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    EVENT: “Next Generation Nuclear Energy: Cooperation Between Korea and the US”
    April 03, 2015

     


     


     

    The Global America Business Institute (GABI), in collaboration with the Korea Economic Institute of America (KEIA), cordially invites you to a Capitol Hill briefing on:

     

    Upcoming Discussion

    Next Generation Nuclear Energy: Cooperation Between Korea and the US

     

    Opening Remarks

    The Honorable Ed Whitfield - U.S. Representative of Kentucky's 1st Congressional District

     

    Speakers

    Mr. Craig Welling - Deputy Director, Office of Advanced Reactor Technologies, U.S. Department of Energy
    Mr. Tom Blees - President, Science Council for Global Initiatives

     

    When: Thursday, April 16, 2015; 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. - Continental breakfast will be provided

    Where: U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Congressional Meeting Room North - CVC 268

     


     

    Biographies

    The Honorable Ed Whitfield was elected to Congress in 1994 as the first Republican to represent Kentucky's First Congressional District. Representative Whitfield currently serves as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the full House Energy & Commerce Committee. Representative Whitfield has worked to help modernize our national energy policy, while promoting clean uses of coal and protecting domestic uranium enrichment capabilities at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant.

    Mr. Craig Welling is Deputy Director of the Office of Advanced Reactor Technologies (ART) within the Office of Nuclear Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE/NE). At ART, Mr. Welling helps lead efforts to sponsor research, development and deployment (RD&D) activities through its Next Generation Nuclear Plant (NGNP), Advanced Reactor Concepts (ARC), and Advanced Small Modular Reactor (aSMR) programs to promote safety, technical, economical, and environmental advancements of innovative Generation IV nuclear energy technologies.

    Mr. Tom Blees is the author of Prescription for the Planet - The Painless Remedy for Our Energy & Environmental Crises. Mr. Blees is also President of the Science Council for Global Initiatives (SCGI). Many of the goals of SCGI, and the methods to achieve them, are elucidated in the pages of Mr. Blees's book. He is a member of the selection committee for the Global Energy Prize, considered Russia's equivalent of the Nobel Prize for energy research. His work has generated considerable interest among scientists and political figures around the world. Mr. Blees has been a consultant and advisor on energy technologies on the local, state, national, and international levels.

     


     

    ****RSVP****

    Please RSVP at http://goo.gl/forms/t33U0tOVqG.

    If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Mark Olson: olson@thegabi.com. Seating is limited, so please register at your nearest possible convenience. The briefing is strictly off-the-record.