CREC Project News and Updates

CREC Helps Advance East Tennessee Planning Effort

March 9, 2012

On February 22, 2012, Ken Poole and Wen Sun travelled to Knoxville, TN to help launch PlanET‘s first of five economic and workforce development working group meetings.  Approximately 30 people from various economic and workforce development related fields attended the meeting.  Ken presented key findings from the region’s economic data analysis and facilitated a discussion on the region’s existing conditions.  The meeting concluded with the development of a list of key economic and workforce issues, including workforce preparation, regional infrastructure capacity and land use, and economic and workforce development governance.

Learn more about this working group meeting here.