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October 10

  • Opening Reception

    • Wax Myrtle’s Restaurant – Thompson Hotel Rooftop

  • Presentation

    • Historical Perspective-The Decisions that Lead to Where Austin is Today
      Jeremy Martin, CEO Austin Chamber of Commerce

October 11

  • Tour: Capital Factory

  • Panel: Workforce Development and Talent Attraction

    • Gilbert Zavala, VP, Education and Talent- Austin Chamber
      Austin Community College

  • Panel: Urban Economic Development

    • Charisse Bodisch, SVP, Economic Development, Austin Chamber

    • Frank Hartman, VP Economic Development, Austin Chamber

    • Dewitt Peart, President and CEO, Downtown Austin Alliance

    • Panel: Global Innovation and Technology

    • Roland Pena, SVP Technology and Innovation

  • Tour: Downtown Walking Tour

  • Dinner: El Alma

  • Optional Entertainment

October 12th Tour Day

  • Tour: Austin Community College-Highland Campus

  • Tour and Panel: Communities First! Village

  • Tour: Asmbly Austin

  • Dinner: Salt Lick Restaurant

  • Optional Entertainment

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