About the Event

There is growing interest in small modular reactors (SMRs) and advanced reactors (ARs) around the world, with more than 50 designs at various development stages. SMRs can help address the need for flexible power generation for a wide range of users and applications, with the global market estimated to be worth £250-400bn by 2035.

Nuclear Engineering International’s SMR/AR event will look at the development plans and licensing activities for a range of small and advanced reactor technologies. It will cover all aspects of industry, with insight from reactor developers, utilities, regulators, supply chain, academics and the financial community.

Interviews with key industry figures and a range of engaging panel discussions will bring the latest progress and innovations in the global SMR/AR market straight to your desktop.

Meet fellow professionalsshare best practices,  insight and thought-leadership with industry influencers.

Agenda

SESSION 1: GLOBAL MARKET DEVELOPMENTS
  • Small and advanced reactor market overview
  • Updates from key markets/developers
  • Deployment challenges and opportunities
SESSION 2: MANUFACTURING/CONSTRUCTION
  • Materials development and qualification
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Modular construction​​
SESSION 3: THE ROLE OF SMRS: UTILITY PERSPECTIVES
  • Why consider small and advanced reactors?
  • Feasibility studies, site selection and other developments
  • Stakeholder engagement 
SESSION 4: FINANCING/ECONOMICS
  • Estimating the cost of small and advanced reactors
  • Financing options and approaches
  • Can small reactors compete?
SESSION 5: FUELING THE FUTURE SMR FLEET
  • Meeting needs for High assay low enriched uranium (HALEU)
  • Fuel manufacturing and qualification progress
  • Fuel cycle approaches: open or closed?
SESSION 6: DRIVING FORWARD DEMONSTRATION
  • Securing regulatory approval: approaches and lessons
  • Demonstration project progress
  • What's next: moving from demonstration to deployment
Please check the Event Website for full agenda. 
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