Monday, February 21, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 7:45 PM EST
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Celeste Simon 
World Affairs Council of Palm Beach 

National Nuclear Security: 21st Century Science and Technology Perspective

Monday, February 21, 2022

The Colony Palm Beach Pavilion Room 
155 Hammon Avenue
Palm Beach, FL 33480  

6:00 p.m. – Registration & Social
6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Speaker Presentation

Dr. Chris Deeney will discuss National Nuclear Security   

Speaker Profile:

Dr. Chris Deeney is currently Deputy Director for the Laboratory for Laser Energetics at the University of Rochester. Previously he was chief science and technology officer for national security at Pacific National Laboratories - PNNL. His responsibilities included providing senior leadership in strategy development for the national security research portfolio and programs. A respected researcher and innovator, Deeney has been at the forefront of integrating scientific and engineering capabilities to address some of the nation's most serious security threats. "Deeney's unique skills and experience make him the right person to lead PNNL's national security strategy," said Tony Peurrung, associate laboratory director for national security.

For the past five years, Deeney worked for National Security Technologies or NSTec as the vice president for program integration and chief technology officer before moving to special assignment for NSTec's parent organization. His responsibilities included three directorates - stockpile stewardship, global security, and environmental management - and he executed his programs throughout five DOE nuclear facilities and multiple high-level, hazardous waste facilities.

Previously, Deeney was the assistant deputy administrator for stockpile stewardship for the National Nuclear Security Administration. He managed the $1.7 billion nuclear stockpile stewardship program of three national laboratories and the Nevada National Security Site. He was also a senior manager responsible for numerous experiments related to nuclear weapons physics and pulse power technologies at Sandia National Laboratories.

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