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IEEE PES Chapter Industry Tour to General Fusion Site (June 2017)
June 23, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Co-sponsored by: Dipendra Rai, PES Chapter Chair
IEEE PES Vancouver Chapter is pleased to announce the the Tour to General Fusion who could not attend the first tour.
Tour: General Fusion Site Tour
Date: Friday, June 23 2017
Time: 3:00PM to 4:45 PM
Place: 106 – 3680 Bonneville Pl, Burnaby, BC V3N 4T5
Tour capacity: 15
If you are interested be put on the waiting list, please send your Name, Company & Position you hold in the company to Rob Zittlau at Rob(dot)Zittlau-at-powerex(dot)com.
General Fusion was founded in 2002 with a goal to transform the world’s energy supply by developing the fastest, most practical, and cost-competitive path to commercial fusion power.
In 2006, Dr. Laberge completed proof-of-principle experiments, and with the support of leading venture capital firms, General Fusion began building a team that today is recognized as a global leader in commercial fusion energy.
The company has now grown to a team of nearly 50 scientists at its world class laboratories in Burnaby, just outside Vancouver, where it is developing the key components of the world’s first fusion power plant.
General Fusion has been recognized globally for its work in clean energy technology, and is a member of the Cleantech Global 100 (2014, 2015) as well as the recipient of numerous Canadian and international cleantech awards. In the media, Dr. Laberge’s 2014 TED Talk about fusion energy has attracted over one million viewers, and the company has been featured in publications such as TIME Magazine, Scientific American and BBC Horizons.
Fusion energy has the potential to create a cleaner, safer world, and General Fusion is developing the technology to make it available as soon as possible.
3:00PM-3:05 PM: Sign-in
3:05 -4:45 PM: Tour
4:45 -4:50 PM: Vote of thanks
Bldg: Suite 106
3680 Bonneville Pl
Burnaby, British Columbia