2015 TSPE Banquet

We hope everyone is off to a great start in the new year.  Just wanted to remind you that the 2015 TSPE STEM banquet is only 6 weeks away.  This year we are giving away over $10,000 in scholarships and grants to middle schools, high schools, and college students.  We hope you will help us to continue to support our local students and teachers by sponsoring and attending the banquet.  Registration is due by February 12th. We will see you all at the Knoxville Marriot on February 19th.  More details and registration information are described in the attached PDF document 2015 TSPE Banquet.  All sponsors will be recognized for their contribution as part of the banquet.  Another option for table sponsorship is to sponsor a charitable table. If you have involvement with a local school or organization that you would like to see involved in Engineer’s Week, this would be a great opportunity to introduce them to engineers.

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Tour de France: French Nuclear Facilities


Presentation by Dr. Belle R. Upadhyaya

Currently about 78% of the electrical power in France is generated by 58 nuclear power units. Electricite de France (EDF) operates all the French nuclear power plants. The tour of the nuclear facilities in France includes the Melox mixed­oxide fuel plant in Marcoule, large light water reactor component fabrication plant in Chalon/St. Marcel, deep underground waste disposal demonstration facility in Bure, La Hague used fuel reprocessing plant, the Flamanville nuclear power station, and the Normandy D­Day Beaches. The presentation concludes with a 5­minute video of AREVA’s Chalon/St. Marcel heavy component fabrication plant.

See the attached PDF OctoberISAMeeting for more details.

Calhoun’s Restaurant in Bearden
6515 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919­

Tuesday, October 28th
6:00 – 6:30 pm ­ social
6:30 – 7:00 pm ­ dinner
7:00 – 8:00 pm ­ presentation

Cost (cash or check)
$20 for those requiring PDH’s $15 for others

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Hello East Tennessee!

Welcome to our new WordPress site.  Please be patient as we transfer content from the old site.  New features will be added in the upcoming weeks so check back often for the latest updates.  Contact one of the administrators if you would like access to the site for posting your own events and news.

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