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7th – 8th – 9th October 2015 Bristol – UK

nuclear simulation power plant energy training

This three day event will showcase the latest developments and solutions Simulation technology including on the 9th October an exclusive tour to the brand new state of the art Cannington Court EDF Energy Campus. Before the tour there will be a two day forum/conference – 7th & 8th October – where attendees will hear cutting edge presentations from experts representing the Nuclear Industry, Simulation Vendors, Training & Development Institutes, Research Institutes and Universities. The three day event will go through the following topics:

Day One: 7th October

08.30 – 08.50
Morning coffee and registration in the exhibiting area

08.50 – 09.00
Opening remarks and Welcome from our Chairman Trevor Spooner – Training Manager, L-3 Marine Systems UK

 Trevor is employed with L-3 Marine Systems UK, a subsidiary of L-3 MAPPS,  for over 10 years, initially as Training Specialist, and in the last 9 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 L-3 Marine System UK’s 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.

09.00 – 09.30
Modernizing Early Nuclear Worker Training with User-friendly Technology – Raymond Dimitri-Hakim – L3 MAPPS

  • Needs and challenges of early nuclear learning
  • Enhancing Generic Fundamentals using interactive 3-D models
  • Enhancing early systems learning using simulation
  • Another way of to take advantage of simulator data

09.30-10.00
Web-based Software Tools for Simulation and Analysis – Dr. Joseph Magill – Managing Director – Nucleonica GmbH c/o European Commission

The author will present a description of the Nucleonica web-based software portal for simulation and analysis for a wide range of commonly encountered nuclear science applications. Advantages of a web-based approach include availability where-ever there is internet access, intuitive user-friendly interface, remote access to high-power computing resources, avoidance of licensing issues, and continual maintenance, improvement, and addition of tools and techniques common to the nuclear science industry.

10.00-10.30
A Better Way to Monitor and Debrief the Operating Crew in Full Scope Simulators – Bernard Gagnon – L3 MAPPS

  • Simulator audio/visual (A/V) recording goals and debriefing requirements
  • Introduction to Orchid® Multimedia Manager (overview, architecture and key features)
  • Benefits of using a simulator-synchronized A/V recording and debriefing solution

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10.30-11.00
Coffee, exhibition and networking sessions
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11.00 – 11.30
Simulators in Classroom and Web Based Applications – Oussama Ashy – WSC

With today’s advancements in computer technologies, classroom simulators can provide a valuable tool with extended capabilities that in the past were not considered practical or even conceived. This presentation provides a look into some of the innovative advancements that can be brought to the classroom simulator environment, which allows for greater flexibility, utilization and value of one’s original simulator investment.

  • Classroom Simulators can now be run in standalone or team modes on laptops, multi-monitor desktops or touch screen GlassTops
  • The Intelligent Tutoring System provides students, without the aid of an instructor, the ability to practice, master and be tested on plant operations with automated instructions and procedures, which can be presented to the student with a vast array of visual and auditable aides.
  • Web-Based Simulators expands the classroom to anywhere in the world via the Internet and can include the Intelligent Tutoring System for instructorless training.
  • A new aid for the classroom instructor is 3KEYCLASS, which from a single desktop/laptop/tablet application provides an instructor the ability to monitor and simultaneously control the students’ standalone or teamed simulator sessions.

11.30-12.00
Safety through training – engineering – consulting – KSG GfS – Dr. Wolfgang Wischert – Department Manager Software and Projects – Olaf Guse – Department Manager Training and Power Plant Operation

  • The Simulator Centre of KSG|GfS
  • Technical training
  • Human Performance Optimization training
  • Simulator lifecycle management
  • Pooling competences: Energie-Campus Deilbachtal.

12.00-12.30
EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Checking out Engineering Designs / Plant Modifications on Simulators – Kashmir Singh – Technical Lead CCR Simulators – EDF Energy

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12.30-14.30
Lunch and networking sessions
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14.30 – 15.00
Simulation for Human Capacity Building – Pascal GAIN – Vice President – Power Business Development – Corys

  • Rationale for HCB program
  • Nuclear Industry Training system development
  • Training materials and simulators as integrator of knowledge
  • Latest available innovations

15.00-15.30
The Power in Nuclear Workforce Development – GSE Systems – Gill Grady – Sr VP

How to identify, train and retain new and existing employees for the whole life cycle of their careers
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15.30-16.00
Coffee, exhibition and networking sessions
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16.00-16.30
Panel Discussion – Simulation for Nuclear New Build

  • What’s the real challenge with simulators for Nuclear New Builds (NNB)?
  • What about incorporating DCS’s on full scope simulators?
  • Some key technical features for managing NNB simulator projects
  • What to look for if you use simulation technology to assist in plant engineering?

