Moving on from the productivity challenge to disruptive technologies

Moving on from the productivity challenge to disruptive technologies

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Burges Salmon

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The #CEnuclear theme group has drafted companion volumes to the Factory Thinking report published in 2018, these are on the themes of Processes and Tools; Digitalisation; and Procurement for productivity. This conference on May 2nd will both launch these documents and then move on to consider the role of disruptive technologies in the sector. Guest speakers on the latter topics will cover topics such as Robotics in nuclear; AI developments; Blockchain; Industry 4.0 in oil and gas; Core Innovation Hub or Cambridge Centre for Digital Built Britain.

This event is open to national members of Constructing Excellence and invited guests.


  • Introductions, Adrian Worker, Jacobs, Chair of the #CEnuclear Theme Group
  • Latest developmentsin the industry, Tom Greatrex, Chief Executive, NIA
  • The Factory Thinking guidance package: Volumes 2-4: Processes and tools; Digitalisation; Procurement, Ben Pritchard, Invennt (co-chair), Philip Isgar, NI Digital Special Interest Group, Adam Newbould, RtFC
  • How do we get the messages out?
  • Disruptive Technolologies - SMR (NNL), AI developments (Paul Russel, Watson IOT Europe), Blockchain (Abel Maciel, Construction Blockchain Consortium), Industry 4.0 in oil and gas (DonWard, ECI)
  • How should nuclear add value in 2019 -2020