The 8th edition of our European Nuclear Power Plant Simulation Forumis a must-attend event in the region for Nuclear Power Plants and everyone involved in the Simulator Industry. The Forum in the beautiful city of Bratislava is the only business conference in Europe for the nuclear industry with the focus on simulators.
We will be enjoying on the 26th September an exclusive visit to the state of the art VUJE NPP Training Center facilities!for a full day of presentations and an interactive tour. Looking forward to meeting you in Bratislava
TOP INDUSTRY LEADING SPEAKERS
Top Industry Leading Speakers sharing unique information and experience through a two day exclusive stream of presentations for you to take strategic insights back to your company.
Unique Panel Discussions and Presentations to provide you with the answers to overcome your future plans and challenges. Presentations material will be shared for after/internal review.
A selected group of delegates will enjoy an exclusive tour/visit to a brand new technology state of the art facility for a full day of interactive sessions and simulators interaction.
A must go event for those involved with simulators!
Bratislava - Slovakia
DEMO TECHNOLOGY AREA
Technology Exhibiting Area demonstrating the latest developments in Simulation Technologies applications and Training services. Witness technology from first hand.
New Build & Recent Simulator Projects, Simulators update, Impact and best practices on education & training among other topics to be discussed through presentations, panel discussions and other interactive activities.
EXPERTS IN THE FIELD
Networking and benchmarking opportunities from a selected group of Professionals eager to meet, share and network during the Forum.
AGENDA - SCHEDULE - PRESENTATIONS
Morning coffee and registration exhibiting area
Opening remarks and Welcome from our Chairman TREVOR SPOONER – TRAINING MANAGER, L3 MAPPS Limited , subsidiary of L3HarrisTrevor is employed with L3Harris for over 14 years, initially as Training Specialist, and in the last 13 years as Training Manager. Prior to that, Trev spent 25 years in the Royal Navy serving on Nuclear Submarines as a Nuclear Power Plant Operator, and as Senior Operator & Maintainer Training Instructor at the Royal Navy’s lead training school in Hampshire, UK. Currently, he is responsible for implementing and gaining the acceptance into service of L3Harris current training solutions, and acting as Subject Matter Expert on Nuclear Plant Systems and Operations. Trev is also responsible for identifying innovative solutions for state-of-the-art training equipment. Married and living on the North Yorkshire coast, Trev enjoys long walks on the beach with his 2 dogs, and is an avid supporter and season ticket holder of Middlesbrough Football Club.
CTEMELIN FSS UPGRADE – EXPERIENCE WITH RELAP5
The Paks NPP Simulator ReconstructionPreparation for simulator reconstruction - Goals to achieve - Current status and experiences - Experiences, lessons learned so far.
The new coming of simulators; A compelling presentation on the state of the art Virtual Reality simulators and where they will evolve in the coming years: human eye resolution, eye tracking, haptic controllers, virtual field operations, new use cases. eSitevr.com
Experiencing Full-depth 3D Visualization without VR HeadsetsInteracting with computer-generated 3D content in a virtual environment has come a long way in in the past few decades. The global VR market is expected to grow to US$48.5 billion by 2025 according to a 2017 report by Grand View Research. We see the emergence of VR for many applications in the nuclear industry as well. To be in a virtual world generally requires the use of head-mounted displays (HMDs), which comes with several well-understood limitations --- until now, that is… L3Harris will present Orchid® IX for experiencing high-value assets in full-depth 3D without HMDs.
Coffee, exhibition and networking session
Ontario Power Generation’s new Tritium Removal Facility simulator
Actual development and status on the last hardware upgrade and rehost of Dukovany FSS
Simulator Upgrades resulting from Modernizing Plant Digital Control SystemsIt is well known in our industry that upgrading of control systems from analog systems to digital systems leads to equivalent simulator upgrades. The reason why these upgrades are required on the operator training simulators first is clear: operators must be adept at operating the simulated plant with these digital systems before operating the actual nuclear power plant. In this presentation, L3Harris will review various simulator implementation strategies and highlight a few recent simulator upgrade projects resulting from modernized plant control systems.
Nuclear Generation Industry checking out Engineering Designs / Plant Modifications on Simulators
Successfully Upgrading the Oconee SimulatorsL3Harris was contracted to upgrade PWR full scope simulators for the Oconee Nuclear Station in South Carolina, United States. The scope of the simulators upgrade included the provision of new platforms, upgrading select plant models, introduction of new instructor control graphic pages, a new A/V system and the partial upgrade of the simulators’ I/O system. We will review the project, challenges and successes in this presentation.
