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5th UK-Japan Nuclear Industry Forum

You are cordially invited to the 5th annual UK-Japan Nuclear Industry Forum, to be held on Thursday 10 June 2021. Supported by the British Market Council, Japan Atomic Industrial Forum and the UK Nuclear Industry Association.

Normally an in-person event at the British Embassy, in 2021 this will be an online forum due to COVID-19 restrictions. We hope to be back in person in 2022. There is no charge for attending this event. Questions can be submitted to the presenters for a Q&A session either ahead of the session or live during the event.

The schedule for the event is as follows:


Opening of the Forum and the UK-Japan Free Trade Deal: Julia Longbottom, British Ambassador to Japan

Energy Policy:

Nuclear and Net Zero in Japan: METI (speaker TBC)

Nuclear and Net Zero in the UK: BEIS (speaker TBC)

UK-Japan Bilateral Nuclear Relationship:

The UK-Japan Decommissioning Relationship: Dr. Adrian Simper, Chief Scientific Officer, NDA and Professor Hajimu Yamana, President, NDF

Decommissioning Updates from Japan:

Update on Decommissioning of the Fukushima Daiichi Site and UK-Japan Collaborations: Mr. Kazuhito Takeda, Group Manager, International Relations and Strategy Group, TEPCO

Decommissioning at Tokai 1 and Japanese LWR Sites; Updates from IRID: Mr. Toyoaki Yamauchi, Senior Executive Officer & General Manager Decommissioning Project Department, JAPC & President, IRID

Decommissioning Strategy at JAEA: Mr. Yoshihiro Meguro, Decommissioning Project Management Office

Decommissioning Updates from the UK:

Strategy and Structure at NDA & Decommissioning Across the NDA Estate: NDA (speaker TBC)

Developments, Progress and Future Plans for Decommissioning at Sellafield: Sellafield Limited (speaker TBC)

UK Research Site Decommissioning: NDA (speaker TBC)

Decommissioning of the Dounreay Fuel Cycle Area: Mark Rouse, Managing Director, Dounreay Site Restoration Limited


Fukushima Daiichi – 10 Years On & TEPCO’s High Level Transformation Plan: Mr. Akira Ono, Chief Decommissioning Officer, TEPCO

A detailed agenda will be sent out in advance of the session.

Registration closes on Monday 31 May

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