NICE Future initiative webinars

With assistance from the governments of Canada, Japan, and the United States, the NICE Future initiative offers free webinars on nuclear energy topics for any interested parties around the world.

Webinars on YouTube

U.S. Spotlight on K-12 Nuclear Science Curriculum Initiatives and STEM Engagement

This webinar presents new ways experts are growing the next generation of young minds with innovative approaches to STEM education. Starting with a discussion of successful new programs in the U.S., the webinar will preview upcoming webinars in the series focusing on other countries.

Country Spotlight: Russia - Shaping the Clean Energy Future

The webinar presents the ongoing discussions in Russia on climate change and potential of nuclear power in shaping the clean energy future. Panelists discuss the 2050 low-carbon agenda and sustainable energy mix, carbon footprints and anthropogenic heat flows generated by energy consumption, challenges and opportunities of decarbonization in Russia. Panelists analyze the economic viability of nuclear power plants in the context of climate change and present a new data visualization tool for predictive analytics.

Nuclear Energy in Clean Energy Planning in Latin America

Learn about Latin America’s main nuclear energy programs, commercial opportunities, current and future challenges of their nuclear industries, key decision-maker approaches to addressing the requirements of stakeholders, and their commitment, at a regional level, to the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals.

American Nuclear Society presents Spotlight on the National Labs: National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Learn about NREL's history and how the lab is leading the way in advancing clean energy technologies and their integration into the global energy system, including evaluation of multi-technology, multi-sectoral solutions with nuclear energy. NREL applies its expertise worldwide to scale up use of advanced renewable energy technologies for the power, transport, buildings, and industrial sectors and optimize overall energy system performance. They have extensive experience in adapting and applying energy solutions for countries and all regions throughout the world. Hear about the clean energy jobs of the future, energy transformations, and opportunities to engage internationally across various technologies and with multiple stakeholders.

Microreactors in the Near Horizon: Innovative Solutions for Clean Energy Systems

The American Nuclear Society Young Members Group (YMG), the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) Nuclear Innovation: Clean Energy Future (NICE Future) initiative, and the International Youth Nuclear Congress (IYNC) proudly hosted this webinar on how microreactors will empower many innovative uses in our future clean energy economy.

Hydrogen: Fuel of the Future?

Frequently heralded as the fuel of the future for the last few decades, hydrogen may finally be on the cusp of converting its vast potential to reality. In the lead up to the June 2020 Eleventh CEM meeting in Viña del Mar Chile, review the slides of a recent webinar to see how ministers and stakeholders plan to accelerate action to realize hydrogen’s potential.

Energy-Water Nexus: Can Nuclear Technologies Build Water Security?

Learn about the Water Security Grand Challenge and the ways that nuclear technologies can support water security.

Communicating the roles of nuclear energy in clean energy systems: Spotlight on young professionals and Africa

The webinar will explore the importance of sharing nuclear energy’s clean energy story. Attendees will learn from our colleagues from African countries how nuclear energy fits into their national clean energy systems and economic growth policy planning, now and in the future, and how millennials from Africa are sharing their stories.

An introduction to communicating the role of nuclear energy in clean energy systems for young professionals

A panel of young professionals working in nuclear and nuclear science related fields discuss how they share the story of innovative nuclear energy in their communities while providing ideas for others to get involved. We invite you to watch this webinar and consider sharing your story with the initiative.

A new Nuclear Energy Agency report and the true costs of decarbonisation

Panelists discuss how the existing electricity market makes certain energy transitions challenging and NEA’s findings on the optimal mixes of clean technologies and key policies needed for the transition.

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Nuclear reimagined and
meeting clean energy goals

In this webinar, learn why it matters that nuclear was included in the Clean Energy Ministerial.