Ukraine Dialogue: Meet the Panel

These experts will discuss the topic in full on April 27.

Russia's Wartime Incursion of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant

Russia has threatened use of nuclear force, which can take shape in many forms. This program will examine the potential fallout should Russia, by neglect or intention, cause the plant to melt down.

The panel will feature four speakers with expertise in the subject.

  • Riaz Awan - The Vice President of Ukraine Operations and Holtec's executive sponsor of Ukraine's Central Spent Fuel Storage Facility. He is responsible for operations of Holtec's subsidiary Holtec Ukraine.
  • Michael E. Kirst - A top energy consultant from Brussels. Prior to consultancy work, he was Vice President for Strategy and external Affairs for Europe, Middle East and Africa for Westinghouse Electric Company.
  • Dr. Mike Mittelman - President of Salus University. Mittelman served as the Former Deputy Surgeon General of the Navy.
  • The event will be moderated by Ambassador Roman Popadiuk, an American diplomat and the first United States Ambassador to Ukraine under George H.W. Bush Administration.

The event takes place on Thursday, April 27 at 6:30 p.m. at Manor College's Ukrainian Heritage Studies Center.

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