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  1. 1. Researched & Organised by: “Great opportunity to network. Learn from industry operating experience, avoid pitfalls.” Ted Williams, Superintendent EPU Design, Progress Energy2nd Annual Nuclear Power SAVEUprate Conference $400 register before April 22nd16-17 June, 2011, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Charlotte, North Carolina, USAUnderstand current regulatory, licensing andtechnical challenges surrounding power upratesto master project execution Regulators Input From: Exclusive Regulatory Updates: Understand the current status regarding Containment Accident Pressure and BWR Steam US Nuclear Regulatory Dryers and how this may a ect your project execution Commission (NRC) Unique Market Overview, Economics & Analysis: Discuss future Utility Perspectives From: worldwide plans and future growth for power uprates to help build your forward strategy Up-to-Date Case Studies: Evaluate the strategies being implemented by the leading utilities on their power uprate projects across the US Extensive Technical Analysis: Review the latest developments regarding digital modifications, cooling tower upgrades and reverse engineering to help with your project strategy Contractor Selection and Sta ng: Review your plan for contractor selection and revise your approach on sta oversight and management to aid project executionSecure your involvement in this $25 billion market! Other Experts From: EXCLUSIVE GAME-CHANGING INFORMATION INCLUDING: US NRC perspective on lessons learned from recent power uprate projects Up-to-date case studies from 9+ key US utilities/owners on their current power uprate programs Expert technical and management advice to help you gain a foothold in this multi-billion dollar market For the latest speaker line up and agenda updates please visit: www.nuclearenergyinsider.com/uprate
  2. 2. Welcome to Researched & Organised by: The 2nd Annual Nuclear Power Uprate ConferenceDear Colleague, What did your peers say about lastNuclear power uprate projects present many key challenges that year’s conference?need to be addressed. In May 2009, a survey of reactor licenseesindicated that some 36 applications are likely to be submitted to theNRC over the next five years – it is therefore essential to address the "Good cross section of those typically involved inkey hurdles now! Power Uprates Engineering, Project Management, “Many nuclear utilities are opting to invest tens of millions, or legal, NSSS, BOP & Construction." Sharon Eldridge even hundreds of millions of dollars, to increase the output of existing nuclear reactors by between 3% and 20%” Design Engineering, Exelon Generation Co November 1, 2010; PowerMagWith an increasing number of US utilities opting to increase the “This event provided new insights into the extendedgenerating capacities of their existing NPPs, the power uprate market power uprate industry. All entities will benefit fromis now worth $25 billion. In order to ensure that projects are sharing experiences and gaining vision for futurecompleted on time and on budget and that all risks are mitigated, theindustry needs solutions that will aid this multi-billion dollar market. endeavours. Excellent forum.” Gregory Brauer, Engineering Supervisor, BechtelPower uprate projects are costly and technically challenging. If profitsare going to be maximized on all projects, careful planning isessential and common sense strategies must be put in place.This year’s Nuclear Power Uprate Conference will supply you with A good venue to share EPU experience.”critical business intelligence, unrivalled networking and stimulatingdiscussion. Attending this meeting will help you to understand Brian Newell, Major Project Manager - EPU, Entergycurrent regulatory, licensing and technical challenges surroundingpower uprates to master project execution. You will take away actionpoints that you can implement to save millions of USD.Experts at this year’s meeting will discuss the most pressing issuessurrounding power uprates including: Who will be there?• The current status regarding containment accident pressure and BWR steam dryers and how this may a ect your project execution Senior level decision makers from• Future worldwide plans and growth predictions for power uprates utilities/owners who want to discover the to help build your forward strategy• Strategies being implemented by the leading utilities on their uprate latest strategies and approaches to power projects across the US uprate project execution.• The latest developments regarding digital modifications, cooling tower upgrades and reverse engineering to help with your project implementation• Plan for contractor selection and revise your approach on sta oversight and management to aid project execution Utility/Owner 25% TechnologyWe’ve spoken to over 100 experts at the heart of the nuclear uprateindustry including key representatives from the NRC, utilities & powerplant owners, top level contractors, nuclear industry associations, Provider 20%consultants and academics to bring you a bulletproofagenda focusing on the core uprate challenges and opportunitiesarising over the coming years. EPC Contractor 20%I look forward to seeing you in Charlotte, NC in June Sub Contractor 15% 10%Kindest Regards Specialist ServicesDean Murphy 5%Senior Industry AnalystNuclear Energy Insider RegulatorUS Toll Free: 1800 814 3459 ext 7204International: +44 (0) 207 375 7204Email: dmurphy@eyeforenergy.com Other 5% For the latest speaker line up and agenda updates please visit: www.nuclearenergyinsider.com/uprate
