2017 Tennessee Valley Corridor National Summit

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May 31 - Jun 01
All Day

Space and Rocket Center

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Join regional government, business, academic and community leaders May 31-June 1, 2017, at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. for the 2017 Tennessee Valley Corridor National Summit.

The Summit will include four main sessions focused on Huntsville’s and NASA’s role in the region, the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit throughout the TVC and the federal missions in the region.  The following is an overview of the Summit sessions:

Session I: NASA and TVC’s Space Corridor 

Presenting Sponsor: Teledyne Brown Engineering 

The Summit’s opening session will focus on the impact that NASA Marshall Space Flight Center has made throughout the five-state TVC region particularly focusing on its partnerships with the Air Force’s Arnold Engineering Development Center in Tullahoma, private contractors, colleges and universities.

Session II: Huntsville – The Sky is not the Limit

Presenting Sponsor: Cummings Research Park 

This session will tell the “rest” of Huntsville’s remarkable story of economic progress, public/private partnership and support for important federal missions at Redstone Arsenal.

Session III: TVC Communities Driving Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Gain insight from community, institutional and organizational leaders from throughout the TVC about locally based strategies and programs to create new jobs and economic growth by leveraging talent and resources from our federal investments through innovation and entrepreneurship.

Session IV: Federal Missions Fueling the TVC Economy 

Hear from representatives of TVC’s federal programs, contractors and communities about the impact our federal missions have in meeting our country’s science, national security, technology and environmental cleanup challenges through engagement with our region’s talent and resources giving special emphasis to small businesses.

More information, including registration, is available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tennessee-valley-corridor-summit-registration-29328983780