is now open for the first Nebraska Advanced Nuclear Forum which will be held
Thursday, Oct. 21 at Southeast Community College’s Jack J. Huck Continuing Education
Center, 301 S. 68th St. Place, Lincoln.
Nebraska Advanced Nuclear Forum is a one-day event that will provide an
opportunity for members of the public, businesses, and the electric industry to
learn more about the advancements in nuclear electric generation. Industry
representatives will discuss a variety of advanced technologies, including
small modular reactors, next generation reactors, and micro reactors, as well
as advancements in fuel cycle management.
registration is now open until Aug. 21 for $125 per person. Registration from
Aug. 22 through Oct. 20 is $150.
many utilities strive to reduce or eliminate carbon emissions, nuclear energy
is poised to provide the foundation for a carbon-free energy future to meet the
needs of the ever-growing electricity demand by consumers,” stated Kristen
Gottschalk, NANF planning committee coordinator.
robust program will feature representatives from leading nuclear businesses,
including Terra Power, NuScale, Oklo, General Electric, X-Energy, and Orano.
Presenters from the Department of Energy, Nuclear Energy Institute and the
Electric Power Research Institute also will contribute to this educational
Nichol, Senior Director, New Reactors at the Nuclear Energy Institute, will
open the Forum providing a state-of-the-industry address. The luncheon keynote
speaker is Dr. Heather Feldman, director of research at the Electric Power
Bostelman, NANF program chair, said, “This first-of-its-kind forum will
highlight reliable, resilient energy solutions. Several of the technologies to
be discussed are being deployed in Washington, Utah, and Wyoming. Nebraskans
will hear from the best and the brightest in the industry. “
Friday, Oct. 22, Nebraska Public Power District will provide the opportunity
for a limited number of Forum registrants to tour Cooper Nuclear Station near
Brownville, Nebraska. Spots will be allocated on a first-come first-served
basis. Transportation is provided.