Upcoming Events


TVC – Connecting People, Ideas, Opportunities

MAY 29-31, 2018 • Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Tentative Agenda

3 p.m. 

CNS Y-12 Tour: South Ridge Overlook, Uranium Processing Facility construction progress 

**Space is limited, attendees must pre-register, U.S. Citizens only

6 p.m.

TVC Summit Opening Reception:

Celebrating TVC Milestone Anniversaries –Oak Ridge 75th/ TVA 85th/NASA’s Apollo 8 Mission 50th

Presenting Sponsor: TS117 brought to you by R&R Properties 

Welcome:

Mike Arms, Chairman, TVC

Rick Chinn, Vice Mayor, City of Oak Ridge

Terry Frank, Mayor, Anderson County

Ron Woody, Mayor, Roane County

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann

Remarks:

Warren Gooch, Mayor, City of Oak Ridge

Todd May, Director, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Ray Smith, Historian, City of Oak Ridge

9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Session I: Clean Energy – Reviving America’s Nuclear Renaissance

Presenting Sponsor: UT-Battelle

Welcome:  

Mike Arms, Sr. Partner, Tennessee Strategies, TVC Board Chairman

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann

Guest Entrepreneur:

Sam Shaner, Co-Founder, Yellowstone Energy

Introduction:

Dr. Thomas Zacharia, Director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Speakers:  

Senator Lamar Alexander

Maria Korsnick, President/CEO, Nuclear Energy Institute

Panel Discussion:  

Moderator:

Dr. Alan Icenhour, Associate Lab Director, Nuclear Science and Engineering, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Panelists:

Dr. Eric Abelquist, Executive Vice President, Oak Ridge Associated Universities

Suzanne Jaworowski, Senior Advisor, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy

Harlan Bowers, President, X-Energy

 

12 p.m. Networking Lunch

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Session II: Advanced Manufacturing – Cars to Spacecraft – Building the Future

Presenting Sponsor: Dynetics

Host:   

Mark Gradkowski, Executive VP of Strategic Business Development and Acquisitions, Teledyne Brown Engineering, TVC Board Member

Guest Entrepreneur:

Dr. Jeff Kanel, President/CEO, Renewable Algal Energy

Speakers:     

Steve Cook, Sr. VP, Corporate Development, Dynetics

Todd May, Director, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Dr. Thomas Zacharia, Director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Congressman Marsha Blackburn

Panel Discussion:

Moderator:

Dr. Thomas Brewer, Associate VP, Tennessee Tech University

Panelists:

Tori Watson, Market Engagement & Communication Lead, Techmer PM

Doug Bartow, Senior VP of New Product Strategy, Volkswagen Group of America

Kristin Morgan,  Engineering Project Manager, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

3:45-5:30 p.m.

Session III: America’s National Security – TVC Leadership Making a Global Impact

Presenting Sponsor: Navarro Research & Engineering, Inc.  

Host:             

Teresa Robbins, Deputy Manager, National Nuclear Security

Administration Production Office

Guest Entrepreneur:

Dr. Graham Taylor, President and Chief Technology Officer, T&T Scientific Corporation

Speakers:   

Bob Eby, Executive Vice President, Navarro Research and

Engineering, Inc.

Morgan Smith, President/CEO, Consolidated Nuclear Security

Panel Discussion:       

Moderator:

Oneta Fioravanti, Director, Nuclear Production Field Intelligence Element & Special Programs GSSP, CNS Y-12

Panelists:

Col. Scott A. Cain, Commander, Arnold Engineering Development Complex

Dr. Loong Yong, President, Spectra Tech

Joel Duling, President, Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc.

5:30-7 p.m.                          

TVC Summit Reception

New Hope Center Exhibit Area

 

6 to 7:30 p.m.                          

Tour: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Leadership Council, Sponsors, Speakers, TVC Board of Directors ONLY

7:30 p.m.                                 

TVC Leadership Dinner

Hosted By: UT-Battelle

Leadership Council, Sponsors, TVC Board of Directors ONLY

7:30 a.m.                                 

Networking Breakfast

Hosted By: East Tennessee Economic Council

New Hope Center Exhibit Area

8-10 a.m.

Session IV: Meeting the Cyber Security Challenge – Strategies for Winning Our Newest War

Presenting Sponsor: Protection Strategies, Inc. 

Host:   

Kris McGuire, CEO, Victory Solutions, TVC Board Member

Speakers:    

Sean Williams, President/CEO, PSI

LTG Ronald L. Burgess, Jr., USA, Retired, Senior Counsel for National Security Programs, Cyber Programs and Military Affairs, Auburn University

Anil Karmel, Founder/CEO, C2 Labs

Panel Discussion:   

Moderator:

Hodgen Mainda, VP, Community Development, EPB

Panelists:

Dr. James Peery, Associate Lab Director, Global Security, ORNL

Dr. Chris Whaley, President, Roane State Community College

Travis Howerton, Senior Director of Transformation, CNS Y-12

Elizabeth Tribelli, Senior Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton

10:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

Session V: The 21st Century Workforce – New Models for Life-Long Learning

Presenting Sponsor: Jacobs 

Host:           

Dr. Stacey Patterson, VP for Research, Outreach and Economic Development, UT, TVC Board Member

Guest Entrepreneur:

Kim Celentano, CEO/Co-Founder, Strivven Media

Speakers:

Ward Johnson, Senior VP, GM, Aerospace and Technology, Jacobs

Congressman Phil Roe

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann

Panel Discussion: 

Moderator:

Andy Page. President/CEO, Oak Ridge Associated Universities

Panelists:

Ken Rueter, President, UCOR

Dr. Angeline Godwin, President, Patrick Henry Community College

Marcia Mask, Project Manager, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

CeeGee McCord, Director, Global Public and Community Affairs, Eastman

Hotel Information

The TVC has a special rate of $93/night at the DoubleTree by Hilton Oak Ridge (215 S. Illinois Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830). Make your hotel reservations by May 10, 2018 to receive this rate.

Phone: (865) 481-2468 (refer to the group code TVC)

SPONSOR INFORMATION

For details or questions not provided in the forms below, please contact Jennifer Wiggins