Nuclear 2018, the industry’s leading annual nuclear conference, will take place on Thursday 6 December 2018 at the iconic Victoria Park Plaza.

As a staple event in the industry calendar, it now moves into its 18th year, and promises to be bigger than ever. The event brings together speakers from across all parts of the sector to provide updates on the latest news and developments, and to discuss what 2019 will bring for the industry.

Attendees can expect to hear the latest in new build, decommissioning and waste management, supply chain development, government policy, cyber security and much, much more.

Find out more about the vast array of Sponsorship and Exhibition opportunities which are available on a first-come, first-served basis for Nuclear 2018.

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  • Morning

    The first half of the morning sessions will include an outlook on the nuclear industry, in light of the Nuclear Sector Deal. The first part of the day will focus on infrastructure, in particular future project pipelines, finance models, cost reduction targets and fuel capabilities. This will include an update from EDF Energy Chief Executive, Simone Rossi on Hinkley Point C and Sizewell C.

  • Coffee

  • Morning continued

    The second half of the morning will look at finance and cost drivers, as well as innovation in the decommissioning market. We’ll also have a focus on the business environment, looking at the potential for nuclear exports, overseas markets and encouraging foreign investment in the UK industry.  The final session for the morning will see  Zheng Dongshan from CGN speak on the latest in Bradwell engagement, engaging supply chain, and cost reduction challenge for new build projects.

  • Lunch

  • Afternoon

    After the lunch break, Duncan Hawthorne from Horizon will give an update on Wylfa, government negotiations and opportunities for future. We’ll also hear from industry on developing the UK nuclear supply chain.

    The afternoon will see a special focus on people in the industry and the challenge of getting the best talent, in particular looking at the Sector Deal’s target of achieving a 40% female workforce by 2030. We’ll then look at cultivating new ideas and innovation across the sector to reduce costs, support growth across the country and contribute to the Clean Growth Grand Challenge.

    The conference is set to close with a panel on the importance of technological innovation and research and development across the sector.

  • End of Conference


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Sponsorship and Exhibition

There are a range of sponsorship and exhibition opportunities available at Nuclear 2018. You can take a look at our sponsorship and exhibition brochure to see the variety of options. Packages will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

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Victoria Park Plaza
239 Vauxhall Bridge Road

0844 415 6750

Website: please click here 


Victoria mainline train underground and bus stations are only a couple of minutes walk from the hotel. 


Park Plaza Victoria London provides on-site parking for our guests. The entrance to our car park can be accessed via the main hotel drive. Please be aware that parking is subject to availability and allocated on a first come, first served basis. 

Car parking charges:

  • Mon–Fri: £25.00 for up to 12 hours
  • Mon–Fri: £30.00 for up to 24 hours

Motorcycle parking charges:
£8.00 for up to 24 hours

Please note that costs are approximate, subject to change and inclusive of VAT.

The hotel’s concierge team can provide additional local car park information. Please contact the team by calling +44 (0) 20 7769 9792 or emailing vppconcierge@pphe.com.


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