2020 EVENT

2020 EVENT


The workshops are now fully subscribed. Conference only tickets are still available.

Date and Timings: Thursday 16 July 2020. Conference talks and Q&A:  11:00 - 13:00 BST (UK Time). Optional workshops: 14:00 - 15:00 BST and 15:30 - 16:30 BST.

Venue: The conference and workshops will be hosted online. 

Cost: Free of charge to attend, due to the financial support of our event sponsors: Accenture, EDF Energy, Sellafield Ltd and UK Atomic Energy Authority.


Purpose: This online conference will feature keynote presentations from diversity and inclusion specialists, interviews with nuclear industry leaders and workshop exercises. The exercises will provide valuable discussion and learning time, so delegates return to their work places with useful tools/knowledge.


This is a draft agenda and is subject to change.

11:00 - 11:10 - Introduction and Welcome - Callum Thomas and Monica Mwanje

11:10 - 11:55 - Interviews with nuclear industry leaders, followed by live Q&A. View a recording of the session here: Interview Responses Video

Interviewees include:

Adriènne Kelbie, Chief Executive, Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR)

Dr Rebecca Weston, Chief Operating Officer, Sellafield Ltd*

Corhyn Parr, Director of UK Waste Operations, Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA)*

Marcia Ore, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Partner, UK Atomic Energy Authority*

Ellen Wildig, Growth and Project Manager, Jacobs*

Fiona Galbraith, Project Management Associate, KBR*

Patrick Herbert, Nuclear Engineer, nucleargraduates*

Andrew Steer, Lead Safety Case Project Correspondent, General Nuclear System Limited*

Lisa Stanger, Principal Consultant, Thomas Thor Associates

Dr Des Wright, Nuclear Authority, National Nuclear Laboratory*

* indicates interviewees who will be joining the live Q&A

11:55 - 12:05 - Break

12:05 - 12:30 - Fireside Chat with: Karen Wheeler CBE, Chief Executive Officer, Radioactive Waste Management Limited, Dr Sam King, Head of Technical Strategy,  Radioactive Waste Management Limited, Peter Welch, Business Services Director, Radioactive Waste Management Limited.

12:30 - 12:55 - Keynote: Frank Douglas, Non-Executive Director, City & Guilds Group and CEO, Caerus Executive.

View a recording of Frank's keynote here: Frank Douglas Keynote Video

12:55 - 13:00 - Summary and close

13:00 - 14:00 - Lunch / Break

14:00 - 15:00 - Concurrent workshops 

(Please note: if you have registered for a conference and workshop ticket, you will be issued a form (via email) to indicate your 1st and 2nd preferred workshops to attend. Please note that all places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis; this means that, although we will endeavour to match you with the workshop you prefer, this may not always be possible).

15:00 - 15:30 - Break

15:30 - 16:30 - Concurrent workshops (repeat sessions of the planned workshops, thus allowing attendees to attend a 2nd workshop if their diary permits).

Please be aware that the workshops will not be recorded. This is to respect the privacy of participants during the sessions.  

The scheduled workshops are:


CONFERENCE SUPPORTERS (listed in alphabetical order)

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Diversity and Inclusion in UK Nuclear

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