About TopNux

The British Nuclear Energy Society and the European Nuclear Society are jointly hosting the next Topical Meeting on New Reactor Systems (TopNux), to be held at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre from 21st to 23rd March 2006.

“Securing the Future – The Role of Nuclear” is the theme of this three day international event in London.

The purpose of the conference is to present:

  • The role of nuclear energy and the prospects for future reactor systems as part of a diversified energy mix and energy policy

  • The experience from various countries in demonstrating their nuclear power plant operations and economic performance in existing and new build and waste management experience.

  • An international meeting place for reactor designs that are being deployed, near to deployment or being licensed

  • Proposed policy options and resolution of issues for new builds

  • Latest news on long-term strategies for advanced reactors (i.e. High Temperature Reactors and Generation IV concepts).

The conference has already secured the support and participation of senior ministers, leaders of global businesses and international organisations who will provide presentations from countries such as Canada, China, Finland, France, Japan, Sweden, UK and the USA.

Press release

Please click here to read the TopNux press release of 3 February 2006: "A major conference in March is going to put nuclear energy firmly under the spotlight, looking at the role it might play in a diversified energy mix..."