Archive of the 69th Annual Meeting of the ORAU Council of Sponsoring Institutions

March 5-6, 2014 | Oak Ridge, TN


“The Rebirth of Nuclear Energy”


Annual Meeting Agenda

2014 Council Graphic

Comprehensive Engagement Strategy Workshop

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

2:30 p.m. Registration

3:00 – 3:05 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks

Cathy Fore, Director of Collaborative Initiatives, University Partnerships, ORAU

3:05 – 3:45 p.m.

ORAU’s Contracting Vehicles and ID/IQs, John Dolynchuk, Capture Manager, Business Development, ORAU

ORAU’s Comprehensive Engagement Strategy Concept, John Dolynchuk, ORAU

3:45 – 4:00 p.m. Break

4:00 – 5:15 p.m.

An Introduction to Information International Associates (IIa), Kelly Callison, COO, IIa

The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) Opportunity, Stephen Malone and Randy Hoffman, IIa, HDIAC Management Team

HDIAC University Engagement Process, David Duncan and Margaret Williamson, Scientific and Technical Resource Integration, ORAU

5:15 – 5:45 p.m. Strategic Opportunities and Markets

John Dolynchuk

5:45 – 6:00 p.m. Open Discussion

6:00 p.m. Adjourn to Light Reception

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast – Pollard Lobby

Networking Opportunity

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Welcome

  • Andy Page, President and CEO, ORAU
  • Arlene Garrison, Vice President, University Partnerships, ORAU

9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Video Greetings from Tennessee’s Senior U.S. Senator, Lamar Alexander

9:15 – 10:00 a.m. Keynote Address:

10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Break

10:15 – 11:40 a.m. Panel Session 1: Technology Challenges and Opportunities – Pollard Auditorium

Purpose: What are the Basic Research Challenges, Opportunities, and Needs for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems?

Facilitator: Justin Spence, Health Physicist, Independent Environmental Assessment and Verification, ORAU

Panel Speakers:


11:40 – 12:00 p.m. Panel Q & A

12:00 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch - Pollard Lobby

Networking Opportunity

1:15 – 2:40 p.m. Panel Session 2: Revitalizing Nuclear Education – Pollard Auditorium

Facilitator: Dean Evasius, Vice President, Science Education Programs, ORAU

Purpose: How do we develop the next generation of technical leaders of the global nuclear enterprise?

Panel Speakers:

2:40 – 3:00 p.m. Panel Q & A

3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Break

3:15 – 5:30 p.m. Business Meeting – Pollard Auditorium (all attendees invited)

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Nuclear Energy Poster Session and Reception – Pollard Lobby

Networking Opportunity

6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Dinner

Thursday, March 6, 2014

7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast

Networking Opportunity

8:25 – 8:30 a.m. Welcome

  • Arlene Garrison, Vice President, University Partnerships, ORAU

8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Comments by Member Institution Representatives

9:15 – 10:10 a.m. Keynote Address

10:10 – 10:30 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Panel Session 3: Economic and Policy Issues – Pollard Auditorium

Facilitator: Eric Abelquist, Executive Vice President, ORAU and Deputy Director of ORISE

Purpose: What social, political, and affordability issues impact advancement of nuclear energy?

Panel Speakers

12:00 – 12:15 p.m. Panel Q & A

12:15 – 12:30 p.m. Wrap-up – Pollard Auditorium

  • Andy Page, President and CEO, ORAU

12:30 p.m. Adjourn

12:30 p.m. Box Lunches Available – Pollard Lobby

12:45 p.m. Bus departs from Pollard Auditorium for Knoxville’s McGhee-Tyson Airport

Contact

ORAU University Partnerships Office