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Up & Atom Guest Speakers

Mr. Jeff Baker
Assistant Vice President, Stoller Newport News Nuclear
Topic: Department of Energy's National Laboratories: Past, Present, and Future (March 2017)

Dr. Andrew C. Klein
President, American Nuclear Society
Topic: Advancing Advanced Reactors (February 2017)

Mr. Stuart MacVean
President and Chief Executive Officer
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC
Topic: SRNS: Innovation for Tomorrow, Today (January 2017)

Dr. Jeff Griffin
Associate Laboratory Director - Environmental Stewardship
Savannah River National Laboratory
Topic: SRNL Recent Engagement in Recovery from the Nuclear Accident at Fukushima, Japan (September 2016)

Topic: Focus on Young Professionals (August 2016)

Tom Foster
President & Project Manager
Savannah River Remediation, LLC
Topics: SRR Liquid Waste Update / Our Interns' Perspective (July 2016)

Van Mauney
Vice Admiral, U.S. Navy (Retired)
BWXT Technologies, Inc.
Topic: Nuclear Leadership: Sustaining Nuclear Operations Excellence for 60 Years (June 2016)

Matt Moury
Associate Under Secretary for Environment, Health, Safety & Security
U.S. Department of Energy
Topic: An Overview of DOE Environment, Health, Safety & Security Programs (April 2016)

Rob Trimble
President, REI Nuclear
Topic: An Overview of Decommissioning Commercial US Power Plants (March 2016)

Members Mixer (evening event)
Topic: 2015 Review and Forward into 2016 (February 2016)

Stephen (Steve) Byrne
President, Generation and Transmission
Chief Operating Officer, SCE&G
Executive Vice President, SCANA
Topic: SCE&G New Nuclear Update (January 2016)

Dr. Terry Michalske
Executive Vice President, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions
Director, Savannah River National Laboratory
Topic: SRNL Update (December 2015)

Frazer Lockhart
Assistant Vice President
Stoller Newport News Nuclear (SN3
Topic: Man vs. Wild: Environmental Program Edition (November 2015)

Dr. Ben Greenspan
President, Technical Services & Nuclear Energy
Professor, Department of Radiology and Imaging
Medical College of Georgia
Topic: Overview of Nuclear Medicine:
  "Radiopharmaceuticals and Clinical Indications" (October 2015)

Bill Fox III
President, Technical Services & Nuclear Energy
BWX Technologies, Inc.
Topic: "The New BWXT Company" (August 2015)

Mark Schmitz
Chief Operating Officer, Savannah River Remediation, LLC
Topic: "SRR Update / Our Interns' Perspective" (July 2015)

Kelly Trice
Senior Vice President, Nuclear Construction, CB&I Power Business Unit
Topic: "Status of Plant Vogtle and VC Summer New Build Projects" (June 2015)

Dr. David C. Moody, III
Manager, Department of Energy Savannah River Operations Office
Topic: "SRS - Setting the Success Standard for Our Nation" (April 2015)

Dr. Thomas D. Burns, Jr.
Vice President/Director of Engineering
Parsons Corp. SWPF
Topic: "Salt Waste Processing Facility (SWPF): Status, Lessons Learned, Path Forward" (November 2014)

Dr. Thom Mason
Director,
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Topic: "Making National Labs Matter: Achieving Relevance Through Collaboration" (Oct. 2014 Deep River)

Ms. Lisa Marshall
Director of Outreach, Retention & Engagement,
North Carolina State University
Topic: "Nuclear Engineering Education Pileline Lessons - from Secondary to Graduate School" (October 2014)

Mr. James Taylor
General Manager, Global Management and Operations Services
URS Corp.
Topic: "URS: A world leader in Environmental Management" (September 2014)

Mr. Stuart MacVean
Incoming President and Project Manager
Savannah River Remediation, LLC
Topic: "Liquid Waste: An Update on SRS Progress / Word from Our Interns" (July 2014)

Ms. Carol Johnson
Incoming President and CEO
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC
Topic: "SRS Update" (June 2014)

Mr. Eric Nygaard
Nuclear Engineer
B&W's mPower Program
Topic: "B&W Reactor Development Programs: mPower and MIPSB&W Reactor Development Programs: mPower and MIPS" (May 2014)

