BOTC 23 Draft Agenda

Day 1 - Tuesday, Oct 3

8:45 AM
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8:45 AM

Scholarship Golf Tournament

A four-person scramble with a shotgun start at 8:45 a.m. at Willow Creek Country Club in Knoxville, Tennessee. Funds raised from this tournament will benefit colleges in Tennessee, South Carolina and New Mexico.

5:30 PM
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5:30 PM

Opening Ceremony

Ribbon Cutting and Champagne Toast

  • Mayor Glenn Jacobs, Knox County
  • Mark Ellison, President, ETEBA & Jacobs
  • Alex Snyder, BOTC Chair, ETEBA & Mesa Associates, Inc.
  • Elizabeth Harm, Executive Director, ETEBA
  • TBA, Catawba Corporations
  • TBA, Longenecker

Champagne sponsored by Curtiss-Wright

6:00 PM
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6:00 PM

Opening Celebration

Sponsored By Catawba Corporations

Day 2 - Wednesday, Oct 4

7:30 AM
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7:30 AM

Registration & Exhibit Hall Open

Check in at registration to receive your 2023 Attendee kit:

8:00 AM
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8:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

Fuel up and foster valuable connections at our networking breakfast in the exhibit hall.

8:30 AM
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8:30 AM

Welcome, Opening Remarks & Safety Topic

  • Welcome: Mark Ellison, Jacobs / President, ETEBA
  • Safety Message: Alex Snyder, Mesa Associates, Inc. / Board Member, ETEBA
  • Opening Remarks: Elizabeth Harm, Executive Director, ETEBA
8:45 AM
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8:45 AM

Keynote Address

Speaker To Be Announced

9:15 AM
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9:15 AM

Panel 1 - Prime Contracts Across the Complex

Emerging Information on Business Opportunities

Moderator: TBA

Panelists:

  • Jay Mullis, Manager, Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM)
  • Ken Reuter, President, United Cleanup Oak Ridge (UCOR)
  • Mike Budney, Manager, Savannah River DOE
  • Teresa Robbins, Manager, NNSA Production Office
  • Joel Bradburne, Manager, Portsmouth/Paducah Projects Office (PPPO)
  • Myrna Redfield, President and CEO, Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership, LLC
  • Hanford – Cleanup Site – Brian Vance – pending/invited
10:30 AM
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10:30 AM

Networking Break

Now’s your chance to grab a coffee from the coffee station sponsored by Management Solutions!

11:00 AM
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11:00 AM

Panel 2 - Major Infrastructure

Modernization of Government Facilities to Accommodate Emerging Needs

Moderator: Levitte Cox, Jacobs

Panelists:

  • Dennis Carr, Executive Vice President/NNSA Chief Operations Officer, SRNS
  • Johnny Moore, Manager, ORNL Site Office
  • Y-12 – CNS (LPF) – Jan West – pending/invited
  • LANL – Pajarito Corridor – Yvonne Gonzales – pending/invited
  • Stan Tuholski, Lawrence Berkeley – Electrical Project – pending/invited
  • Hanford – Cleanup Site – pending/invited
  • NNSA, Nicole Nelson-Jean, Associate Admin., Office of Infrastructure – pending/invited
12:15 PM
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12:15 PM

Networking Lunch

Enjoy a buffet lunch and networking in the exhibit hall.

1:30 PM
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1:30 PM

Panel 3 - Human Capital / Human Resources

Corporate Adaptation of Human Capital Needs

Moderator: TBD

Panelists:

  • Blake Mayes, Project Control Solutions: Retention Efforts Across the Industry
  • Dave Pesiri, Transition Manager, Los Alamos National Laboratory: Federal Investment
  • Allison Getsi, President, RSI Entech: Small Business Initiatives
  • TBA, Knoxville Chamber of Commerce: Local Investment
  • Kristin Ellis, Acting Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Regulatory and Policy Affairs – pending/invited
  • Large Business Initiatives: Amentum – pending/invited
2:30 PM
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2:30 PM

Networking Break

Opportunity: grab a drink from the beverage station, sponsored by Fluor.

3:00 PM
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3:00 PM

Panel 4 - Sustainability / Resiliency

Moderator: TBD

Panelists:

  • Misty Mayes, President, Management Solutions, LLC
  • Indya Kincannon, Mayor, City of Knoxville
  • Alex Gorelik, Attorney, Taft
  • Lori Braase, Senior Advisor, Idaho National Laboratory, GAIN Program
  • Todd Shrader, Director, Project Management, Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations – pending/invited
4:15 PM
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4:15 PM

Networking and Exhibitor Exploration

Network and explore the Exhibit Hall to learn more about the capabilities of your fellow ETEBA Member Companies.

Day 3 - Thursday, Oct 5

8:00 AM
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8:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

Fuel up and foster valuable connections at our networking breakfast in the exhibit hall.

8:30 AM
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8:30 AM

Rise and Shine With OSDBU

Updates and Overview

Speaker pending

8:50 AM
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8:50 AM

Panel 5 - Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

Fireside Chat / Casual Setting

Panel participants pending

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Matchmaking

Hosted by DOE EMCBC

Must Pre-Register to Participate / Registration Opens September 25

Those registered by September 25 will receive first notification of matchmaking opportunities.

(One Set of Appts. Per Company)

9:30 AM
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9:30 AM

Panel 6 - Doing Business With The Department of Defense

Application of DOE-Relevant Skill Sets to Support Niche DoD Mission Space

Moderator: TBD

Panelists:

  • Kim Buehler, Director, Army Office of Small Business Programs
  • Jennifer Cavanagh, Chief, Office of Small Business Programs, Savannah District, USACE

USACE Districts:

  • Nikki Fatherly, FUSRAP, Program Management – pending/invited
  • Eulanda Scott-Singleton, Nashville District – pending/invited
  • TBD, Huntsville District – pending/invited
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10:45 AM

Panel 7 - Business Opportunities Across the Industry

ETEBA Member Upcoming Opportunities

Leveraging ETEBA’s FY24 Agenda to Identify Opportunities and Partnerships

Moderator: TBD

Panelists:

  • Levitte Cox, Vice President and General Manager, Nuclear Projects, Jacobs
  • DJ Johnson, Vice President and General Manager, Honeywell Federal Solutions
  • Martin Schneider, President, Longenecker and Associates
  • Lou Martinez, Vice President, Strategy and Innovation, Kairos Power
  • Jason Shergur, Vice President of Business Development, GEM Technologies, Inc.
  • TBD, Fluor – pending/invited
  • Sean White, Amentum – pending/invited
12:00 PM
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12:00 PM

Networking Lunch

Enjoy a buffet lunch and networking in the exhibit hall.

1:15 PM
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1:15 PM

Panel 8 - SmALL BUSINESS THURSDAY

Prime Contracting

Panel participants pending

2:15 PM
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2:15 PM

Panel 9 - SmALL Business Thursday

Subcontracting

Panel participants pending

3:15 PM
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3:15 PM

DOE Procurement Updates and Opportunities

Presented by Aaron Deckard, Procurement Director, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

3:45 PM
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3:45 PM

BOTC 2023 Closeout

Closing Remarks