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“Opportunities in Energy” featuring U.S. Department of Energy’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Kathleen Hogan

December 6, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm UTC-5

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Join the Tennessee Advanced Energy Business Council at its annual, year-end “Opportunities in Energy” event. At this year’s event we’ll unveil a three-part video series showing you the people who are making a difference in Tennessee’s advanced energy industry and what’s to come in the future.

The event will feature special guests and speakers from the U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Silicon Ranch Corporation, Strata-G, and Tennessee Advanced Energy Business Council Members. Please join us directly following the program for a networking happy hour. Complimentary food and drinks will be provided.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. EST

The Square Room
4 Market Square
Knoxville, TN 37902

REMINDER: The Square Room is located inside Cafe 4 in Market Square. 

PARKING — Plan ahead!

We suggest parking at the State Street Garage or Walnut Street Garage, both are a 5 minute walk to the venue. There is a fee associated with parking at these garages.

Downtown parking information:

State Street: 520 State Street, Knoxville, TN

Walnut Street: 407 Walnut Street, Knoxville, TN

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Agenda

2:00 PM

Welcome: Matt Kisber, TAEBC President and President & CEO of Silicon Ranch Corporation

 

Special video presentation from Congressman Chuck Fleischmann

 

Featured Fireside Chat: Kathleen Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, U.S. Department of Energy & Bryan Dods, CEO, Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI)

Moderated by: John Becker, WBIR-TV

 

Video: This is Advanced Energy

This is Advanced Energy

How big were some of Tennessee’s advanced energy wins this year? Find out here as industry leaders discuss their wins, how they will affect Tennessee’s economy and the industry as a whole.

  • Ben Jordan, Manufacturing Manager, Centrus Energy
  • Jim Plourde, Federal Program Director, Schneider Electric
  • Alan Franc, Product Development Manager, Techmer ES
  • Moderator: Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer, PYA & Teknovation.biz

 

Video: Inside Advanced Energy

Inside Advanced Energy

Industry leaders discuss top advanced energy trends and how we can leverage them to become the #1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs.

  • Matt Kisber, President & CEO, Silicon Ranch Corporation
  • Dan Hurst, President & Founder, Strata-G
  • Jim DeMouy, Vice President Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability, Bridgestone Americas
  • Moderator: Ted Townsend, Chief Operating Officer, Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development

 

Video: Innovations in Advanced Energy

Innovations in Advanced Energy

Innovations at Oak Ridge National Lab are transforming the energy industry. Public/private partnerships are accelerating the pace of innovation moving from the lab to the marketplace and Tennessee’s economy has benefited tremendously from those successful partnerships. What’s on the horizon?

  • Mohammad (Moe) Khaleel, Associate Laboratory Director for Energy and Environmental Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Tom Rogers, Director, Industrial Partnerships and Economic Development, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Connie Jackson, CEO, LeMond Composites
  • Peter Hedger Jr., Director of Marketing and Communications, Magnum Venus Products
  • Moderator: Dr. Taylor Eighmy, Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement, University of Tennessee

 

Advanced Energy Entrepreneurship

Learn more about the Energy Mentor Network– a structured mentorship program specifically for energy entrepreneurs and startups in Tennessee powered by Launch Tennessee and TAEBC.

  • Kevin Christopher, Mentor, Energy Mentor Network
  • Cortney Piper, TN Advanced Energy Business Council
  • Ken Woody, President, Innova Memphis
  • Moderator: Jill Van Beke, Director of Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Launch Tennessee

 

4:30-5:30 PM Happy Hour & Networking

Please join us directly following the program for a networking happy hour. Complimentary food and drinks will be provided.

 

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. EST

The Square Room
4 Market Square
Knoxville, TN 37902

Details

Date:
December 6, 2016
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/opportunities-in-energy-tickets-28339134113

Venue

The Square Room

By joining TAEBC, you can be part of this exciting effort to grow Tennessee’s economy through advanced energy innovation, generation and manufacturing.