Dr. Clint Wolfe and RADM Chuck Munns
Executive Director and Board Chair
Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness
Topic: "CNTA Update" (April 2014)

Dr. Kari Frederickson
Associate Professor and Department Chair, Southern History
University of Alabama
Topic: "Cold War Dixie" (March 2014)

Suzanne "Suzy" Hobbs Baker
Director, Nuclear Literacy Project and
Founder, PopAtomic Studios
Topic: Cultivating Community Support in South Carolina (August 2013)

Stuart MacVean
Acting President and Project Manager
Savannah River Remediation, LLC
Topic: Team With a Mission: Cleaning Up the Biggest Environmental Risk in South Carolina (July 2013)

Dr. Terry Michalske
Executive Vice President, SRNS, and
Director, Savannah River National Laboratory
Topic: SRNL: Serving the Nation and Opening the Aperture for SRS (June 2013)

Mr. Rick McLeod
Executive Director,
SRS Community Reuse Organization
Topic: A Perspective on Managing the Nuclear Fuel Cycle (May 2013)

Dr. Michael Corradini
President, American Nuclear Society;
Wisconsin Distinguished Professor,
University of Wisconsin - Madison,
Topic: America's Energy Challenge: Why the U.S. Needs Nuclear Power (April 2013)

Mr. Roy Schepens
Vice President, Parsons Corporation,
Office of Fissile Materials Disposition,
Director of Operations, Salt Waste Processing Facility,
Topic: Salt Waste Processing Facility (SWPF) Update (March 2013)

Mr. Peter Hanlon
Associate Deputy Administrator,
Office of Fissile Materials Disposition,
Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation,
National Nuclear Security Administration
Topic: Plutonium Disposition Program (January 2013)

Mr. Gary Moffatt
Manager, Design Engineering,
VC Summer New Nuclear
Topic: VC Summer Nuclear Units 2&3: Construction Progress (November 2012)

Mr. Allen Gunter
Nuclear Materials Stabilization Project,
U.S. Department of Energy Savannah River Operations Office
Topic: H-Canyon - The Sequel (September 2012)

Mr. David Olson
President & Project Manager,
Savannah River Remediation, LLC;
Group Vice President, URS Corporation
Topic: The Future is Yesterday (July 2012)

Dr. Gene Rhodes, Director, and
Director, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory and
Dr. Whit Gibbons,
Professor Emeritus in Ecology and Head, SREL Outreach
Topic: Research and Education in Radiation Ecology: SREL's Role for the Future (May 2012)

Mr. Bill Franz
Project Manager,
Babcock & Wilcox International Technical Services, Inc.
Topic: Fukushima: One Year Later (April 2012)

Mr. Dwayne Wilson
President and CEO,
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC
Topic: SRNS Now (March 2012)

Dr. Eric Loewen,
President, American Nuclear Society
Topic: Plutonium - Promise or Peril (February 2012)

Commissioner David Wright,
South Carolina Public Service Commission
Topic: Challenges Facing Grid Reliability (January 2012)

Dr. James Conca,
Director of Lab Operations
Hanford Waste Sampling and Characterization Facility
Topic: The Cost of a High-Level Nuclear Waste Repository - No New Taxes (November 2011)

L. David Olson,
President and Project Manager
Savannah River Remediation, LLC
Topic: SRR: Next Generation Technology, Next Generation Workers (July 2011)

Lake Barrett,
Energy Consultant
Topic: Fukushima: What Happened and the Future (June 2011)

Dr. Susan Winsor, President,
   Aiken Technical College
Jo Anne Robinson, Dean of Information & Engineering Technology,
   Augusta Technical College
David Deal, Academic Coordinator, Radiation Protection Technology,
   Aiken Technical College
Mindy Mets, Program Manager,
   SRSCRO Nuclear Workforce Initiative
Topic: Nuclear Industry Skills: Partnerships, Programs, and Progress to Meet Regional Needs (June 2011)

Dr. David Moody,
Manager, Savannah River Operations Office
U.S. Department of Energy
Topic: State of the Site and the SRS Vision Ahead (May 2011)

