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Ernest J. Moniz is the CEO of the Energy Futures Initiative (EFI) and co-chairman of the board of directors and CEO of the Nuclear Threat Initiative. He is also the Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics and Engineering Systems Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and served as the U.S. Secretary of Energy from 2013-2017.

May 15: 21st Century Clean Energy Solutions

Joe Biden, Ernie Moniz to discuss prospects for U.S. energy jobs and innovation

Joe Biden, former vice president of the United States, and Ernie Moniz, former secretary of energy, will meet for a conversation about the future of energy jobs and innovation in the U.S. on Tuesday, May 15, at the University of Delaware.

This free public event is a partnership between the Biden Institute and the Delaware Environmental Institute (DENIN) at the University.

The doors of Mitchell Hall will open to ticket holders at 11:15 a.m. on May 15, with the program set to begin at noon.

Tickets will be available to UD students and employees at University box offices beginning at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 7, and will be available to the general public on Tuesday, May 8. Guests may pick up two tickets per person at the box office. Students and employees will be required to show their UD ID to obtain tickets on Monday, May 7. Seating will be general admission.

Box offices are located in the Trabant University Center and the Bob Carpenter Sports Center; see this campus map for locations. The Trabant box office is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the sports center box office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The event will also be streamed live. To view the live webcast, visit sites.udel.edu/udlive. The link will become active 10 minutes before the program begins at 12 p.m. A recording will be posted on the DENIN website following the event.

About the speakers

Joe Biden, as a U.S. senator from Delaware for 36 years and then as the 47th vice president of the United States, provided leadership on some of the nation’s most important domestic and international challenges. In January 2017, President Barack Obama awarded Biden the Presidential Medal of Freedom, with Distinction, the highest civilian honor in the United States. He currently serves as founding chair of UD’s Biden Institute.

Ernest J. Moniz is the CEO of the Energy Futures Initiative (EFI) and co-chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of the Nuclear Threat Initiative. He is also the Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics and Engineering Systems Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and served as the U.S. Secretary of Energy from 2013-2017.

 


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