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TAEBC: Advanced Energy Virtual Business Roundtable – West Tennessee
April 13, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
About this Event
The Tennessee Advanced Energy Business Council (TAEBC) will host three virtual business roundtables to create a cohesive statewide network to become the number one state in the country for the electric vehicle supply chain. Additionally, these efforts will cultivate an advanced energy economy to attract and retain innovative businesses. The first virtual business roundtable will focus on West Tennessee stakeholders, followed by Middle and East Tennessee.
- Chassen Haynes, Director of Business Development, TNECD
- Dr. Claude Pressnell, Jr., President, TICUA
- Dr. Flora Tydings, Chancellor, Tennessee Board of Regents
- Matt Kisber, Co-Founder and Chairman, Silicon Ranch
- Van Tucker, President and CEO, LaunchTN
- Mitch Jackson, Staff VP, Environmental Affairs & CSO, FedEx
What is advanced energy?
Advanced energy (AE) refers to any technology that makes energy cleaner, safer, more secure and more efficient. It includes manufacturers and companies that use advanced energy technologies, as well as professional service providers, researchers and entrepreneurs.
What’s the point?
- Increase dialogue and information sharing regarding advanced energy
- Identify areas to build the network to support a progressing EV supply chain in the state and cultivate an advanced energy economy to attract and retain innovative businesses
- Connect businesses with higher education and technical campuses to discuss evolving needs
- Gather information to share with stakeholders regarding workforce challenges
- Increase feedback regarding existing energy incentives and desired incentives
What to expect?
- Advanced energy subject matter experts will share developments
- State leaders will offer the latest information regarding advanced energy goals and developments
- Higher education partners will explain curriculum improvements to support an advanced energy economy
- Substantial opportunities to ask questions and get answers