Be our Guest…
August 17, 2018
Homer Fisher Room, UT Outreach Center
As a small business woman, author, mother, grandmother, and Member of Congress, Marsha Blackburn has dedicated her service to making America a more prosperous place to live. Congressman Blackburn began her elected service career in 1998 as a Tennessee State Senator. Blackburn’s Senate career was marked by her commitment to fiscal common sense and government accountability. Click here to read more.
ETEC After Hours
Attention emerging leaders! You are invited to ETEC… After Hours! This event series will feature networking, drinks, and a conversation with accomplished professionals. It is perfect for both established and early career professionals in the Knoxville-Oak Ridge region. With the goal of fostering an environment of mentoring and relationship building, all ETEC members and guests are invited and are asked to encourage the emerging leaders in your organizations or in your network to attend. Click here for more information and to register.
Call for Nominations
ETEC is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Muddy Boot Awards and Postma Young Professional Medals. Please visit the nominations page for details and a submission form. A list of objectives, criteria, and a list of past winners is available on the Muddy Boot Award and Postma Young Professional Medal pages. The deadline for nominations is August 17, 2018. Nominations may be submitted online, via email, or mail.
Nuclear Suppliers Workshop
Registration is open for ETEC’s 2nd Annual Nuclear Suppliers Workshop. The event will be held on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The focus of this day-long workshop will be on manufacturing opportunities in the Southeastern United States around small modular reactors, next generation nuclear technology, nuclear medicine and national security programs. A hosted reception will follow the event. Click here to register and for more information.
DOE’s Oak Ridge Reservation is an economic engine for the state of Tennessee. Studying the effects of DOE’s investment in Tennessee in fiscal year 2017, the report examines job creation, state GDP growth, private-sector procurements, payroll and pension disbursement, state and local tax contributions, community development, as well as the ripple effects of this spending. Click here to view the report and more details.
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.