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Stuart McWhorter

Commissioner of Economic and
Community Development

State of Tennessee

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January 6, 2023

7:30-8:30 a.m. (EST)

In person at the UT Outreach Center in Oak Ridge & on Zoom

Friday Meeting Details

In-Person (Registration not Needed):

Meetings are held in the UT Outreach Center in Oak Ridge.
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Virtual Attendees (Please Register):

To participate in the meeting via Zoom, register for this and future Friday meetings with this link:
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Meeting Sponsor

Thank you to Omega Technical Services for sponsoring the Friday morning meetings in January.

Upcoming ETEC Friday Meetings

January 13 - Kurt Terrani, Ulta Safe Nuclear Corporation
January 20 - Featured Fridays with the ETEC Board (All members and their guests are welcome to attend.)
January 27 - No ETEC, Due to the Regional Chamber Legislative Agenda Breakfast (Will be held in Clinton, pre-registration through the Chamber website is required.)

2023 Meeting Sponsorships Available

Sponsorships for a month of ETEC Friday Morning Meetings are available for 2023. The cost is $1,000 per month and the benefits are listed below. To easily purchase this great promotional opportunity for your organization, click here.
  • Verbal recognition of sponsorship by the ETEC Chairperson at weekly meetings during the month
  • Advertisement with logo on meeting slides at weekly meetings during the month
  • Opportunity to speak for 3 minutes and show 1-2 slides during 1 of the weekly meetings
  • Logo ad with a link to your website in weekly newsletters (750+ subscribers) during the month
  • Logo with a link to your website on the weekly meetings page of the ETEC website throughout the month
  • Mention of company name and link to your website in weekly social media posts during the month


ETEC 2022 Annual Meeting Recap

Thanks to everyone who attended, sponsored, and spoke at the ETEC Annual Meeting & Awards Celebration! It was a great event with 350 attendees, a keynote address from TN Governor Bill Lee, awards presentations, and fun ETEC traditions. Dr. Jim Rushton and Dr. Chris Whaley were honored with the Muddy Boot Award. Katie Roberts was the recipient of the Postma Young Professional Medal. Click here to view more photos from the event. Read about it in and The Oak Ridger.

ETEC Nuclear Opportunities Workshop

Save the Date - Final

Regional/Partner Events

Jan. 11 - ECA: Fusion 101 Webinar with Zap Energy
Jan. 17 - PTAC: Government Contracting 101 – Part 1 (East TN)
Jan. 18 - PTAC: Government Contracting 101 – Part 2 (East TN)
Jan. 27 - Chamber Regional Legislative Breakfast (Registration required)
Feb. 2 - CNS Partners in Excellence Workshop
Feb. 10 - UT: Haslam College of Business 2023 Virtual Spring Career Expo



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Weekly Wisdom

“There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.”
– C.S. Lewis

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