19-22 October 2011
Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke VA
US/Eastern timezone
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Nuclear Energy: Challenges and Directions

20 Oct 2011, 14:30
30m
Crystal Ballroom DE (Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke VA)

Crystal Ballroom DE

Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke VA

Speaker

Mark Pierson (Virginia Tech)

Description

There are many myths regarding nuclear energy. Nuclear energy provides many advantages but like all other power generation methods it has some drawbacks. There have been some serious accidents involving nuclear power generation with the most recent occurring at Fukushima Daiichi. What role will nuclear energy play in the future? What are the challenges of the nuclear landscape as we move forward? Are there changes in policy or technology that should be considered? A vision of nuclear energy will be provided in an attempt to address these upcoming opportunities and challenges.

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