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The Geopolitics of Nuclear Energy: The Role of U.S. Government and Industry, Past and Present

  • SVC-209, Capitol Visitor Center (map)

*The registration deadline for the public has passed. Congressional staff do not need to register and are welcome to attend. If you were unable to register, please contact the organizers for information about a recording of the event. (info at nuclearinnovationalliance.org)*

Esteemed experts will share insights on the role of energy in geopolitics and on the role that international nuclear energy cooperation plays in influencing global nuclear safety, security, and nonproliferation norms, as well as changes in social norms and governance. They will describe the United States’ current and historic successes and failures in nuclear energy diplomacy and share information about the approaches currently being taken by Russia and China in nuclear energy diplomacy.

Featuring Opening Remarks by:

Dr. Rachel Bronson
President and CEO, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

and Panelists:

Hon. Joyce Connery
Board Member, Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board

Dr. Robert Ichord
Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council Global Energy Center

Ambassador Laura S.H. Holgate (ret.)
Vice President of Materials Risk Management, Nuclear Threat Initiative

Mr. Seth Grae
President and CEO, Lightbridge Corporation

Hon. William C. Ostendorff
Distinguished Visiting Professor of National Security, U.S. Naval Academy

Sponsored by the Nuclear Innovation Alliance and the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center

Registration Required for Entry

Register by March 21, 2019