Argonne National Laboratory


GSS Vendor Show
Government Scientific Source (GSS), an AMOS supplier, will host a vendor show Wednesday, July 15, and Thursday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day in the Bistro 213 Cafeteria.

Representatives from GSS and many other vendors will be on-hand to discuss employees’ needs. This is a great opportunity for researchers and mission support personnel to meet manufacturers they are ordering from to ask questions.

Snacks and refreshments will be served.

Argonne announces 2015 Distinguished FellowsJuly 10, 2015

Argonne National Laboratory has named Barry Smith, Charles Macal and Branko Ruscic as its 2015 Distinguished Fellows.

Argonne working with Ford and FCA US to study dual-fuel vehiclesJuly 9, 2015

It’s not as challenging as mixing oil and water, but scientists at Argonne are partnering with industry to study a tricky fuel mixing problem that could lead to more efficient engines.

Job Opportunities at the IAEA
The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has sponsored the Next Generation Safeguards Initiative (NGSI) Safeguards Summer Lecture Series.

This is a videoconference series that begins Monday, July 6 and ends Wednesday, August 12, 2015.

The video conferences will take place every Monday and Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. CST in Building 315, Rm. L129.

The series provides a great opportunity to discuss the safeguards field and learn about the work being done across the DOE National Laboratory Complex.

Propel: Management Teams


Who do you want on your team? Who should be driving? Topics include diversity and depth in expertise and skills needed to start and grow a high-tech venture. Various scenarios for leadership acquisition and transition are explored.

Panelists will include successful entrepreneurs and seed-stage investor/Board members, including Tom Cox of McCarthy Duffy, Rob Metz of Horizon Pharma and Harry Rowland of Endotronix.

Propel: Operating a Company


Experts lead the conversation on a startups considerations related to liability, employment agreements, accounting, insurance and other related issues required to operate.

Presented by representatives from Hub International, Perkins Coie and TriNet.

Propel: Startup Finance and Accounting


Accounting and finance principles for startups, from investor-facing future financial statements to startup accounting basics. Finance, tax and accounting consideration are explored as entrepreneurs make very personal decisions on venture structure and fundraising efforts.

Presented by a panel of entrepreneurs and financial/accounting experts, including Eric Benson, John Slump and others tbd.

Launchpad Encore: Guiding the Flash: Engineering a Super Strobe Light Called the Advanced Photon Source
The winner of the inaugural 2015 Argonne Launchpad Competition is Principal Mechanical Engineer Gary Navrotski (XSD).

Navrotski will make a special Launchpad Encore presentation "Guiding the Flash: Engineering a Super Strobe Light Called the Advanced Photon Source" Tuesday, July 21, 2015, noon, Bistro 213, Dining Rms. A/B.