Pamela B. Cowan, Vice President, Nuclear Generation, NEI, Joins the 2018 Decommissioning Strategy Forum as Keynote Speaker

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Participate in the annual Decommissioning Strategy Forum to learn how to capitalize on decommissioning opportunities. Join hundreds of industry and government attendees to connect and leave with clear tactics to apply to your decommissioning strategies.

ExchangeMonitor Publications & Forums is pleased to announce Pamela B. Cowan, Vice President, Nuclear Generation, NEI, has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the 2018 Decommissioning Strategy Forum, which will be held June 7-8 in Nashville, TN. The Decommissioning Strategy Forum will allow attendees to learn how to capitalize on opportunities in the nuclear decommissioning market.

Pamela B. Cowan has over 25 years of commercial nuclear power experience. Her experience ranges from senior leadership roles in nuclear fuels, licensing, work management, engineering and nuclear oversight. Prior to joining NEI, Cowan was director of decommissioning for Exelon’s nuclear fleet, where she oversaw all strategy and planning associated with decommissioning. She received her bachelor’s degree in nuclear engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a master’s in engineering from Drexel University.

In her session titled “The Policy, Economic, and Climate Implications of Nuclear Retirements”, Cowan will discuss the impact of decommissioning U.S. nuclear power plants that closed earlier than anticipated could have on the U.S. economy and climate policy. As the number of nuclear power plants undergoing decommissioning continues to rise, this timely, high-level discussion addresses the potential challenges and broader impact decommissioning has not only within the industry, but also in terms of the United States.

The 2018 Decommissioning Strategy Forum will explore the theme Cost Practices, Capital Investments and Best Practices. Join hundreds of industry and government attendees to make important connections and leave with clear tactics to apply to your decommissioning strategies. Check out our agenda and see how we will discuss the expanding decommissioning market, business models for decommissioning projects, new and innovative technologies, regulatory updates, updates on current U.S. decommissioning projects and more.

With upwards of 20 nuclear reactors undergoing decommissioning and several others announcing closures dates in the past year, the American market for decommissioning work continues to expand. Through a day and a half of discussions and networking, keynote addresses and more, attendees will hear from decommissioning experts, state and local regulatory officials and technology provides at the first annual Forum to guide their inside on nuclear decommissioning business opportunities.

The 2018 Decommissioning Strategy Forum will take place June 7-8, 2018 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nasvhille, TN. With hundreds of expected attendees and several high-profile sponsors and exhibitors already secured, including Alliant, Company Wrench, Container Technologies Industries, ESC Lab Sciences, GEL Labs, Master-Lee Energy Services Corp., National Salvage & Service Company, SECUR, Smoke Mountain Solutions and US Ecology, the 2018 Decommissioning Strategy Forum is a can’t miss event.

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