posted by Porter Brockway on January 22, 2014 at 9:45 am
The American Security Project lunchtime event:
Sustainable and controlled fusion power will provide safe, secure, and sustainable energy. Recent advances in research and technology are making fusion an increasingly viable source of energy for the future. Construction is underway right now, with US support, to build ITER, an experiment which will lead to the age of commercial fusion power.
This event will provide background and information on this international scientific collaboration.
Introduction – the National Security Importance of Fusion Research:
B.Gen Stephen Cheney, USMC (ret.), CEO American Security Project, member of Secretary Kerry’s International Security Advisory Board
Dr. Ned Sauthoff, Director, U.S. ITER Project Office
“Global ITER Project and US Status “
Q&A and Comments Moderated by Andrew Holland, Senior Fellow for Energy and Climate, American Security Project
Join us for a conversation on the ITER project and what it means for fusion power.
The event will take place at:
2325 Rayburn House Office Building
Lunch refreshments will be served
The discussion will begin promptly at 12:15pm Please arrive by 12:00pm for registration and lunch.
We hope you can join us.
Please RSVP by Monday, January 27, at the following:
ABOUT THE AMERICAN SECURITY PROJECT
The American Security Project is a non-profit, non-partisan public policy and research organization dedicated to fostering knowledge and understanding of a range of national security issues, promoting debate about the appropriate use of American power, and cultivating strategic responses to 21st century challenges. For more information, visit www.americansecurityproject.org.