Ready4Nuclear - Nuclear Suppliers Workshop

NIC/CTC Nuclear Supplier Workshop 


August 23, 2017 

Sheraton Station Square 

Pittsburgh, PA 

7:00 am Registration and continental breakfast opens 

8:00 am Conference Welcome 

• David Blee – US Nuclear Infrastructure Council 

Bill Altergott – Concurrent Technologies Corporation 

8:15 am Conference Keynote – Tom Miller, US DOE 

8:35 am NIC Introduction and Nuclear Power Generation Outlook 

Current and Future Nuclear Power Generation/Supplier Landscape 

• Vince Gilbert – USNIC Manufacturing & Supply Chain Working Group 

• Chris Martoglio – Blue Burro – Procurement Demand Support Tool 

9:00 am What Nuclear Reactor Companies Need – Mandate for Advanced Manufacturing 

• Steve Wolbert – NuScale Power 

Clint Armstrong – Westinghouse 

9:30 am Center for Advanced Nuclear Manufacturing (CANM) – Panel 

• Rob Akans – Concurrent Technologies Corporation 

Jayant Rajgopal – University of Pittsburgh 

Brad Dunkin – NIC Manufacturing and Supply Chain Working Group 

Steve Wolbert – NuScale Power 

10:15 am Speed Matching – Part 1 

10:30 am Break 

10:45 am Required Certifications, Capabilities and Resources – Panel 

NQA-1 Certification Program and “N” Stamp Certifications 

Ken Balkey, Past Vice President of Nuclear Codes & Standards – ASME 

Christopher Mahler, Business Development Manager – ASME 

Recommended Certifications for Non-Safety Components/QA Audits/Continuous Improvement 

Kris Narasimhan, Senior Program Director, – AMMI (American Mergers & Manufacturing International 

11:15 am Speed Matching – Part 2 

11:30 am Lessons Learned in the Nuclear Business 

• Patty Tuite – Empyrean Services 

Jim Stouch – PCC York 

12:00 pm Lunch 

1:30 pm Building a Regional Supply Chain Cluster – Vince Gilbert, USNIC 

• Economic Impact of a Localized Supply Chain 

• Prospects for Advanced Manufacturing 

• Prospects for Sub-Module Manufacturing 

1:50 pm Workforce Development – Panel

• David Heler, Consultant – Accelerant Solutions 

Allen DiPalma – University of Pittsburgh 

Alison Treaster, Director of Workforce Business Engagement 

2:50 pm Speed Matching – Part Three 

3:15 pm Break 

4:00 pm Export Opportunities and Controls – US DOC 

• Margaret Harding, Principal – 4Factor Consulting 

Allen DiPalma – University of Pittsburgh 

Ryan Russell, Senior International Trade Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service 

4:30 pm Speed Matching – Part Four 

4:45 pm Wrap up and End of Session – Vince Gilbert, USNIC 

5:15-6:30 pm Reception, Mezzanine River Terrace