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Join Fusion Industry founders, engineers, scientists and energy policymakers for a overview of the Fusion Energy Landscape - the different technical approaches to unlocking nearly limitless clean grid-scale base power by harnessing the power of the Sun right here on Earth.

The goal of this event is to give you a crash course in the different approaches to fusion, the trade-offs between them, the current state of technical progress made by private commercial fusion companies, and the regulatory, commercial, and capital landscape they jointly face.


12:30 - 1:00PM - Doors Open

1:00 - 2:15PM - Technical talks on general overview of approaches to, blanket design, fuel enrichment, tokamaks, and stellarators

2:15 - 2:30PM - Break

2:30 - 3:30PM - Technical talks on magneto-inertial fusion, electrostatic confinement, laser inertial confinement, MagLif, Z-Pinch, Magnetic Mirrors

3:30 - 4:00PM - Break

4:00 - 5:00PM - Panel discussion

  • Andrew Holland, President of Fusion Industry Association

  • Sally Benson, Professor at Stanford and Chief Strategist for Energy Transition at the White House OSTP

  • Ahmed Diallo, Program Director ARPA-E

  • Darren Woulfe, Head of Commonwealth Fusion Magnet Business

  • David Gates, former PPPL Scientist and CTO of Thea Energy

  • Malcolm Handley early-stage Fusion Investor

This event is part of a larger event series highlighting the frontiers of deep-tech development in San Francisco, SF Deep Tech Week

This event is kindly sponsored by Gigascale Capital.

Gigascale Capital backs climate companies that make the clean option a no-brainer choice. Our team brings deep and diverse operator experience to help founders gigascale game-changing solutions, including fusion. We typically invest in companies from Pre-Seed to Series A, embrace scientific and technical challenges, and actively support fast-growing operations. 

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532 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
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