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Friday Program - ONLINE

ETEC’s goal is to meet virtually until we can be together again on Friday mornings.
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Friday, July 10, 2020

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

Doug Holtz-Eakin
President of the American Action Forum

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We will use the Zoom Conferencing platform in its normal format. Attendees will be visible unless they choose to turn off their video. We look forward to seeing you on Friday morning!

Meeting Sponsor

Thank you to Mesa Associates for sponsoring the Friday morning meetings in July.

Upcoming Virtual Meetings

July 17 -Impacts of Cleanup on Environment, Missions, and Economy, Jay Mullis & Ken Rueter
July 24 -ETEC Board of Directors (Members & guests welcome)
July 31 -Deborah Frincke, ORNL
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Virtual Events

July 3 - What’s The CARES Act? Webinar Series
July 14 - ORNL Summer Small Business Outreach: A Virtual Meeting
July 14 - TSBDC: How to do business with the government, Part 1 / WEBINAR
July 16 - TSBDC: How to do business with the government, Part 2 / WEBINAR
July 16 - TVC National Summit – Virtual Session
July 18-19 - Knoxville City Hackathon – Virtual
July 23 - TVC National Summit – Virtual Session
July 30 - TVC National Summit – Virtual Session
Aug 6 - TVC National Summit – Virtual Sessions
Aug 13 - TVC National Summit – Virtual Sessions


Call for 2020 Award Nominations

ETEC is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Muddy Boot Award and Postma Young Professional Medal. Nominations will be taken until August 21, 2020.
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