The US-Korea Institute at SAIS is now the newest member of the Fissile Materials Working Group (FMWG). The FMWG has been a forceful presence in support of improved fissile material security and the prevention of nuclear terrorism. The FMWG meets regularly to address issues urgent to the nuclear security agenda and convene the summit of international experts on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit. To find out more about the FMWG, visit http://www.fmwg.org/index.cfm.
The U.S.-Korea Institute at SAIS (USKI) and the Global America Business Institute (GABI) are pleased to invite you to a speaker and discussion series featuring presentations on subjects relevant to the 123 Agreement between the US and South Korea:
US 123 Agreements: Perspective of the Nuclear Industry
Guest Speaker: Amir Shahkarami, Senior Vice President and CEO, Exelon Nuclear Partners
Amir Shahkarami is Senior Vice President of Exelon Generation Company and CEO of Exelon Nuclear Partners, where he is responsible for all domestic and international business development projects. He has nearly 30 years of experience in the nuclear industry, with ten years at Exelon. Most recently, he was Exelon Nuclear Senior Vice President of Technical Services, in which he was responsible for nuclear fuel, engineering, project management, license renewal, industry organizations, innovation, and Exelon Nuclear’s international exchange program. Prior to joining Exelon, Mr. Shahkarami held several key positions of increasing responsibility at Entergy at several nuclear sites and corporate for ten years. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Engineering from Tulane University, his MBA from Mississippi College, and his Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering from Louisiana State University.
Monday, May 13, 2013
2:00 – 3:00pm
1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20036