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ETEC’s goal is to meet virtually until we can all be together again on Friday mornings.
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Board of Directors Meeting

Friday, June 25, 2021

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

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Featuring updates from:
  • Randy McNally, Lieutenant Governor, State of Tennessee
  • Jay Mullis, manager, DOE Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management
  • Joe Heckman, president, EnergySolutions
All members and guests are welcome to attend.
ATTENDEES MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND:

https://tennessee.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYpcuGrqT4pE9xpcT0s7L2VWoRhYEPNN_R2

*Note* This link is good for Friday mornings until the end of June. This link will change for meetings held on July 9th and later.

We will use the Zoom Conferencing platform in its normal format. Attendees will be visible unless they choose to turn off their video.

Want to Bring A Guest?

Members are always welcome to bring a guest to the ETEC meeting on Friday mornings, even when we are meeting virtually. If you want to introduce a guest to the group gathered online, email Tracy and she will put you on the meeting agenda. Or, fill out the online form here.

Meeting Sponsor

Thank you to Amentum for sponsoring the Friday morning meetings in June.
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Let's Network After the Meeting

If you have the latest version of Zoom installed on your device, you can choose your own Breakout room! If not, let Tracy know and she can move you into a room after the meeting. We will have multiple rooms open and hope to see you then!
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Upcoming Friday Meetings

July 2 - NO ETEC – Happy 4th of July Weekend
July 9 - Pellissippi State Motorsports Formula SAE Team
July 16 - Grady Vanderhoofven, Three Roots Capital

Fusion Innovation Forum

Join public and private industry leaders on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for a discussion on fusion innovation. This virtual Zoom event will be hosted by the Fusion Industry Association and ETEC; and, sponsored by: US ITER, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and the University of Tennessee Department of Nuclear Engineering.

Click for more details and to register.
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Regional Events

June 24 - CNS: Virtual Business Forum
June 24 - DOE EM: Virtual Business Opportunities Forum
June 24 - KTECH: Women in Tech Virtual Trivia Happy Hour
June 29 - ETEC & FIA: Fusion Innovation Forum
July 13 - KTech WIT: Women Leaders Panel, Overcoming Adversity in Your Personal Journey
July 14 - TSBDC: Startup Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs
July 14 - TSBDC: How to do Business with the Government, Part 1 / WEBINAR
July 15 - TSBDC: How to do Business with the Government, Part 2 / WEBINAR
July 22 - UT-PTAC: Oak Ridge Construction Pre-Bid Conference

ETEC 2021 Award Nominations

ETEC is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Muddy Boot Award and Postma Young Professional Medal. Nominations will be taken until August 23, 2021.

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News

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Kathy McCarthy Named Fellow of American Nuclear Society

Kathy McCarthy, associate laboratory director for Fusion and Fission Energy and Science at DOE's ORNL, has been elected fellow of the American Nuclear Society for her nationally and internationally recognized leadership in nuclear energy and fusion.

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Norwood Middle School Wins Competition

Norwood Middle School won the sixth annual Dream it. Do it. competition sponsored by the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce and Consolidated Nuclear Security. CNS provided $1,000 to the sponsoring teacher for classroom resources.

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EM Training Program Boosts Workforce Readiness

EM Oak Ridge cleanup contractor UCOR is ensuring employees are trained to advance cleanup. Most recently, the contractor administered training to workers who will provide radiation protection support to numerous projects in the field.

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Wanamaker Named Director of Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy

Marianne Wanamaker, associate professor of economics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been appointed executive director of the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.

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Three Roots Capital Receives $1.8M Under Federal Program

Three Roots Capital has announced that the U.S. Department of the Treasury has awarded the organization $1,826,265 in COVID-19 relief funds as part of the “CDFI Rapid Response Program.”

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DOE Office of Science FY22 Budget Request

The Biden administration is requesting a 6% budget increase for the Department of Energy Office of Science, even as the office shoulders an increasing cost burden from its construction portfolio and expands its work on special initiatives.

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