Kevin Butterfield,
Director of Development,
Babcock & Wilcox Nuclear Energy, Inc.
Topic: The mPower Integral Modular Reactor Design (March 2011)

Val Christensen,
Chief Executive Officer
Energy Solutions
Topic: Trust, the Great Differentiator (January 2011)

Doug Dearolph, Manager
U.S. Department of Energy
Savannah River Site Office (September 2010)

Dr. Ward Whicker, Professor Emeritus
Colorado State University
Topic: Radioecology and the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (July 2010)

Jack Craig, SRS DOE Operations Office
Garry Flowers, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC
Jim French, Savannah River Remediation, LLC
Topic: Update on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (June 2010)

Dr. Nils Diaz
Chairman Emeritus,
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Topic: U.S. New Nuclear Deployment - The Need for Decision-Making (May 2010)

Tom Tyman
Vice President,
Southern Nuclear Plant Vogtle Topic: The many roles of Admiral Wilkinson (April 2010)

Tim McGill (Southern Company) and
Mike McCracken (Plant Vogtle) (March 2010)

Mark Fecteau
Managing Director of Strategic Project Development,
Global Growth & Innovation Effort,
Westinghouse Electric Company (January 2010)

Garry Flowers,
President and Chief Executive Officer,
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (December 2009)

Dr. Susan Winsor,
President,
Aiken Technical College; and
Dr. Thomas Hallman
Chancellor & Chief Operating Officer,
University of South Carolina - Aiken
Topic: Bringing Nuclear Career Opportunities Home: The Nuclear Renaissance in the CSRA (August 2009)

James French
President & Project Manager,
Savannah River Remediation, LLC (July 2009)

Jeff Allison,
Manager, DOE Savannah River Site; and
Chuck Munns,
President & CEO, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions
Topic: An Update on American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (June 2009)

Jack Tuohy
Executive Director,
American Nuclear Society
Topic: Our Unique Mission and Challenges (May 2009)

Dr. Wendy Kuhne
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics,
Medical College of Georgia
Topic: Radioecology (April 2009)

Dr. Dorothy Davidson
Vice President, Nuclear Energy, Renewables and Science Programs
AREVA Federal Services, LLC and
Key Accounts Manager for Department of Energy Programs,
AREVA, Inc.
Topic: Closing the Fuel Cycle - Options for Used Fuel Management in the U.S. (March 2009)

Thomas Reed
Former Secretary of the Air Force, and
Author, At the Abyss: An Insider's History of the Cold War (February 2009)

Dr. Tom Sanders
President-Elect, American Nuclear Society
Manager of Global Nuclear Futures Program,
Sandia National Laboratories (January 2009)

Dr. Don Bridges
US Department of Energy (Retired)
Topic: American Nuclear Society People-to-People Visit to China (October 2008)

Stephen Byrne, Senior Vice President
Generation, Nuclear and Fossil Hydro
South Carolina Electric & Gas
Topic: New Nuclear Future (September 2008)

Charles L. Munns, Vice Admiral (Ret.)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions
Special Dinner and Presentation Event (August 2008)

James Corley
Associate Professor & Nuclear Pharmacist
Medical College of Georgia
Topic: Focus on Radiopharmaceuticals in Medicine (July 2008)

Dr. Sam Bhattacharyya
Director, Savannah River National Laboratory
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (June 2008)

George Fletcher
Executive Director, "New Carolina"
South Carolina Council on Competitiveness
Topic: Clusters & the SC Council on Competitiveness (May 2008)

James Little
President, Washington Safety Management Solutions
Washington Division of URS Corporation (March 2008)

Mr. Jeffrey M. Allison
Manager, Savannah River Operations Office
U.S. Department of Energy (February 2008)

Mr. William C. Ostendorff
Deputy Administrator
National Nuclear Security Administration (October 2007)

Dr. Catherine Chang
Radiation Oncologist
Medical College of Georgia
Topic: The Role of Radiation Technology in the Fight against Breast Cancer
  (Special Dinner Event, with National Managers Association)
Mr. Jim Lathren
President, Leadership Institute
Topic: Leadership in a Challenging Healthcare Industry (October 2007)

