Key Policy Issues for US Nuclear Cooperation

December 12, 2013 - 3:00 pm

1030 15th Street, NW, 12th Floor
Washington, DC
Ensuring a Safe, Secure, Competitive Global Nuclear Industry

The Atlantic Council is pleased to invite you to participate in a roundtable discussion on Key Policy Issues for US Nuclear Cooperation: Ensuring a Safe, Secure, Competitive Global Nuclear Industry.

This event, part of the Council’s Nuclear Energy Initiative, will convene senior thought leaders from government, academia, industry, and stakeholder groups to address the current US government policy course and what is at stake.  The roundtable will take place from 3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., followed by a networking reception, on December 12, 2013, at the new Atlantic Council offices.

This event will be held under Chatham House rules.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.


2:45 - 3:00 pm

Introductory Remarks
3:00-3:05 pm
John R LymanDirector, Energy and Environment Program, Atlantic Council

Moderator's Opening Remarks
3:05-3:10 pm
Susan EisenhowerPresident, The Eisenhower Group, Inc.

Panel One
3:10-4:15 pm
Honorable Rose GottemoellerActing Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, US Department of State

Honorable Daniel B. PonemanDeputy Secretary, US Department of Energy

Panel Two 
4:15-5:30 pm
Mark Hibbs, Senior Associate, Nuclear Policy Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Thomas Moore, Senior Fellow and Deputy Director of the Proliferation Prevention Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Mary Beth Nikitin, Specialist in Nonproliferation, Congressional Research Service

Miles Pomper, Senior Research Associate, Monterey Institute of International Studies' James Martin Center  for Nonproliferation Studies

Steve Rademaker, Principal, Podesta Group

Networking Reception
5:30 - 6:30 pm