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.

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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, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US 
  Current reactor technology
09:50 - 10:15 Are Elon Musk's Batteries The End Of Nuclear? 
Mwansa Chipasha, 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
Mwansa Chipasha, 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 and Robert Mallozzi, 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, Docherty Iain, Stephen Huggon and Adam Ricketts, Sellafield Ltd, UK; Jonathan Dodds, Donna McKendrick, National Nuclear Laboratory, UK; Alice Gornall, Loughborough University, UK; Sarah McKay, Newcastle University, 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, Sarah Pepper, James Amphlett, The University of Sheffield, UK; Karl Whittle, University of Liverpool, UK; Laurence Harwood, University of Reading, UK; Taek Seung Lee, Chungnam National University, Korea
16:30 - 16:55 A Feasibility Study On Compact And Energy Efficient Distillation For Tritium Recovery (CEED)
Yvonne Paulley and Anthony Smith, S & C Thermofluids Ltd, UK; Stan Kolaczkowski, Bath Process Consultants, UK; Roger Rayner, Flexible Process Consultants, UK
16:55 - 17:30 Flash presentations
17:30 - 18:00  Drinks and nibbles with exhibitors 
18:00 - 19:30  Free time 
19:30 - 22:00 Conference evening event at Abode Manchester

Friday 5 October

09:00 - 09:05 Opening address
09:05 - 09:50

Plenary presentation:
Molten Salt Reactors and thermal energy storage– the route to a fully decarbonised global power system
Ian Scott, Moltex Energy Ltd., UK

  Future reactor technology
09:50 - 10:15 IMAGINE - Integrated Modelling And Simulation Of An Innovative Nuclear System Operating Directly On Spent Nuclear Fuel: An Overview
Bruno Merk, University of Liverpool, 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 Spectrophotometric Analysis Of Synergic Systems To Replace Tri-n-butyl Phosphate In Used Fuel Reprocessing
Adam Canner, University of Sheffield, UK
11:25 - 11:50 Modelling Frozen Salt Films In A Molten Salt Fast Reactor
Gregory Cartland-Glover, Stefano Rolfo, Alex Skillen, David Emerson, Charles Moulinec,  Science and Technologies Facilities Council, UK; Dzianis Litskevich,
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
Nuclear Power in the US: Research to Power
Dr Stephen Mezyk, Professor, Physical and Environmental Chemistry, California State University, Long Beach, USA

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, Eduardo Garciadiego Ortega, Panagiota Angeli, 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, Andrey Zaytsev, Rachel Bulmer, Northumbria University, UK; Andreas Wilden, Giuseppe Modolo, Forschungszentrum Julich, Germany; Patrik Wessling, Andreas Geist, Petra Panak, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
16:05 - 16:30 Uranium Recovery Using Tethered Ionic Liquid Extractants (U-TILES)
James Amphlett, Mark Ogden, The University of Sheffield, UK; Clint Sharrad, University of Manchester, UK; Laurence Harwood, The University of Reading, UK
16:30 - 17:00 Presentation of prizes and close

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