16.30-17.00
Closing day remarks – Group photo

17.00
Cocktail Reception: SPONSORED by KSG GfS

We will end the day with a special cocktail reception at the exhibition area.

Day Two: 8th October

08.30 – 08.50
Morning coffee and registration exhibiting area

08.50 – 09.00
Opening remarks from our Chairman Trevor Spooner – L3 MAPPS

09.00-09.30
Use of High Fidelity simulator for training – Keith Allen – Manager of New Plant Training – Randy Miller – Program Manager for AP1000 Simulators – Westinghouse Electric Company

  • Evolution of Simulator Design
  • AP1000 Simulator Standardization plans
  • Overview of AP1000 Simulator Training
  • Development of a Regionalized training center concept

09.30-10.00
Use of Simulation in Emerging Nuclear Energy Countries – Majid Mirshah – WSC

This presentation will cover the use of simulation in training and engineering in countries that are introducing nuclear power as an alternate source of energy. The presentation will cover WSC initiatives with the IAEA in several “non-nuclear” countries and will describe activities that WSC has been engaged with in the UAE, which is an emerging nuclear energy country.

  • Generic Simulators delivered to Nigeria, Vietnam, Bangladesh, UAE, etc. and how they are being used
  • Steps taken by the UAE for improving their infrastructure and preparation of a new nuclear workforce /li>
  • From Generic Simulators to Plant-Specific Barakah Simulators/li>
  • Use of Simulation in V&V and HFE (Human Factors Engineering) on new DCS, HMI, Alarming etc/li>

10.00-10.30
Cannington Court and New Ways of Learning – Frazer Greenshields – Head of Cannington Court – Campus

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10.30-11.00
Coffee, exhibition and networking sessions
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11.00-11.30
Upgrading the Heysham 1 Simulator to Support Dual-Unit Operations – Vincent Gagnon – L3 MAPPS

  • Major simulator expansion by adding the Reactor 2 desk to the existing Reactor 1 desk simulator
  • New Reactor 2 desk utilizes a combination of hard (instruments) and soft (monitors) panels powered by the Orchid® technology
  • Dual-unit simulator enhances operations training by providing a very representative and realistic control room environment for plant operators allowing training on scenarios not possible before

nuclear simulation power plant energy training

11.30-12.00
RELAP – lessons learned and methods to make it work – RELAP for real – Antanas Romas – Simulation Engineer, Process Models -KSU

12.00-12.30
Introduction to Borssele NPP – Haike Maat – EPZ

Use of the controlroomsimulator

  • Past (lessons learned)
  • Present (benchmark & scope evaluation)
  • Future (integrated use)

Lifetime extension projects

  • Coremodel and primairy system
  • Controlrod controls and emulation

12.30-13.00
Integrated Approach in Preparation for a Feedwater Control System Upgrade – Tecnatom – Pablo Rey – Head Simulators and Training Tools

Since the end of 2014 an engineering study was carried out by Tecnatom and plant personnel to analyse and verify the new digital Mark VIe feed water control system to be installed in the plant. Using the Full Scope Simulator as an engineering platform the ultimate goals were focused on training the operators, verifying the interface, the new operating procedures and the system response in the replica platform.

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13.00-15.00
Lunch and networking sessions
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15.00-15.30
Building Europe’s Latest Full Scope Simulator: The Tihange 1 Story – Vincent Gagnon – L3 MAPPS

  • Unit specific Full Scope Simulator (FSS) required as part of the long term operation of Tihange 1 (10-year plant life extension)
  • FSS software based on the Orchid® simulation suite including models, plant computer system simulation, audio/visual system, I/O system interface, etc.
  • Extensive FSS project involving various stakeholders (end customer, subcontractors, etc.) and technologies
  • Project challenges and success factors

15.30-16.00
Paks NPP FSS – between past and future – Nagy György – MVM PA Ltd. Paks

Inheritance of the past

  • Mixed system – old and new living together

Past and present developments

  • Some historical moments of the FSS
  • In-core monitoring system
  • Plant computer system
  • Strategies for long-term operation

A glance of the future

  • FSS renewal
  • SAS extension
  • Simulators of the new units

16.00-16.30
Coffee, exhibition – networking sessions – Conclusion of day 2: We will end the day with a special networking session. Coffee, exhibition. This will be the perfect platform to evaluate the past two days.

Day Three: 9th October

Exclusive visit to the CANNINGTON COURT EDF Energy Campus

The Visit is Sponsored by L-3 MAPPS and organized together with EDF Energy and NRG Events. The delegation will initially meet at the reception of the Mercure Bristol Holland House Hotel the 9th of October around 09.00 to then go through the following schedule:

10:00 Site tour
10:45 – 12:00 Presentation on Cannington Court by Frazer Greenshields
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 15:00 Technical Showcase – Mike Hogben & Team
15:00 Tea & Coffee and departure

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