24th – 25th – 26th September 2014 Budapest – Hungary

nuclear simulation power plant energy training

3rd edition – Budapest: Europe’s only Nuclear Power Plant Simulation (NPPS) Forum

“Only in its second year, the European NPP Simulation Forum is already proving to be the “one stop” forum in Europe for nuclear power plant simulation professionals. The next one in Budapest is expected to be bigger and even better!”.

Michael H. Chatlani

Vice President, Marketing & Sales
Power Systems and Simulation
L-3 Communications MAPPS Inc.

The European Nuclear Power Plant Simulation Forum is rapidly becoming the must-attend event in Europe for Nuclear Power Plants and everyone involved in the Simulator Industry. Previous editions include speakers and attendees from 20 different countries some of them as far as South Africa, Canada and Korea. The interest in the Forum is huge and proves that there is a huge demand for information about the topics in the industry.

Like the previos two editions, the Forum will be moderated and chaired by Mr. Michael Chatlani, VP Marketing & Sales from our Lead Sponsor L-3 MAPPS.The European Nuclear Power Plant Simulation Forum in the beautiful city of Budapest is the only business conference in Europe for the nuclear industry with the focus on simulators.

It will bring together those who are involved with simulators, training personnel, training managers, operation support managers and anyone with an interest in nuclear power plant simulators or those who develop or use simulation tools for nuclear power plants. This event will give an excellent opportunity for networking, benchmarking and business development with industry peers, contractors, vendors, suppliers and regulators.

Attendees can hear cutting edge presentations on:

  • Severe Accident Simulation, Simulators after Fukushima
  • Recent Simulator Projects,
  • Simulator Technology Updates
  • Simulation and 3D Visualization,
  • Other Applications for NPP Simulation
  • Regulatory Perspective
  • New Reactors Update
  • Simulation and Training for NNB

The latest technologies, projects, codes, 3D visualization and simulation, strategies and focus points for the present and Nuclear New Build will be presented and demonstrated by an excellent speaker line-up.

During the coffee and networking breaks, attendees will be sharing and networking with our speakers, lead technology suppliers, exhibitors and amongst themselves in the exhibitor area. Those are always great opportunities to get demonstrations of latest technologies, exchange industry information with their peers, talk business and enjoy a drink and snack.

With the help and commitment from our sponsors and speakers and the feedback, interest and need for information shown by the attendees on previous editions we will be working towards a 3rd annual Forum next year with a more complete interactive experience.

Latest News

KSG|GfS supports EPZ in changing the reactor control and limitation systems (RCLS) in the NPP Borssele

11/08/16

ESSEN, August 1, 2016 – The Simulator Center of KSG|GfS announced today the start of the RCLS test phase at the plant-specific simulator of NPP Borssele. Since 2014 the Simulator Center of KSG|GfS has supported the Dutch operating company EPZ in replacing the reactor control and limitation systems (RCLS) by the digital control system TELEPERM […]

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L-3 MAPPS to Supply Full Scope CANDU Simulator for Wolsong Unit 1

19/04/16

MONTREAL, April 12, 2016 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has secured a contract from Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co., Ltd. (KHNP) to supply the full scope operator training simulator for the Wolsong Unit 1 (Wolsong 1) nuclear power plant. The project will start immediately, and the simulator is scheduled to be completed […]

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L-3 MAPPS to Upgrade Slovenia’s Krško Full Scope Simulator

11/04/16

MONTREAL, April 7, 2016 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that it signed a contract with Slovenia’s Nuklearna elektrarna Krško (NEK) to upgrade the full scope simulator for the Krško Nuclear Power Plant. The simulator upgrade is part of NEK’s Safety Upgrade Program (SUP) to modernize the plant to prevent severe accidents and to mitigate consequences […]

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The Generic VVER-1200 Simulator is declared as Ready For Training

23/02/16

Training for Viet Nam representatives was completed successfully in accordance to training plan agreed between parties. Simulator installation and Site Acceptance Test (SAT) were completed successfully in accordance to the SAT procedure agreed between parties in advance. Western Services Corporation through the IAEA contract held a two weeks training and site acceptance test of the […]

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Simulator delivered for China’s HTR-PM

