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On-Demand Keynote: The Role of Nuclear Technology in the Clean Energy Revolution

Rian Bahran, Ph.D.  (Assistant Director for Nuclear Technology and Strategy, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy)

Date: Thursday, April 25

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 am

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Session Type: On-Demand Conference Session

Vault Recording: Video

This recording will be available on the mobile app on April 25th.

Join us for a groundbreaking keynote address by Dr. Rian Bahran, the esteemed Assistant Director for Nuclear Technology and Strategy, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, at the forefront of our nation's energy transformation. Dr. Bahran brings a wealth of expertise and insight into the evolving landscape of nuclear energy, policy, and technological innovation.

In his keynote, titled "Energizing Tomorrow: The Role of Nuclear Technology in the Clean Energy Revolution," Dr. Bahran will explore the dynamic changes in nuclear energy usage and policy that are reshaping our world. He will delve into the critical role of nuclear technologies in bolstering energy grids, providing a stable and efficient power source that complements intermittent renewables like solar and wind.

A highlight of his talk will be the intersection of nuclear energy with digital infrastructure.

Dr. Bahran will discuss how data centers and IT ecosystems, the backbone of our digital era, stand to gain from the reliability and energy density offered by nuclear power. This segment promises to be an eye-opener for tech industry professionals and energy experts alike.

Furthermore, he will shed light on emerging programs and government initiatives supporting Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) and advanced nuclear systems. These programs are at the cutting edge of nuclear technology, offering safer, more flexible, and cost-effective solutions that align with our modern energy needs.


This is a must-attend session for anyone interested in the future of energy, from industry professionals and policymakers to environmental advocates and technology enthusiasts. As Rian Bahran Ph.D. charts a course toward a brighter, more sustainable energy future, prepare to be inspired and informed.