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Ideas Festival: What if nuclear power could save the world?

Atoms for Humanity Summit

September 3-5, 2019

Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

PRESENTED BY
PURDUE UNIVERSITY
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH Third Way logo

Join top-notch experts alongside leading researchers and students from Purdue University as we explore the vital role of next generation nuclear in:

Medicine
Space Exploration
AI & Robotics
Climate & Clean Energy

Purdue University–in partnership with Third Way, one of the nation’s leading think tanks on energy policy–is convening industry leaders, policymakers and innovators for the Atoms for Humanity Summit at the Purdue campus on September 3-5, 2019.

The summit will feature two main headliner events, with insider perspectives on next generation nuclear and lessons learned from the Fukushima meltdown, as well as four breakout sessions with top-notch experts alongside leading researchers and students from Purdue University on how nuclear fits into health, space exploration, AI & robotics, and sustainability.

The panels will be moderated by award-winning PBS science reporter Miles O’Brien and Third Way clean energy policy advisor Jackie Kempfer. Come reconnect with old friends and meet new colleagues at what promises to be one of the most exciting national nuclear conferences this year.

Featured Speakers

Naomi Hirose

Naomi Hirose

Executive Vice Chairman, Fukushima Affairs – Tokyo Electric Power Company

Miles O'Brien

Miles O’Brien

PBS Science Correspondent

John Dankanich

John Dankanich

Chief Technologist, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Leslie Dewan

Leslie Dewan

Founding Principal, Nucleation Capital

Ian Hamilton

Ian Hamilton

Founder and CEO, Atlas Energy Systems

Jackie Kempfer

Jackie Kempfer

Clean Energy Policy Advisor, Third Way

Dale Klein

Dale Klein

Former Chairman, Nuclear Regulatory Agency

Lake Barrett

Lake Barrett

Former senior manager at the Department of Energy and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission