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Next Luncheon:  Tuesday March 12, 2024

Speaker:  LLNL Director, Dr. Kim Budil

Briefing Title- LLNL Highlights.

Luncheon Speaker-   Dr Kim Budil
Briefing Title- LLNL Highlights

Cattlemens Restaurant                        Tuesday                                       Cost

2882 Kitty Hawk Rd                          March 12th                           $  35/person

Livermore, CA 94551                          11:00 AM


Our March 12th speaker will be LLNL Director, Kim Budil.

This talk will draw upon examples from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to highlight the challenges – and incredible opportunities – presented by this extraordinary progress. Director Dr. Kim Budil will describe how the unique facilities and people at LLNL enable the Laboratory to contribute to national security missions, lead fundamental research and engage the local community.

Kimberly S. Budil is the director of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, where she leads a workforce of more than 8,700 employees and manages an annual operating budget of $3 billion. As director, she sets the strategic vision for the Laboratory and is responsible for the successful execution of programs and operations to enhance national security through application of cutting-edge science and technology and to maintain an outstanding and diverse workforce. Budil engages with the senior leadership of Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, and other federal agencies, as well as senior leaders across government, academia and the private sector. She holds a Ph.D. in engineering and applied science from the University of California, Davis, and a B.S. in physics from the University of Illinois at Chicago .

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About LLRA

The Livermore Lab Retirees Association (LLRA) is an organization for retired employees and spouses of retirees of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.  LLRA is open to retirees from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, whether they are members of CalPERS, UCRS or the private retirement system of the LLC. 

We generally have monthly luncheon meetings January through November where invited speakers cover topics from science at the Lab to community topics. 


LLRA is a member of the The Council of University of California Retiree Associations (CUCRA), a consortium of the Retiree Associations of nine University of California campuses: Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, and Santa Cruz; the three UC-managed National Laboratories: Lawrence Berkeley, Lawrence Livermore, and Los Alamos; and the Office of the President/Regents.

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