The NIA together with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and Decom North Sea will be holding a cross industry learning event at TECA in Aberdeen on Tuesday 11 October.

The event, which attached delegates from across the oil and gas industry, as well as the nuclear industry, was organised by the NIA and NDA, and supported by Dounreay and Decom North Sea. A big thank you to all who helped organise the event, and everyone who participated.


9:30 – 9:45 Welcome
Connor Deehan, Chair of NIA Decommissioning & existing Generation group

9:45 – 11:15 Benefits of Cross-Industry Collaboration
This session will explore why cross-sector collaboration is important and highlight recent successes

NDA’s Approach to Cross-Industry Collaboration
Heather Barton, NDA

Digital Fluidity in the Energy Sector
Dave Clark, NDA

Metal Waste Recycling: Collaborative Opportunities
Kenny Taylor, Zero Waste Scotland

Learning from collaborative Anchor Partnerships
Prof Richard Neilson, The National Decommissioning Centre

Benefits and Barriers to Cross-Industry working within Offshore Energy
Sam Long, Decom North Sea

Collaborative working at Nuclear Transport Solutions

Working in Oil/gas
Kirk Anderson, Load Monitoring Systems

11:45 – 12:15 On the dining table of decommissioning, how big is our risk appetite?
William Lyndsay, Dounreay

12:15 – 13:00 Working in decommissioning – the challenges, opportunities and the role of innovation
Mark Rouse and William Lyndsay, Dounreay; Ritchie Burke, EnQuest

13:45 – 15:15 Innovation at Dounreay

Dounreay, in the fast lane on the innovation highway
Dr Iain Darby, Research, Development & Innovation Team DSRL

NDA Operating Company experiences on the road to digital nirvana
Dr. M Willis Sellafield

The nuclear decommissioning threefold path, leveraging the strengths of Academia, Business and Industry
Steve Young, ANRC; Dr David Mahon, University of Glasgow; Gillian Hambley, Interface; Kelly Fraser, KTP

15:15 Wrap up and close
Connor Deehan, Chair of NIA Decom group

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