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Glenn Jacobs


Knox County, Tennessee

March 17, 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 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 - 2 Months Available

Sponsorships for a month of ETEC Friday Morning Meetings are available for June or July 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!

Click here to visit the NOW webpage
Save the Date - Final
The N.O.W. conference offers nuclear industry professionals and/or suppliers a place to learn about industry developments, business opportunities, and advancements in research and technologies. You will be able to network and connect with experts, federal contractors, and both small and large companies who have demonstration projects, along with students, interns, and post-doctoral candidates. Plus, there is an opportunity to promote your company. Sponsorship details coming soon!

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, April 11, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
  • Y-12’s ORETTC
  • For both established and early career professionals

Regional Partner Events

Mar. 20 - TSBDC: Government Contracting 101 Part 1
Mar. 22 - TSBDC: Government Contracting 101 Part 2
Mar. 27-31 - LaunchTN: Innovation Week
Mar. 31 - Knox Chamber: 2023 Governor’s Luncheon
Apr. 4 - Knox Chamber: Knox County Workforce Summit
Apr. 11 - After Work with ETEC
Apr. 22 - AMSE: Foundation Gala
May 12 - Spark Cleantech Accelerator: Applications Due
May 17-19 - ECA: Nuclear Development Forum – Building Capacity and Opportunity
May 31- Jun. 1 - TVC: 2023 National Summit in Huntsville, Alabama






Make A Difference

Internships In Industry (I3)

Applications accepted through July 1, 2023.

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!

Scarboro 85 Project

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 add your comments and vote! (Be sure to submit your comments before March 26, 2023.)


New Member

Cinco Research Corporation

ETEC welcomes Cinco Research Corporation as a new member.
Cinco Research is a small business focused on research, manufacturing, and management consulting. Cinco Research assists clients in mechanical engineering, design, and manufacturing solutions. Cinco Research subsidiary General Machine of Elizabethton, TN provides contract machining and fabrication.

Weekly Wisdom

"Do what you can, where you are, with what you have."
- Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt

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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