  3. 3. Look at some of the companies who attended last years power uprate conference Alstom Power Electric Power Research Institute NuVision Engineering American Air Filter Enercon Pathfinder American Electric Power Entergy Progress Energy AREVA EXCEL Services Corporation PSEG Nuclear AZZ /Calvert Exelon Generation Co. Realization Technologies Babcock & Wilcox Flowserve Shaw Group Bechtel Fluor Siemens Burns and Roe Enterprises GE Stoller Cameron Measurement Systems Division GE Hitachi Structural Integrity Associates CENG Hitachi Power Systems America TriVis Clydeunion Pumps Hukari Technical Services TVA Control Components Iberdrola Ingenieria y Construccion Tyco Flow Control CSA ILD Power U.S.Nuclear Regulatory Commission CUT Nuclear KROHNE URS Dassault Systemes Lightbridge Corporation Valvtechnologies Day & Zimmermann LISEGA Westinghouse Dominion MHF Services Winston & Strawn DOOSAN Morgan Lewis WorleyParsons EDF NEIL XCEL Edgen Murray Nuclear LogisticsSponsorship and Exhibition OpportunitiesConference Floor Plan: Build your own package in COFFEE 3 easy steps 6 7 1. MAKE A LIST OF YOUR MOST IMPORTANT AIMS 5 8 • Exhibition Booth • Speaking Slots • Brand Visibility • Conference Materials 9 • Private Meetings • Branding 4 CONFERENCE ROOM • Breakfast Briefings • Segment Sponsor 10 • Seatdrops 3 11 2. WORK OUT YOUR BUDGET 2 Speak with your marketing team and decide on your 12 annual conference investment – make sure you assign 1 the right budget to the right show! No matter what your budget total, we will work with you to build a package that achieves your aims and exceeds expectations 3. CALL EVERAD AT NUCLEAR ENERGY INSIDER TO DISCUSS YOUR PACKAGE NOW! Our exhibition space regularly sells out weeks in advance of the conference. So call today to make sure you secure REGISTRATION your spot before you miss the chance.1 Enforce your brand and promote your services Everad MacIndoe Business Development Manager2 Generate and grow your customer base Nuclear Energy Insider3 Meet senior level decision makers and do business US TOLL FREE: 1800 814 3459 ext 7560 International: +44 (0) 207 375 75604 Make new contacts and build lasting relationships Email: emacindoe@eyeforenergy.com For the latest speaker line up and agenda updates please visit: www.nuclearenergyinsider.com/uprate
  4. 4. Day 1 - June 16, 2011 Your Blueprint To Running a Cost E ective...Section 1: Power Uprate Regulatory Update Section 2: Power Uprate Case Studiesand Business Case Case Study: Grand GulfCurrent State of PURs in the USA • Gain insight into Entergy’s work with the NRC, the• Gain a full understanding of any regulatory uncertainties process that has been undertaken and take away for power uprate projects to help aid your future strategy invaluable lessons learned• Review the future for nuclear power uprate projects from • Review the initial technical work on licensing that has the regulators viewpoint been undertaken at Grand Gulf and fully understand key• Life Beyond 60: Understand the future for NPP learnings modifications and how this could a ect your business • Discover the successes and challenges at Grand Gulf to strategy dateAnthony Ulses, Chief - Reactor Systems Branch, US NRC Je Richardson, Director, Major Projects – Nuclear, EntergyContainment Accident Pressure Case Study: Nine Mile Point Project Status• Fully understand utilities/owners responsibilities • Understand project valuation and planning strategies to regarding Containment Accident Pressure to help with ensure your uprate plans are e ective your future projects • Gain awareness of the key constraints in power uprate• Hear about the potential challenges that higher project execution at Nine Mile Point and how this could temperatures from PURs could cause to equipment and a ect your projects how risks can be mitigated • Lessons learned: hear the successes and challenges at• Review the current regulations and news on Containment Nine Mile Point and the current status at this site Accident Pressure to help with your future power uprate Dave Dellario, Director - The NMP EPU Project, CENG developments Dale Goodney, EPU Lead Engineering, CENG George Inch, Lead Principal Engineer, CENGRegulatory