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No ETEC on Friday

January 28, 2022

Due to the Regional Legislative Agenda Breakfast.

We will see you Friday, February 4, at
7:30 a.m. for our Annual Meeting
& Awards Celebration at the
Hilton Knoxville Airport.
HP - 1.28.22 REg Leg Bkfst 2022

Meeting Sponsorships Available

ETEC has 2022 meeting sponsorships available. The cost is $750 per month and the benefits are listed below. To see the months available and to purchase this great promotional opportunity for your organization, click here.
  • Verbal recognition of sponsorship by the ETEC Chairperson at weekly meetings
  • Advertisement with logo on meeting slides at weekly meetings
  • Opportunity to speak for 3 minutes during one weekly meeting during the month
  • Logo ad with a link to your website in ~4 weekly newsletters per month
  • Logo with link to your website on the events page of the ETEC website


Upcoming ETEC Friday Meetings

January 28 - No ETEC: 2022 Regional Legislative Breakfast
February 4 - ETEC 2021 Annual Meeting and Awards Celebration (see below)
February 11 - Matt Schaefer, President/CEO, East Tennessee Children’s Hospital
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Other Events

Feb 4 - SBA: Federal Contracting Readiness Program Overview Webinar
Feb 15 - PTAC, Small Business Finance Strategies for Government Contractors
Feb 15 - Knox Chamber, KEC, Innov865: Angel Investing Series
Feb 17 - UTRF Tech Talk: Enhancing Healthcare with Artificial Intelligence
Feb 28 - PTAC: How to Prepare Government Contract Proposals

Mar 6-10 - Waste Management Symposia 2022
Mar 18 - TSBDC: Startup Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs
Mar 22 - BDL: Labor Market & Supply Chain Update, Marianne Wanamaker, PhD
Mar 22 - Knox Chamber, KEC, Innov865: Angel Investing Series

ETEC's 2021 Annual Meeting & Awards Celebration

Join us for the ETEC Annual Meeting to hear Adam DeMella speak. Adam is the leader of global government affairs for GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy. The event will take place on Friday, February 4, 2022, 7:30 - 9:30 a.m. at the Hilton Knoxville Airport. Click here or on the image below for more information and to RSVP.
Annual Meeting 2021 invite - with speaker details
Sponsor Box 1.19.22


HALEU Developments: Overview of the Issue, Recent NEI White Paper, and NRC Staff Rulemaking Request

Those involved with advanced reactors are well aware of the issues associated with high-assay low-enriched uranium (HALEU) fuel: advanced reactors need HALEU to operate, but the U.S. doesn’t have domestic production capabilities to make it. 

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HALEU Developments: Overview of the Issue, Recent NEI White Paper, and NRC Staff Rulemaking Request

TN College Educators Participate in 5th Annual High Impact Practices Conference for Student Success

College faculty, advisors and staff from across the state participated in the recent College System of Tennessee’s 5th annual High Impact Practices Conference sharing information on teaching and learning activities that help students succeed.

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TN college educators participate in 5th annual High Impact Practices Conference for student success

Applications Accepted for PYA-Sponsored “Tom Ballard Innovation Award”

Applications have officially opened for the 2022 “Tom Ballard Innovation Award” sponsored by PYA.

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Applications can be Submitted now for PYA-Sponsored “Tom Ballard Innovation Award”

Oak Ridge National Laboratory News

ORNL: Updated Exascale Earth Simulation Model Delivers 2X Speed
ORNL data helps FEMA respond quickly to natural disasters
Polymer upcycling of common plastic adds toughness, recyclability to structural adhesives
ORNL announced that a new version of the Energy Exascale Earth System Model, or E3SM, is two times faster than an earlier version released in 2018.

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FEMA used the USA Structures Dataset to map out damage to Mayfield, Kentucky after the tornadoes last month.

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DOE's ORNL used polymer chemistry to transform a common household plastic into a reusable adhesive with a rare combination of strength and ductility, making it one of the toughest materials ever reported.

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