Energy Permanent Monitoring Panel

2012 Plenary Sessions

I. Emergency of Growing Cities & Energy

Chair: A. Zichichi   Co-Chair: Robert N Schock 

• Dr. Robert N Schock, Senior Advisor, World Energy Council, London  |  Senior Fellow, Center for Global Security

Research, California 

"Cities—Energy to Provide Global Sustainability" [Presentation] 

• Professor Pierre-Noël Giraud, École Nationale Supérieure, Paris 


"Policies for Energy and Urban Innovation" [Presentation]

• Shri Anil Razdan, Former Minister of Power, and of Petroleum and Natural Gas, India  |  Director PTC India Ltd.  "Delhi—An Action Plan for Sustainability" [Presentation]

• Professor Luis A. M. Bettencourt, Santa Fe Institute  "Reducing Complexity and Maximizing Success in Cities" [Presentation]

II. Nuclear Power 

Chair: A. Zichichi   Co-Chairs: A. Shihab-Eldin & B.T. Judge

• Dr. Hans-Holger Rogner, International Atomic Energy Agency, Austria 

"World Outlook for Nuclear Power after Fukushima: Do We Need a New Global Nuclear Safety Regime" 

 [Presentation] 

• Professor Tatsuo Masuda, Nagoya University of Commerce and Business

Graduate School, Japan 

"Outlook for Nuclear Power in Japan" [Presentation]

• Professor Sun Yuliang, Tsinghua University, Beijing

"Outlook for Nuclear Power in China" [Presentation]

• Dr. Robert Budnitz, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, USA  

"Outlook for Nuclear Power in the United States" [Presentation]

• Lady Barbara Thomas Judge, Chairman Emeritus of the UK Atomic Energy Authority

"Outlook for Nuclear Power in Europe" [Presentation]

• Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin, Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences

"Outlook for Nuclear Power in the Middle East" [Presentation]

• Dr. Carmine Difiglio, U.S. Department of Energy "Economics of Nuclear Power in a Liberalized Power Sector: A World-Wide Survey" [Presentation]