The program highlights historic and contemporary perspectives on relevant regional themes and features presentations by leading experts and key community leaders. Sessions employ a mix of interactive presentations, facilitated dialogue, behind-the-scenes visits and more. Session topics include Education & Workforce Development, the impact of the military in Middle Tennessee & Ft. Campbell, Leadership, Agriculture, Health & Healthcare, Globalization, Transportation, Environmental & Historic Preservation, Tourism, Recreation & Sports and Government, Public Policy & the Music City brand.

Sessions take place the third Wednesday and Thursday of each month from September through May. Please note there is an orientation session in September and two sessions in April. See the 2016-2017 schedule & programming topics.

Programs/Sessions for the Class of 2017

New Class

September 8
10:00 a.m.

The Leadership Middle Tennessee Experience
Normally in Davidson County
10-12: Team Building, Program Overview
12-1:  Lunch with the Executive Committee
1-3: Regionalism and Overview of the Region
3-5: Join the Alumni Summit
5:30: New class and alumni reception

Session 1 September 21-22

Rutherford County

Session 2 October 19-20

Robertson County

Session 3 November 16-17

The Impact of the Military in Middle Tennessee & Fort Campbell
Montgomery County

Session 4 December 7-8

Quality of Life and The Battle of Franklin Leadership Experience
Williamson County

Session 5 January 18-19

Health & Healthcare
Dickson County

Session 6 February 15-16

Government, Public Policy & the Music City Brand
Davidson County

Session 7 March 1-2

Wilson County

Session 8 April 5-6

Environmental & Historic Preservation
Maury County

Session 9 April 19-20

Tourism, Recreation & Sports
Sumner County

Session 10 May 10-11

Education & Workforce Development
Cheatham County

Commencement May 16

The Year in Review & Commencement
Hutton Hotel
4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Year in Review with Class of 2016
5:45 - 7:00 p.m. Commencement Celebration with class & alumni