TYSONS CORNER, Va., Sept. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ: LTBR), a leading innovator of next generation nuclear fuel designs and provider of nuclear energy consulting services to commercial and governmental organizations, will be participating in the 55th International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference in the U.S. Industry Program.
Lightbridge has been asked to participate as part of official U.S. delegation to the IAEA General Conference which will be held September 19-23, 2011, in Vienna, Austria. A series of technical meetings will be conducted by the Company's management who will provide expert advisory consultations with top leaders from IAEA Member States looking to begin or advance their nuclear power programs.
"Lightbridge is honored to be invited to be part of the official U.S. delegation to the IAEA General Conference. The Company's participation further substantiates the reputation that Lightbridge has built and the expertise and depth of knowledge that we bring to existing and prospective clients for nuclear programs," said James Guerra, Chief Operating Officer. "We look forward to meeting with senior officials of the IAEA and its Member States and providing our thoughts and perspective in these important discussions."
In addition to Mr. Guerra, the Company's senior management attendees will include Kevin Yessian, Vice President, Advisory Services, and Sandy McWhirter, Vice President, Advisory Services.The IAEA General Conference is attended by its members, representing over 150 sovereign states. The U.S. portion of the program will be sponsored by the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration. About Lightbridge Corporation Lightbridge is a U.S. nuclear energy company based in Tysons Corner, VA with operations in Abu Dhabi, Moscow and London. The Company develops proprietary, proliferation resistant, next generation nuclear fuel technologies for current and future nuclear reactor systems. The Company also provides comprehensive advisory services for established and emerging nuclear programs based on a philosophy of transparency, non-proliferation, safety and operational excellence. Lightbridge's breakthrough fuel technology is establishing new global standards for safe and clean nuclear power and leading the way towards a sustainable energy future. Lightbridge consultants provide integrated strategic advice and expertise across a range of disciplines including regulatory affairs, nuclear reactor procurement and deployment, reactor and fuel technology and international relations. It leverages those broad and integrated capabilities by offering its services to commercial entities and governments with a need to establish or expand nuclear industry capabilities and infrastructure. Lightbridge is on Twitter. Sign up to follow @LightbridgeCorp at http://twitter.com/lightbridgecorp. SOURCE Lightbridge Corporation