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July 19, 2022 | Tom Ballard

TTU schedules inaugural “Upper Cumberland Economic Development Summit” in early August

Tennessee Tech University’s (TTU) Center for Rural Innovation is hosting what it describes as the inaugural “Upper Cumberland Economic Development Summit” August 9 and 10 on the Cookeville campus.

Scheduled to run a full-day on the first day and a half day on August 10, the rural economic development-focused event will host U.S. Senator Bill Hagerty, U.S. Representative John Rose, and Tennessee Speaker of the House Cameron Sexton. Other speakers will include representatives of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Tennessee’s Development Districts, Tennessee Small Business Development Center, and UT Knoxville.

The sessions will be held in TTU’s new Laboratory Science Building. Here’s a link to registration.