19/02/16

WSC licensed CNPSC and INET (Tsinghua University’s Institute of Nuclear and New Energy Technology) to develop the simulator. Within 3KM, WSC modified Flowbase to include Helium (He) as the heat transfer medium as well as developing the heat structure in Flowbase. WSC was responsible for supporting integration of the reactor model in 3KM that was […]

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L-3 MAPPS Takes Part in Opening of Upgraded Sizewell B Simulator

19/02/16

MONTREAL, February 17, 2016 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that it participated in the official opening of EDF Energy’s upgraded Sizewell B plant training simulator on January 21, 2016 in Suffolk, U.K. The ceremony was attended by numerous EDF Energy representatives, including Jim Crawford, Sizewell B station director. L-3 MAPPS’ team was led by Michael […]

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L-3 MAPPS to Upgrade Cernavodă Simulator’s DCC Emulation

25/01/16

MONTREAL, January 21, 2016 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has won an order from Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica S.A. (“SNN”), a Romanian-based state-owned utilities company, to upgrade the Cernavodă full scope simulator’s emulation of the plant Digital Control Computers (DCCs). DCC systems are used to monitor and control the major reactor and power plant […]

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L-3 MAPPS to Implement GE’s Main Generator Excitation System on the Cernavodă Simulator

13/05/15

MONTREAL, May 13, 2015 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has received an order from GE Energy Control Solutions (GE) to implement the new GE EX2100e main generator excitation control system on the Cernavodă full scope simulator owned and operated by Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica S.A. (“SNN”), a Romanian-based state-owned utilities company. The project is […]

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L-3 MAPPS Participates in Opening of Upgraded Heysham 1 Simulator

20/11/14

MONTREAL, November 18, 2014 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that it participated in the official opening of EDF Energy’s upgraded Heysham 1 plant training simulator on October 22, 2014 in Lancashire, United Kingdom (U.K.). The ceremony was attended by numerous EDF Energy representatives, including Mark Gorry, EDF Energy’s Region 1 chief nuclear officer, and Ian […]

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L-3 MAPPS to Replace St. Lucie Plant Simulator I/O System

03/11/14

MONTREAL, October 28, 2014 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has received another order from Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) to replace the input/output (I/O) system on the St. Lucie Plant full scope simulator. The I/O system is responsible for relaying operator actions to the simulation computer and for providing operators with visual […]

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GSE Awarded Over $17.5 Million in New Contracts Projects Span Major Energy Markets

20/10/14

SYKESVILLE, MD – October 1, 2014 – Global energy services solutions provider GSE Systems Inc. (NYSE MKT: GVP) (“GSE” or the “Company”) today announced the receipt of multiple contracts with an aggregate value of over $17.5 million. The new awards include nuclear, fossil, and oil and gas projects in Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. […]

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L-3 MAPPS to Enhance U.K.’s Sizewell B Simulator and Launch Additional Training Media

16/09/14

MONTREAL, September 16, 2014 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has been awarded a contract by U.K.-based EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Limited to upgrade the Sizewell B simulator and to provide a host of other training devices to support both licensed and non-licensed operations personnel. The project is underway and is expected to be […]

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L-3 MAPPS to Furnish FPL’s St. Lucie Plant with Unit 1 Part-Task Trainer

25/08/14

MONTREAL, August 21, 2014 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that it was selected by Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) to supply a St. Lucie Plant Unit 1 part-task trainer. The trainer will be used by FPL for just-in-time training for Unit 1 shutdown cooling operations scheduled to take place in the first quarter of […]

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Holtec International SMR Awarded WSC multiple Simulation Assisted Engineering (SAE) Projects in support of the Holtec Small Modular Reactor SMR-160.

04/08/14

Since early 2012, WSC has worked actively to support the Holtec Internation Small Modular Reactor SMR in developing a test bed for this advanced small nuclear power plant. The latest award, which includes the 3KEYMASTER Modeling Tools, is a follow up to Holtec’s purchase of 3KEYRELAP5 Environment and Software in 2012. The primary goal of […]

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WSC Awarded a Full Scope Replica Touch Screen Control Room Simulator based on the WSC 3KEYTOUCH Product Line

04/08/14

*H.B. Robinson Nuclear Power Plant CRGTS under construction Duke Energy, H.B. Robinson Nuclear Power Plant is undergoing a major plant upgrade to replace their existing turbine controls with a new distributed control system (DCS). To provide a means to train the plant operators on the new DCS prior to the system implementation in the plant, […]

