Programme - Invited Speaker

Nuclear Energy
Historical Context, Recent Developments and Prospects of Nuclear R&D and Education in the UK
University of Cambridge
Dr Eugene Shwageraus is a Senior Lecturer at Cambridge University Engineering Department and he is currently the Course Director for the MPhil in Nuclear Energy. Prior to joining the University of Cambridge, he was the Head of Nuclear Engineering Department, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel. Dr Shwageraus’s research is focussed on physics and engineering of nuclear power reactors as well as modelling of nuclear systems to assist policy decision making.
The general policy and future plan of Nuclear Power in Czech Republic
ČEZ, a.s.
Vojtech Michalec is an Expert in Nuclear Power Division of company CEZ, Department responsible for the preparation of Temelin II and Dukovany II NPP Project. In January 2017 he was appointed by the Czech Government as a Chairman of Technical and Investment Working Group of the Standing Committee for Nuclear Energy. He has in excess of 38 years’ experience in senior management position of project, technical and business leadership in a range of Nuclear and Conventional Power Projects in Czech Republic and overseas.
British Nuclear Renaissance - the difficult years
The Open University
William James Nuttall is Professor of Energy having joined the Open University in October 2012. Much of his work has focussed on technology and policy issues of energy. He has had a leading role in studies devoted to particular energy-related materials including plutonium, helium, uranium, thorium and hydrogen and much of that work is on-going. He has extensive experience of matters relating to civil nuclear energy.