SPECIAL SUMMIT ON NEW NUCLEAR ENERGY SLATED FOR JUNE 21-22ADVISORY:
May 18, 2011
SPECIAL SUMMIT ON NEW NUCLEAR ENERGY
June 21-22, 2011
National Guard Association
Hall of States
One Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC – A Special Summit on New Nuclear Energy will be held on June 21 and June 22 in Washington, DC at the National Guard Association’s Hall of States on Capitol Hill.
The Special Summit will be moderated by Llewellyn King, the Executive Producer and Host of White House Chronicle on PBS. The Summit is organized under the auspices of the United States Nuclear Infrastructure Council, the leading national think tank advocate for new nuclear energy.
The Special Summit will feature perspectives from government, industry and the non-governmental community as well as roundtable discussions on the state of the global “Nuclear Renaissance” — including lessons from the recent earthquake and tsunami-related events at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station in Japan; insight from the financial community on new nuclear investment; status reports on new nuclear “first movers”; and assessments of the U.S. licensing paradigm. The Special Summit will also focus on new nuclear infrastructure readiness including nuclear technology advancement; supply chain and workforce readiness; and development of a sustainable fuel cycle.
The Special Summit’s Advance Agenda is as follows:
Tuesday, June 21
· U.S. Congress Perspective
· State of the Renaissance
· Lessons from Fukushima
· View from Wall Street
· First Mover Status
· The Licensing Paradigm
Wednesday, June 22
· Perspective from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
· Advancing Nuclear Technology
· Perspective from the U.S. Department of Energy
· Supply Chain and Workforce Readiness
· Sustainable Fuel Cycle
Summit updates and registration information are available at www.nuclearinfrastructure.org.