the power of partnerships

National Leadership Through Regional Collaboration

June 2-3, 2021

Held on the campus of:

Hosted By:

Randy Boyd

President, UT

Dr. Donde Plowman

Chancellor, UT Knoxville

The Agenda

All Events to Be Held in the UT Knoxville Student Union
on the Campus of the University of Tennessee Knoxville
1502 Cumberland Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37916
All Times Eastern Daylight Time

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2

9am – 11:30am   |   Session 1
The Power of Partnerships and Collaboration
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Speakers and Panelists:

Bill Tindal, TVC Board Chair, and COO, Consolidated Nuclear Security

Mayor Glenn Jacobs, Knox County

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann

Kellye Walker, Executive Vice President, Eastman

Randy Boyd, President, The University of Tennessee

Dr. Donde Plowman, Chancellor, UT Knoxville

Dr. Arthur C. Brooks, Harvard Professor, Bestselling Author, & The Atlantic Columnist

Dr. Stacey Patterson, Vice President, The University of Tennessee

Betsey Kirk McCall, CEO, Seven States Power

Dr. Joan Bienvenue, Executive Director, UT-Oak Ridge Innovation Institute

Mark Cox, Senior Vice President, Eastman

Michael Aikens, Director of Innovation, Tennessee Tech University

Noon – 1pm
Congressional Lunch and Roundtable
Lonnie Lawson, President & CEO, Center for Rural Development
Gayle Connelly Manchin, Federal Co-Chair, Appalachian Regional Commission

Congressman Tim Burchett, Tennessee’s Second District

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann, Tennessee’s Third District

Congressman Mark Green, Tennessee’s Seventh District

1:30pm – 3:30pm   |   Session 2
Collaboration Strengthening Our National Security
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Speakers and Panelists:

Kevin Bumpus, Business Development Manager, UniTech
Sean Williams, President & CEO, Protection Strategies, Inc.
Michelle Reichert, President & CEO, Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS)
Ted Sherry, Vice President for Performance Excellence, CNS
Dr. Tim Barton, Chief Technology Officer, Dynetics
Christy Walker, Senior Manager, BWX Technologies
Jason Coker, Vice Director, Arnold Engineering Development Center
Maj. Gen. USAF (Ret.) Garrett Harencak, Vice President, Jacobs

THURSDAY, JUNE 3

9am – 11:00am   |   Session 3
Building a Stronger Workforce through Regional Collaboration

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Speakers and Panelists:

Bill Tindal, TVC Board Chair, and COO, Consolidated Nuclear Security
Mayor Indya Kincannon, City of Knoxville
Rodney Robertson, Executive Director, Huntsville Research Center, Auburn University
Andy Page, President & CEO, Oak Ridge Associated Universities
Ken Rueter, President & CEO, UCOR
Dr. Harry Williams, President & CEO, Thurgood Marshall College Fund
Commissioner Jeff McCord, TN Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Paul Adams, Vice President, Nuclear Solutions, Atkins Global
Laura Wilkerson, Deputy Manager, DOE Oak Ridge Environmental Management
Dr. Moe Khaleel, Deputy for Projects, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Teresa Duncan, VP for Workforce Development, Roane State Community College
Brian Arrington, Deputy Director of Human Resources, Consolidated Nuclear Security

11:30am – 12:30pm   |   Networking Lunch
1pm – 2:30pm   |   Session 4
Working Together Inspires Innovation and Entrepreneurship
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Speakers and Panelists:

Dr. Bill Greer, President, Milligan University
Greg Vital, Chairman & President, Morning Pointe
Randy Boyd, President, The University of Tennessee
Dr. Thomas Zacharia, Director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Jeff Lyash, President & CEO, Tennessee Valley Authority
Courtney Piper, Executive Director, TN Advanced Energy Business Council
Larry Leopard, Associate Director, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

3pm – 4:30pm   |   Session 5
The Power of Partnerships Through Regional Collaboration
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Speakers and Panelists:

Bill Tindal, TVC Board Chair, and COO, Consolidated Nuclear Security
Evann Freeman, Director of Government Relations, EPB Chattanooga
Gard Clark, Senior Vice President, Teledyne Brown

Senator Bob Corker
Senator Lamar Alexander

Mark Gradkowski, Incoming TVC Board Chair;  Senior VP, Information International Associates

Speaker Spotlight

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Dr. Arthur C. Brooks

Harvard Professor, Bestselling Author, and The Atlantic Columnist

Randy Boyd

President, UT

Dr. Donde Plowman

Chancellor, UT Knoxville

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann

TN03

Congressman Tim Burchett

TN02

Congressman Mark Green

TN07

Senator Lamar Alexander

Former Tennessee Senator

Senator Bob Corker

Former Tennessee Senator

Gayle Conelly Manchin

Federal Co-Chair, ARC

Bill Tindal

COO, CNS | TVC Board Chair

Dr. Thomas Zacharia

Director, ORNL

Michelle Reichert

CEO, CNS

Jeff Lyash

CEO, TVA

Betsey Kirk McCall

President & CEO, Seven States Power

Maj Gen (Ret) Garrett Harencak

VP, Jacobs

Andy Page

CEO, ORAU

Commissioner Jeff McCord

TN Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Dr. Harry Williams

President, Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Kellye Walker

Exec. Vice President, Eastman

Jason Coker

Vice Director, AEDC

Larry Leopard

Associate Director, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Ken Rueter

CEO, UCOR

TVC Leadership Council Members

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  • Complimentary registration to all virtual Summit sessions for additional attendees
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  • One virtual exhibit space on the TVC website for the 2021 Summit
  • One complimentary registration to all on-site Summit sessions
  • Complimentary registration to all virtual Summit sessions for additional attendees
  • Unique marketing opportunities as we look to engage on-site and virtual attendees

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