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Upcoming Friday Programs

All meetings occur from 7:30-8:30 a.m. in the UT Outreach Center unless otherwise noted.
March 1 - David Salyers, TDEC Commissioner

March 8 - Kelli Chaney, TN College of Applied Technology

March 15 - Carol Iddins, REAC/TS

March 22 - Board of Directors (All members and guests are welcome to attend.)


Feb. 27 - TVA: Public Meeting, IRP and EIS

Mar. 1-3 - What’s the Big Idea? 11th Annual Pitch Competition
Mar. 3-7 - Waste Management Symposia
Mar. 5 - Innov865: Mayoral Candidate Forum
Mar. 6 - 2019 Small Business Industry Day
Mar. 14 - Diversity Business Expo
Mar. 21 - TSBDC: Business Planning
Mar. 29 - TSBDC: Small Business Start-Up Seminar

Apr. 2 - Nuclear Cleanup Caucus
Apr. 10-12 - Women in Nuclear Conference (WIN)
Apr. 16-19 - DOE Small Business Forum & Expo
Apr. 29-May 3 - Safety Fest TN


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How will Technology Change the Government by 2030?

In the age where we often focus on how emerging tech could positively transform industries, we need to also ask where threats will emerge and co-exist -- and the negative implications that come that they bring with them. Various federal leaders responded with their insights on moonshot trends and threats we need to be aware of over the next 10 years.
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Y-12 Girls Eng 2019

Y-12's 'Introduce a Girl to Engineering 2019' Opens Possibilities for Local Students

For hundreds of area middle and high school girls unsure of what engineering means, a world of career possibilities was opened for them. Y-12 hosted 400 girls from 25 schools in seven counties at the New Hope Center. Nearly two dozen exhibits brought to life the fields of chemical, mechanical, electrical, industrial, nuclear and fire protection engineering.
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800 People Attend DOE-Supported STEM Night at Oak Ridge School

Nearly 20 employees from DOE’s offices of EM and Science supported a local middle school’s first science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) night, which attracted more than 800 students and their family members. Jefferson Middle School’s recent event provided the students and families the opportunity to learn and have fun.
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UT Experts Say Electric Cars Could Change Everything for Drivers

You may never own an electric car, but in a few years you may ride in one every day. Bill Fox, director of the Boyd Center for Economic Research at the University of Tennessee, believes that not only improvements in electric car technology but related development of autonomous vehicles and connectivity will change almost everything about transportation.
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Buckets of Uranium at the Grand Canyon? Don't Worry, Oak Ridge Experts Say

If you’ve been to the Grand Canyon in the last couple decades, even if you lingered over museum exhibits, don’t worry – that’s what the Health Physics Society, a 3,500-strong group of radiation safety specialists with many members who work or have worked, at ORNL or ORAU wants to tell everyone.
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rdi tech Company Spotlight: RDI Technologies

“It’s crazy good,” Bob Wilson, President of RDI Technologies Inc., says of the growth the company has experienced since its “official” launch about three years ago. The hockey stick like growth that RDI Technologies has experienced means it has already outgrown those quarters and will be looking to expand, within the existing building or in a location nearby.
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Meeting Sponsor

Thank you to Retirement Planning Services for sponsoring the meetings in March.

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