Join the American Nuclear Society on Friday, March 26, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. (EDT) to hear perspectives on the future of nuclear energy offered by individuals who have played a significant role in framing the United States’ nuclear energy policies of the past, present, and future.
Register now for this free event that is open to all. ANS members who register will have the opportunity to submit questions in advance.
Background: The Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy plays a primary role in supporting and executing nuclear energy–related research, development, and deployment for the U.S. government. Established by President Jimmy Carter, the Office of Nuclear Energy has been led and supported by individuals passionate about nuclear technology and with unique and novel perspectives on the future of nuclear energy.
As the Biden administration considers nominees for the assistant secretary of energy for nuclear energy role, ANS has brought together past leaders within the Office of Nuclear Energy, all of whom are ANS members and longtime participants in Society activities, for a unique panel discussion.
- Rita Baranwal, former assistant secretary of energy for the Office of Nuclear Energy.
- John Kotek, former acting assistant secretary of energy for the Office of Nuclear Energy.
- Peter Lyons, former assistant secretary of energy for the Office of Nuclear Energy.
- William D. Magwood IV, former director of nuclear energy for the Department of Energy.
- Warren F. “Pete” Miller Jr., former assistant secretary for Nuclear Energy.
The webinar will be moderated by Benjamin Reinke, ANS member since 2010 and former executive director of the Office of Strategic Planning and Policy at the DOE.