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Haslam To Address Southland Conference On Tuesday

Haslam To Address Southland Conference On Tuesday

CREATED Jun 9, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Republican Governor Bill Haslam's lone public event this week is scheduled for the Southland Conference on Tuesday.

The event billing itself as focusing on "Technology, Entrepreneurship and Southern Culture," runs from Monday through Wednesday. Haslam addresses attendees on Tuesday morning at the Marathon Music Works near the state Capitol.

Other scheduled speakers are former Vice President Al Gore, PayPal President David Marcus and hotel Tonight CEO Sam Shank.

A panel of entrepreneurs will judge the best 10 teams to apply in a startup competition, with each investing $10,000 of their own money.

The event also features local food, whiskey and music.

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