2012 POWER OF TEN Regional Summit Theme and Agenda Announced!

“Capitalizing on Regional Collaboration for Economic Competitiveness”
May 23rd 2012, War Memorial Auditorium, 1:00 – 6:00 pm

AGENDA

12:30 p.m.

Registration

1:00 p.m.

Welcome and Summit Overview

Charles Bone, Moderator-Cumberland Region Tomorrow

 



1:10 p.m.

2012 Corporate Keynote Speakers

Ralph Schulz, Moderator-Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce

Terry Strange, Hemlock Semiconductor Group

Matt Gallivan, Community Health Systems

Sallie Bailey, LP Building Products

 

2:00 p.m.

Tennessee ECD—Jobs4TN Regionalizing Tennessee Economic Development

Charles Bone, Moderator-Cumberland Region Tomorrow

Brad Smith, Chief of Staff-Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development

Julius Johnson, Commissioner-Tennessee Department of Agriculture

2:30 p.m.

Advancing our Region – Key Regional Issue of Economic Competitiveness

Janet Miller, Moderator-Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce

James Chavez, Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic
Development Council


Matt Largen, Office of Economic Development for Williamson County

Brandom Gengelbach, Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance

3:00 p.m. Networking Break
3:20 p.m.

Tennessee DOT—Creating Jobs and Economic Development through
Smarter  Transportation Investments

John Schroer, Commissioner-Tennessee Department of Transportation

3:50 p.m.

Advancing our Region – Key Regional Issue of Transportation/Transit

Ed Cole, Moderator-Transit Alliance of Middle Tennessee

Jo Ann Graves, Mayor-City of Gallatin

Ken Moore, Mayor-City of Franklin

Howard Bradley, Mayor-Robertson County

Karl Dean, Mayor-Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County

 

4:20 p.m.

Announcing Tennessee Regions’ Sustainable Communities Roundtable

Bridget Jones, Cumberland Region Tomorrow

4:30 p.m.

Call to Action – Capitalizing on State and Regional Collaboration
for Middle Tennessee’s Economic Future

Karl Dean, Mayor-Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County

 

4:50 p.m. Leadership in Regional Thinking and Action Awards

Gary Scott, Moderator-Cumberland Region Tomorrow

 

5:00 p.m.

Conclusion and Invitation to Summit Reception

Gary Scott, Moderator-Cumberland Region Tomorrow

 

5-6:00 p.m.

Regional and State Networking Reception

 

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