Opportunities in Energy 2019

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Opportunities in Energy 2019

December 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Join the Tennessee Advanced Energy Business Council at its annual, year-end “Opportunities in Energy” event!

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5G And The Future Of Energy

Presented By: Verizon

Lunch will be served.


12:00 PM

Welcoming Remarks

  • Cortney Piper, Executive Director & Vice President, TAEBC


Featured Speaker:

  • Majid Khan, Managing Director, Strategy & Business Development, Verizon


Featured Panel: 5G and the Future of Energy

  • Greg Thompson, Senior Manager, Smart Grid Services Digital Engagements, Schneider Electric
  • Gary Brinkworth, Director, Enterprise Research & Technology Innovation, TVA
  • Majid Khan, Managing Director, Strategy & Business Development, Verizon


Supercomputer Partnerships: How UT & IBM Are Revolutionizing Tennessee’s Advanced Energy Economy

  • David Turek, Vice President of High Performance & Cognitive Computing, IBM


The Future Of Mobility

  • Jeff Madura, Director of Public Sector Sales, Van Hool
  • Mike Bolin, VP of Utility Advancement, KUB
  • Cornelius Willingham, Manager of Electric Vehicle Fleet Business Development, Nissan
  • Moderated by: Ryan Stanton, Senior Consultant for Strategic Energy Initiatives, Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation Office of Energy Programs


What’s New at the University of Tennessee Research Park at Cherokee Farm?

  • Tom Rogers, President & CEO, University of Tennessee Research Park at Cherokee Farm
  • Dr. Leon M. Tolbert, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, UT/ORNL


Technology Spotlight, Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Novel Catalyst for Low Temperature Emissions Control

  • Todd Toops, Distinguished R&D Scientist, ORNL Fuels, Engines, & Emissions Research Center


Energy Mentor Network Showcase

  • Ira Weiss, Principal, WeissAssociates
  • Gary Rawlings, Technology Consultant, ORNL Innovation Crossroads
  • John Bruck, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, UT Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Moderated by: Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer, PYA


Closing Remarks & Networking


December 5, 2019
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
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By joining TAEBC, you can be part of this exciting effort to grow Tennessee’s economy through advanced energy innovation, generation and manufacturing.