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Navigating the Foreign Investment and National Security Priorities of the Department of Energy

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Vinson & Elkins partner Rick Sofield will be joined by Michael Considine, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Foreign Investment, National Security, and Technology Collaboration within the Office of International Affairs at the Department of Energy (DOE) to discuss the current foreign investment and national security priorities of the DOE.

The program will include discussion of the following topics:

  • Key areas of national security interest for DOE, such as strategic minerals, energy technology, etc.;
  • International outreach efforts, including reviewing recent trips abroad; and
  • Trends in mitigation and non-notifieds.

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12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CT; 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET | Webcast



Deputy Assistant Secretary, Department of Energy
Michael S. Considine

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