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      o    Dr. Norma Field, Univ. of Chicago Robert S. Ingersoll Distinguished Service Professor of Japanese Studies Emerita

- Seven panels  featuring 16 other guest presenters presenting on topics dealing with nuclear power, waste, weapons, and -- a world without nuclear

- Book Signing:   Dr. Arjun Makhijani ("Carbon Free/Nuclear Free: A Roadmap for U.S. Energy Policy"), and Kristen Iversen ("Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats")

Optional Reception with Presenters -- Sat. Dec.. 1, 5:30 -- 7 p.m.; $30/person, advance reservations only

Chicago Premiere of the acclaimed documentary , "Atomic States of America"

Sat. evening, Dec. 1, 8 -- 10 p.m., free, open to the public

REGISTRATION : open to the public, $40 for 2 days, includes lunch ($50 at door); online at ; or download registration form from the website and returning it by mail with payment to NEIS.

FOR MORE INFORMATION :  full Conference schedule, registration, speakers list, travel and housing suggestions available by visiting the website of  Nuclear Energy Information Service (NEIS), ; or call us at (773)342-7650.

SPONSORED BY :  Beyond Nuclear, Nuclear Energy Information Service (NEIS), and Friends of the Earth; co-sponsored by UChicago Climate Action Network (U-CAN), and International House Global Voices Program (Saturday events).

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Currently director of the Chicago-based Nuclear Energy Information Service, a safe-energy environmental group dedicated to ending nuclear power, responsibly managing the nuclear waste legacy, and replacing these with viable, sustainable renewable (more...)

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It's time -- and LONG overdue.  No nukes, no ... by Dave Kraft on Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012 at 9:59:00 AM
Dave Kraft and the volunteers at NEIS create event... by Tracy Fox on Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 at 12:09:51 PM
Hope to see folks at the conference December 1 and... by Elizabeth Fraser on Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 at 12:18:46 PM
12/1-2 Chicago Conference -end the madness... by Elizabeth Fraser on Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 at 12:25:39 PM
I hope the "Nuclear Age Turns 70!" conference is a... by Kathleen Drury on Friday, Nov 16, 2012 at 12:29:59 PM