National Press Club

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz to make exit address at National Press Club, Jan. 11

January 8, 2017 | By Lindsay Underwood | lunderwood@press.org

Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz shares a light moment with past NPC President Myron Belkind in a 2014 appearance at the National Press Club.

Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz shares a light moment with past NPC President Myron Belkind in a 2014 appearance at the National Press Club.

Photo/Image: Marshall H. Cohen

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will speak at a National Press Club newsmaker and take questions on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 11 a.m.

Moniz, in one of his final public speaking appearances in Washington, will discuss how an increased focus on science and research and development has informed better policymaking and technology solutions, and how to protect the independence and integrity of scientists at the Department of Energy and its 17 National Labs.

Moniz will unveil a new report on the laboratories' work and policies intended to encourage and empower scientists to innovate new energy solutions, make new scientific discoveries, support private industry and deliver for the American people.

This event is restricted to National Press Club Members and their guests and credentialed members of the media. This is a free event and will run from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Please click here to register.

Coffee will be provided.

To submit a question in advance, put MONIZ in the subject line and email to president@press.org before 10 a.m. on the day of the event.