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ETEC Meeting: Jim Vosburg, ORISE

August 25 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am

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You are invited to join us on Friday morning to hear Jim Vosburg, director of the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) speak.

Friday, August 25
7:30-8:30 a.m.
Homer Fisher Room, UT Outreach Center


Dr. William J. (Jim) Vosburg serves as the director of the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE). He leads a $310 million multi-functional program implementing all elements of the ORISE performance areas including STEM workforce development, scientific and technical resource integration, human subject health and protection surveillance, independent environmental assessment and verification, and operations of the radiation emergency assistance center/training site (REAC/TS). Vosburg is also a senior vice president of ORAU and serves on the ORAU Strategic Leadership Team.

Don’t Miss the…

Nuclear Suppliers Workshop. Registration is now open. Hosted by the U.S. Nuclear Infrastructure Council (NIC) & ETEC, the nuclear manufacturing community will convene in Oak Ridge on September 6 & 7, 2017 at Pollard Technology Conference Center.

Sessions will be conducted by national speakers representing various components of the nuclear industry geared toward strengthening the nation’s nuclear supply chain. The two day conference will include an evening reception for attendees and business/community leaders, and optional tours of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the Y-12 National Security Complex, and the East Tennessee Technology Park. Click here to view the working agenda.

Nuclear Suppliers Workshop

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Organized in 1973, the East Tennessee Economic Council (ETEC) is an independent, regional, non-profit membership organization dedicated to supporting the federal government’s missions in Oak Ridge as well as encouraging new opportunities to fully utilize the highly-skilled talent, cutting-edge technologies and unique facilities that make up the federal reservation, the University of Tennessee complex, and the TVA  region.

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Call for Nominations

ETEC is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Muddy Boot Award and Postma Young Professional Medal. Nomination submissions for the Muddy Boot Award and Postma Young Professional Medal should include a letter to the selection committee containing specific reasons for the nomination along with the nominee’s resume and bio. Detailed criteria can be found here for Muddy Boot and here for Postma Medal. Nominations will be accepted through August 25, 2017, and may be submitted online, by email, or through the mail.

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