Registration for the Tennessee Valley Corridor National Summit in Oak Ridge this month has been extended through today (Friday, May 18).
The TVC Summit is scheduled from Tuesday, May 29, to Thursday, May 31, at the New Hope Center at the Y-12 National Security Complex.
Organizers said the Summit will include five main sessions focused on clean energy, cyber and national security, advanced manufacturing, and education. The Summit will also celebrate the 75th anniversary of the City of Oak Ridge, the 85th anniversary of Tennessee Valley Authority, and 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 8 Mission.
There will be more than 50 speakers, panelists, and presenters, ranging from university and community college presidents to entrepreneurs to top leaders of the region’s federal contractors. More than 400 community, academic, and government leaders from the five-state region are expected to participate, organizers said.
It’s the 23rd Annual Tennessee Valley Corridor (TVC) Summit, and it will be hosted by Oak Ridge Mayor Warren Gooch in cooperation with Congressman Chuck Fleischmann. This year’s theme is: “TVC: Connecting People, Ideas, Opportunities.”
Speakers for the event include:
- Senator Lamar Alexander;
- Congressman Chuck Fleischmann (TN-3);
- Congressman Phil Roe (TN-1);
- Congressman Marsha Blackburn (TN-7);
- Maria Korsnick, President/CEO Nuclear Energy Institute;
- Dr. Thomas Zacharia, Director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory;
- Morgan Smith, President/CEO, Consolidated Nuclear Security;
- LTG Ronald L. Burgess, Jr., USA, Retired, Senior Counsel for National Security Programs, Cyber Programs and Military Affairs, Auburn University;
- Anil Karmel, Founder/CEO, C2 Labs;
- Andy Page, President/CEO, Oak Ridge Associated Universities;
- And many more.
You can register to attend and see a description here.
You can see the agenda here.
You can see sponsorship information here.
The TVC is supported by its Leadership Council, which includes member organizations CNS Y-12, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee Valley Authority, the University of Tennessee, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Tennessee Tech, Auburn University, Teledyne Brown Engineering, UCOR, and Morris Creative Group.
For more information, contact Jennifer Wiggins at [email protected].
The Tennessee Valley Corridor (TVC), a 501-c-6 organization, represents 11 congressional districts in East and Middle Tennessee, North Alabama, Western North Carolina, Southwest Virginia, and Eastern Kentucky.
“The TVC encourages regional cooperation to grow and attract federal missions and to leverage these investments for private sector economic development through tech transfer, entrepreneurial activities, and engagement with the region’s universities and community colleges,” a press release said.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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