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U.S. Senator
Marsha Blackburn

October 14, 2022

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

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

Hybrid 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 upcoming Friday meetings with the link below:
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Meeting Sponsor

Thank you to Office Furniture Works for sponsoring the Friday morning meetings in October.
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Upcoming ETEC Friday Meetings

October 21 - Dr. Lynne Parker, Director, Artificial Intelligence Tennessee Initiative & UT Associate Vice Chancellor
October 28 - Featured Fridays with the ETEC Board (All members and their guests are welcome to attend.)
November 4 - Ron Jones, KeyLogic


Business Lunch Live

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Join ETEC and the Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce for our next
virtual event Wednesday, October 26, 12:00-1:00 p.m. as we
Explore the ORETTC.

What is the ORETTC? It’s Y-12 National Security Complex’s new Oak Ridge Enhanced Technology and Training Center.

Join us on Zoom to hear from Ashley Stowe, ORETTC's Director who will tell us about how Y-12 will be leveraging learning technologies such as artificial intelligence and virtual reality for high-consequence nuclear and radiological alarm response training. We’ll also receive a virtual tour of this new state-of-the-art facility.

After Work with ETEC

Connecting Emerging & Established Professionals

You're invited to After Work with ETEC. This event is free and will include food, drinks, and networking.

Wednesday, October 19
5:00 – 6:30 pm
UT Research Park at Cherokee Farm
IAMM Building - 2641 Osprey Vista Way

These quarterly in-person events are perfect for both established and early career professionals in the Knoxville-Oak Ridge region. All members and guests are welcome!
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Tom Rogers, UT Research Park at Cherokee Farm President and CEO will give an update on recent activity and introduce you to several existing tenants in the Park.

Thanks to Navarro Research & Engineering for sponsoring.

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Member News

Congratulations to RegScale, one of the Winners of TN SBIR/STTR Matching Fund Awards for 2022
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Did You Know?

That Oak Ridge has a lot of acronyms? If you have been here for any length of time, that answer is YES! Even this newsletter has more than its fair share. For help deciphering the letters visit ETEC's Acronym Guide. If we've left any off of the list, be sure to let us know!
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Weekly Wisdom

"We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give."
- Winston Churchill
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