Hosting the DOE’s largest science and energy laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee is an epicenter for innovation. With 87 different nationalities working within its jurisdiction, understanding beyond boundaries is critical. City Manager, Mark Watson, discusses how reciprocal exchanges with professionals from Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Indonesia have facilitated international partnerships with communities abroad, and reinforces the impact that local initiatives have on the global stage.
This session is part of the Focus15 block centered around the topic Powering Local Change through Global Collaboration, with an emphasis on government management.
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