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8th & 9th October 2013 Barcelona – Spain

Main Sponsor

L-3 MAPPS

When you are looking for increased reliability in your power plant’s performance, you can count on L-3 MAPPS’ simulation experience to get you there. Our dedication to true-to-life power plant simulators ensures that your personnel have the knowledge required to safely and efficiently operate your power plant. Providing more than just training devices, our simulator solutions—powered by L-3 MAPPS’ unparalleled Orchid® suite of simulation products—will elevate your engineering team to new heights in addressing plant design issues, procedural deficiencies, and reliability improvements.

We offer a variety of products and services, including full scope simulators, classroom simulators, engineering simulators, part-task trainers, simulator retrofits and upgrades, and the latest addition—learning simulators. L-3 MAPPS provides design-to-completion turnkey systems, specific components, and simulator design tools as required by the customer. With a worldwide presence, a solid leadership position and a well established service program, L-3 MAPPS ensures the success of your simulator projects. Our simulators offer the highest quality in simulation fidelity and training to provide trainees and instructors with user-friendly tools for learning, controlling, and exploring complex power plant systems. Users can directly implement simulator modifications to exactly reflect plant changes, evolve their training programs, and expand simulator use into other areas.

L-3 MAPPS simulators can also be equipped with severe accident simulation capabilities for reproducing the effects of beyond design basis accidents.

www.L-3com.com

Silver Sponsor

GSE Systems

GSE is a world leader in real-time, high-fidelity simulation. We develop and provide simulation and educational solutions to the nuclear and fossil fuel electric power industry, the chemical, process and manufacturing industries, and to the U.S. Government and military. In addition, GSE provides plant monitoring and signal analysis monitoring and optimization software primarily to the electric power industry.

www.GSES.com

Silver Sponsor

WSC

WSC is a privately held, technology driven company with engineering simulation as its core competence. WSC’s vision is to provide the Power Industry with innovative, state-of-the-art, simulation technology products and services, that will add value in the design, commissioning and safe and reliable operation of their power generating or process plant assets.

WSC’s state of the art 3KEYSOFTWARE® technology has its roots in the nuclear and thermal power plant Operator Training Simulators. WSC will continue to invest a significant proportion of its profits in its products, to add value to the engineering design and construction process through Simulator Assisted Engineering and to plant operation economics through simulation grounded equipment reliability and asset life cycle management processes.

www.WS-Corp.com

nuclear simulation power plant energy training

Iberdrola Engeneering and Construction

Iberdrola Ingeniería offers a broad range of services to nuclear power plants, encompassing conceptual and basic engineering, and including system and process definition, turnkey projects and operational support.

Iberdrola Ingeniería has a highly specialized, multidisciplinary service engineering team for the different technologies within the nuclear field:

  • Pressurized Water Reactors (PWR): Designs by Westinghouse (USA), KWU of Framatome ANP (Germany) and VVER from Rosenergoatom (Russia)
  • Boiling Water reactors (BWR) from General Electric (USA).

Thanks to its work at nuclear power plants in Spain, and in the past few years at plants in countries such as Germany, Brazil, Kazakhstan, Russia, Slovakia and the Ukraine, a substantial number of specialists work on-site at nuclear power plants.

www.Iberdrola.com

Electrabel

Electrabel is the historical producer and supplier of energy in Belgium, where it can count on more than a century of experience in its activities.
The company is number one on the Belgian market where it operates under the brand name Electrabel,GDF SUEZ Group.
It is developing its activities, both as producer and supplier of energy and as an employer in a spirit of sustainable development and social responsibility.

www.Electrabel.com

KSG / GFS

The Simulator Centre has over 2000 trainees per year from 17 nuclear power plants. In 500-600 courses, they learn and practise operating and understanding their power plants under all possible conditions on 13 simulators. The KSG|GfS Simulator Centre is the world’s largest facility of its kind.

The simulators exactly reproduce the referenced nuclear power plant in appearance and also in its technical, physical and temporal behaviour. The operating personnel, which we also call operators, encounter the same working conditions and requirements as they would or could occur when operating and monitoring their plant.

http://www.simulatorzentrum.de

nuclear simulation power plant energy training

EDF Energy

EDF Energy is one of the UK’s largest energy companies and its largest producer of low-carbon electricity. A wholly-owned subsidiary of the EDF Group, one of Europe’s largest energy groups, we generate around one fifth of the UK’s electricity and employ around 15,000 people. We supply electricity and gas to around 5.5 million residential and business customers, making us the biggest supplier of electricity by volume.

