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2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
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U.S. to assist Thailand, Philippines with nuclear energy plans
During a recent weeklong trip to Southeast Asia aimed at bolstering U.S. economic and security ties in the region, Vice President Kamala Harris announced the launch of nuclear energy partnerships with Thailand and the Philippines.
Currently, neither country enjoys the benefits of nuclear power. Both rely primarily on some mix of petroleum, natural gas, and coal for their energy needs.
Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar, PhDANS President 2020-2021
Dr. Thomas ZachariaOak Ridge National LaboratoryDirector
Craig H. PiercyANS Executive Director/CEO
Jennifer M. GranholmSecretary of the U.S. Department of Energy
Rita BaranwalElectric Power Research InstituteVice President and Chief Nuclear Officer
Jeffrey B. GuldnerChairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive OfficerPinnacle West Capital Corp.
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive OfficerArizona Public Service Company
Christopher T. HansonU.S. Nuclear Regulatory CommissionChairman
Maria KorsnickNuclear Energy InstitutePresident and Chief Executive Officer
Chris LevesqueTerraPowerPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Jeffrey (Jeff) J. LyashPresident and Chief Executive OfficerTennessee Valley Authority
Mark P. MillsSenior Fellow, Manhattan InstituteFaculty Fellow, Northwestern University McCormick School of EngineeringStrategic Partner, Montrose Lane
Clay SellX-energyChief Executive Officer
Michael ShellenbergerAuthor "Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All"Environmental ProgressPresident
Jay WilemanPresident and CEOGE Hitachi Nuclear Energy
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