Mr. James Rispoli, P.E.
Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management
United States Department of Energy
(Special Dinner Event) (August 2007)

Dr. Regis Matzie
Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Westinghouse Electric Company
Topic: Westinghouse's Advanced Reactor Portfolio - A Look to the Future (July 2007)

David Stinson,
President,
Shaw AREVA MOX Services
Topic: MOX 2007: Construction, The Next Step (June 2007)

Dr. George Wicks,
Consulting Scientist,
Savannah River National Laboratory
Topic: SRNL Joint Research with Medical College of Georgia (May 2007)

James Latham,
Vice President, Barnwell Operations
Chem-Nuclear Systems
Topic: Commercial Radioactive Waste Disposal in South Carolina (April 2007)

Dr. Kari Fredericksen,
Associate Professor and Director, Summersell Center
at the University of Alabama
Topic: The Cold War at the Grassroots: Militarization and Modernization
in Aiken in the 1950s and 1960s (March 2007)

Dr. Tom Hinton,
Senior Research Scientist, University of Georgia's
Savannah River Ecology Laboratory
Topic: Radiation Effects on Plants & Animals at Chernobyl (October 2006)

J. Barnie Beasley,
Chairman, President and CEO,
Southern Nuclear Operating Company (August 2006)

Ambassador Linton Brooks,
Administrator, National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
U.S. Department of Energy (June 2006)

Dr. Ramon Figueroa, Professor of Radiology and Chief,
Neuroradiology Service, Medical College of Georgia
Topic: 3-Tesla MRI: Concepts & Applications (May 2006)

Dr. Alan Waltar, Senior Advisor to the
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Topic: Radiation and Modern Life: Fulfilling Marie Curie's Dream (March 2006)

Dr. Harold McFarlane, Depute Associate Laboratory Director
Idaho National Laboratory
Topic: America's Energy Security in a Global Context (February 2006)

Dr. Paul Bertsch, Director
Savannah River Ecology Laboratory
Topic: Savannah River Ecology Laboratory: Past, Present, & Future (October 2005)

Jerry Paul, Principal Deputy Administrator
National Nuclear Security Administration, USDOE
Topic: South Carolina's Important Role in National Security and
Nuclear Nonproliferation (September 2005)

Dr. Ned Sauthoff, U.S. Project Manager for ITER
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Topic: The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor: Demonstrating
the Scientific and Technological Feasibility of Fusion Power (July 2005)

Tiajuana Cochnauer, Assistant Manager, Information & External Relations,
USDA Forest Service-Savannah River
Topic: How the Forest Service cares for SRS land and serves you, the people (June 2005)

Dr. Dale Klein, Assistant Secretary for Nuclear, Chemical, & Biological Defense Programs,
United States Department of Defense (May 2005)

Mike Campbell, Vice President of Lasers & Inertial Confinement Fusion Programs
Topic: Building New Nuclear Plants (February 2005)

Mr. Dan Keuter, Vice President, Nuclear Business Development, Entergy Nuclear
Topic: Building New Nuclear Plants (January 2005)

Mr. Preston Rahe, Jr., President of Washington Group International & Environment Operating Unit
Topic: Back To The Future - WGI and CSRA Continuing A Fifteen Year Heritage of Reinvention
(September 2004)

Dr. Edwardo Farfan, Assist. Professor, SCSU, U.Florida
Dr. Marc Galand, Assist Professor, USC, U.Maryland
Dr. Travis Knight, Assist. Professor, USC, U. Florida, Ms. Valencita Valdes, Assist. Professor, SCSU, MIT
Topic: Nuclear Engineering Education Comes To South Carolina: A Discussion on New Programs
(July 2004)

Dr. Dan Lafontine, Director of the South Carolina Meat-Poultry Inspection Department
Topic: Using Food Irradiation For Food Safety (May 2004)

Mr. Tom Christopher, President and Chief Executive Officer of Framatome Advanced Nuclear Power, Inc. (Framatome ANP, Inc.)
Topic: The Future of Commercial Power in the U.S. (March 2004)