The company is organised into the following business units:

  • Nuclear Generation operates eight nuclear power stations in the UK with a combined capacity of over 9 million kilowatts – electricity that is vital to the UK economy.
  • Nuclear New Build is tasked with the delivery of the new generation of nuclear plants in line with EDF’s global programme of producing safe, affordable, reliable, low-carbon electricity in the UK.
  • Energy Sourcing and Customer Supply runs power stations and wind farms, buys and sells power to meet future generation and customer needs and deals with all our energy customers.

www.EDFenergy.com

The Paul Scherrer Institute

The Paul Scherrer Institute, PSI, is the largest research centre for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland, with its research activities concentrated on three main subject areas: Matter and Material, Energy and the Environment, and Health. The PSI develops, constructs and operates complex large-scale research facilities. Every year, more than 2000 scientists from Switzerland and other countries travel to PSI in order to perform experiments at our unique facilities.

PSI has about 1500 staff, with an annual budget of approximately CHF 365 million, and is primarily financed by the Swiss Confederation. PSI is part of the ETH Domain, with the other members being the two Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology, ETH Zurich and EPFL Lausanne, as well as the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science & Technology, Empa, the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Eawag, and the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research, WSL. The Institute is located on both sides of the River Aare, in the Villigen and Würenlingen municipal areas, in the Canton of Aargau.

www.PSI.ch

nuclear simulation power plant energy training

ENEC

Powering the future of UAE through safe, clean and efficient nuclear energy: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) is working to deliver safe, clean, efficient nuclear energy to the United Arab Emirates – energy that is needed to support the UAE’s social and economic growth.

Energy demand in the UAE is growing at an annual rate of about 9 per cent – three times the global average. Developing a reliable supply of electricity is critical to the future growth of the Nation. ENEC is taking on this challenge, with a target of delivering electricity to the UAE grid in 2017. By 2020, it is projected that nuclear energy will produce nearly a quarter of the nation’s electricity needs.

Underscoring this commitment is safety – our most important priority. There is nothing more important than the safety of our employees, our communities and the environment.

www.ENEC.com

nuclear simulation power plant energy training

University of Pisa

Nuclear Safety and Security: Our aim is the formation of High Qualified Professionals in “Safety and Security of Nuclear Power Plants” and more in general of Nuclear Power Plants. The Professional Profile in exit from the Specialization Course is an Expert in Nuclear Engineering, with knowledge and competencies particularly suitable for applications of Nuclear Safety and Security in Industries, Research Centers, Regulatory Bodies and Technical Support Organizations (TSO).

www.UniPi.it

NEK

NEK has been in operation for thirty years. Over the course of the past decades we have witnessed a great many social changes and technological upgrades which have affected our work.

If thirty years ago our main aim was adapting to high professional and technical standards of nuclear technology, today the impact of market forces and public acceptability are equally important. If thirty years ago we were not yet considering the need to exchange domestic and international operational experience, today this is part of our everyday routine.

www.NEK.si

nuclear simulation power plant energy training

Fortum

Fortum’s purpose is to create energy that improves life for present and future generations. We provide sustainable solutions that fulfil the needs for low emissions, resource-efficiency and energy security, and deliver excellent value to our shareholders. Our activities cover the generation, distribution and sales of electricity and heat as well as related expert services.

Fortum’s operations focus on the Nordic countries, Russia, Poland and Baltic Rim area. In the future, the integrating European and fast-growing Asian energy markets provide additional growth opportunities. In 2011, Fortum’s sales totalled EUR 6.2 billion and comparable operating profit was EUR 1.8 billion. We employ approximately 10,800 people. Fortum’s shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.

www.Fortum.com

nuclear simulation power plant energy training

KSU

KSU is the Swedish nuclear power Center for training and simulator training and was developed to make the Swedish nuclear power safer. KSU analyzes operational experience from all the world’s nuclear power stations and informs the Swedish nuclear power stations about it. KSUs analysis group informs society, decision-makers and opinion formers on nuclear safety, ionizing radiation and risk comparisons.

KSU offers job training programs, undergraduate and graduate courses for NPPs personnel and KSUs instructors. Education is provided at university level courses in the nuclear field.

www.KSU.com

IRSN

Experts in nuclear and radiation risks, and its activities cover all the related scientific and technical issues. Its areas of specialization include the environment and radiological emergency response, human radiation protection in both a medical and professional capacity, and in both normal and post-accident situations, the prevention of major accidents, nuclear reactor safety, as well as safety in plants and laboratories, transport and waste treatment, and nuclear defense expertise.

www.IRSN.com.fr

RELAP: INNOVATIVE SYSTEMS SOFTWARE

Innovative Systems Software, LLC (ISS) is a private, limited liability company formed in 1996. ISS manages the SCDAP Development and Training program, an international consortium of research, regulatory, and other organizations focused upon the development of improved reactor safety analysis and simulation technology.
The ISS staff, associated members, and consultants have international reputations in reactor safety analysis and thermal-hydraulic systems analysis software development.

The principal founder of the company, Dr. C. Allison, led the SCDAP/RELAP5 severe accident code development activities at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) from 1981 to 1996 prior to the formation of ISS. Dr. Allison has served as a consultant for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC), Department of Energy (USDOE), and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

www.Relap.com

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