:

  • Hitachi presentations from the Corporate Chief Engineer of Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy and the Senior Researcher of Hitachi Europe Ltd
  • Hitachi Internship Student Presentations
  • UK Nuclear Modelling Capability of BWRs
  • Funding Opportunties talks from EPSRC and the KESS2 programme

Wednesday 14th highlights, talks will include:

  • Bangor University Sêr Cymru Upate
  • Horizon Nuclear Power, Wylfa Newydd Update


Click here for Draft Agenda




Accommodation needs to be booked separately – there are 4 options available, but all are on a first come first served basis so please book early to avoid disappointment.


Option 1 – The Management Centre Bangor is graded as 4 star Guest Accommodation – for more information please visit their website.

To book please email  as we have reserved a number of rooms at a discount for BWR Hub Conference attendees.


Option 2 – Bangor University Campus Accommodation has single rooms available. Please see the website for more information and to book your stay  Please use the promo code BWR2018 as we have reserved a number of rooms at a discounted are for BWR Hub Conference attendees.

Option 3 – Premier Inn Bangor

Option 3 – Travelodge Bangor*