IAEA Webinar: Pushing for fusion energy - what is happening now?

Updated: Nov 4

You're invited to join an IAEA-sponsored Webinar on Monday, Nov 22 2021 from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM ET.


This meeting will feature comments by FIA CEO Andrew Holland and a discussion led by FIA Director of Communications Melanie Windridge. The agenda is below.




Agenda

17:00 CET Opening Remarks by Ms. Sehila M. Gonzalez de Vicente (IAEA)


17:05 CET Keynotes Chair: Mr. Shutaro Takeda (Kyoto University)

  1. Global Investment Environment for Fusion Enterprises Speaker: Ms. Carly Anderson (Prime Movers Lab) Latest global momentum in investments for fusion energy

  2. Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) in Fusion Speakers: Mr. Andrew Holland (Fusion Industry Association) and Mr. Tim Bestwick (UK Atomic Energy Authority) PPP projects in the US and the UK / Importance of PPP in fusion industry

  3. Market and Social Need for Fusion Energy Speaker: Mr. Malcolm Handley (Strong Atomics) Electricity and non-electricity markets for fusion energy / Role of fusion energy alongside with renewable power sources

  4. Enabling technologies towards the commercialization Speaker: Mr. Daniel Clark (US Department of Energy) Why and how enabling technologies can accelerate fusion

  5. Innovative Fusion Power Core (FPC) Concepts Speaker: Mr. Scott Hsu (US Department of Energy) Summary of innovative fusion power core concepts

  6. Way Forward for the Fusion Community Speaker: Mr. Taka Omae (ITER Organization) Way forward for the fusion community

18:30 CET Panel Discussion - Chair: Ms. Melanie Windridge (Fusion Industry Association) 19:00 CET Conclusions by Mr. Tim Bestwick (UKAEA) and Mr. Andrew Holland (FIA) 19:15 CET Closing Remarks by Ms. Sehila M. Gonzalez de Vicente (IAEA)