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The First APR1400 Simulator Delivered to UAE ENEC Barakah Nuclear Power Plant

04/08/14

*ENEC Barakah Simulator “FSS1” Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) was selected by the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) to provide four (4) Advanced Pressurized Water Reactor (APR1400) Nuclear Power Plants for the United Arab Emirates (UAE). As part of this massive project, Korea Hydro Nuclear Power (KHNP) and Western Services Corporation (WSC) are responsible for […]

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REGISTER NOW: L-3 MAPPS to hold its next Owners Circle™ Conference in Budapest

02/08/14

Are you planning to attend the “3rd Annual European Nuclear Power Plant Simulation Forum¨ on the 24th – 25th – 26th of September? Are you a user of L-3 MAPPS simulation products? We are pleased to announce that the Forum’s lead sponsor—L-3 MAPPS—will host the next European edition of the L-3 MAPPS Owners Circle™ Conference […]

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L-3 MAPPS to Perform Full Scope Upgrade on PPL’s Susquehanna Simulator

18/06/14

MONTREAL, June 12, 2014 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has added PPL Susquehanna LLC as a new customer for its leading-edge power plant simulation capabilities. Using its robust Orchid® simulation environment, L-3 MAPPS will replace the computing environment and plant models for the Susquehanna Unit 1 full scope simulator. Work is underway and […]

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Hungary`s PAKS NPP Training & Simulation Center exclusive Tour

24/04/14

We are very proud to announce PAKS NPP as an Strategic Partner at the “3rd Annual European Nuclear Power Plant Simulation Forum¨ on the 24th – 25th – 26th of September 2014. The event will take place in the beautiful city of Budapest at the 5 stars venue Sofitel Chain Bridge Hotel which by the […]

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L-3 MAPPS to Replace Daya Bay Simulator I/O System

09/01/14

MONTREAL, January 9, 2014 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has signed a contract with Guangdong Nuclear Power Joint Venture Co., Ltd. (GNPJVC) to replace the input/output (I/O) system on the Daya Bay Nuclear Power Station full scope simulator’s main control room panels and related remote shutdown panels. The project will start immediately and […]

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L-3 MAPPS Successfully Completes Major Projects for Eskom’s Koeberg Power Station in South Africa

12/09/13

MONTREAL, September 12, 2013 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has completed two major projects in support of South Africa’s Koeberg Power Station. These accomplishments include the completion of the refurbished plant models for the legacy Koeberg operator training simulator and putting into service a second full scope simulator at the site on August […]

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L-3 MAPPS Takes On Multiple St. Lucie Plant Simulator Updates

27/08/13

L-3 MAPPS is our main SPONSOR and will be participating at the 2nd Annual European Nuclear Power Plant Simulation Forum in Barcelona. MONTREAL, August 27, 2013 – L-3 MAPPS announced today that it has secured multiple contracts from Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) in relation to the St. Lucie Plant simulator. L-3 MAPPS will […]

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Seminar and Training on Scaling Uncertainty and 3D Coupled Code Calculations in Nuclear Technology

21/08/13

The 3D S.UN.COP 2013 in Barcelona, Spain will be the fifteenth seminar of its kind organized since 2004. The Seminar will provide a transfer of experience and know-how from recognized experts in the fields of Best Estimate Plus Uncertainty methods, Scaling Analysis, System Thermal-Hydraulic calculations including 3D Neutron Kinetics Coupling techniques. Licensing aspects in connection […]

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Tecnatom’s Full Scope Simulators & Severe Accident. A different training approach

06/08/13

Tecnatom completed the integration of a severe accident module into the Almaraz Nuclear Power Plant Classroom Simulator. The severe accident module is based on the Electric Power Research Institute’s (EPRI) Modular Accident Analysis Program, MAAP4(*). This code allows the calculation of the progression of a severe accident in a nuclear power plant, up until a […]

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L-3 MAPPS Owners Circle™ Conference in Barcelona free registration

23/07/13

Announcement for L-3 MAPPS customers: To ensure that you gain maximum value from your business trip to Barcelona, our main sponsor L-3 MAPPS will hold its next customer meeting adjacent to the European Nuclear Power Plant Simulation Forum. The L-3 MAPPS Owners Circle™ Conference  will take place on 10-11 October 2013 immediately following the European […]

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