Thursday, April 4  8:30 AM – 2 PM
The Union at Station West  |  Charlotte, North Carolina

North Carolina is a national leader in announcements of new manufacturing facilities for batteries, microchips, electric vehicles, and renewable energy technologies. Our state is also rich in the natural and human resources critical to these cutting-edge, expanding industries. Investment in next-generation manufacturing and energy is creating thousands of well-paying jobs for our people, and supporting our top talent and leading academic institutions. This event will bring together pioneering industry executives, economic developers, elected representatives, community college leaders, and local visionaries who are supercharging North Carolina’s economy.

We will illuminate and discuss North Carolina’s blueprint for success with sessions on:

To register for this event, please provide the following information:

Start Time End Time Session Duration
8.00am 8.45am Check-in and networking breakfast 45 minutes
8.45am 9.00am Supercharge North Carolina introduction by Consensus 15 minutes
9.00am 9.15am Welcome remarks, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis 15 minutes
9.30am 10.15am Panel I: Job opportunities from the auto expansion
With representatives from Thomas Built Buses, Atom Power and the Office of Gov. Roy Cooper
45 minutes
10.15am 10.45am Coffee break and networking 30 minutes
10.50am 11.35am Panel II: Fuel for thought
With representatives from the Chambers for Innovation and Clean Energy, the Carolinas Clean Energy Business Association, Pine Gate Renewables and the American Clean Power Association
45 minutes
11.40am 12.15pm Fireside chat: High-tech meets higher ed including North Carolina Commerce Secretary Machelle Baker Sanders
With representatives from Wolfspeed and Central Carolina Community College
35 minutes
12.15pm 1.00pm Lunch 45 minutes
1.00pm 1.15pm Remarks, North Carolina Speaker Tim Moore 15 minutes
1.15pm 1.55pm Panel III: Chip, batteries, and chargers
With representatives from Albemarle, Kempower and the EPIC Center at UNC-Charlotte
40 minutes
1.55pm 2.00pm Closing remarks from Consensus 5 minutes
2.00pm ENDS

Thom Tillis

U.S. Senator for North Carolina


Tim Moore

North Carolina House of Representatives


Machelle Baker Sanders

North Carolina Department of Commerce

…and more from organizations across the state like

Wolfspeed, Kempower, Forge Nano, North Carolina Community Colleges, VinFast, Albemarle, economic developers, and more!

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