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May 29

TVC National Summit

May 29, 2018 - May 31, 2018

The 23rd annual TVC National Summit will be held at CNS Y-12 New Hope Center

The theme of the Summit will be: The TVC: Connecting People, Ideas & Opportunities.

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Hosted by

Oak Ridge Mayor Warren Gooch
in cooperation with
Congressman Chuck Fleischmann

Summit Agenda Topics Include:

Clean Energy – Reviving America’s Nuclear Renaissance
Hosted by: Joel Duling, President, Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc., TVC Board Member

Advanced Manufacturing – Cars to Spacecraft – Building the Future
Presenting Sponsor: Dynetics
Hosted by: Mark Gradkowski, Executive VP of Strategic Business Development and   Acquisitions, Teledyne Brown Engineering, TVC Board Member

America’s National Security – TVC Leadership Making a Global Impact
Presenting Sponsor: Navarro Research & Engineering, Inc.
Hosted by: Teresa Robbins, Deputy Manager, National Nuclear Security Administration        Production Office

Meeting the Cyber Security Challenge – Strategies for Winning our Newest War
Presenting Sponsor: Protection Strategies, Inc.
Hosted by: Kris McGuire, CEO, Victory Solutions, TVC Board Member

The 21st Century Workforce – New Models for Life-Long Learning
Presenting Sponsor: Jacobs
Hosted by: Dr. Stacey Patterson, VP for Research, Outreach and Economic Development, UT, TVC Board Member

Speakers and Panelists at the Summit already include:

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann
Senator Lamar Alexander
Congressman Marsha Blackburn
Maria Korsnick, President/CEO Nuclear Energy Institute
Todd May, Director, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Dr. Thomas Zacharia, Director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Morgan Smith, President/CEO, Consolidated Nuclear Security
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
Andy Page. President/CEO, Oak Ridge Associated Universities
Ken Rueter, President, UCOR
Col. Scott A. Cain, Commander, Arnold Engineering Development Complex
Doug Bartow, Senior VP of New Product Strategy, Volkswagen Group of America
CeeGee McCord, Director, Global Public and Community Affairs, Eastman
Hodgen Mainda, VP, Community Development, EPB
Alan Icenhour, Associate Lab Director, Nuclear Science and Engineering, Oak Ridge National Laborator
Eric Abelquist, Executive Vice President, Oak Ridge Associated Universities
Suzanne Jaworowski, Chief of Staff, Senior Advisor, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy
Thomas Brewer, Associate VP, Tennessee Tech University
Tori Watson, Market Engagement & Communication Lead, Techmer PM
Oneta Fioravanti, Director, Nuclear Production Field Intelligence Element & Special Programs GSSP, CNS Y-12
James Peery, Chief Scientist of the Global Security Directorate, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Dr. Chris Whaley, President, Roane State Community College
Travis Howerton, Senior Director of Transformation, CNS Y-12
Dr. Angeline Godwin, President, Patrick Henry Community College
Marcia Mask, Project Manager, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
Steve Cook, Sr. VP, Corporate Development, Dynetics
Dr. Susana Navarro-Valenti, President, Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc.
Mike Arms, Sr. Partner, Tennessee Strategies, TVC Board Chairma
Sean Williams, President/CEO, Protection Strategies, Inc.
Ward Johnson, Senior VP, GM, Aerospace and Technology, Jacobs
Reserve Your Room Now:

The TVC has secured a room block with discounted rates at the Doubletree by Hilton Oak Ridge (215 S. Illinois Ave).

Rate:     $93/night (reservation deadline is May 10, 2018)
Call:      (865) 481-2468, refer to the group code: TVC
Online:  Book your room here
The inaugural Summit was held in Oak Ridge in 1995 and returns to the Secret City as part of the city of Oak Ridge’s 75th Anniversary.  Other milestones to be recognized will include the 85th Anniversary of TVA and the 50th Anniversary of the NASA Apollo 8 mission.


May 29, 2018
May 31, 2018
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New Hope Center
602 Scarboro Road
Oak Ridge, TN 37830 United States
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Tennessee Valley Corridor
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