Nuclear Power – Industrial Fire and Risk Special Interest Group Colloquium

Click here to book your place at the Nuclear Power colloquium

The Institution of Fire Engineers, through its Industrial Fire and Risk Special Interest Group, (IF&R SIG), is pleased to announce a 3-day colloquium to be held at the historic and picturesque venue of Bangor University in North Wales, between Tuesday 17th and Thursday 19th October 2017.

This event  will be a significant learning and CPD event for a variety of delegates involved in, or wishing to understand more, about the nuclear power industry, fire and risk and how these lessons can be applied in other areas of industry.

The programme will cover:

  • Day 1 – A morning of expert interactive lectures and an afternoon ‘technology workshop’;
  • Day 2 – A review of industry best practice, standards, firefighting and emergency response management, international regulatory developments, risk and resilience;
  • Day 3 – A review of turbine fires: owners and operators, fire and emergency responders, fire engineers, local and international regulators and insurers, but to name a few!

Click here to view the full programme with speaker details and confirmed timings.

Delegates will be able to:

  • Network with like-minded professionals from industry, government and the nuclear power station construction industry over 3 days;
  • Meet with UK and international leading fire and risk design engineers who are decision makers;
  • Network with leading academic organisations who inform upcoming fire engineers of latest technology;
  • Connect with professional individuals at networking opportunities including a cocktail evening (17.10.17) and the event dinner (18.10.17).

Conference prices are as follows:

IFE member delegate 3 day conference package £250+VAT
Non member delegate 3 day conference package £300+VAT

The conference package includes attendance at the 3 day conference, along with the cocktail reception and main conference dinner.

To book your place please download and complete the delegate booking form and return to  A confirmation with delegate joining instructions will be forwarded to delegates on receipt of the booking form.


For further information on accommodation near to the conference venue please download our Bangor hotels information leaflet

Sponsorship opportunities

We are seeking key partner sponsors to join us at this academic conference and further details on the sponsorship opportunities available can be downloaded here

Please return completed forms to secure your sponsorship to

The booking system for all registrations will close on Friday 6th October 2017, or when delegate places are filled.  Any bookings received after this date will not be accepted.  All delegate registrations must be paid for in advance.

Cancellations and amendments

Cancellations or amendments must be received in writing by post, fax or email 10 working days before the date of the event and will be subject to a £50 administration fee.  Cancellations received after this time, or not put in writing, will be subject to the full fee, which will also be charged in the event of non-attendance.  Substitutions may be made at anytime.


Upcoming Dates for this event

  • Tue 17 Oct 2017
  • Fri 06 Oct 2017
  • Bangor University, Bangor, North Wales