Wednesday, February 14, 2018 from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM PST
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Perkins Coie 
1201 Third Avenue
Suite 4900
Seattle, WA 98101

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Sharon Schierle 
CleanTech Alliance 

Breakfast Series | Fusion Energy Technology Panel (SOLD OUT)

TNuclear fusion technology is advancing at a rapid pace with innovations that could forever transform our energy infrastructure and economy. Get the latest updates on the current and future status of nuclear fusion from three of North America’s leading technology companies – Helion Energy, General Fusion and TAE Technologies. The panel will be moderated by Nick Touran of TerraPower.

Dr. David Kirtley
Chief Executive Officer
Helion Energy

An NSF, NASA, and DOD fellow, Dr. Kirtley has 13 years of experience in nuclear engineering, fusion, and aerospace and holds nuclear and aerospace engineering degrees from the University of Michigan. He serves as Helion’s CEO, and has raised and managed many high technology programs.

Chris Mowry
Chief Executive Officer
General Fusion

Chris Mowry has 30 years of global experience in the energy and infrastructure sectors, including power, oil and gas, automation and process industries. Through his leadership, he has revitalized businesses in GE and Babcock & Wilcox Company (BWC), founded disruptive energy technology company Generation mPower, and has overseen the transformation of complex international organizations.

Dr. Steven Specker
Chief Executive Officer
TAE Technologies

Dr. Steven Specker became CEO of TAE Technologies in October 2016.  His business, energy industry and leadership experience spans more than 40 years.  He has been involved with TAE Technologies for 15 years as an investor, consultant, and as a director for the past six years.  Earlier in his career he spent 30 years at GE where his leadership roles included President-GE Nuclear and President- GE Digital Energy.  After retiring from GE, Dr. Specker served as CEO of the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), the premier global electric power industry research organization.

Dr. Nick Touran
Reactor Physicist

Nick Touran is a reactor physicist specializing in the design and analysis of advanced nuclear power plants. He is the architect of the primary reactor analysis tool at Bill Gates' reactor design firm, TerraPower, where he has been since 2009. Previously, he researched topics ranging from advanced reactor design to Z-pinch plasmas at the University of Michigan and Idaho National Laboratory. He also founded the public-education website, whatisnuclear.com.

This event is sold out!  

The CleanTech Alliance Breakfast Series, presented by  Perkins Coie, is held the second Wednesday of each month (7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.) from September through October (except November, which is reserved for the CleanTech Alliance Annual Meeting). #CleanTechBacon is served.

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