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Day 1

Tuesday, April 9

4:00pm- Check in
The Westin Nashville- 807 Clark Pl, Nashville, TN 37203

4:30pm- Shuttles begin to dinner

5:00pm-6:00pm– Opening Reception @Acme Feed & Seed
101 Broadway Nashville, TN 37201

6:00pm-8:00pm- Dinner and Opening Session with the Nashville Chamber
Ralph Shulz, President & CEO
Topic: Partnership 2030
Sponsored by Truliant Federal Credit Union


Day 2

Wednesday, April 10

Please enjoy breakfast with the card given at check-in at Decker & Dyer starting at 6:30 am. These cards are only available for use a breakfast and have a maximum value of $25. 

8:30am– Load buses
Travel to Nashville Public Library – 615 Church St, Nashville, TN 37219

9:30 am-10:00 am- Session 1 – Mayor O’Connell

10:00-11:00am- Session 2 – Transportation

11:00-11:15am – Break

11:15am-12:15pm- Session 3 – Affordable Housing and Neighborhood Redevelopment

12:15pm-1:00pm– Lunch
Sponsored By Blue Ridge Companies

1:00 pm-2:00 pm- Travel
Vanderbilt University- Owen Graduate School of Management
401 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203

2:00 pm-4:00 pm- Session 4 – R1 University/Corporate Partnership and Tech Transfer
Sponsored by RJ Young

4:00 pm-5:00 pm- Travel

5:00 pm-5:45 pm- Break

5:45 pm- Load buses for dinner at Assembly Food Hall
5055 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203

6:00 pm- Dinner and free time on Broadway
Dinner sponsored by Stewart 

7:30 pm- Optional shuttle returns to The Westin

Day 2 Session Information

Day 3

Thursday, April 11

8:00am– Load buses

Travel to the Entrepreneur Center- 41 Peabody St., Nashville, TN 37210

8:30am-9:30am– Session 1 – CTE Academies

9:30am-9:45am– Break

9:45am-10:45am– Session 2 – Tech Transfer and Entrepreneurship

Day 3 Session Information

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