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Cambridge Advisory – Consultation at Churchill College – Friday 16th May 2014

The Future of Nuclear Energy


9.30                        Registration and morning coffee

10.00                     Welcome:

  • Professor Sir David Wallace FRS FREng, Master Churchill College
  • The Rt Hon Lord Howell of Guildford PC, Chairman Windsor Energy Group

10.30.-11.45        The political dimension

(Chair: Mr Ian Walker, Board, MEC International Ltd and Windsor Energy Group)

Presentations (3 x 15 min)

  • Mr Hergen Haye, Head of Nuclear New Build, UK Department of Energy and Climate Change
  • Representative of European Institution
  • Mr Peter Jenkins CMG, former UK Permanent Representative to IAEA

Panel discussion and Q&A (30 min)

11.45-12.15         Coffee break

12.15-13.45         The scientific dimension

(Chair: Dr Eugene Shwageraus,  Department of Engineering and Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge)

Presentations (3 x 15 min)

  • Professor Robin Grimes FREng, Chief Scientific Advisor to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and former Director of Imperial College Rolls Royce University Technology Centre in Nuclear Engineering
  • Dr Mike Weightman FREng, Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor of Nuclear Energy, Cambridge University and former Chief Nuclear Inspector, UK Health and Safety Executive
  • Dr Ian Farnan, Head Nuclear Energy Centre, Director of the Cambridge University Masters Course on Nuclear Energy

Panel discussion and Q&A (30 min)

13.45-14.45         Buffet Lunch

14.45.-16.00        The business dimension

(Chair: Mr Daniel Morler FRSA, Board MEC International Ltd  and RJ Fleming & Co Ltd)

Presentations (3 x 15 min)

  • Dr Simon Taylor, The Judge Business School , University of Cambridge
  • Mr Paul Spence, Director of Strategy and Corporate Affairs, EDF
  • Professor William Nuttall, Professor of Energy, The Open University

Panel discussion and Q&A (45 min)

16.00-16.30         Coffee Break

16.30-1730          Consultation panel discussion and Q&A

Co-chair:  Sir David Wallace FRS/The Rt Hon Lord Howell of Guildford PC

1730-1800            Drinks and end of consultation

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