2010 Convening the Region Summit Agenda

12:30 pm Registration

1:00 pm – Welcome & Summit Overview

  • Charles Bone – Moderator, Cumberland Region Tomorrow

1:30 pm – 2010 Summit Keynote

  • Commissioner Matt Kisber – TN Dept. of Economic & Community Development

2:00 pm – National Panel Presentation

  • Geoff Anderson – Smart Growth America
  • Lynn Richards – EPA Office of Smart Growth
  • Shailen Bhatt – Federal Highway Administration
  • Commissioner Gerald Nicely – TN Dept. of Transportation

2:45 pm – Break

3:00 pm – Leadership in Regional Thinking & Action Awards

  • Gary Scott, Summit Chair, Cumberland Region Tomorrow

3:15 pm – Advancing our Region - Key Regional Issue of Transportation and Transit – Presentation of the DRAFT 2035 Regional Transportation Plan

  • Mayor Karl Dean – Chair, Nashville Area MPO
  • Michael Skipper – Executive Director, Nashville Area MPO

4:00 pm – Public/Private Perspectives on Planning and Leadership for Regional Transit

  • Charles Bone – Moderator, Cumberland Region Tomorrow
  • Mayor Jo Ann Graves – Chair, Middle Tennessee Mayors Caucus
  • Ed Cole – Executive Director, Transit Alliance of Middle Tennessee

4:30 pm – Advancing our Region – Key Regional Issue of Open Space Conservation

  • Julian Bibb – Land Trust for Tennessee and Cumberland Region Tomorrow
  • Jeanie Nelson – Land Trust for Tennessee

4:45 pm – Conclusion & Invitation to Summit Reception

  • Charles Bone – CRT Moderator

5:00 pm – Reception

 

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