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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, May 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will host the InnovationXLab: Advanced Manufacturing Summit at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will provide remarks, tour the innovative XLab exhibits, and have a brief media availability. The following DOE officials will also be participating in the Advanced Manufacturing Summit:

  • Under Secretary of Energy Mark W. Menezes

  • Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar

  • Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Daniel Simmons

  • Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy Ed McGinnis

  • DOE Chief Commercialization Officer and Director of the Office of Technology Transitions Conner Prochaska

Secretary Perry will also unveil a major computing announcement while at Oak Ridge on Tuesday.

To cover this event and for more information please contact Shaylyn Hynes at and Morgan McCorkle at

This Summit is the third in the InnovationXLab Series designed to showcase the remarkable assets of DOE’s National Laboratories and provide industry representatives with information about leveraging these assets to accelerate innovation and U.S. competitiveness.