Session Details

Fusion: Gaining mass?

Wednesday, March 11

07:30 am - 08:20 am

Scientists have been experimenting with creating and controlling fusion energy, which would provide abundant, clean power. Climate change concerns have increased public, private, and philanthropic spending on new concepts and specific projects. What science and technology hurdles remain? What are the roadmaps and timelines guiding government projects and private start-ups? 

Session Speakers
  • Hon. Paul Dabbar

    United States Department of Energy (DOE)

    Under Secretary for Science

  • Jonathan Toretta

    TAE Technologies

    Senior Vice President, Global Business Development

  • Bob Mumgaard

    Commonwealth Fusion Systems

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Steven Cowley

    Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL)

    Laboratory Director