Advancements of the Simulation Techniques at KSU” technical approach. Overview of the KSU’s Experience - insights - actual projects and challenges.
HPC simulator and Site construction soverview
Coffee, exhibition and networking session
Managing Simulator Upgrade ProjectsWhat are the most beneficial simulator upgrades (e.g. rehost, reactor core model upgrade, NSSS model upgrade, BOP model upgrade, I/O system replacement, severe accident simulation, etc.)? What is the best strategy (phases and sequencing) for these upgrades? How do you keep configuration management and control during large simulator projects while changes are made at the site and at the simulation vendor facility? When is the best time to introduce simulator changes (developed at the site) during large simulator upgrade projects?
Cocktail Reception: SPONSORED by KSG GfSClosing day remarks – Group photo. All the way from Germany KSG GfS will bring a special Reception at the exhibition area.
Transport will be arranged - on a same place return basis - to the VUJE NPP Training Center
PETER DROBNÝ – VUJE a.s.: LATEST DEVELOPMENTS AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE NUCLEAR EDUCATION IN SLOVAKIA.
ROBERT HOLÝ - SLOVENSKE ELEKTRARNE: CLEAN ENERGY FOR THE COUNTRY
VIKTOR SZABÓ - ÚJD SR (NRA): KNOWLEDGE VERIFICATION OF CONTROL ROOM STAFF ON SIMULATOR.
JURAJ MAREC - VUJE a.s.: Mochovce MO34 Simulator upgrade
With headquarters in New York City and approximately 31,000 employees worldwide, L3 develops advanced defense technologies and commercial solutions in pilot training, aviation security, night vision and EO/IR, weapons, maritime systems and space. The company reported 2018 sales of $10.2 billion.
Providing more than just training devices, our simulator solutions—powered by L3 MAPPS' unparalleled Orchid® suite of simulation products—will take your engineering team to new heights in approaching plant design issues, procedural deficiencies and reliability improvements.
To learn more about L3, please visit the company’s website.
Simulation Systems Division activities are oriented on design, development, manufacturing (software, hardware) and mostly turn key delivery of complete, state of art simulation systems dedicated first of all to plant staff training mainly for power industry, especially for nuclear power plants. These simulators are full scope and full range type simulators running in real time.
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KSG GfSCocktail Reception Sponsor
Due to the Atomic Energy Act and their own sense of responsibility, utilities operating nuclear power plants are obligated to ensure effective, appropriate and practical initial and refresher training for all operators. They share the conviction that the nuclear power plant simulators necessary for this should be run centrally and jointly. This thus ensures that the sum of all skill and experience is available for all nuclear power plants and that the simulator courses are run to common-determined, high standards. The significant synergies the centre brings allow very economical operation.
Furthermore, all experience gleaned from training as well as the construction and operation of simulators can be centrally collected and used.For this purpose, the consortium partners founded the Simulator Centre in Essen-Kupferdreh, which is run by the companies KSG and GfS.
VUJE, a.s., is an engineering company that performs design, supply, realization, research, and training activities mainly in the field of nuclear and classical power engineering.
VUJE was established in 1977 as a state research institute, and later, in 1994 it was transformed into a joint stock company. The current focus of the company is extensive and covers all activities related to the preparation, implementation, operation, and termination of the activity of mainly energy facilities. High level of professional activities corresponds to the qualification level of the workers.
Official Venue: Crowne Plaza Bratislava
WHAT THEY SAY ...European Nuclear Power Plant Simulation Forum has become the must-attend event in the region for Nuclear Power Plants and everyone involved in the Simulator Industry. Some of our delegates experience as follows:
“The Simulation ENPPS Forum was a must-attendevent.One of a kind in Europe and very well organized.” TVO Representative Finland
“Great conference!I learned a lot about where Full Scope simulators are heading.Looking forward to next year’s conference with more papers on how to use the simulators to train!”
“The event was very informative with most of the key players in the industry present.Excellent networking opportunities and hospitality!”
“It is a rare opportunity to get all nuclear plant simulation players in one place. The ENPPS Forum made it happen.¨
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- New Build & Recent Simulator Projects
- Public Awareness/ Acceptance
- Simulator Technology Updates
- Simulation and 3D Visualization,
- Other Applications for NPP Simulation
- Regulatory Perspective
- New Reactors Update
- Simulation and Training for NNB