YGN National Speaking Competition Final

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The YGN are excited to host their National Speaking Competition Final on Thursday 10th September 17:00 – 20:00. This is kindly supported by our sponsor Ansaldo Nuclear. You can support the speakers by registering to listen to their speeches. Since May, the Nuclear Institute branches have held their regional speaking competition. The winner of each competition has been invited to speak at this year’s final.

You can register here for the competition below

Register here

Our confirmed speakers so far are:

Rebecca Houghton, EDF Energy – representing the North West Branch
“Ebb and Flow: How Nuclear Generation is Shaped by the Sea”

Alanna Downing, AWE – representing the Central England Branch
“Accreditation: Translating Science for a Courtroom”

Dyllan Parkinson, Jacobs - Representing the Scotland Branch
“Designing resilience - Seismic analysis and civil design of the Hinkley Point C heat sink water supply”

Allan Simpson, National Nuclear Laboratory - Representing the Cumbria Branch
“On Humanising Nuclear Energy”

Rodosthenis Charalampous, National Nuclear Laboratory - Representing the North East Branch
“Wireless Robotics and the future of Nuclear Decommissioning”

Tom Brook, Atkins SNC-Lavalin - Representing the Western Branch
“Technicolour cats and nuclear priests: How to speak to the future about radioactive waste” 

Jeni Liley, EDF Energy – representing the London & South East branch
“How do we prepare for decommissioning?”  

You can download the poster for this event here

The presenters will each give a 10-minute talk followed by Q&A. The prizes are:

1st Place - £300
2nd Place - £200
3rd Place - £100

Thank you to Ansaldo Nuclear for sponsoring the competition. Please email CChamberlain@dbdinternational.com for more information.

  • Thu 10 Sep 2020
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