2019 NAYGN National Conference Materials


The Impact of AI and Data Analytics in Nuclear

Turning Nuclear Words into Action

2030 Future Nuclear Applications

Nuclear – Not Just Energy



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Sessions and Workshops

Conference Agenda


  • Maximize Your Leadership Presence and Build Momentum Around Your Personal Brand
  • The Impact of AI and Data Analytics in Nuclear
    • Joan Knight: Innovation Director, Exelon Generation
    • Haoyu Wang: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Argonne National Laboratory
    • Xenia Mastropetrou: Assistant Marketing Manager, Ecolab
  • Practice in Politics: Navigating Nuclear Policy
    • Dr. Ashley Finan: Executive Director, Nuclear Innovation Alliance
    • Allison Graves: Director, Federal Governmental Affairs, Entergy Operations, Inc.
    • Scott Greenlee: Senior Vice President of Engineering and Technical Services, Exelon Nuclear
    • Craig Piercy: Washington Representative, American Nuclear Society
  • Nuclear: Not Just Energy!
    • Abbey Donahue: Engineering Manager, SHINE Medical Technologies
    • Zabrina Johal: Director of Business Development, General Atomics
    • Tina Taylor: Senior Director R&D and Deputy Chief Nuclear Officer, Electric Power Research Institute
  • Nuclear in Motion: Fostering an Innovation Culture
    • Kimberly Corn: Manager, Innovations, Institute of Nuclear Power Operations
    • Ryan Osero: Senior Portfolio Director, IDEO
    • Jason Pastras: Innovation Technology Manager, Southern Company
  • Turning Nuclear Words Into Action
    • Madeline Monaco: Speaker, Nuclear Matters
    • Eric Meyer: Founder and Executive Director, Generation Atomic
    • Bill Murray: Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Communications, Dominion Energy
  • Future Nuclear Technology and Applications
    • Lenka Kollar: Director of Strategy and External Relations, NuScale Power
    • Kirk Sorensen: President and Chief Technologist, Flibe Energy
    • Dr. Finis Southworth: Chief Technology Officer, NGNP Industry Alliance
  • NAYGN Past-Presidents Panel
    • Liz McAndrew-Benavides: Training Manager, Electric Power Research Institute
    • Duncan Robinson: Manager, Nuclear Fuels Engineering, Duke Energy
    • Paul Wilson: Professor of Nuclear Engineering, University of Wisconsin – Madison
    • Kristin Zaitz: Manager, Decommissioning Engineering, Pacific Gas & Electric Corp