The agenda has been finalized for the Nuclear Suppliers Workshop in September that will be hosted by the U.S. Nuclear Infrastructure Council and the East Tennessee Economic Council.
On September 6-7, companies interested in being part of the supply chain and searching for manufacturing opportunities around small modular reactors, next generation nuclear technology, nuclear medicine, and national security programs are invited to attend the Nuclear Suppliers Workshop at Pollard Technology Conference Center in Oak Ridge.
Thomas Zacharia, director of Oak Ridge National Laboratory will be the keynote speaker, a press release said. The Tennessee Valley Authority, NuScale Power, Duke Energy, AMS Corporation, Teledyne Brown Engineering, and others will also present.
Sessions will be conducted by nationally recognized speakers representing various components of the nuclear industry geared toward strengthening the nation’s nuclear manufacturing supply chain, the press release said. The agenda includes:
- “What Nuclear Reactor Companies Need,”
- “Breaking into the Nuclear Power Supply Chain,”
- “Building a Regional Supply Chain Cluster,”
- “Becoming an Approved Vendor,” and more.
To view the full lineup, visit https://eteconline.org/nuclearsuppliersworkshop/agenda-speakers/.
This two-day workshop will also include an evening reception for attendees and business/community leaders, and optional tours of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the ORNL’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility, the Y-12 National Security Complex, Centrus Energy’s Technology and Manufacturing Center at the East Tennessee Technology Park, or TVA’s Clinch River Reactor Site, the press release said.
Manufacturing companies interested in supporting existing nuclear facilities and upcoming nuclear construction projects in the southeastern U.S. are encouraged to participate, the press release said. To register, visit https://eteconline.org/nuclearsuppliersworkshop/registration/.
Workshop Organizing Committee Members include representatives from ORNL, Centrus Energy, Teledyne Brown Engineering, AECOM, ORAU, TVA, University of Tennessee, MS Technology/MillenniTEK, and Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS Y-12).
The event is sponsored by: AECOM, Centrus Energy, Container Technology Industries (CTI), MillenniTEK/MS Technology, NuScale Power, Teledyne Brown Engineering, and TVA.
For more information, visit https://eteconline.org/nuclearsuppliersworkshop/. If you have questions, you can contact Vince Gilbert at vince.gilbert[email protected] or (202) 422-8238, or Tracy Boatner at [email protected] or (865) 483-4577.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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