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Tennessee Valley Corridor National Summit
May 31, 2017 - June 1, 2017
On May 31-June 1, 2017 the 2017 Tennessee Valley Corridor National Summit will be held at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Please visit www.tennvalleycorridor.org for more information.
To book a hotel room click here. (Huntsville Marriott (5 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL). Rate: $89/night, Reservation Deadline: May 1, 2017 , Call: 256.830.2222, ask for the TVC block on May 31
1-27-17 TVC Agenda announced:
Huntsville and the TVC – Smart. Innovative. Collaborative.
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.