• Leadership Oak Ridge Alumni 2nd Annual Workshop & Homecoming

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    Name: Leadership Oak Ridge Alumni 2nd Annual Workshop & Homecoming
    Date: February 18, 2020
    Time: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM EST
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    Join other Leadership Oak Ridge alumni for an afternoon of professional development, education and networking. 

    Confirmed speakers include Morgan Smith of Consolidated Nuclear Security, Jenni Bates of UT-Battelle/ORNL and Samantha Lane of Origami Day. And, leaders from the economic development community will provide an update on what's new with retail, residential, commercial and industrial development in Oak Ridge.

    12:00 p.m.
                Registration & Networking/Pick up box lunch and select a seat
    12:15 p.m.
                Welcome & Comments by Sharon Kohler of ORNL and Chair, Center for Leadership &                              Community Development
                                    Introduce Speaker – Jenni Bates, EdD (confirmed)

                               Oak Ridge National Laboratory
                                    Workforce Development Consultant, Employee and Organizational Development

                                Multiple Generations in the Workforce: How We Can Learn From Each Other
    1:00 p.m.               Invest in Yourself - Be Present AND Productive Through Better Time Management
                                  Samantha Lane, Origami Day (confirmed)
    1:45 p.m.            Break- Refreshments Available in Lobby
    2:00 p.m.            Leadership & Workforce Development:
                               Challenges & Opportunities in Recruiting & Retaining Workers
                                Morgan Smith, President & CEO (confirmed)
                                CNS Y-12
    2:45 p.m.               Announcement of Best Class Attendance – TBD
                                  Break - Refreshments Available in Lobby
    3:15 p.m.               Group Activity – At Your Table Brainstorm Statements That Convey the Value of                               
                             Leadership Oak Ridge to You Personally and Professionally
    3:45 p.m.               Economic Development Update Panel Discussion
                                    What’s New with Residential, Retail, Commercial, Office & Industry
                                    Steve Jones, Economic Development Consultant for City of Oak Ridge (confirmed)
                                    Steve Whitson, Chairman of the City of Oak Ridge Planning Commission (confirmed)
                                    Parker Hardy, President of Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce (confirmed)
                                    Ray Evans, Economic Development Consultant for City of Oak Ridge (invited)
                                    Mark Watson, City Manager of City of Oak Ridge (invited)
                                    David Wilson, Chairman of Oak Ridge Industrial Development Board (confirmed)
    4:30 p.m.               Final Comments & Announcements - Tracy Boatner, ETEC
                                  Chair, Leadership Oak Ridge Advisory Committee
                                    Reception in Lobby
    6:00 p.m.               Conclude

    Donate to the Leadership Oak Ridge Scholarship Fund. 
    Towneplace Suites by Marriott 
    300 S. Rutgers Avenue, Oak Ridge
    Date/Time Information:
    Tues., Feb. 18
    12 to 6 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Greta Ownby
    $125 for Homecoming 2020 (includes box lunch, all programming and reception)

    All registered attendees receive a year of complimentary Leadership Oak Ridge Alumni membership. If not attending Homecoming, alumni can join for $75.

    Contributions to the scholarship fund can be made in $25 increments at checkout.
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