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Tuesday, February 8, 2011
7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast and Registration

8:00 a.m.

Keynote Speaker
Introduced by Bernadette Kirk, ORNL

Nuclear Energy and the Transition to a Sustainable Energy Future
Marilyn Brown, Professor, School of Energy Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology and TVA Board of Directors

8:45 a.m.

Session 5 – Talent Management
Facilitated by Nehtisha Hatcher-Smith, Senior PRA Engineer, TVA

What is Diversity and Why does it matter?
Laura Paddock, Manager, Talent Acquisition, Human Resources, TVA

ORNL University Outreach
Bernadette Kirk, Director, Radiation Safety Information Computational Center, ORNL

Multidisciplanary Educational Approches for the “Renaissance" Engineer
Shaheen Dewji, Graduate Student, Georgia Institute of Technology & ORNL

Retaining Talented Women
Kim Maza, Vice President, Analysis, Institute of Nuclear Power Operations

Shelly Lohmann, Talent Acquisition Manager, University and Fellowship Recruiting Office, ORNL

Julie Cookson
, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Scripps Networks – recorded

10:45 a.m.

Session 6 – Nuclear Security
Facilitated by Catherine Romano, R&D Staff Scientist, Radiochemical Engineering Development Center, ORNL

The Nuclear Security Program at the University of Tennessee
Dr. Howard Hall
, Governor’s Chair Professor, ORNL and University of Tennessee-Knoxville, and Senior Fellow, Howard H. Baker, Jr. Center for Public Policy, UTK

How the IAEA Works
Mike Ehinger, Senior Staff, Nonproliferation Program Office, ORNL

Nuclear Nonproliferation: How it Impacts You
Jeff Chapman, Team Lead, Safeguards & Security Technology Nondestructive Assay Department, ORNL

Cyber Security
Nolan Henrich, General Manager, Process Computer Engineering, Operation Support and Fleet Governance, TVA

12:15 p.m.

Lunch – Virtual Reality Demonstration
Facilitated by Catherine Romano

Developing the Next Generation Safeguards and Security Specialist
Dyrk Greenhalgh, Security Project Engineer, Vulnerability Assessment Team, ORNL

1:15 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Catherine Romano and Terri King-Adams
2:00 p.m.

ORNL Facility Tours

  • High Flux Isotope Reactor
  • Radiochemical Engineering Development Center
  • Safeguards Laboratory
  • Spallation Neutron Source