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

Special Summit on
Global Nuclear Energy Markets

The United States Nuclear Infrastructure Council (USNIC) is the leading U.S. business consortium advocate for nuclear energy and promotion of the American supply chain globally. Composed of nearly 90 companies USNIC represents the "Who's Who" of the nuclear supply chain community, including key utility movers, technology developers, construction engineers, manufacturers and service providers. USNIC encompasses seven working groups and select task forces. For more information visit

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