Previous Meetings

  • Fusion Energy – the current state of play and the future of energy

    Speaker: Alex Borovskis, Co-founder, Helixos. Hosted by the Nuclear Engineering Panel, Sydney Branch, Engineers Australia. 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm AEST Wednesday 29 May 2024.  Webinar only  Cost free to EA, ANA and students, $30 for others.  ANA members contact ANA@nuclearaustralia.org.au for code for free registration. To register go to https://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/event/2022/05/fusion-energy-current-state-play-and-future-energy-5ac4bbb1   Abstract Since the discovery of the atom, fusion energy…

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  • UNSW Short Course “Learning by Doing and Excellence in Nuclear Engineering”

    Tuesday 14 May 2024, 8.00 am – 5.00 pm AEST Colombo Theatres, Colombo House (B16), High St, UNSW, Kensington NSW 2033 The Course is hosted by the UNSW Nuclear Innovation Centre and the Australian Graduate School of Engineering (AGSE). Note: This Course is on the day after the Navigating Nuclear Workshop on the Monday. Join established speakers from MIT and…

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  • Navigating Nuclear – Everything you need to know

    Monday 13 May, Sydney:  8:00 AM – 6:00 PM AEST in Leighton Hall, University of NSW, Kensington, NSW. Nuclear energy is frequently debated with a deep passion. This workshop provides participants with an opportunity to learn everything they need to know about nuclear energy and what it means for Australia’s future, so that they can engage with and lead more…

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  • Understanding Fusion: Grand Aims, Setbacks, and Miraculous Engineering

    Speaker: Dr Nicholas Ranson, ANSTO Venue and Webinar: AINSE Theatre, ANSTO, New Illawarra Road, Lucas Heights, NSW 2234 12 noon AEST, Wednesday 17 April 2024 Video of Nico’s presentation is at https://youtu.be/WAzlr-2ZoDM Abstract The promise of clean, limitless fusion energy has always been on the horizon but forever just out of reach. How close are we really? This talk reviewed…

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  • Resilience before Readiness — “… for the want of a horseshoe nail”

    Speaker: Vince Di Pietro AM CSC FRSN, Independent Consultant, a former Commodore, Royal Australian Navy and a former CEO of Lockheed Martin Australia 6 pm EADT Wednesday 21 February 2024 Hosted by the Royal Society of NSW A joint meeting of the Australian Institute of Energy, the Australian Nuclear Association, the Sydney Division of Engineers Australia, and the Royal Society…

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  • Applying best practice to managing radioactive waste

    Speaker: Lubi Dimitrovski, Private Consultant. Hosted by the Nuclear Engineering Panel, Sydney Branch, Engineers Australia. 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm AEST Tuesday 25 July 2023.  Hybrid Event:  In-person at: Engineers Australia Sydney Division, 44 Market Street, Sydney, NSW. Cost free to EA, ANA and students, $30 for others.  ANA members contact ANA@nuclearaustralia.org.au for code for free registration. To register go…

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  • Fusion Future: the journey to date and the road ahead including Australian proton-boron fusion

    Presenter: Dr Adi Paterson, Advisor and Board Member, HB11 Energy. A hybrid event (webinar and in-person meeting in Sydney). 12:30 pm AEST Wednesday 12 July 2023.  Venue: AINSE Theatre, ANSTO, New Illawarra Road, Lucas Heights, NSW 2233 and online webinar.  Cost free. Video of Adi Paterson’s presentation is available at https://youtu.be/qiZhi_CTQtU Abstract The two major approaches to Fusion: magnetic and inertial confinement…

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  • AUKUS implications for the engineering profession

    Presenters: Jane MacMaster, Chief Engineer, Engineers Australia Peter Bullard, Member, Nuclear Engineering Panel, Retired Royal Navy Submarine Engineer A hybrid event (webinar and in-person meeting in Sydney) hosted by the Nuclear Engineering Panel of Sydney Branch of Engineers Australia. 6 pm to 7:30 pm AEST Tuesday 22 May 2023.  Venue: Engineers Australia Sydney Division, 44 Market Street, Sydney, NSW. Cost…

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  • A Day in the life of a Nuclear Power Plant Operator

    Speaker: Tracy Primeau, Board Member, Ontario Power Generation Inc. Hosted by the ANSTO, WiN and ANA. 12 pm – 1 pm AEST Tuesday 18 April 2023. Venue: AINSE Theatre, ANSTO, New Illawarra Road, Lucas Heights, NSW 2234 and Online. A YouTube video of the talk by Tracy Primeau is at https://youtu.be/VgXexxPJeAM Walk through the world’s largest nuclear generating station in…

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  • Energy in Germany and Europe – 2022 and beyond

    Speaker: Franziska Teichmann, Senior Manager and Head of the German Secretariat for Energy Cooperation with Australia and New Zealand. Hosted by the Energy Institute of Australia – Sydney Branch. 6 pm to 7:30 pm AEDT Tuesday 21 March 2023.  Venue: Engineers Australia Sydney Division, 44 Market Street, Sydney, NSW. Cost free to EA, EIA, ANA and Royal Society members and…

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