Welcome To Global Reach 2019


Global Reach 2019 is bringing together major international players and supply chain representatives from around the globe, in a forum designed to share knowledge, best practice and develop tangible business opportunities within the international energy community.



The global reach conference will be of value to sponsors and exhibitors by developing international business relationships within the energy community, whilst promoting an innovative and sustainable energy sector. Further information can be found here.

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Global Reach will address current sector activities, opportunities for collaboration and share best practice within the international energy sector through three main conference sessions: Business environment, Innovation, Sustainability

For information on how to contribute to the agenda or complementary panel discussions, please contact our event partner, Marick by email: info@globalreachevent.com. To download a copy of the agenda click here.

09:05 Opening session
  • True Reversal of Climate Change Requires Nuclear Energy
    Keynote speaker: Bret Kugelmass, Energy Impact Center
  • Introduction: Britain’s Energy Coast Business Cluster
    Ivan Baldwin, Chairman, BECBC
  • Introduction: Nucleopolis
    Ludivine Bigot, Nucleopolis
  • Introduction: Cluster de la Industria Nuclear en Cantabria (CINC)
    Maria Vega, CINC
10:40 Session 1- Business Environment
Chair: Ruth Sellick, Orano
  • CGN: Bringing the benefits of the fleet effect from China to the UK
    Robert Davies, COO, CGN UK
  • Current status and challenges at Fukushima Daiichi Decontamination and Decommissioning
    Kazuhito Takeda, TEPCO
  • Introducing Guardian Power – A UK industry response to the challenges of nuclear new build
    Tom Samson, Guardian Power
  • The North West Nuclear Arc
    John Idris Jones, Wales Nuclear Forum
  • Business Cluster Panel Discussion
    Chair: Richard Deakin, BEIS, Nuclear South West, Wales
    Nuclear Forum, Northern Nuclear Alliance, North West Nuclear arc, East of England Energy group
13:40 Session 2- Sustainability
Chair: Charlotte Kelly, Morgan Sindall
  • Beyond the bottom line: why business should build sustainable communities’
    Jamie Reed, Head of Corporate Affairs, Sellafield Ltd
  • Post Nuclear Economics: A cornerstone transformation project
    Steve Smith, Nuclear Projects Manager, Copeland
  • Q&A Discussion
    Jamie Reed and Pat Graham
15:15 Session 3- Innovation
Chair: Kirsty Hewitson, NNL
  • SMRs – addressing the needs of the low carbon economy
    Alan Wood, Rolls-Royce
  • Technical innovation transforming communities
    Dr. Rob Buckingham, Director UKAEA & Head of RACE
  • Panel Discussion: Voice of the next generation
    Chair: Rob Buckingham, Director UKAEA & Head of RACE
16:30 Close


The main conference sessions will be complemented with panel discussions.


Opening the door to opportunities for international collaboration

Global Reach Business Meetings, register your interest now

In a unique business collaboration, Global Reach is bringing together five major European business clusters from the UK, France and Spain to launch a collaborative programme of 1:1 business meetings to run in parallel to its main conference agenda.

With the aim of opening the door to concrete opportunities for collaboration within the membership of the five collaborating clusters, the programme will be organised by means of a pre-matching exercise, where companies with specific business needs and ambitions will be offered the chance to discuss the potential for collaboration with complementary organisations.

Registrations for Global Reach’s 1:1 business meetings have now closed.



Register for event

Each person attending Global Reach Event 2019 will be required to register to gain access. Please select the relevant payment option for you and complete all required details. If you wish to purchase multiple tickets, please get in touch with the event organiser by email: info@globalreachevent.com or telephone: +44 161 877 7693.

The ticket price for BECBC Member is £225 +VAT. The ticket price for Non-Member is £275 +VAT.

Personal Data

The data supplied as part of the registration process will be used for preparations for this event and communicating important and relevant information to you. This information will be stored and used for one year for this purpose only.

We may like to update you on any future events planned by BECBC. If you would like to be kept on our subscription list for future events or related information, please tick the appropriate box below.

All data submitted will be held, subject to the General Data Protection Regulations May 2018, for one year after this event by the BECBC and our event partner (Marick). You can withdraw or amend your consent at any time, please contact us by email: info@globalreachevent.com clearly marking your email Global Reach Event 2019 GDPR.

Yes, I would like to be notified of any future events by BECBCNo, I would not like to be notified of any future events by BECBC

You have asked for your information not to be used to contact you on any other subject than for this event. If you change your mind and would like to be kept up to date of other events, please contact us by email info@globalreachevent.com clearly marking your email Global Reach Event 2019 GDPR.


Photographs and Videos

BECBC will have official photographers and videographers at this event. These will be clearly identifiable with official tabards. Any official photographs or videos taken at the event will be used solely for the purpose of promoting this and other similar BECBC events, either internally or externally via digital or physical media.

You can withdraw or amend your consent at any time, however to do this we would ask that you submit a request, along with an identifiable photograph of yourself, please contact us by email: info@globalreachevent.com clearly marking your email Global Reach Event 2019 GDPR.

Please specify below by ticking the appropriate box, whether you agree to having your photograph or video likeness being included in digital or physical media relating to the event by the BECBC and our event partner (Marick).

Yes, I agree to have my photograph or video likeness being included in digital or physical media relating to the eventNo, I do not wish to have my photograph or video likeness being included in digital or physical media relating to the event

You have asked not to have your photograph or video included in any of the marketing material used by BECBC and its partners. To help us achieve this aim, please must make yourself known during the check-in process at the start of the event where you will be handed a red lanyard to aid identification. The official photographers and videographers will be wearing easily identifiable official tabards and you are asked to raise your hand or otherwise alert them should they be in your vicinity. If you feel that this has not been sufficient, please contact the organisers on the day or by email with your photograph immediately post the event and we will remove any related images.


Mobile Application

A mobile application (app) will be used at the event so delegates can access event information whilst on the go. The app will enable pre-event discussion between attendees, as well as providing the agenda, speaker and exhibitor details and delegate list. To access the app, BECBC must provide your email address to the provider company, Duuzra. After the event, your email address will be deleted.

Yes, I would like to access the appNo, I would not like to access the app

Delegate list

We would like to include your name and company on the delegate list which will be shared with other attendees.

Yes, I would like to be included on the delegate listNo, I would do not want to be included on the delegate list


The Radisson Blu, Manchester Airport is directly linked to the Manchester airport terminals and easily accessed by both rail and road.

By car

From the M60 exit 5 take the M56 signposted Chester, Warrington, Manchester Airport.
At junction 5 take the exit signposted Manchester Airport.
Use the left two lanes to exit towards the airport.
At the roundabout take the first exit on to Chicago Avenue.
At the next roundabout take the fourth exit to the hotel.

By train

A number of train providers from Manchester Piccadilly service Manchester Airport: Transpennine Express and Transport for Wales. Average journey time is 22 minutes.


If you have any questions please contact the event management team at Marick:

E: info@globalreachevent.com
T: +44 161 877 7693