2016 POWER OF TEN
Regional Summit

Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson & Wilson counties

Local Roots. Shared Vision.

November 9, 2016 from 10 am to 3:30 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

ON-SITE REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING AT 9:15am

 

NEW VENUE:

 Music City Center

NEW FORMAT: 

National Speakers | Regional Examples | Topical Breakout Sessions | Networking Lunch

NEW COST:

Private Sector - $75 Regular Registration

Public Sector/Non Profit - $50 Regular Registration

 

Cumberland Region Tomorrow’s POWER OF TEN Regional Summit returns this year with an exciting new program format and location. Join prominent community and business leaders at the Music City Center in downtown Nashville for an in-depth look at the impacts from effective regional collaboration.

The POWER OF TEN Regional Summit is Middle Tennessee’s premier annual leadership event, attracting hundreds of leaders from across the region. Key influencers and decision makers in government, economic and community development, planning, architecture, and engineering will convene to discuss top regional issues and collaborate on how to address our shared challenges and opportunities.

National experts will roll up their sleeves with local authorities from our region’s planning organizations, transportation agencies, chambers of commerce, economic and community development partners, and top non-profits at Cumberland Region Tomorrow’s 8th annual summit to discuss real world ideas for making Middle Tennessee the most effectively collaborative region in the world.

Partners

Agenda

9:15 a.m.

Registration and Networking

10:00 a.m.

WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS: POWERFUL LOCAL ROOTS ARE OUR SHARED VISION

Carol Hudler, CRT President/CEO

10:25 a.m.

POWER COLLABORATION. EFFECTIVE REGIONALISM.

Moderated by Carol Hudler, CRT President/CEO
DENVER—Randy Pye, former Mayor, Centennial, CO
DALLAS—Theresa O’Donnell, Chief Resilience Officer and Former Chief Planning Officer

11:10 a.m.

POWER OF TEN QUALITY GROWTH COUNTY SHOWCASE

11:30 a.m.

NETWORKING LUNCH

Remarks by Senator Lamar Alexander

12:40 p.m.

REGIONALISM IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE: ARE WE THERE YET?

Moderated by David Plazas, The Tennessean
Mayor Megan Barry, Metropolitan Nashville/Davidson County
Mayor Ken Moore, City of Franklin
Mayor Randall Hutto, Wilson County
County Executive Anthony Holt, Sumner County

1:25 p.m.

BREAK

 1:35 p.m.

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

  • Collaboration Confab: How might we take our regional collaboration to a new level?
  • Farm to Roundtable: What is the status of our region’s farms, forests, and open lands? What is necessary to preserve them before it’s too late? What are the costs and are the gains worth it?
  • Fiscal Forward Thinking and Development: Given our tax structure, how best to make population growth pay for itself? 
2:35 p.m.

POWER OF ACTION: Possible paths toward sustainable transit funding.

Don Abel and Mary Cavarra, Chair and Vice Chair, Moving Forward Revenue and Finance Task Force

3:05 p.m.

CLOSING REMARKS: Values, Vision, and Action

Carol Hudler, CRT President/CEO

Speakers

Sponsors

Host

Presenting

 

Key

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If you would like more information about becoming a 2016 POWER OF TEN Regional Summit Sponsor,
please contact Sara Holloway at sara@cumberlandregiontomorrow.org