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Tuesday July 12th


9:00 am  -  Welcome 

  • Mr. Bobby Wilson
    Chairman, USNIC & 
    CB&I Project Services Group


9:15 am  -  Special Address:  U.S. Nuclear Energy & Global Markets

  • The Honorable Jeffrey Merrifield
    Former Commissioner, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
    Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP


9:45 am  -  Power Panel

  • Mr. Jon Ball
    Executive Vice President
    GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy

  • Dr. Kam Ghaffarian
    Founder & CEO

  • Mr. Simon Irish
    President & CEO
    Terrestrial Energy

  • Hon. Paul Longsworth
    Vice President
    Fluor Corporation


10:45 am  -  Break

11:00 am  -  Political & Market Drivers - The Global Landscape View

  • Mr. Andrew Paterson
    Verdigris Capital Group


11:30 am  -  The Competitive Market Landscape

  • Mr. Walter Howes
    Managing Partner
    Verdigris Capital Group

12:00 pm  -  Lunch & Special Address

  • Mr. Llewellyn King
    Executive Producer
    White House Chronicle


1:00 pm  -   Market Update

  • Mr. Graham Cable
    Vice President


1:30 pm  -  Panel: The U.S. Government & the Global Export Market

  • Mr. Richard Stratford
    Director, Office of Nuclear Energy, Safety & Security
    U.S. Department of State

  • Mr. Steven Clagett
    Director, Nuclear and Missile Technology
    U.S. Department of Commerce

  • Mr. Richard Goorevich
    Senior Policy Advisor
    National Nuclear Security Administration

  • Ms. Lauren Mayros
    International Policy Analyst
    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission


2:45 pm  -  Fact, Fiction & Forward

  • Ms. Debra Jackson
    Deputy Director, Division of Engineering Infrastructure
    U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission


3:15 pm  -  Break

3:30 pm  -  Special Address: Global Nuclear Energy Leadership

  • The Honorable Daniel Poneman
    President & CEO
    Centrus Energy


4:00 pm  -  Panel: Markets Outlook


UK & Europe Markets Status & Outlook

  • Mr. William Fork, Esq.
    Senior Attorney
    Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP


Canada & The Americas Markets Status & Outlook

  • Ms. Rosemary Yeremian
    Strategic Insights


Middle East & Africa Markets Status & Outlook

  • Mr. William Fork, Esq. 
    Senior Attorney
    Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP


5:00 pm  -  Adjourn


6:00 pm  -  Welcome Reception & Presentation of USNIC Special Achievement Award

There will be a welcome reception for Summit participants at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP (1200 Seventeenth Street NW, Washington, DC 20036)



Wednesday, July 13th


9:00 am  -  Keynote:  U.S. Fleet & Global Markets 

  • Mr. Steve Kuczynski
    President & CEO
    Southern Nuclear


9:45 am  -  U.S. Department of Energy Perspective

  • Dr. John Kelly
    Deputy Assistant Secretary 
    U.S. Department of Energy


10:30 am  -  Break


10:45 am  -  Industry Perspective

  • Mr. William Fox
    President & CEO
    BWX Technologies


11:30 am  -  Panel: Managing Risk & Finance


Managing Risk, Regulations & Licensing

  • Mr. James Glasgow, Esq.
    Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman


The Art of the Global Deal

  • Mr. Paul Murphy, Esq. 
    Managing Director
    Gowling WLG


12:30 am  -  Lunch


1:30 pm  -  Panel: China, India, Asia Markets Status & Outlook 



  • Mr. KP Lau
    Fraser Associates



  • Mr. Walter Howes
    Managing Partner
    Verdigris Capital Group

2:30 pm  -  Break


2:45 pm  -  Special Address:  The Imperativeness of the U.S. Fleet

  • Mr. Donald Hoffman
    President & CEO
    EXCEL Services Corporation


3:15 pm  -  Panel: Emerging Market Opportunities



  • Mr. Edward Davis
    Pegasus Group 


Advanced Reactors:

  • Ms. Carol Lane
    Vice President


4:30 pm  -  Adjourn


6:00 pm  -  Distinguished Leadership Award Dinner (by invitation)

– Contact Caleb Ward at or (202) 270-1690 for more information.

Competing In The
World Nuclear Energy Marketplace

June 6-7 | Mayflower Hotel | Washington, DC

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