At the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Collaboration event, the NICE Future initiative led panel discussions and a side event for attendees to discuss and ask questions about the role of nuclear energy in clean energy systems. The side event, sponsored by the Millennial Nuclear Caucus, focused on engaging youth, workforce development and the next generation of nuclear engineers.
U.S. Department of Energy Office of Nuclear Energy Senior Advisor Suzanne Jaworowski provided opening and concluding keynote remarks at the conference. “There has never before been such an urgent need for visionary approaches to clean energy systems of the future,” she said. “It is exciting to be at the cutting edge of innovation that can enable nuclear energy to contribute to a bright and healthy future for our planet.”