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New Nuclear Capital 

December 8-9, 2021 | 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM Each Day | Virtual Event

New Nuclear Capital

Markets and Financing for Advanced Nuclear Energy

A Special Summit Focused on Markets and Financing Challenges, Opportunities & Capital Requirements for Advanced Nuclear Energy 


Under the auspices of


The U.S. Nuclear Industry Council


Platinum Sponsor/Exhibitor

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Gold Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

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Join us as a sponsor at the NNC2021. This will be an excellent opportunity for any company to solidify its brand and promote its capabilities to a captive audience of key financial, industry and government leaders. 


This opportunity includes a pre-recorded video interview with a representative from your organization, which will be featured with the other summit speaker presentations during the live USNIC 2021 New Nuclear Capital Virtual Summit and later on-demand for a full year.


For more information please contact Caleb Ward at or (202) 270-1690, or click on the button below for our Sponsorship Prospectus.


Advance Agenda

Day 1 (Tuesday, December 8th)

11:00 AM

Welcome Address


The Honorable Bud Albright

President & CEO

U.S. Nuclear Industry Council

11:05 AM

U.S. Department of Energy Keynote


The Honorable Paul M. Dabbar

Under Secretary for Science

U.S. Department of Energy

Fmr. Managing Director for Mergers and Acquisitions, J.P. Morgan

11:40 AM

Panel: Growing Venture Capital Interest in Fission and Fusion




Mr. Jeremy B. Harrell

Managing Director, Policy





Mr. Salen Churi

Founder & General Partner

Trust Ventures


Mr. Joshua Posamentier

Managing Partner

Congruent Ventures


Dr. Carly Anderson

Partner & Principal Chemical Engineer

Prime Movers Lab


12:45 PM

Case Study: Oklo Aurora


Dr. Jake DeWitte

CEO and Co-Founder


1:45 PM

Adjourn Day 1

Day 2 (December 9th)


11:00 AM

Welcome & Day 1 Recap


The Honorable Bud Albright

President & CEO

U.S. Nuclear Industry Council

11:05 AM

Finance Keynote: Revitalizing U.S. P5 Status as a Nuclear Energy Power in the Global Arena


General Jack Keane (U.S. Army, Retired)

President, GSI Consulting;

Chairman, Institute for the Study of War;

Executive Chairman, AM General;

Director, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments;

Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient;

Former Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army (1999-2003)

11:40 AM

Fireside Chat: Nuclear Energy and Global Finance Sustainability

While the European Union explores banning future fossil fuel projects and

countries set new goals to reduce carbon emissions, nuclear energy remains 

potentially sidelined as an alternative clean energy option. Author Cary

Krosinsky offers practical perspective into the environmental, social and

governance (ESG) priorities of asset managers and what has incentivized

growth in the green financial system.


Ms. Laura Hermann - Moderator

Executive Officer


Mr. Cary Krosinsky


Yale University

12:10 PM

Financial Perspective Keynote


The Honorable Kimberly Reed

President and Chairman

Export-Import Bank of the United States

12:45 PM

International Arena - Focus on Central and Eastern Europe 




Ms. Elina Teplinsky


Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman




Ms. Aleshia Duncan

Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Nuclear Energy Policy & Cooperation

U.S. Department of Energy

Mr. Ashok Pasricha

Managing Director

Export-Import Bank of the United States

Mr. Daniel Tobin

Managing Director, Power

Export-Import Bank of the United States


Mr. Caleb McCarry (Invited)

Counselor to the Chief Executive Officer

U.S. International Development Finance Corporation


Mr. James Warden (Invited)

Director, Office of Nuclear Energy, Safety & Security

U.S. Department of State (invited)

1:35 PM

Case Study: View To The North: Canada Moves Ahead To Deploy New Nuclear




The Honorable Jeff Merrifield 

Former Commissioner, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission;

Chairman, USNIC Advanced Nuclear Task Force;

Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman




Mr. Ramzi Jammal

Executive Vice-President and Chief Regulatory Operations Officer

Regulatory Operations Branch

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)


Mr. Simon Irish

Chief Executive Officer

Terrestrial Energy USA


Ms. Heather Ferguson

Senior Vice President – Corporate Affairs

Ontario Power Generation


Mr. Sean Sexstone 

Senior Vice President, Nuclear

Aecon Group Inc.


2:20 PM

Adjourn Day 2

Day 3 (December 10th)

11:00 AM

Welcome & Day 2 Recap


The Honorable Bud Albright

President & CEO

U.S. Nuclear Industry Council

11:05 AM

International Arena Keynote  


Dr. Sama Bilbao y León 

Director General

World Nuclear Association

11:40 AM

Legal Aspects in the Development of Civil Nuclear Power 


Mr. William Fork


Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

12:05 PM

Panel: Financial Perspectives on Advanced Nuclear




Mr. Andrew Paterson

Principal – Energy

Environmental Business International




Mr. Doug Schultz

Director of Origination, Loan Programs Office

U.S. Department of Energy


Mr. James Schaefer

Senior Managing Director

Guggenheim Partners


Dr. Lauren Hartle 


PRIME Impact Fund

1:15 PM

Case Study: Customers Perspective 




Dr. Corey McDaniel

Chief Commercial Officer

Idaho National Laboratory



Mr. Douglas Hunter

Chief Executive Officer and General Manager 

Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems

Mr. Dan Stout 

Director, Nuclear Technology Innovation 

Tennessee Valley Authority


Mr. Greg Cullen

General Manager

Energy Services and Development

Dr. Gary Hoogeveen

President and CEO

Rocky Mountain Power


Mr. Chris Colbert 

Chief Strategy Officer

NuScale Power

2:15 PM

Closing Charge 

2:30 PM

Adjourn Day 3

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