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Dec 1

Baker Center: Energy and Environment Forum – A Vision for Future Mobility for Tennessee

December 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy for their upcoming energy and environment forum. Find more details here:

DEC 1, 2022 • 1:00pm


Tennessee has a unique blend of assets that, when connected, will enable the mobility revolution. Tennessee aims to become the #1 state in the country for the electric vehicle (EV) supply chain. The state is well on its way to meeting this goal, with four automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) producing EVs and has success attracting almost $12B in capital investment in EV projects since 2017.

Kevin Heaslip will discuss the Center’s future research that will look into advancements of transportation electrification and digitization promise to revolutionize the future of mobility at a scale that will transform the movement of people and goods all over the world.

Kevin Heaslip became Director of the Center for Transportation Research and a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville on July 1, 2022. Previously, he was a faculty member at Virginia Tech and Utah State University. He has been awarded over $25 million in research grants and contracts from federal government agencies, state governments, and industry as an expert in transportation engineering, transportation technology, and critical infrastructure cybersecurity.


December 1
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, Toyota Auditorium (103)
1640 Cumberland Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37996 United States
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