Knowledge Management Seminar

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NI Knowledge Management Seminar

Creating Value from Knowledge   #NIKnowledge

Equip yourself and your organisation with top expertise for the effective capture, transfer, and implementation of knowledge
Knowledge Management is vital for the nuclear industry, ensuring competent teams and developing a higher standard of professionalism in the workplace. Following on from the IAEA 3rd International Nuclear Knowledge Management Conference, November, Vienna, attendees will discover the importance of today's global knowledge economy and latest ISO standards development in Knowledge Management, Asset Management, and the revised knowledge requirements for Quality Management.

Latest KM best-practice
Delegates will gain insight from KM experts with global, regulatory, and nuclear industry experience dealing with people, processes, and tools for KM. Hear about practices in similar industries and look ahead to what's next through a series of thought-provoking presentations. Plus, take part in our Nuclear Knowledge Café to listen, share and shape professional and practitioner thinking on key topics.

Who should attend?
Open to all with an interest. This seminar is designed to bring together specialists with decision makers and managers across the field in roles that have a functional element or accountability for Knowledge Management or maintenance of the company knowledge.

If you’re involved in management of people, processes, or tools for KM or in any position where you deal with the capture or transfer of knowledge, this conference will be valuable. It will also interest business planning strategists, IT architects, risk and change management, intellectual learning and skills, Information Management managers and technicians, communicators, and more.

Ideal for companies with staff operating in this field across the nuclear industry or who have plenty of KM expertise and wish to top up with nuclear experience, this conference is not to be missed.

Programme* (click to download):

08.30-09.00: Registration and networking With thanks to our main sponsor
The National Skills Academy for Nuclear
09.00: Welcome from the Chair    
Session 1:  Why Knowledge Management is essential
Today’s Global Knowledge Economy & importance of
Knowledge Management
Ron Young, CEO/CKO.
Knowledge Associates Cambridge
The IAEA Knowledge Management Programme John de Grosbois, Head of NKM Section.
IAEA (Exclusive recorded presentation)
UK Higher Level Nuclear Skills Initiatives Francis Livens, Professor of Radiochemistry and interim Director.
Dalton Nuclear Institute
Session 2:  Regulatory perspectives and KM practices
ONR’s Expectations of Knowledge Management in Licensees John Turner, Head of Regulatory Knowledge and Intelligence Services.
Office for Nuclear Regulation
Environment Agency Reflection Internal KM Reflections and the
Sharing of Regulator Expectations of Nuclear Operators
Angela Wakefield, Nuclear Regulator.
Environment Agency
Session 3:  How KM is being effective in the capture, transfer, and application of knowledge
EDF Energy Nuclear New Build: lessons learned in knowledge management Melanie Sachar, Hinkley Point C Knowledge Management Lead.
EDF Energy
Rolls-Royce Nuclear Defence Projects: lessons learned in knowledge management James Franco, Business Partner.
Tackling the Age & Skills Gap Professor Naval Prinja, Technical Director.
AMEC Foster Wheeler
Session 4:  What’s next? Developing solutions
What’s Next – AI Technology: How KM is improving the decommissioning
process with intelligent semantic building histories
Duncan McLean, Managing Director.
Tacit Connexions
What’s Next – Developing people and process through training products and services Dawn Broad, Sales & Marketing Manager.
National Skills Academy for Nuclear
Nuclear Knowledge Café
Panel discussion of key questions raised in the Nuclear Knowledge Café Chaired by Professor Naval Prinja
16.30: Close


Sponsored by:
NSA Nuclear CYMK
Supported by:



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Limited sponsorship opportunities are available on request at

 Organising committee:

Ron Young, Knowledge Associates Cambridge Ltd
Mehdi Askarieh,
Nawal Prinja, AMEC Foster Wheeler
Ray Chegwin, Knowledge Transfer Network
Amanda MacMillan, Nuclear Institute 

The Knowledge Management Seminar is proudly brought to you by volunteers of The Nuclear Institute.

 *as of 17 April 2017, speakers listed are confirmed, however circumstances may occur that prevent participation and could lead to a slight topic alteration.  

Upcoming Dates for this event

  • Wed 03 May 2017
  • Wed 03 May 2017
  • Pendulum Hotel, Sackville Street, Manchester


April 2017

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NW - Young Persons' Speaking Competition

06/04/2017 18:00 - 21:00 View

Regional heat of the YGN's prestigious national speaking competition

YGN Networking North West

06/04/2017 16:00 - 17:30 View

The annual North Western young persons' networking event.

Western Branch Annual Dinner

06/04/2017 19:00 - 07/04/2017 01:00 View

The time has come to book tickets for the 25th Annual Dinner on the 6th of April 2017.

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'The Rise and Fall of the Atomic Age - Or How I Learned to Start Worrying and Fear the Atom'

20/04/2017 19:30 - 21:00 View

Joint Talk with Barrow & District Association of Engineers given by Nuclear Scientist Chris Gallagher.

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An update on GDA and supporting Horizon, from Menter Newydd & Hitachi

25/04/2017 17:00 - View

Hear from Tristram Denton from Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe, Ltd.


Diamond Nuclear Batteries

26/04/2017 18:30 - 20:30 View

Talk given by Professor Tom Scott on “Diamond Nuclear Batteries”, as featured on BBC news.


Nuclear Law Seminar

27/04/2017 View

Programme now available. Find out about the latest laws and regulations in the nuclear industry. There's no better way to ensure an efficient, effective workplace than to keep up with the legal guidelines governing safe nuclear practice.

South West Exhibition and Networking Event

27/04/2017 16:00 - 18:00 View

Western Branch - Speaking Competition

27/04/2017 18:00 - 20:00 View


Russian Design Nuclear Reactors

28/04/2017 12:00 - 13:00 View

The Nuclear Institute SE Branch presents a talk.

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