The Greater Owensboro 2065 Summit is scheduled for Thursday at Owensboro Health. It's the start of a year long project into making a 50 year plan for the city.
Officials say it'll shape the city's future and get it better prepared for competing internationally.
"People say all the time, 'Oh, Owensboro's competition is Evansville,' or 'Owensboro's competition is Bowling Green,'" said Madison Silvert of Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corporation. "In fact, our competition is Brazil. It's China."
Health, energy, and transportation will be covered in Thursday's meeting. Officials say the final plan will be unveiled next Summer.