Timeline + Scope Growth• Gain a full understanding of the magnitude and Section 3: Preparing for Power Uprates accomplishment of your power uprate tasks• Hear about project management impacts on power Supply Chain Capability and E ectiveness for uprates with specific focus on regulatory interface and Nuclear Power Uprates economics • Discuss the importance of a strong foundation of globalLarry Sexton, Project Manager, Progress Energy suppliers to ensure the successful implementation of power uprate projectsEPU Futures and Lessons Learned – Panel Session • Review the challenges within the supply chain such as• Our experts will help you to understand current supplier readiness and delivery time guarantees to ensure developments and future plans within the major utilities your uprate projects are delivered successfully for power uprate programs • Get the latest updates from Exelon on supply chain• Expert suggestions for moving forward with capital opportunities for power uprate projects across their improvement projects in the current economic climate operating fleet• Gain awareness about the importance of upfront Craig Lambert, Vice President – Power Uprates, Exelon Nuclear research into the challenges and obstacles to gain license approval License Submittal and Permitting• Hear from the experts about what they would consider if • An expert guide to understanding the factors that must they were to start their project again that they didn’t be analysed by the licensee when applying for a power consider originally upratePanel: Dave Dellario, Director - The NMP EPU Project, CENG • Review the actions that can be taken to minimize the riskJe Richardson, Director, Major Projects – Nuclear, Entergy of approval delays when making license changesAnthony Petrowsky, Senior Project Manager, AEP • Hear how to characterize proposed new configurations to ensure they strike an appropriate balance between NUCLEAR ENERGY INSIDER FREE WEEKLY extracting excessive margins while maintaining adequate E-NEWS LETTER safety and operational margins Michael Jesse, Licensing Manager, Power Uprate, Exelon Nuclear Sign up for free and youll receive: • Latest industry developments • Exclusive briefings and interviews • In-depth reports and trends • All the latest Sign up today at www.nuclearenergyinsider.com For the latest speaker line up and agenda updates please visit: www.nuclearenergyinsider.com/uprate
  5. 5. ...Time E cient Power Uprate Projects Day 2 - June 17, 2011Selecting the Most Suitable Contractor for Your Cooling Tower Issues – Owners Panel SessionProject • Discuss wind and temperature inversion e ects on• Learn step-by-step methods on what you should be natural draft cooling tower thermal to improve plant looking for in contractor applications to ensure you e ciencies choose the most suitable service provider • Understand crossflow to counterflow conversion of• Review proven techniques that will help you to find the existing natural draft cooling towers most appropriate contractor for your project with regards • Hear about the advantages of circular versus rectilinear to cost implications, schedule for work and meeting mechanical draft cooling towers to help build your utility standards forward strategy • Expert advice on the optimization of water distribution as a means of upgrading cooling tower thermalSta ng and Resources for Power Uprates performance• Learn how Entergy structure their organization and • Review the benefits of installing a new auxiliary understand how much of their work relies on external mechanical draft cooling tower in parallel with an resources – what e ects does this have on project existing natural draft cooling tower execution? Panel Chair: John Cooper, Principal,• Discover lessons learned regarding project oversight, John Cooper and Associates, P.A. management and supervision for power uprates and Panel: Mike Testa, Principal Consultant, FirstEnergy implement this into your forward strategy Beth Selewski, System Engineer – BOP, TVA• Recognize the importance of having the right skill sets at Jim Cuchens, Principal Engineer - Cooling Systems, your disposal to meet the demands for your power Southern Company uprate projectsBrian Newell, Manager Extended Power Uprates, Entergy Section 5: Spent Fuel and WasteSection 4: Technical Analysis Radwaste Problems During EPUs – Panel Session • Discuss lessons learned and challenges from EPUs in theUnderstand the LWR Sustainability Program R&D USA regarding radwaste and put them to work on yourWork For Power Uprates projects• Review the R&D gaps in developing capability needed for • Understand the importance of addressing radwaste early supporting power uprate projects to avoid future di culties• Get the facts on the R&D plan, activity and progress on Panel Chair: Mike Snyder, Technical and Field Operations the development of power uprate-related capabilities Manager, MHF