Texas #AE Industry Conference 2018
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Oct 24-25, 2018 • Omni La Mansion del Rio • San Antonio

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Texas #AE Industry Conference Agenda

Every year, the Texas #AE Industry Conference agenda provides the most current, relevant, in-depth information for AE leadership teams focused on the Texas market. Here’s what we have in store this year.

Check back here for additional agenda details and updates as we near the meeting date.

Wednesday, October 24

1:00 – 4:00 pm

Pre-Conference Workshops

Add to your experience—choose from two pre-conference workshops:

  • Strategic Business Planning
  • Ownership Transition and M&A

Explore your options >

5:30 – 7:00 pm

Welcome Reception

El Capistrano
Omni La Mansion del Rio

Thursday, October 25

7:00 – 8:00 am

BREAKFAST

8:00 – 8:10 am

Opening Remarks

8:10 – 9:00 am

Keynote: Texas Political Outlook

Ross Ramsey
Executive Editor and Co-Founder, The Texas Tribune

9:00 – 10:00 am

Keynote: Texas Economic Outlook

Dr. Ray Perryman
President and CEO, The Perryman Group

10:00 – 10:30 am

BREAK

10:30 am – 11:45 am

Texas CEO Panel

Dale D. Conger, President, Cobb, Fendley & Associates, Inc. (Houston, TX, ENR #247)
Mitch Fortner, President, KSA (Longview, TX)
Peter Fearn, President, RPS Group (Houston, TX, ENR #371)
Pat Kunz, President, Halff Associates (Richardson, TX, ENR #128)

11:45 – 12:30 pm

LUNCH

12:30 – 1:00 pm

LUNCH SPEAKER

Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller

1:00 – 1:30 pm

Lifetime Achievement Award

HONOREE
James R. Royer, PE (TC&B, AECOM)

Read about this year’s honoree >

1:30 – 2:00 pm

BREAK

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Breakout Sessions

Texas Water
Robert R. Puente, President and CEO, San Antonio Water System
Rep. Lyle Larson, Chair, House Natural Resource Committee

TxDOT and Transportation
Mario Jorge, San Antonio District Engineer, TxDOT
Vic Boyer, CEO, San Antonio Mobility Coalition

Texas Commercial Markets
Charles Kaplan, Commercial Real Estate Advisor, Investment Realty Company
Michael Schoenbrun, San Antonio City Partner, Weitzman

3:00 – 3:20 pm

BREAK

3:20 – 3:50 pm

A Look at Corpus Christi and the Coastal Bend

Greg Smith 
Corpus Christi City Council Member

3:50 – 4:20 pm

Keynote: The Outlook for Texas Business

Jeff Moseley
CEO, Texas Association of Business

4:20 – 4:30 pm

Closing

4:30 – 5:30 pm

Reception at Omni La Mansion del Rio

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Texas #AE Industry Conference
Oct 24-25, 2018

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

PRICING

Registration fee……….. $950

ACEC TX members*….. $875
Contact ACEC TX for code.

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ADD A HALF‑DAY
PRE‑CONFERENCE WORKSHOP

October 24, 2018
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ENHANCE YOUR EXPERIENCE

Choose from 2 high-energy options!

Additional half-day workshop….. $495

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* Code required for discounted ACEC TX member pricing.

Your Conference Registration fee includes all receptions and networking sessions, all conference day sessions, breakfast and lunch, and materials for each attendee. Please note: the Conference Registration fee does not include Pre-Conference Workshops.

“The material was so in-depth, so informative, that it made me think more in-depth about our situation and where we are headed.”

John Kissinger
President & CEO, GRAEF

“The Texas AE Industry Conference was insightful, informative, and exceeded my expectation. The Morrissey Goodale Team assembled a great mix of presentations and I expect to attend more functions they convene in the future. Whether your firm is mature in the market, or expanding in the market, organically or through M&A, this conference is for all."

Ryan J Venable
Principal / Director, Braun Intertec Corporation

"Appropriate content, great networking, and a who's who in the Texas marketplace."

Mark Isaak
Vice President, Johnson Mirmiran & Thompson (JMT)

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ENGINEERING REGISTERED CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAM
Conference: Earn 5.50 Professional Development Hours
Workshop: Earn 2.50 Professional Development Hours

Morrissey Goodale has met the standards and requirements of the Registered Continuing Education Program. Credit earned on completion of this program will be reported to RCEP. Certificates of Completion will be issued to all participants. Complaints regarding registered providers may be sent to RCEP at www.RCEP.net.