University Economic Development Association



September 29 –

October 2, 2019

Reno-Tahoe, Nevada

2019 UEDA Summit Theme

Designing Resilient Regions: The Biggest Little Ideas for ALL Ecosystems


2019 Summit UEDA

Add-On Tours

Summit UEDA guests can enjoy fun within the region by joining us for our scheduled tour. Explore the innovative Tesla Gigafactory with fellow 2019 Summit UEDA attendees.

Summit add-ons are part of the regular registration process. When you register for our conference you will be able to add these event to your agenda at the time of registration.

Tesla Gigafactory

Tuesday, October 2

9:00 am, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

*Limited availability

Tesla’s Gigafactory 1 is located in Sparks, Nevada, about a half hour east of Reno. The 5.8 million square foot factory for the Tesla car batteries, Powerwalls, and Powerpacks is currently under construction. Tours will last 1.5 hours with 45 minutes touring the external property and 45 minutes touring the internal property.

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On Your Own Tours

There are a number of tours in the Reno-Tahoe area that you can enjoy during your visit. Explore the fun and historical area by enjoy one of the tours provided by the organizations below.


2019 Summit Sponsors

Presidential Sponsor

Chancellor Sponsor

Educational Session Supporter

Regional Sponsor


Innovation Sponsor

AM/PM Educational Sponsor


Water Bottle Sponsor

Community Sponsor

Collaboration Sponsor

Break Sponsor


Registration Sponsors

Networking Venue Sponsor

Welcome Sponsors




Media Sponsors


Agenda at a Glance Sponsors

Welcome to Reno-Tahoe

A trip to Reno-Tahoe puts everything you could want – good food, arts and culture, outdoor adventures galore – at your fingertips. Grab a bike and cruise through Reno for some urban flavor, then take the short drive to Lake Tahoe for some fresh air.