Blue Mountain Range Cropped 2 with ETEC log.jpg

Upcoming Friday Programs

All meetings occur from 7:30-8:30 a.m. in the UT Outreach Center unless otherwise noted.
January 18 - Glenn Jacobs, Knox County Mayor

January 25 - Board of Directors Meeting (All members and guests are welcome to attend.)

February 1 - Regional Legislative Agenda Breakfast (7:30-9:00 am, $30, in Blount County, Register quickly.)

February 8 - Dr. Thomas Zacharia, ORNL


Jan. 17 - TSBDC: How to do business with the government
Jan. 25 - TSBDC: Small Business Start-Up Seminar
Jan. 28-29 - TVBA: Keynote Dinner, Business Expo & Veteran Job Fair
Jan. 29-31 - Advanced Reactors Summit VI

Feb. 1 - Regional Legislative Agenda Breakfast 2019
Feb. 11-13 - National 8(a) Association: 2019 Small Business Conference
Feb. 21 - ORNL Small Business Proposal Workshop
Feb. 22-23 - 2019 Tennessee Science Bowl



X-energy Support of ACO HALEU Production

X-energy commends DOE's NE Oak Ridge Site Office's plan to contract with American Centrifuge Operating, a subsidiary of Centrus Energy, for the demonstration of high assay low enriched uranium production.
Read more

Volkswagen to Create 1,000 New Jobs in Tennessee

Chattanooga will be home to the company’s first electric vehicle manufacturing facility in North America. The project represents an investment of $800 million by Volkswagen and the creation of 1,000 jobs in Hamilton County.
Read more

ORNL Main Entrance

ORNL Adding Three-Story Office, Laboratory Building

The three-story office and laboratory building will be located on the central campus between buildings 3500 and 3525. The last building of this size to be added at ORNL was the Chemical and Materials Science building in 2011.
Read more

‘Assertive’ Ideas for Oak Ridge Center by 2030

Discussions are underway with Developer RealtyLink and the urban planning firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, regarding plans for a route could be part of a new path through the center of Oak Ridge, connecting to Badger Avenue and all the way to South Illinois Avenue.
Read more

ORNL Robot May End NASA's Deep-Space Nuclear-Power Crisis

A new robot is poised to help it create a reliable, long-term supply chain of plutonium-238, a radioactive material NASA requires to explore deep space. ORNL says its robot is “the next key step” in making enough plutonium to perpetually meet the needs of NASA.
Read more

Gov. Lee Picks 3 More Cabinet Members

Gov.-elect Bill Lee announced three additional Cabinet members naming departments heads of transportation, environment and conservation, and human resources: Clay Bright, David Salyers, and Juan Williams.
Read more

Meeting Sponsor

Thank you to Atkins Nuclear Secured for sponsoring the meetings in January.

Membership Information

Ready to Join . . .

• To learn more about ETEC and the Friday morning meetings, visit the website.
• To join the Council, please submit a membership application.

Already a Member . . .

• To inquire about the status of your membership, email
• To pay dues by credit card, please click here to pay online.
• To update your company profile, please submit a member information update form.
facebook linkedin
ETEC Online