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Dr. John Cardarelli


Health Physics Society

March 10, 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.
Outreach Center 2021 entrance corner

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 Retirement Planning Services for sponsoring the Friday morning meetings in March.

Upcoming ETEC Friday Meetings

March 17 - Glenn Jacobs, Mayor, Knox County
March 24 - Featured Friday with the ETEC Board (All ETEC members and their guests are welcome to attend.)
March 31 - Dr. Jon Rysewyk, Superintendent, Knox County Schools
April 7 - No ETEC on Good Friday, Happy Easter!

2023 Meeting Sponsorships - 3 Months Still Available

Sponsorships for a month of ETEC Friday Morning Meetings are available for June, July, and November/December 2023. The cost is $1,000 per month and the benefits are listed below. For more information and to easily purchase this great promotional opportunity for your organization, click here.


ETEC's Nuclear Opportunities Workshop

August 1-2, 2023
Hilton Knoxville Airport
Oak Ridge Corridor

More space, more content, and more opportunities to connect!

Sponsorship details coming soon!
Save the Date - Final
Click here to visit the NOW webpage

After Work with ETEC

This free event will be hosted at the new Oak Ridge Enhanced Technology & Training Center (ORETTC), where Director Ashley Stowe will update us on the training facilities' current projects and future plans. It will include food, drinks, networking, and a tour. Thank you to Burns & McDonnell for their sponsorship.
  • Tuesday, March 28, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
  • Y-12’s ORETTC
  • For both established and early career professionals

Regional Partner Events

Mar. 9 - TSBDC: Startup Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs
Mar. 14 - TSBDC: Capital & Finance for Business
Mar. 20 - TSBDC: Government Contracting 101 Part 1
Mar. 22 - TSBDC: Government Contracting 101 Part 2
Mar. 27-31 - LaunchTN: Innovation Week
Mar. 28 - After Work with ETEC
Mar. 31 - Knox Chamber: 2023 Governor’s Luncheon
Apr. 4 - Knox Chamber: Knox County Workforce Summit
Apr. 22 - AMSE: Foundation Gala




University of Tennessee News

TVA News


FY23 Budget Outcomes: National Nuclear Security Administration

Workforce & Entrepreneurial News

ETEC Initiatives

Internships In Industry (I3)

To get first preference apply by this Friday, March 10th!

A School-to-Industry Talent Bridging Partnership

At the Board meeting last Friday, we launched ETEC's newest initiative. Internships In Industry (I3) is an ETEC-led partnership with schools, students, and companies to bridge the gap between the classroom and experience through internships.

East Tennessee Economic Council member companies and others are invited to participate in this innovative new program. This program connects high school junior and senior students from Oak Ridge, Anderson County, and Clinton High Schools with businesses and manufacturers in short, easy-to-manage internships.

Please help us spread the word to suppliers and partner companies in your industry. Let’s give our future workforce a reason to stay in the area and a chance to become exemplary employees. Thank you for helping ETEC to grow and sustain our future workforce!

Did You Know?

That you can help support the Scarboro 85 project with just a few keystrokes? Add your comments to the State of Tennessee standards for social studies to get information about the Scarboro 85 added to the curriculum. Click here for directions on how to make a difference easily!
(Be sure to submit your comments before March 26, 2023.)


New Members

Tennessee Technological University

ETEC welcomes Tennessee Tech University as a new member.
Tennessee’s Technological University creates, advances, and applies knowledge to expand opportunity and economic competitiveness. As a STEM-infused, comprehensive institution, Tennessee Tech delivers enduring education, impactful research, and collaborative service.
Tennessee Tech produces practical, ready-to-work graduates from a broad range of academic disciplines prepared to compete in a technologically driven world.

Turnkey Sales

ETEC welcomes Turnkey Sales as a new member.

Turnkey Sales is a woman-owned, small business focused on client success by optimizing procurement function at the highest level. Their team of experienced sales professionals delivers the best possible value through extensive vendor relationships, with the ultimate goal of exceeding client expectations. From industrial supplies and automotive to rental equipment and apparel, whatever the vision is, Turnkey Sales will listen and source what is needed.

Weekly Wisdom

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more.
If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.”
- Oprah Winfrey

Be a part of ETEC!

Info about Joining:

• To learn more about ETEC and the Friday morning meetings, visit our website.
• To learn more about membership and to join, click here.

Already a Member?

• To inquire about the status of your membership, email Nicole
• To pay dues by credit card, please click here to pay online.
• To update your company profile, account, or visit the member directory, click here.
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