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2021 Student Conference
April 8–10, 2021
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11:00AM–12:30PM (12:00–1:30PM EDT)
Panel|Sponsored by Business/Economic Performance
Session Organizer: Maria Hernandez
Panel|Sponsored by Decommissioning
Session Organizers: Lynne Goodman, Joe Carignan
Panel|Sponsored by Engineering and Equipment Reliability
Session Chair: Pareez Golub
Panel|Sponsored by Executive/Leadership
Session Organizer: Ken Thomas
Panel|Sponsored by Maintenance and Work Management
Session Chair: Jon Anderson
Sponsored by Nuclear Supply Chain
Session Organizers: Roger Smith, Jim Ripple
Sponsored by Operations/Ops Training
Session Organizer: Bruce Hennigan
Panel|Sponsored by Performance Improvement
Session Organizers: Fred Lake, Kevin Rackley
Sponsored by Regulatory Relations
Session Organizer: Greg Robison
Panel|Sponsored by Risk Management
Session Organizer: Gene Kelly
Panel|Sponsored by Technology and Innovation
Session Organizer: Adam Dow
1:00–2:30PM (2:00–3:30PM EDT)
Session Organizer: David Heler
Session Organizer: Gerry VanNoordennen
Session Chair: Ray Herb
Session Organizer: Craig Primer
Session Organizer: Bill Fry
Panel|Sponsored by Performance Improvement|Cosponsored by Maintenance and Work Management
Session Organizers: Fred Lake, Jon Anderson, Kevin Rackley
Panel|Sponsored by Regulatory Relations|Cosponsored by Risk Management
Session Organizer: Ken Lowery
Panel|Sponsored by Technology and Innovation|Cosponsored by Operations/Ops Training
3:00–4:30PM (4:00–5:30PM EDT)
Session Organizer: Tim Schlimpert
Panel|Sponsored by Decommissioning|Cosponsored by Risk Management, Technology and Innovation
Session Chair: Mark Campagna
Panel|Sponsored by Engineering and Equipment Reliability|Cosponsored by Executive/Leadership, Maintenance and Work Management
Session Organizers: Jon Anderson, Ray Herb, Pareez E. Golub
Panel|Sponsored by Nuclear Supply Chain
Panel|Sponsored by Regulatory Relations
Session Organizers: Amir Afzali, Brandon Chisholm