Press Release

The Energy Future


WHAT: The Energy Future

John Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology and Director of the Office of Science and Technology
Steven Koonin, Under Secretary for Science, United Stated Department of Energy
John W. Rowe, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Exelon Corporation
Paul Joskow, President, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
John Doerr, Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers; Chairman, Energy Subcommittee of the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board
Richard Meserve, President, Carnegie Institution for Science; former Chairman, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

WHEN: Sunday, October 11, 2009, 9:30 a.m. to noon

WHERE: Northwest Science Building, Harvard University, 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

SPONSOR: American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The program will include a keynote address by presidential science advisor John Holdren, followed by a panel discussion on The Future of Energy, including presentations on: U.S. energy policy (Steven Koonin); prospects for a global nuclear renaissance (John Rowe); the potential of green energy technologies to transform the U.S. and global economies (John Doerr); and the economics of America’s energy choices (Paul Joskow). The panel will be moderated by former Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Richard Meserve.