May 23, 2023 – Sargent & Lundy is participating in Rocky Mountain Electrical League’s Spring Management, Engineering, and Operations Conference taking place May 22-24 in Kansas City, Missouri. Senior Vice President and Project Directors Alan Wilson and Kevin Huberty will showcase the firm’s nuclear power expertise in a panel and breakout session.
Wilson will be a panelist for, “Managing Public Perception of Fossil & Nuclear Facilities,” from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CDT on May 23. Highlights of the discussion include:
- Challenges faced by the industry in maintaining public trust and support, as well as strategies and tactics used to improve public perception.
- Insights and real-world examples on how to address concerns related to nuclear and fossil energy sources, safety, environmental impact, and sustainability, while balancing the challenge of ensuring reliable and affordable energy for communities.
- The importance of effective communication and transparency in shaping public opinion and the potential consequences if public perception continues to be negative.
Huberty will present, “Small Modular Reactor Technologies & Updates,” from 1:50 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. CDT on May 23. The presentation will provide an overview of SMRs for a non-nuclear power audience, along with different SMR and advanced reactor technologies, leading suppliers, and current deployment plans in the U.S. and internationally. He will also discuss Nuclear Regulatory Commission licensing requirements, typical SMR project timeline, coal-to-nuclear, and construction modularization techniques.
RMEL’s spring conference provides continuing education and networking opportunities for engineering, operations, and management personnel in the electric energy industry. Presentations and breakout session topics will range from generation, transmission, distribution, safety, customer service, human resources, and other management topics.
Sargent & Lundy has helped clients deliver clean, carbon-free energy since 1954. Our nuclear power capabilities span engineering, design, analysis, compliance, and project management services that address today’s emerging issues with cost-effective solutions for both new nuclear unit designs and upgrades to operating units. Participating in RMEL’s spring conference allows us to showcase our expertise and continue important decarbonization conversations with potential clients and other industry lea