Lockheed Martin’s McLean and GTRI’s Hudgens to speak to Cobb Chamber about advanced aeronautics

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The Cobb Chamber issued a press release about the speakers at their Marquee Monday luncheon on September 13. Rod McLean of Lockheed Martin and James Hudgens of the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) will speak on developments in advanced aeronautics manufacturing and research.

For more information read the full press release reprinted below:

ATLANTA (August 31, 2021) — The Cobb Chamber’s Marquee Monday luncheon on September 13 welcomes Rod McLean of Lockheed Martin and James Hudgens of the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) to share the latest endeavors in advanced aeronautics manufacturing and research.

For more than 40 years, Lockheed Martin and GTRI have partnered together on groundbreaking projects. Lockheed Martin has been a pillar in the Cobb and Georgia economy for more than 70 years, where it has built some of the military’s most important critical aerospace technologies in Marietta. The GTRI leads research across a vast range of technological fields, and the Cobb County Research Facility is home to eight GTRI laboratories.

In addition to the keynote presentation, the Cobb Chamber’s Cobb Executive Women program will present the 2021 Woman of Distinction award at this luncheon.

Registration is now open through Sept. 8 for the September Marquee Monday. Tickets are $35 for Cobb Chamber members and $40 for non-members. Attendees may register for the event at www.cobbchamber.org/events. Doors open at 11:00 a.m. and the program begins promptly at 11:45 a.m. Parking is available at The Battery Red Deck for free up to three hours.

For further parking options, please refer to the Battery Atlanta Parking Guide. A security screening will be required at check-in.

The Marquee Monday event series is presented by Superior Plumbing. The September Marquee Monday is sponsored by Gas South, Coca-Cola Roxy & Live Nation Special Events, Delaware North, Next Page Live Event Services, and Peachtree Tents and Events.

For more information about the Marquee Monday event series, contact Jani Dix at jdix@cobbchamber.org or 770-859-2335.

About the Cobb Chamber

At the Cobb Chamber, we believe in the power of ambition. Through our wealth of programming and partnerships, we unite the region’s most innovative, informed, and determined people so that they can achieve more. And through our advocacy and initiatives, we ensure that our county is a healthy place to do business. While our members span industry, background, and experience, we share a common desire: to see Cobb County flourish. For more information, visit www.cobbchamber.org.