In these pivotal times, the urgency to generate sustainable energy is paramount. Enter the Net Zero Nuclear Summit, a shining beacon within COP28, heralding a brighter, more sustainable future.
This two-day conference is more than just an event - it's a movement. We're uniting government leaders, industry titans, hard to abate sectors, and civil society to harness, navigate, and magnify the potential of nuclear energy. All this while synergizing with other power-generating technologies to forge a Net Zero economy.
Our chosen theme, 'The Net Zero Race to Clean Molecules and Electrons,' underscores an urgent global mission: the soaring need for clean electrons and molecules to fuel economies and underpin vital processes, all in an eco-conscious way, steering us to a Net Zero horizon.
The quest for clean electron and molecule production, free from fluctuating supply chains, has risen to the top of global strategic agendas. Nations that master this and stay ahead will undeniably gain an upper hand in the global arena.
This race isn't just about speed; it's about transformation. About transitioning from age-old energy patterns to pathways powered by innovation and new partnerships to deliver clean molecules and electrons.
The Net Zero Nuclear Summit is your compass in this transformative expedition, offering a space where knowledge meets action, skeptics become believers, and the future becomes now.
From engaging debates to empowering discussions, from youth voices to global leadership pledges - every session is meticulously crafted to not just inform but inspire and generate momentum.
The Summit isn't for just the nuclear community, but for anyone and everyone who dreams of a sustainable future. Join us as we embark on this exhilarating journey towards a brighter, cleaner, and nuclear-powered tomorrow. Be part of this momentous race, and together, let's write the future of sustainable energy.
Day 1 – The Race to Deliver Clean Electrons and Molecules
|9:00 – 10:00||Net Zero Nuclear – Setting the Stage|
9:00 – 9:30 Opening Ceremony
9:30 – 10:00 Setting the Stage: Strategic Perspective
The Net Zero Race to Clean Electrons and Molecules: demand-side requirements, short-term synergies and longer-term priorities.
|10:00 - 10:20||
Moderator: John Defterios
|10:20 – 11:05||
Leading the Charge for Clean Electrons and Molecules
Meet the leaders behind the new drive for nuclear to play an essential role in the delivering clean electrons and molecules.
|11:05 – 11:35||Coffee Break|
|11:35 – 12:20||
The Demand for Clean Electrons and Molecules
|12:20 – 12:45||
Leadership Vision: US EXIM Chair Lewis vision for Financing the Coming Energy Demand
Fireside with Atul Arya, Senior Vice President and Chief Energy Strategist, S&P Energy
|12:45 – 13:45||Lunch Break|
|13:45 – 14:30||
Unleashing Clean Growth: New Strategies in Nuclear Financing
|14:30 – 14:50||
Leadership Vision: to be announced
Fireside chat with John Defterios
|14:50 – 15:35||
Policy Pioneers in the Race to Clean Energy
|15:35 – 16:00||Coffee Break|
|16:00 – 16:45||
Technology Pioneers of Clean Electrons and Molecules
|16:45 – 17:30||
How to Fuel the Race?
|17:30 - 17:45||Recap for End of Day 1 & lookahead to Day 2|
Day 2 – Building Momentum to Triple Nuclear Energy by 2050
|9:00 – 9:15||Opening Leadership Keynote|
|9:15 – 9:40||
Isabelle Boemeke ‘Isodope’ and David Livingston, Senior Advisor, Office of the Special Presidential Envoy for Climate
|9:40 – 10:30||
Youth Day @ COP28 - The New Generation of Clean Energy Advocates
Link to COP28 – Youth, Inclusion, Energy, Industry, Just Transition, Multilevel Action, Education and Skills
|10:30 – 11:10||Coffee Break|
|11:10 – 11:30||Secretary Ernie Moniz Fireside with Chris Keefer|
|11:30 – 12:20||
A New Era of Environmentalism
|12:20 – 13:30||Lunch Break|
|13:30 – 13:40||
From Silicon Valley to Reactors: Innovation in the Nuclear Industry (Pre-recorded Fireside Chat)
Nathan Myldroid, Emeritus Researcher, Former Chief Technology Officer of Microsoft and Vice Chairman of Terrapower with Chris Keefer
|13:40 – 14:25||
Trailblazers of Innovation
|14:25 – 15:10||
Perfect Partners for Clean Energy Production
|15:10 – 15:50||Coffee Break|
|15:50 – 16:35||
New Financing Instruments for Clean Energy
Link to COP28 – Energy, Industry, Just Transition, Finance
|16:35 – 17:20||
High Quality Careers: the Opportunity of Clean Energy
|17:20 – 17:30||Closing|
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