Conference Day One Wednesday 19th January 2011

08.30 Registration And Coffee

09.00 Chairman’s Welcome

Dr. Ing. Peter Tomaszewski
Head of Contract Sector
Euratom Supply Agency, European Commission, Luxembourg

09.15 Nuclear Energy across the globe and its impact on European Expansion

  • Status of potential new nuclear builds worldwide
  • The role of India, Russia and China on the global nuclear map
  • What influence will global developments have on European nuclear expansion planning?

Ferenc L.Toth
Senior Energy Economist, Planning and Economic Studies Section
Department of Nuclear Energy, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

10.00 Estimated World Uranium Resources: Uranium Supply – Demand To 2035

  • Estimated world uranium resources: supply and demand scenarios and their impact on the development of the nuclear renaissance
  • The changing face of uranium supply: emerging supply sources and their potential market impact
  • Challenges ahead: bringing resources from the ground to the market

Robert Vance
Nuclear Energy Analyst
Nuclear Development Division, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency

10.45 Coffee And Networking Break

11.15 Achieving Security Of Supply And A Well-Functioning Electricity Market: Mastering Key Challenges In Transmission Network Capacity

  • Achieving security of supply through adapting new nuclear units with the transmission grid: considerations, challenges and scenarios
  • Installing several 1600 MW units in a relatively small power system
  • How will this long-term process be approached in Finland: requirements for a good cooperation with the utilities and the transmission system operator
  • The European perspective for grid development through Entso-E ten-year plans

Jussi Jyrinsalo
Senior Vice President System Development,
Fingrid Oyj and member of the Entso-E System Development Committee

12.00 Regulatory Update: EU Framework For Nuclear Generation & Safety

  • Nuclear in the EU energy policy
  • Completing the framework for nuclear - focus on safety and waste
  • Changes in nuclear governance

Christoph Schröder
Senior Administrator
EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Directorate General for Energy, Directorate D. Nuclear Energy

12.45 Lunch And Networking Break

13.45 Understanding The Key Criteria For Empowerment Of Investment In Nuclear New Build

  • Considerations for investment in nuclear new build projects
  • Current position, vision and plans for nuclear new build: key challenges
  • Securities for investment: clarifying the mechanisms required to encourage investment in nuclear new build
  • Scenarios for change - How to make nuclear investment happen?

Jörn-Erik Mantz
Head of Nuclear New Build
RWE Technology GmbH

14.30 Grid Integration Of New Builds

  • Ability of the transmission system to transfer the new build generation
  • Impact on the reliability of the power system and operating criteria
  • Dynamic stability requirement and potential impact on the equipment sizing
  • Required information at the planning stage

Karim Karoui
Chief Engineer
Tractebel Engineering

15.15 Coffee And Networking Break

15.45 A Westinghouse Perspective On New Nuclear Build

  • The Economic Drivers for New Nuclear Build
  • Building up the Supply Chain
  • Removing the Risks for Nuclear Investment

Anders Jackson
President – Europe, Middle East & Africa
Westinghouse

16.30 Enabling New Projects By The End Of The Decade (2017-2020): What Does Each Part Of The Market Need In Order To Build Confidence And Ensure Future Nuclear Development

  • How can the income stream from nuclear power be secured?
  • Which are the mechanisms for investment security?
  • The investment dilemma: Renewables vs. nuclear? How to optimise the framework?
  • Public Private Investment Strategies

Panellists:

Jörn-Erik Mantz
Head of Nuclear New Build
RWE Technology GmbH

Xavier de Rollat
Director Origination (Power)
Societe Generale, Corporate & Investment Banking

Ferenc L.Toth
Senior Energy Economist, Planning and Economic Studies Section
Department of Nuclear Energy, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

17.30 Chairman’s Close And End Of Conference Day 1