On Thursday at 2:00 p.m., the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings hosts Governors Bill Haslam (R-Tenn.) and John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.) for a discussion on how they are catalyzing innovation in their states’ advanced industry sectors, including aerospace and auto manufacturing. The governors will be joined by Bruce Katz, vice president and director of the program, Daniel Pacthod, director of Advanced Industries and Aerospace and Defense Practice at McKinsey & Co., and NPR correspondent Yuki Noguchi, who will moderate the discussion.
The event builds on two Advanced Industries Series reports issued by the Metro program last year:
This report was released at an event held at the History Colorado Center.
This report finds that the auto industry plays a critical role in the Tennessee economy and explores the new competitive environment that will challenge the state going forward.