Tuesday, October 2: To start the week off, the East Tennessee Economic Council (ETEC) will host their 2nd annual Nuclear Suppliers Workshop (NSW). This one-day conference will be held at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and will feature sessions conducted by national speakers representing various components of the nuclear industry geared toward strengthening the nation’s nuclear supply chain. The event will conclude with an evening reception open to both NSW and Molten Salt Reactor Workshop attendees.
Tuesday, October 2- Thursday, October 4: ETEBA, Energy Technology and Environmental Business Association, will host their annual Business opportunities Conference at the Knoxville Convention Center. This event focuses on linking businesses with opportunities across the energy, technology, and environmental supply chain. Receptions will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings with content and vendor booths available on Wednesday and Thursday.
Wednesday, October 3- Thursday, October 4: Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) will host the 4th Annual Molten Salt Reactor (MSR) Workshop. Held at ORNL, the theme this year is “Creating a Self-Supporting Economy of Ideas and Applications for MSRs.”
Thursday, October 4: Oak Ridge is pleased to host one of the Nuclear Millennial Caucuses on Thursday afternoon, October 4 in the Zach Wamp Auditorium of the New Hope Center at the Y-12 National Security Complex. This half day caucus is one in a series of events that bring together the next generation of leaders in nuclear innovation.
Thursday, October 4: The opportunity to celebrate the 75th anniversary of nuclear energy will occur on Thursday evening. The Friends of ORNL organization will host a lecture and reception at Pollard Technology Conference Center on the Oak Ridge Associated Universities campus.
Friday, October 5: Every Friday ETEC hosts an informative networking breakfast featuring speakers who share interesting and pertinent information about the community, science, technology, and special initiatives. To finish the week of nuclear events ETEC’s meeting will be focused on nuclear security and will be held at Y-12’s New Hope Center in the Zach Wamp Auditorium. Afterwards a unique Y-12 tour will be offered.