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The 2014 CNTA Edward Teller Lecture and Banquet



CNTA's 23rd Annual Edward Teller Lecture/Banquet was celebrated Monday, October 20 at the University of South Carolina at Aiken's Convocation Center in Aiken SC. The event was surrounded by many other events during Nuclear Science Week. Please click on the link below for a photo gallery from the event.

      2014 Photo Gallery

Our Guest Speaker this year was Robert Stone, Director of the feature film "Pandora's Promise." He is a multi-award winning, Oscar-nominated and Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker.

Born in England, he grew up in both Europe and America. After graduating with a degree in history from University of Wisconsin-Madison, he moved to New York City to pursue a career in filmmaking. His first film, "Radio Bikini", was premiered at Sundance and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Feature Documentary.

Multi-tasking as a producer, director, writer, editor, and cameraman, he has developed a steady international reputation with a range of unique and critically acclaimed feature-documentaries about American history, pop culture, the mass media, and the environment. His best-known works include "Guerilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst", "Oswald's Ghost", "Earth Days", and most recently, "Pandora's Promise". This film premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and won the prestigious Green Award at the Sheffield Documentary Film Festival.

"Pandora's Promise" is now available in its entirety on Netflix and iTunes.


Other highlights of the Teller Lecture and Dinner included the presentation of the 2014 Fred C. Davison Distinguished Scientist Award and the 2014 Robert Maher Memorial Scholarship.

We would like to take the opportunity to thank all of our many sponsors, our CNTA membership, and supporters of the 2014 lecture.


EVENT DATE: October 20, 2014

USCA Convocation Center, 375 Robert M. Bell Parkway, Aiken SC

Cash Bar Reception/Private Speaker's Reception - 6:00-6:45 p.m.
Banquet/Lecture - 7:00 p.m.

Tickets: $50 per person ($65 if eligible for private speaker's reception).
Deadline for reservations is Octobed 3, 2014.
Tickets must be purchased and paid for in advance.

Call or email your reservations:
803-649-3456 or cnta@bellsouth.net
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Tickets will be mailed to the address we have on record or as instructed. Tickets may also be picked up in person at the CNTA office. Business Casual attire is appropriate.

Current Benefactor members of CNTA are entitled to one banquet ticket and one Speaker's Reception ticket. Benefactor members may purchase an additional guest banquet ticket and a Speaker's Reception ticket. All other members and non-members may purchase banquet tickets and take advantage of the cash-bar Open Reception.


Return to Main Teller Lecture Page

Return to the 2014 Davison Award Page

Return to the 2014 Maher Scholarship Page

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