Atoms for Humanity Summit
September 3-5, 2019
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
Join top-notch experts alongside leading researchers and students from Purdue University as we explore the vital role of next generation nuclear in:
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.
Dr. Mark Peters
Director, Idaho National Laboratory
U.S. Senator (R-Indiana)
Founding Principal, Nucleation Capital
President and CEO, TerraPower
Commissioner, Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Executive Vice Chairman, Fukushima Affairs – Tokyo Electric Power Company
Former Chairman, Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Founder and CEO, Atlas Energy Systems
Dr. William Bookless
NNSA Principal Deputy Administrator
Chief Technologist, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Former senior manager at the Department of Energy and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
PBS Science Correspondent
Clean Energy Policy Advisor, Third Way