ServicesHongbin Zhang, Economics and E ciency Pathway Lead,Idaho National Laboratory Spent-Fuel Criticality • Analyse safety aspects to ensure that waste does not getSteam Dryer Issues – Panel Session to a critical stage• Revise proven techniques to help mitigate potential • Hear about the significant issues with spent-fuel and how steam dryer issues they need to be addressed with regards to power uprate• Hear about the criteria that is currently in place for steam projects dryers and what this means for you• Take a closer look at some of the steam dryer issues that have been challenging PUR projectsPanel: Judy Sneeden, Manager, Steam Dryer Analytical Services, MORE EASY WAYS TOGE HitachiDavid Forsyth, Product Manager, Acoustics and Structural REGISTER TODAY!Analysis Group, Westinghouse ONLINE:Oconee Case Study: Digital Modifications in NPPs www.nuclearenergyinsider.com/uprate• Hear expert advice on the challenges and hurdles of turning to digital E-MAIL:• Discuss regulatory and licensing di culties when making info@nuclearenergyinsider.com digital modifications to your NPP• Review the results from the implementation of the digital FAX: control panel implementation as well as lessons learned +44 (0)207 375 7576 from other projects• Strictly Business: Review the costs of digital modifications CALL:and how this will e ect your project strategy +44 (0)207 375 7575Michael Bailey, Manager Nuclear Engineering Section - I&CSystems, Oconee Nuclear Station, Duke Energy For the latest speaker line up and agenda updates please visit: www.nuclearenergyinsider.com/uprate
  6. 6. Expert speakers at this year’s meeting include: Anthony Ulses Craig Lambert Chief - Reactor Systems Branch US NRC US NRC Vice President – Power Uprates, Exelon Nuclear Je Richardson Dave Dellario Director, Major Projects – Nuclear, Director - The NMP EPU Project, Entergy Nuclear CENG Michael Jesse Brian Newell Licensing Manager, Power Uprate, Manager EPU, Exelon Entergy Nuclear Larry Sexton Anthony Petrowsky Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, Progress Energy American Electric Power Mike Testa Dale Goodney Principal Consultant EPU Lead Engineering FirstEnergy CENG Jim Cuchens Beth Selewski Principal Engineer - Cooling Systems System Engineer – BOP Southern Company TVA George Inch Hongbin Zhang Lead Principal Engineer Economics & E ciency Pathway Lead, CENG Idaho National Laboratory David Forsyth Judy Sneeden Product Manager, Acoustics and Manager, Steam Dryer Structural Analysis Group, Analytical Services Westinghouse GE Hitachi John Cooper Scott Dempsey Principal, Vice President, Director of Sales & Marketing, John Cooper and Associates, P.A. MHF Services EXCLUSIVE DIAMOND PACKAGE DUAL CONFERENCE PASSNuclear Energy Insider now o er the exclusive Diamond Package which The 2nd Annual Nuclear Supply Chain Conference takes place on 14-15includes the sort after Nuclear New Build Market for Component Suppliers June in the same venue… why not do both Nuclear Energy InsiderReport as well as a full Platinum Package conference pass. conferences and stay for 4 days?This report will provide you with business critical information on… At The Supply Chain Conference you will get…• Forecasts of the market value for heat exchangers, valves, pumps and • Exclusive new project announcements from DOE, Duke and Savannah tanks until 2035 River• Construction timelines of nuclear power plants until 2035 • Updates from Exelon and Entergy’s current fleet projects that need your• Overviews of Regulations, legislations and Quality Assurance services• In depth analysis of the factors that could slow down the construction • Regulatory updates from NRC Directors of new reactors in the US • Exclusive workshops on how to enter the US nuclear market and how to sell your products and services on a global scale! SIGN UP FOR BOTH CONFERENCES AND RECEIVE SIGN UP FOR THE • A PLATINUM CONFERENCE PASS TO 4 DAYS OF CONFERENCE SESSIONS DIAMOND PACKAGE • ALL AUDIO VISUAL MATERIALS TODAY AND SAVE $400 • ACCESS TO ALL NETWORKING SESSIONS AND BOTH EXHIBITIONS ALL FOR $3000 – SIGN UP NOW USING THE CODE DUAL 3000 For the latest speaker line up and agenda updates please visit: www.nuclearenergyinsider.com/uprate
