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What is the Future of Nuclear Energy? Capacity, Safety and Greenhouse Gases

George Crabtree (MSD), Moderator; Mark Peters (OTD), Argonne Deputy Director for Programs
April 16, 2012 10:00AM to 1:00PM
University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
Argonne Distinguished Fellow George Crabtree (MSD) will moderate a panel of experts discussing the future of nuclear power at the second annual “University of Common Sense” event at the University of Illinois at Chicago Monday, April 16.

The event is sponsored by the Energy Initiative and the Office of Sustainability at the University of Illinois at Chicago, in partnership with Exelon Corporation. It will be held at UIC’s Student Center East (SCE 302) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 “What is the Future of Nuclear Energy? Capacity, Safety, and Greenhouse Gases” will feature a panel of experts who will present and discuss topics related to nuclear energy, sustainability, and safety. At the conclusion of the panel discussion, audience members and panelists are invited to a free luncheon.

This year’s panelists include: Mark Peters, Argonne deputy director for programs; Amir Shahkarami, CEO Exelon Nuclear Partners, senior vice-president for Exelon Generation and Edwin Lyman, senior scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists.

Students and members of the community are invited to attend the presentation, discussion, and luncheon that follows.

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