Symposium Transportation for Mississippi's Sustainable Economic Growth

Save the date! On February 21-22, 2012 the symposium Transportation for Mississippi’s Sustainable Economic Growth will be held at Bost Extension Center on the Mississippi State Campus in Starkville, Mississippi.

This symposium will identify economic opportunities for sustaining and growing Mississippi’s transportation centers while preserving livable communities and environmental quality.

Learn how to use Mississippi water, rail, highway, and air transportation for economic development. Help decide the trajectory that will achieve economic growth with livable communities. Hear success stories that can be duplicated throughout the state. Learn how new technologies can benefit your community and organization.

Location: Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi

Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 12:30 PM through Wednesday, February 22, 2012 till 12:30 PM

Program Outline:

  • Transportation Commissioners Roundtable
  • Multi-modal Success Stories
  • Challenges and Opportunities for the next 25 years
  • Breakouts - How to make multi-modal transportation decisions based on economic & environmental drivers
  • Next Steps - where do we go from here?

Early registration is open, please click the link below, view the invitation, and respond by clicking either the Yes or No button at the bottom of the invitation.  Your response is greatly appreciated.