NAYGN Carolinas Regional Conference: Power Up!

Hosted by the Duke Energy Chapter of NAYGN

Funded by the Carolinas Region of NAYGN and the Duke Energy Chapter of NAYGN

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Duke Energy – OJ Miller Auditorium

526 S Church St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Although registration closed on July 3, there may still be spots open! Follow one of the Eventbrite links below to contact the Duke Energy Chapter of NAYGN and request a late addition. Advance registration is required to attend the conference.

The Duke Energy Chapter of NAYGN has decided to fully sponsor the Kickoff Event for all conference attendees! You will be allowed free entry to the Kickoff Event as long as you registered for the Carolinas Regional Conference.

What:

NAYGN Carolinas Regional Conference: Kickoff Event

Join your fellow peers for heavy appetizers, networking and entertainment the evenging before the Carolinas Regional Conference!

This event is free and open to anyone who registered for the Carolinas Regional Conference

Where:

Nuvole Rooftop TwentyTwo

220 E. Trade St, Suite 2200, Charlotte, NC 28202

When:

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Event Link: naygn.org/carolinas
Entrance:

Enter through the AC Hotel & Residence Inn entrance off 220 E Trade St.

Take the elevator to floor 22.

Parking:

No free parking available.

Alternatively, we recommend parking at your hotel and walking or using a taxi/rideshare

 

What:

NAYGN Carolinas Regional Conference

Join NAYGN Carolinas for the second annual Carolinas Regional Conference in Charlotte, NC!

 Note that you must have registered for the conference in advance via Eventbrite.

Where:

Duke Energy – OJ Miller Auditorium

526 S Church St, Charlotte, NC 28202

When:

Thursday, July 25, 2019

7:30 am – 4:30 pm (breakfast and registration from 7:30 am – 8:00 am)

Event Link: naygn.org/carolinas
Entrance:

Enter via the front entrance at 526 S Church St. Duke Energy employees should bring their employee ID. All other guests should bring a photo ID and register at the front desk.

Parking:

No free parking available.

Alternatively, we recommend remaining parked at your hotel and walking or using a taxi/rideshare.

  

What:

NAYGN Carolinas Regional Conference: Post-Conference Social

Join your peers to socialize after the conference! This social includes heavy appetizers, networking and tokens for arcade games!

This event is free and open to anyone who registered for the Carolinas Regional Conference.

Where:

Lucky’s Bar and Arcade

300 N. College St. #104, Charlotte, NC 28202

When:

Thursday, July 25, 2019

4:30 pm – 7:30 pm (immediately following the conference)

Event Link: naygn.org/carolinas
Entrance:

Entrance is located at 300 N. College St.

Parking:

No free parking available.

Alternatively, we recommend leaving your car at Mint St, or parking at your hotel and walking 

 

Additional Information:

 Join industry leaders, nuclear professionals and subject matter experts from all over the Carolinas as we Power Up via a day of expert panels and professional development activities. Additional information such as the conference itinerary, dining, and hotel options are included in this section.

Itinerary for Thursday, 7/25:

7:30 – 8:00  🍴 Breakfast / Registration
8:00 – 8:10 🚥 Welcome
8:10 – 8:30 🌐 Plenary: Duke Energy Leadership Kickoff
8:30 – 8:40 ☕ Coffee Break
8:40 – 10:00 🌐 Plenary: Accident Tolerant Fuel
10:00 – 10:15 ☕ Coffee Break
10:15 – 11:30 🌐 Plenary: Professional Development Workshop
11:30 – 1:00  🍴 Working Lunch w/ Leaders
1:00 – 1:15 ☕ Coffee Break / Walk to Breakout Room
1:15 – 2:45 🔤 Breakout Sessions (pick 1)
Breakout A) 🔤 Nuclear Finance
Breakout B) 🔤 UN Global Energy Summit: A Simulation
Breakout C) 🔤 Nuclear Innovation
2:45 – 3:00 ☕ Coffee Break
3:00 – 4:00 🌐 Plenary: The Future of Energy
4:00 – 4:05 🚥 Closing Remarks
4:05 – 4:30 🚖 Walk / Drive to Social (Lucky’s Arcade Bar)
4:30 – 7:30 🕹 Social at Lucky’s Bar and Arcade

Dining:

Breakfast and lunch will be provided during the conference Thursday. Coffee, snacks and other beverages will be available throughout the day. Appetizers will be provided at both social events.

Please list any food allergens or dietary restrictions when registering on Eventbrite.

Lodging:

Out-of-town attendees are welcome to lodge at any hotel they wish, however NAYGN has reserved a block of rooms at Holiday Inn Charlotte – Center City at a discount rate. This hotel is a 15 minute walk to the conference at Duke Energy OJ Miller Auditorium. Feel free to use the link below or find a hotel on your own.

Holiday Inn Charlotte – Center City

230 N College St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Rate = $139 + taxes and fees for double bedroom

Discount link for non-Duke attendees: click here

 

Additional Questions:

Contact Tyler Andrews, the planning team lead, using the “Contact” button on Eventbrite.