International Nuclear Engineering Conference (INEC 2018)


INEC 2018 offers a packed programme of top-quality presentations sharing expert knowledge, latest developments and lessons learned in nuclear engineering.

Leading experts industry practitioners, researchers and industry regulators, will share their experience via oral presentations and posters.

Presentations will cover nuclear engineering and how developments in the field will underpin a sustainable nuclear power industry across the globe.

Programme subject to change.

Thursday 4 October

08:30 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:05 Welcome address
Professor Bruce Hanson, chair of INEC technical Committee
09:05 - 09:50 Plenary presentation
Andrew Worrall, Fuel Cycle Technology Integration Leader; Deputy Director GAIN;
UK Country Coordinator, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US 
  Current Reactor Technology
09:50 - 10:15 Are Elon Musk's Batteries The End Of Nuclear?
James Metcalfe, Horizon Nuclear Power 
10:15 - 10:40 Nuclear Energy Is Set For A Comeback - But Are We Ready For It?
Sophie Collier, Horizon Nuclear Power, UK
10:40 - 11:00 Refreshment break with poster and exhibition viewing
11:00 - 11:25 Learning From Emergency Response Using Interactive Case Study For The Nuclear Industry
Zsuzsanna Gyenes, IChemE Safety Centre, UK
11:25 - 11:50 Effectiveness Of EPCs
Poonam Gehlot, Horizon Nuclear Power, UK
11:50 - 12:15 Reliability At Any Cost? Not Anymore…
Ben Salisbury, Horizon Nuclear Power, UK
12:15 - 13:15 Lunch break with poster and exhibition viewing
  End of Life Challenges
13:15 - 14:00 Plenary presentation
Tim Milner, Chief Technology Officer ,Atkins, UK
14:00 - 14:25 Science Uncertainty And Decommissioning
Geoff Randall, Sellafield Ltd, UK
14:25 - 14:50 Systems And Process Engineering Supporting Tool Development For Reactor Internals Decommissioning
Reza Ghanavi, SNC Lavalin Inc. Nuclear Power, CA
14:50 - 15:15 Theory Based Analysis Of Pulse Jet Performance Re-suspending Radioactive Solids In Liquors
George McArthur, Sellafield Ltd, UK
15:15 - 15:40 Refreshment break with poster and exhibition viewing
15:40 - 16:05 Flexible Silicon-based Alpha-particle Detector
David Jenkins, University of York, UK
16:05 - 16:30 Functionalised Silicates For The Remediation And Immobilization Of Radionuclides A South Korean And UK Project
Mark Ogden, The University of Sheffield, UK
16:30 - 16:55 A Feasibility Study On Compact And Energy Efficient Distillation For Tritium Recovery (CEED)
Yvonne Paulley, S & C Thermofluids Ltd, UK
16:55 - 18:30 Flash presentations on posters / drinks and nibbles with exhibitors
19:30 - 22:00 Conference evening event

Friday 5 October

09:00 - 09:05 Opening address
09:05 - 09:50 Plenary presentation
Matthew Blake, Rolls Royce, UK
  Future Reactor Technology
09:50 - 10:15 Innovation In New Build SMR: Technology Vs Economics
Rakshi Biplab, Atomic Acquisitions, UK
10:15 - 10:40 The UK's Position In A Modular World
Tom Cullinan, Nuvia, UK
10:40 - 11:00 Refreshment break with poster and exhibition viewing
11:00 - 11:25 Thermohydraulics And Chemistry Of Statically Fueled Molten Salt Reactors
Ian Scott, Moltex Energy, UK
11:25 - 11:50 Modelling Frozen Salt Films In A Molten Salt Fast Reactor
Gregory Cartland-Glover, Science and Technologies Facilities Council, UK
11:50 - 12:15 Planning For A Nuclear Supported Hydrogen Economy
Alisdair Holt, Rolls-Royce, UK
12:15 - 13:15 Lunch break with poster and exhibition viewing
  Spent fuel and nuclear material management
13:15 - 14:00 Plenary presentation
Professor Steve Mezyk, California State University, US
14:00 - 14:25 Mechanistic Modelling Of Irradiated Fuel Exposed To Pond Water
David Hambley, National Nuclear Laboratory, UK
14:25 - 14:50 Centrifugal Contactors In An Advanced Recycle Facility And The Effect Of Solids On Extraction Stage Efficiencies
Alastair Baker, University of Leeds, UK
14:50 - 15:15 Intensified Extractions Using Novel Small-scale Channels For Nuclear Reprocessing
Dimitrios Tsaoulidis, University College London, UK
15:15 - 15:40 Refreshment break with poster and exhibition viewing
15:40 - 16:05 Studies On New Bis-Triazine Ligands In Spent Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing: Tuning The Aliphatic Part And Its Effects On Extraction Properties
Frank Lewis, Northumbria University, UK
16:05 - 16:30 Uranium Recovery Using Tethered Ionic Liquid Extractants (U-TILES)
James Amphlett, The University of Sheffield, UK
16:30 - 17:00 Presentation of prizes and close

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