Join the NIA as we head to the UK Atomic Energy Authority for our Fusion Business group meeting in October!

We are heading to South Oxfordshire to host our Autumn Fusion Business Group Meeting at the UK’s National Fusion Research Facility.  The event will take place on Thursday 19 October and will explore the theme of Fusion challenges and solutions.

Please see the early draft of the agenda below – it should give you a taste of what to expect!

Pay-Your-Own-Way Dinner, Wednesday 18 October

Date: Wednesday 18 October
Time: Arrival from 18:30 (potential for sponsored drinks)
VenueThe Crown & Thistle, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 3HS
Cost: £49 + VAT (3-course meal, 1/2 bottle of wine or 3 beers, and service)
Details on when and how to pay to follow.

All payments MUST be received by Wednesday 11 October. Payment can be made by bank transfer (preferred) or on the set days below by credit card. For payments made by credit card, please call Sandra on +44 (0)20 7766 6644 between 09:30 – 16:30 on the days listed below:

  • Monday 9 October
  • Wednesday 11 October


The team at UKAEA will be offering tours of the JET and RACE facilities after the presentations finish. These will take place between 15:00 – 16:00 and need to be signed up for in advance. Please choose which tour (if any) you would like to attend in the registration form below. Please note: due to timings, please choose ONE of the two tours.

Additional Information

How will you be travelling to Culham site? Where possible, please consider public transport or car sharing to reduce impact on the environment. Please note: parking facilities are limited and potential site works might cause some disruption to traffic flow.

Not sure where you are going? Here is some information to help you find our way:

Upon arrival to the site, delegates will need to check in at the visitor’s reception to obtain your temporary pass. Each person MUST bring photo ID to receive a pass. Without photo ID, you will not be granted access to the site. The ID you bring with you must have a photo on it or else we cannot accept it.

General Data Protection Regulation: all information that we hold concerning the delegates will be held and processed by the organisation strictly in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation. The data will be used by the organisation, only in relation to your visit to UKAEA.