Thursday, August 09, 2018
Ivy Social -- Jazz on Jackson Place
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
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
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.