ACECMorrissey Goodale

October 25-26, 2017
JW Marriott
Austin, TX

“The event was very informative and we will be able to share some great insights with our firm partners in El Paso, Texas.” - Mark Medina, Vice President, Moreno Cardenas Inc.

Agenda  
Wednesday, October 25
1:00 - 4:00 PM

Pre-Conference Workshops

Strategy and Strategic Planning Workshop >

JW Marriott, Room 208, Level 2

Presenter:
Christine Brack, Principal Consultant
Morrissey Goodale

  Ownership Transition and M&A Workshop >

JW Marriott, Room 213, Level 2

Presenters:
Nick Belitz, Principal Consultant
Morrissey Goodale

Jeff Lookup, Principal Consultant
Morrissey Goodale

6:00 - 8:00 PM Opening Reception

Speakeasy >
412 Congress Ave D, Austin
Make new connections and reconnect with old friends.

Thursday, October 26
7:00 – 8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 – 8:15 AM Opening Remarks
8:15 – 9:15 AM

Keynote:
Texas economic outlook

Speaker:
Dr. Mark G. Dotzour, Economist

9:15 – 10:00 AM

Keynote:
Texas political outlook

Speaker:
Harvey Kronberg, Editor, Quorum Report

10:00 – 10:30 AM Networking break
10:30 – 11:45

Texas CEO panel

Pat Kunz, President, Halff Associates

Joe Rapier, President, Parkhill Smith & Cooper

Dan Leyendecker, President, LNV, Inc.

Calvin Ladner, President, LJA Engineering

11:45 – 1:15 PM

Lunch

Remarks and Introduction by Gene Austin, CEO, President and Director, Bazaarvoice

Industry lifetime achievement award

Honoree:
Robert F. Pence, PE, BCEE

About our Honoree  

1:15 – 1:30 PM

Break

1:30 – 2:00 PM

TxDOT/Transportation Outlook

Laura Ryan, Commissioner, Texas Transportation Commission

2:00 – 3:10 PM

Texas power, industry and energy panel

Ryan Sitton, Commissioner, Texas Railroad

Rich Burns, Chief Port Infrastructure Officer, Port of Houston Authority

Lance Spross, Director of Engineering Standards and Maintenance Strategy, Oncor

3:10 – 3:40 PM Networking break
3:40 – 4:35 PM

Public Works directors panel

Dr. Karun Sreerama, MBA, PE, Director of Public Works & Engineering, City of Houston

Majed Al-Ghafry, Assistant City Manager, City of Dallas

4:00 – 4:45 PM

Doing business with TxDOT

Martin Rodin, PEPS Division Director, Texas Department of Transportation

4:45 – 5:00 PM

Closing remarks

5:00– 7:30 PM

Closing reception

JW Marriott



Register Today

EARLY BIRD PRICING

Through Sept. 24:
ACEC Texas member
using code ............ $775.

(Contact ACEC TX for code)

Non ACEC Texas
member ................ $850.


After Sept. 24:
ACEC Texas member
using code ............ $875.

(Contact ACEC TX for code)

Non ACEC Texas
member ................ $950.

The registration fee includes all receptions and networking sessions, all speaker and panel sessions, breakfast and lunch, plus materials for each attendee.

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

Register for your choice of a 1/2-day workshop:

Wednesday, October 25
JW Marriott
Room 208, 213, Level 2
1-4pm

Ownership Transition and M&A Workshop >

OR

Strategy and Strategic Planning Workshop >

ACEC Texas member
using code ............ $295.

(Contact ACEC TX for code)

Non ACEC Texas
member ................ $395.