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Engagement and Outreach Conference

The University of Tennessee will host its second Engagement and Outreach Conference October 29 in the Student Union Ballroom from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. This year’s theme is Partnering for Impact. Faculty will present on their community partnerships around such priority topics as health, housing, homelessness, substance abuse, education, and evaluation. Many of these challenges have been identified as critical in Knox County. The conference will also showcase UT projects and initiatives that help improve lives in the greater Knoxville area. The event is open to faculty, staff, students, and nonprofits. It is free but registration is required.

The conference will follow four tracks with concurrent sessions as well as a poster session:

Track A: Education 

Track B: Housing and Community Development

Track C: Health and Wellness

Track D: Collaboration & Evaluation

Poster Session:

Participate in a session that showcases UT projects and initiatives that help improve lives in greater Knoxville and beyond. Many presenters are 2019 Office of Community Engagement and Outreach Mini Grant winners.

View the full conference agenda and breakout session descriptions.

Inquiries should be sent to

Parking Logistics

Off campus participants should park in the Volunteer Hall Parking Garage on White Avenue.

A full campus map is available at