A geo-energy cyber summit is set for later
this month in the Rocket City.
Mayor Tommy Battle combined three economic
development initiatives – Geo Huntsville, Energy Huntsville, and Cyber
Huntsville. The lead for Geo Huntsville, Joe Franicica, said he wants
Huntsville to be a magnet for other companies developing this type of
He said the summit has national and regional
importance to draw companies to North Alabama.
"We want the business school at UAH to help
support these entrepreneurial efforts, which is a large focus of the summit
this year. We're going to have an entire panel dedicated to nothing but how
does the community attract new businesses and support the efforts that are here
around these technology efforts," said Franicica.
The summit is set for Nov. 14 and 15 at the