  7. 7. “Great intimate setting to network with EPU decision makers.” Matt Miles, Market Manager – Nuclear, Edgen Murray SAVE2nd Annual Nuclear Power Uprate Conference $400 register before16-17 June, 2011, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA April 22nd 4 Reasons Why Your Company Need You Here Date & Venue 16-17 June, 2011, Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1. You will be able to meet with your competitors 3. Return to the o ce armed with critical uprate and clients, find out what lessons theyve learnt, the knowledge. It will be your ideas, strategies and Charlotte, North Carolina, USA initiatives they are putting in place and what contacts that ensure your business leads the way solutions are leading the way with power uprate when it comes to uprate implementation Group Discounts, Play it Smart, projects 4. Save your department time and money by Bring Your Team 2. You’ll gain invaluable knowledge and insight into attending this one stop shop for all things regarding Come along with members of your team and lessons learned regarding regulatory, licensing and uprate implementation and give your company the take advantage of Nuclear Energy Insider’s technical challenges associated with power uprate best possible chance in this burgeoning market! special group discounts. The more attendees you strategies. Youll be your companys expert on sign up, the more money your company saves! uprate development Visit www.nuclearenergyinsider.com/uprate orREGISTER NOW IN 3 EASY STEPS call today on +44 (0)207 375 7575 1. Select Your Registration Package SUPER EARLY BIRD EARLY BIRD Pass Features Before 22 April Before 13 May FULL PRICE Diamond Pass • Full 2 Day Pass • Full Conference Documentation • Access To All Lunches • Breaks and Networking Drinks Party $2990 $3190 $3390 • Post Conference Audio Visual Materials • Nuclear New Build Market for Component Suppliers Report Platinum Pass • Full 2 Day Pass • Full Conference Documentation • Access To All Lunches • Breaks and Networking Drinks Party $1795 $1995 $2195 • Post Conference Audio Visual Materials Gold Pass • Full 2 Day Pass • Full Conference Documentation $1595 $1795 $1995 • Access To All Lunches • Breaks and Networking Drinks Party Post Conference Audio & Visual $595 $595 $595 2. Enter Attendee details DISSCOUNT CODE:Mr/Mrs/Ms/Dr: First name: Last name: UPR2011Company: Position/Title: Enter the discount code when you register to save $50Telephone: Fax: Email:Address: Postcode: Country: 3. Payment Options I enclose a check/draft for: Credit card number: (Payable to First Conferences Ltd) Expiry date: Security number: Please invoice my company: Name on card: Purchase Order Number: Signature: Please charge my credit card: Amex Visa Mastercard CALL +44 (0) 207 375 7575 MORE FAX THIS FORM BACK TO WAYS TO FAX: +44 (0) 207 375 7576 EMAIL: dmurphy@eyeforenergy.com +44 (0) 207 375 7576 REIGSTER ONLINE: www.nuclearenergyinsider.com/uprateCancellation PolicyPlaces are transferable without any charge. Cancellations before May 16th, 2011 incur exclusive of VAT unless otherwise stated but, VAT will be charged, where applicable, atan administrative charge of 25%. If you cancel your registration on or after May 16th, the prevailing rate on the invoice date and the relevant details will appear2011 we will be obliged to charge you the full fee. Please note – you must notify on the invoice. FC Business Intelligence, Ltd takes every care to ensure that pricesNuclear Energy Insider (division of FC Business Intelligence, Ltd) in writing, of a quoted are correct at time of publishing however, bookings will only be accepted ifcancellation, or we will be obliged to charge you the full fee. The organisers reserve there is no material error in the price advertised on the website. Designed bythe right to make changes to the program without notice. All prices displayed are www.hitreach.co.uk
  8. 8. Researched & Organised by: “Great opportunity to network. Learn from industry operating experience, avoid pitfalls.” Ted Williams, Superintendent EPU Design, Progress Energy2nd Annual Nuclear Power SAVEUprate Conference $400 register before April 22nd16-17 June, 2011, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Charlotte, North Carolina, USAUnderstand current regulatory, licensing andtechnical challenges surrounding power upratesto master project execution Regulators Input From: Exclusive Regulatory Updates: Understand the current status US Nuclear Regulatory regarding Containment Accident Pressure and BWR Steam Commission (NRC) Dryers and how this may a ect your project execution Unique Market Overview, Economics & Analysis: Discuss future Utility Perspectives From: worldwide plans and future growth for power uprates to help build your forward strategy Up-to-Date Case Studies: Evaluate the strategies being implemented by the leading utilities on their power uprate projects across the US Extensive Technical Analysis: Review the latest developments regarding digital modifications, cooling tower upgrades and reverse engineering to help with your project strategy Contractor Selection and Sta ng: Review your plan for contractor selection and revise your approach on sta oversight and management to aid project execution Other Experts From: MORE EASY WAYS TO REGISTER TODAY! ONLINE: www.nuclearenergyinsider.com/uprate E-MAIL: info@nuclearenergyinsider.com FAX: +44 (0)207 375 7576 CALL: +44 (0)207 375 7575 For the latest speaker line up and agenda updates please visit: www.nuclearenergyinsider.com/uprate

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