5th UK-Japan Nuclear Industry forum

10 June 2021

08:00 - 11:00

Supported by Nia Supported by NIA


Organised by: DIT
Register: HERE

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Normally an in-person event at the British Embassy, in 2021 this will be an online forum due to COVID-19 restrictions. We hope to be back in person in 2022. There is no charge for attending this event. Questions can be submitted to the presenters for a Q&A session either ahead of the session or live during the event.

The schedule for the event is as follows:
Opening of the Forum and the UK-Japan Free Trade Deal: Julia Longbottom, British Ambassador to Japan

Energy Policy:
Nuclear and Net Zero in Japan: METI (speaker TBC)
Nuclear and Net Zero in the UK: BEIS (speaker TBC)

UK-Japan Bilateral Nuclear Relationship:
The UK-Japan Decommissioning Relationship: Dr. Adrian Simper, Chief Scientific Officer, NDA and Professor Hajimu Yamana, President, NDf

Decommissioning Updates from Japan:
Update on Decommissioning of the Fukushima Daiichi Site and UK-Japan Collaborations: Mr. Kazuhito Takeda, Group Manager, International Relations and Strategy Group, TEPCO

Decommissioning at Tokai 1 and Japanese LWR Sites; Updates from IRID: Mr. Toyoaki Yamauchi, Senior Executive Officer & General Manager Decommissioning Project Department, JAPC & President, IRID
Decommissioning Strategy at JAEA: Mr. Yoshihiro Meguro, Decommissioning Project Management Office

Decommissioning Updates from the UK:
Strategy and Structure at NDA & Decommissioning Across the NDA Estate: NDA (speaker TBC)
Developments, Progress and Future Plans for Decommissioning at Sellafield: Sellafield Limited (speaker TBC)
UK Research Site Decommissioning: NDA (speaker TBC)
Decommissioning of the Dounreay Fuel Cycle Area: Mark Rouse, Managing Director, Dounreay Site Restoration Limited

Fukushima Daiichi – 10 Years On & TEPCO’s High Level Transformation Plan: Mr. Akira Ono, Chief Decommissioning Officer, TEPCO

A detailed agenda will be sent out in advance of the session.

This event is supported by the British Market Council, Japan Atomic Industrial Forum and the UK Nuclear Industry Association.