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ETEC’s will begin hosting interactive hybrid meetings every Friday morning starting August 6.
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Morris Hassler

Senior Director, Global Security
& Strategic Partnerships

Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC

Friday, July 30, 2021
on Zoom

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


This is an all-virtual meeting:

Please register to attend with this NEW LINK. It is good for Friday mornings from July until the end of October. Feel free to register for future meetings.
Breakout rooms will be available after the meeting.

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Want to Bring A Guest?

Members are always welcome to bring a guest to the ETEC meeting on Friday mornings, whether you attend virtually or in person. If you want to introduce a guest please fill out the online form.

Upcoming Friday Meetings

August 6 - Mickey Wade, Division Director of Fusion Energy, ORNL (hybrid meeting)
August 13 - Tom Rogers, UT Research Park at Cherokee Farm (hybrid meeting)

Meeting Sponsor

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

Regional Events

Jul 29 - DriveElectricTN Annual Town Hall Meeting
Aug 3 - TAEBC: Statewide Energy Incentives and Programs Webinar
Aug 5 - TN ECD: GOVCON 2021
Aug 6 - Oak Ridge Land Bank: Toast The Town – Wilson Street Event
Aug 10 - TSBDC: Small Business Forum
Aug 11 - TSBDC: How to do business with the government, Part 1 / WEBINAR
Aug 12 - TSBDC: How to do business with the government, Part 2 / WEBINAR
Sep 8-10 - ECA: National Cleanup Workshop

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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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, the University of Kentucky, and the U.S. Army have announced a new five-year, $50 million advanced manufacturing project aimed at developing the next generation of military equipment.

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Y-12’s Zero Power Physics Reactor Depleted Uranium Recovery Project

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Bechtel Names John Howanitz President of Nuclear, Security & Environmental Global Business Unit

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ORAU Selected for NIH Path to Excellence Initiative

ORAU was selected to participate in the National Institutes of Health 2021 Path to Excellence and Innovation Initiative 2.0 cohort. The new NIH PEI 2.0 cohort is designed to assist in strengthening contracting opportunities for Historically Black Colleges and Universities, while improving collaborations with small businesses.

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