Madison County Executive Leadership Application

Speakers announced for 2012 Economic Symposium

The following speakers have been announced for the 2012 Economic Symposium:

The Economic Symposium 2012

Dr. Dave Altig: Executive Vice President and Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

John Wilson: CFA Managing Director, Chief Technical Strategist Equity Capital Markets; Morgan Keegan Branch Office Manager, Chattanooga, TN; Author of the daily online stock market report “REVEILLE”

Pete Walley: Director of Long Range Economic Development Planning for the State of Mississippi ~ IHL

Thursday, May 10, 2012
8:00 ~ 9:30 a.m.
(Doors open at 7:30 am for arrival & breakfast)
Nissan North America, Inc. Training Center

Directions

Directions to Nissan from Jackson International Airport:

  • From Airport Road), take the I-20 exit and travel west to I-55. Turn north on I-55 and travel through Jackson, Ridgeland, Madison and Gluckstadt (approximately 25 miles). Proceed to exit 114, take the Sowell Road exit and turn right onto Sowell Road. At the traffic signal, turn left onto Nissan Drive. 
  • Alternate Route: From the Airport, travel south to the “roundabout” intersection with Old Brandon Road. Bear right and right again onto Hwy 475 traveling North to Lakeland Drive (Hwy 475 ends at Lakeland). Turn left onto Lakeland and travel approximately five miles to the I-55 North exit. Exit onto I-55 and proceed north approximately 20 miles to exit 114. Take the Sowell Road exit and turn right onto Sowell. At the traffic signal, turn left onto Nissan Drive. 

Directions to Nissan from Memphis (I-55 traveling southbound):

  • Taking I-55 South, take the Nissan Parkway (East) exit 118 and travel around the loop to the Parkway heading east. At the traffic signal, turn right onto Nissan Drive. 

From Nissan Drive: 

  • Gate numbers are labeled at each entrance. The entrance to the lobby of the plant is marked by the red tile wall. Visitor parking is on your left when you enter this area.