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ETEC’s goal is to meet virtually until we can all be together again on Friday mornings.
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Mike Zamiara

President & CFO
Niowave, Inc.

Friday, June 4, 2021

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


*Note* This link is good for Friday mornings until the end of June. Feel free to register for future meetings.

We will use the Zoom Conferencing platform in its normal format. Attendees will be visible unless they choose to turn off their video.

Want to Bring A Guest?

Members are always welcome to bring a guest to the ETEC meeting on Friday mornings, even when we are meeting virtually. If you want to introduce a guest to the group gathered online, email Tracy and she will put you on the meeting agenda. Or, fill out the online form here.

Let's Network After the Meeting

If you have the latest version of Zoom installed on your device, you can choose your own Breakout room! If not, let Tracy know and she can move you into a room after the meeting. We will have multiple rooms open and hope to see you then!
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Meeting Sponsor

Thank you to Amentum for sponsoring the Friday morning meetings in June.
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Upcoming Friday Meetings

June 4 - Mike Zamiara, Niowave, Inc.
June 11 - Lee Riedinger, About the Book: Critical Connections; How Partnerships Forged at the Dawn of the Atomic Age Helped Transform a University, a National Laboratory, and a City.
June 18 - Bobby Wilson, Executive Director, TWRA

Fusion Innovation Forum

Join public and private industry leaders on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, for a discussion on fusion innovation. This virtual Zoom event will be hosted by the Fusion Industry Association and ETEC. Click for more details and to register.
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Regional Events

June 2-3 - 2021 TVC National Summit
June 3 - Innovation Crossroads: Deep-Tech Showcase featuring Cohort 3
June 8 - TSBDC: How to do Business with the Government, Part 1 / WEBINAR
June 9 - TAEBC: Virtual Business Roundtable-Middle TN Focus
June 10 - UT PTAC: Cybersecurity for DoD contractors
June 10 - TSBDC: How to do Business with the Government, Part 2 / WEBINAR
June 16 - TSBDC: Commercial Capital Considerations
June 23 - NNSA/NSA: June Virtual Job Fair
June 29 - ETEC & FIA: Fusion Innovation Forum

ETEC 2021 Award Nominations

ETEC is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Muddy Boot Award and Postma Young Professional Medal. Nominations will be taken until August 23, 2021.

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Students’ Satellite Set for Launch into Space

A mini-satellite built by Oak Ridge's Robertsville Middle School students will launch from Cape Canaveral this Thursday. The RamSat will be deployed from the International Space Station.

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ORNL Designing Software for Manufacturing Cybersecurity

As a computer engineer at ORNL, Gina Accawi has long been the quiet and steady force behind some of DOE’s most widely used online tools and applications.

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Y-12 Donates $8,500 for Scarboro Graduates

At the conclusion of a school year during which Oak Ridge commemorated the 65th anniversary of the integration of Oak Ridge High School and Robertsville Junior High, the Scarboro Alumni Association received an $8,500 donation for their scholarship endowment.

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Demolition Preparations Progress at Alpha-4

EM’s cleanup at the Y-12 National Security Complex continues to expand as workers ready one of the site’s largest high-risk contaminated facilities for demolition.

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Jacobs Awarded $6.4B Contract for DOE's ICP

Jacobs was awarded the Idaho Cleanup Project at Idaho National Laboratory, as the majority partner in the Idaho Environmental Coalition LLC, which includes members from Jacobs and North Wind Portage Inc.

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Professor 'Agent Marta' Handed Over Nuclear Secrets

Having kept her Cold War role secret since the collapse of communism, Professor Stone remains a highly respected and active nuclear scientist, who published her most recent paper in January this year.

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DOE ECRP winners

ETEBA Calls for Abstracts for 2021 BOTC

The Energy, Technology, and Environmental Business Association's 2021 Business Opportunities and Technical Conference is offering pre-recorded technical presentations to be featured throughout the conference.

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ASSP Appoints UCOR’s Rueter as Next Public Director

The American Society of Safety Professionals Board of Directors has appointed UCOR President Ken Rueter to serve a three-year term on the board as the Society’s public director.

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Five ORNL Scientists to Receive DOE Early Career Research Awards

The Department of Energy’s Office of Science has selected five Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists for Early Career Research Program awards.

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