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Event Highlights

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Ivy Social -- Jazz on Jackson Place Add to calendar

Join fellow Ivy alums for an evening at Jazz on Jackson Place sponsored by the White House Historical Association. Drummer Sanah Kadour was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. This Lebanese-Canadian drummer plays a large role in the hot New York jazz scene. An electrifying performer, she appears frequently with the legendary Kirk Lighstey, Philip Harper, Mark Whitfield, and countless other major figures. She appeared recently at the Harlem Stage, Saratoga Jazz Festival, Burlington Jazz Festival, and is regularly heard at Smalls and Fat Cat in NYC. Sanah releases her debut album "Hawk Eyes" this year.

This event includes an open bar, light hors d’oeuvres, and a tour of Decatur House. $36 pp, prepaid only, no walk-ins. Limited to the first 60 people to signup.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

MIT Study on the Future of Nuclear Energy in a Carbon-Constrained World Add to calendar

Three senior members of the recently completed multi-year MIT Energy Initiative Study on “The Future of Nuclear Energy in a Carbon-Constrained World” (being released on 9/25) will present analysis and recommendations for:

  • Opportunities for Nuclear Energy in the U.S. and internationally
  • Nuclear Power Plant Cost (including ways to reduce costs)
  • Advanced Reactor Technology Evaluation (the promising nuclear technologies)
  • Nuclear Business Models and Policies (in a world with cost-competitive wind, solar, hydro, and storage)
  • Nuclear Reactor Safety Regulation and Licensing (especially for new advanced technologies)

Dinner meeting at the Holiday Inn Key Bridge Rosslyn. The price is $47 per person for MIT Club members and their guests, and $54 per person for all others. Limited to 50 registrants, including speakers. Register by Monday, September 17, 2018.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Kathleen Hogan -- DOE's Energy Efficiency Portfolio Add to calendar
Dr. Kathleen Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency in DOE’s  Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, will provide an overview of the DOE energy efficiency portfolio. 12-2 p.m. Free but must register in advance as we are limited to 30 attendees. Current Club members only.  If your membership is not current you may join the Club or renew your membership at www.mitdc.org/membershipform.

Save the Date

The following events are not yet open for registration. When they are, they will move to the "Event Highlights" section above.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Movie Night at the Embassy of France Add to calendar
Join us for a fun summer evening!

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Risk Management in Finance, Insurance and Engineering with Blockchain Add to calendar

Daniel R. Robles, P.E., of the Integrated Engineering Blockchain Consortium, will speak to us at a dinner meeting held jointly with the Harvard Club at Hogan Lovells in DC. He will explain how Blockchain technology provides the means to measure “risk” as an intrinsic basis of currency to manage the value generated through the cycle that exists among Finance, Insurance, and Engineering. These three forces acting together are responsible for nearly all value upon which society depends. Blockchain technology can provide a foundation of trusted information we need for broad economic opportunity and political stability.

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