Three Mile Island 35th Anniversary Symposium: The Past, Present, and Future of Nuclear Energy

Friday, March 28, 2014, 8:30am-5:15pm

Spanos Auditorium

Thayer School of Engineering and the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding, along with Stanford’s Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance, held a one-day symposium on March 28, 2014 to mark the 35th anniversary of the accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear facility.

In lectures and panel discussions, a range of experts from across government, industry, and academe, some of whom were involved in President Carter's Commission on the Accident at Three Mile Island (led by Dartmouth's 13th President John Kemeny), reviewed and discussed the past, present, and future of nuclear energy nationally and internationally.

Agenda

Welcome and Introduction

Panel: Nuclear Energy’s Past

Moderated by: Graham Wallis, Sherman Fairchild Professor of Engineering, Emeritus, Thayer School of Engineering

Panelists:

Keynote

John Kelly, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy for Nuclear Reactor Technologies

Panel: The Current State of Nuclear Energy

Moderated by: Dan Reicher, Executive Director, Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance, Stanford University (Served on the staff of President Carter’s Commission on the Accident at Three Mile Island and former Assistant Secretary of Energy)

Panelists:

A Report from Congress

Congressman Peter Welch, US House of Representatives (D‐VT)

Keynote

Amory Lovins, Cofounder and Chief Scientist, Rocky Mountain Institute

Panel: The Future of Nuclear Energy

Moderated by: Charles Sullivan, Professor, Thayer School of Engineering

Panelists:

Plus concluding remarks


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