Video: Ensuring a Safe and Secure Future for Nuclear Energy- Keynote Tom Carper

  • Sep 20, 2012
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    Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), Idaho National Laboratory (INL), and Third Way present:

    Ensuring a Safe and Secure Future for Nuclear Energy 

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    8:15 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

    B1 Conference Center
    1800 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20006

    AGENDA:

    8:15 a.m. – Check in and Breakfast

    8:45 a.m. – Introduction
    John J. Hamre
    President and CEO, CSIS

    Keynote Address  
    Kristine L. Svinicki
    Commissioner, Nuclear Regulatory Commission

    9:15 a.m. – Introduction
    Pete V. Domenici
    Former U.S. Senator (R-NM) and Co-Chair of BPC’s Nuclear Initiative

    Keynote Address
    Daniel B. Poneman
    U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy

    9:45 a.m. – PANEL ONE: CHALLENGES FACING NUCLEAR POWER

    Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft (USAF, Ret.)
    President, The Scowcroft Group and Co-Chair, Blue Ribbon Commission

    Marvin Fertel
    President and CEO, Nuclear Energy Institute

    Moderator:
    John J. Hamre
    President and CEO, CSIS

    10:30 a.m. – PANEL TWO: NEXT STEPS – ADDRESSING THE CHALLENGES

    Warren F. "Pete" Miller
    Former DOE Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy and Co-Chair of BPC’s Nuclear Initiative

    John Grossenbacher
    Director, Idaho National Laboratory

    Michael Wallace
    Senior Adviser, U.S. Nuclear Energy Project, CSIS

    Moderator:

    Matt Bennett
    Senior Vice President for Public Affairs, Third Way

    11:30 a.m.– Keynote Address

    Senator Tom Carper (D-DE)
    Chairman of Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety

    Seating is limited. Please RSVP via online registration by clicking this link.
    (Note: You must log on to your CSIS account to register. If you do not have an account with CSIS, you will need to create one. If you have any difficulties, or do not receive "password reset" emails, please contact imisadmin@csis.org)

    Please join us for an expert discussion of the key challenges facing nuclear power in the United States and policy options to maintain U.S. global leadership in nuclear energy.  During the past year, CSIS, the Bipartisan Policy Center, and Third Way, together with INL, have independently undertaken bipartisan studies of nuclear energy policy.  This event will highlight the recommendations of the Third Way and Idaho National Lab New Millennium Nuclear Energy Partnership, discuss the findings of the BPC Nuclear Initiative, and explore the ongoing work of the CSIS Commission on Nuclear Energy Policy.