Dr. Hadyn Williams, Associate Professor, Medical College of Georgia, and Section Chief for Nuclear Medicine
Topic: New Developments in Nuclear Medicine and Positron Emission Tomography (February 2004)

Mr. Kenneth Baker, Principal Assistant Deputy Administrator of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation for DOE;s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
Topic: The US Nuclear Nonproliferation Program (October 2003)

Mr. Ted Quinn, Consultant on Nuclear Support Services, Past President of ANS and author
Topic: Advanced Reactors and the Future of Nuclear Energy (September 2003)

Congressman Gresham Barrett, U.S. Representative for SC's 3rd Congressional District
Topic: Legislative Issues on Nuclear Activities (August 2003)

Dr. Robert Brownlee, Nuclear Weapons Consultant
Topic: Nuclear Weapons Testing Program (July 2003)

Dr. Dade Moeller, Professor Emeritus of Environmental Health at the Harvard School of Public Health
Topic: The Scientific Basis for Yucca Mountain (May 2003)

Mr. Chris Hamilton, Director of Business and Technology Development at General Atomics
Topic: Status of Fusion Energy Research (April 2003)

Dr. William A. Summers, Program Manager, Hydrogen Technology Laboratory Savannah River Technology Center
Topic: Hydrogen: The Freedom Fuel (February 2003)

Larry R. Foulke, President/President-Elect, American Nuclear Society
Topic: A Perspective: ANS and the Future of Nuclear Power in the United States (January 2003)

Ambassador Linton F. Brooks, Acting Administrator, National Nuclear Security Administration
Topic: NNSA Of The Future (November 2002)

Mr. William Magwood, IV, Director, Office of Nuclear Energy, Science and Technology, U.S. Department of Energy
Topic: Initiatives For Nuclear Energy, Science, And Technology (October 2002)

Dr. Ralph DiSibio, Executive Vice president Washington Group International, Inc. and President of Energy & Environment Unit
Topic: Washington Group International, Inc. Energy & Environment (June 2002)

Dr. William Hoehn, Visiting Professor & Coca-Cola Foundation Eminent Practitioner in Residence, The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology
Topic: A Citizen's Guide to Counter-Terrorism & Homeland Defense (May 2002)

General John A. Gordon, Under Secretary of Nuclear Security & Administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), US Department of Energy
Topic: NNSA's Role In National Defense And Counter-Terrorism (April 2002)

John T. Conway, Chairman, Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board
Topic: The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board and 12 Years Of Work (March 2002)

Dr. Andres Kadak, Professor Nuclear Engineering Dept., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Topic: The Politically Correct Reactor (August 2001)

Dr. Paul Robinson, President, Sandia Corporation and Director, Sandia National Laboratories
Topic: Preserving Peace in the 21st Century (May 2001)

Dr. Ruth Weiner, Adjunct Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of New Mexico
Teaching a graduate course in radioactive waste disposal.
Topic: Radioactive Materials Transportation: Mobile Chernobyl? (April 2001)

Dr. Robert Addis, Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in Environmental Sciences
Topic: Global Warming: Is It Real? (March 2001)

Dr. John R. Cameron, Founder of Radiation, Science & Health, Inc.
Topic: The Good News About Radiation (February 2001)

Mr. William Magwood, IV, Director, Office of Nuclear Energy, Science & Technology,
U.S. Dept. of Energy
Topic: Prospects for Nuclear Science, Technology and Power in the U.S. (October 2000)

Dr. Dennis Erickson, Director of ES&H, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Topic: Los Alamos and the Grand Cerro Fire: Lessons Learned for SRS (August 2000)

Ambrose Schwallie, Former President Westinghouse Savannah River Co.
Topic: Who We Are and Where We Are Going (May 2000)

Dr. James A. Lake, President Elect, American Nuclear Society
Topic: The 4th Generation of Nuclear Power: Emerging Priorities for Nuclear Energy (April 2000)

Emory D. Collins, Senior Technical Advisor, Chemical Technology Div.,
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Topic: Radioisotopes: Production & Use in Industry (March 2000)

Gary K. Bertsch, Director, Center for Intn'l Trade & Security, University of Georgia
Topic: National Security: How Will We Meet 21st Century Challenges? (December 1999)


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