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6thWorkshop on Isotope Federal Supply and Demand
   November 15, 2018
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
White Flint Amphitheatre
5701 Marinelli Road
North Bethesda, Maryland  20852

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Time Topic Speaker
8:00-8:45 Registration  
8:45-9:15 Welcome and Objectives; Overview of DOE Isotope Program Dr. Jehanne Gillo, Director, Facilities and Project Management Division, Office of Nuclear Physics; Director, DOE Isotope Program, Office of Science, DOE
9:15-9:45 Keynote lecture: Reorganizations and Changes in Mission Scope throughout the Federal Complex Major General Julie Bentz, Deputy Senior Director for Weapons of Mass Destruction and  Bio-Defense, National Security Council, Executive Office of the President
9:45-10:15 Keynote lecture: The Importance of Isotopes in Counter Terrorism

Dr. David Bowman, Deputy Associate
Administrator for Counterterrorism and
Counterproliferation, National Nuclear
Security Administration
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00 Status of the New Brunswick Laboratory Program Office Peter Mason, Acting Director of the New Brunswick Laboratory Program Office, Office of Science, DOE
11:00-11:30 Radioisotope Power Source Isotope Selection Criteria Dr. Marc Garland, Deputy Director, DOE Isotope Program, Office of Science, DOE
11:30-12:00 New Developments in the Nuclear Forensics Reference Material Program Dr. Richard Essex, National Institute of
Standards and Technology
12:00-1:30 Lunch
2:00-2:30 Isotope Production R&D – Bringing New Isotopes to the Communitye Dr. Ethan Balkin, Program Manager for Isotope Research & Development, DOE Isotope Program, Office of Science, DOE
2:30-3:00 Advances in Targeted Alpha Therapy – Using Isotopes to Fight Cancer Dr. Jacek Capala, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
3:00-3:20 Status of the Federal Reserve of He-4 Joe Peterson, Assistant Field Office Manager, Helium Resources, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior
3:20-3:35 Break
3:35-4:05 Advances in Enriched Stable Isotope Production Joel Grimm, Program Manager for Stable Isotopes, DOE Isotope Program, Office of Science, DOE
4:05-4:35 Reducing the Nation’s Dependency on Foreign Isotope Supplies Mitch Ferren, Associate Director of the National Isotope Development Center
  Special Initiatives: Li-7, Heavy Water, He-3 Dr. Joe Glaser, Program Manager for Special Initiatives, DOE Isotope Program, Office of Science, DOE
4:35 Concluding Remarks Jehanne Gillo