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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 15 - Carol Iddins, REAC/TS

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

March 29 - Patrick Wilson, Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority

April 5 - Flora Tydings, Tennessee Board of Regents


Mar. 21 - TSBDC: Business Planning
Mar. 29 - TSBDC: Small Business Start-Up Seminar

Apr. 2 - Nuclear Cleanup Caucus
Apr. 8 - TSBDC: Government Contracting- 101-102 What’s Next?
Apr. 9 - TSBDC: How to do business with the government
Apr. 10 - East Tennessee Small Business Growth Conference
Apr. 10-12 - Women in Nuclear Conference (WIN)
Apr. 16-19 - DOE Small Business Forum & Expo
Apr. 18 - TSBDC: Social Media Marketing
Apr. 26 - TSBDC: Small Business Start-Up Seminar
Apr. 29-May 3 - Safety Fest TN

May 29-30 - 2019 TVC National Summit



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Smaller Manufacturers Get Lean with AI

Artificial intelligence is widely acknowledged as a crucial aspect of what is broadly referred to as Industry 4.0. How are small and medium-sized manufacturers, who typically do not have the time or capital it would take to test emerging technologies, supposed to evaluate how AI could impact their organization and play a role in preparing them for Industry 4.0?
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Utah May Pump $10M into Research for a Different Kind of Nuclear Power

Utah lawmakers are considering a $10 million appropriation to develop a nuclear research lab that local leaders say could put the state at the forefront of a clean energy revolution and generate hundreds of new jobs in rural communities in desperate need of them.
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Patterson Honored by Anderson County Chamber

Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC employee Gene Patterson was recently honored by the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce with the R. C. “Dudley” Hoskins Award. The award is given annually to an outstanding male and female for their contribution to the community through the Chamber and other organizations.
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Meeting Sponsor

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

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