The Atlantic Council Global Energy Center’s Nuclear Energy Policy Initiative is pleased to invite you to watch its livestream of two panels at the US-Africa Nuclear Energy Summit on October 30 and October 31, hosted by the US Department of Energy and the Nuclear Power Institute of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission.
The Summit is the first-ever Pan-African event organized by the United States to be focused on the future of nuclear power on the continent. This event will provide a distinguished platform for US officials to include those from government, academia, industry, and national laboratories; as well as other ministers, leaders, policymakers, and technical experts from across the continent to engage in critical dialogues on nuclear energy issues. With a focus on fostering international cooperation, sharing innovative solutions, and shaping policies, the event will serve as a catalyst for positive change and as a platform to strengthen existing relationships and establish new ones to enhance cooperation in the nuclear energy sector.
Please use the registration form to confirm your attendance for Session II: Nuclear Power in the US: Over 60 Years of US Nuclear Power and Beyond on Monday, October 30 and Session VI: Regulating the Industry: Ensuring Safety, Security, Safeguards and Civil Nuclear Liability for the Nuclear Industry on Tuesday, October 31, which Jennifer Gordon, director of the Nuclear Energy Policy Initiative will be moderating. To follow along with the broader programming at the US-Africa Nuclear Energy Summit, please visit here.
EnergySource Oct 23, 2023
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