Texas Infrastructure: Building the Future

  • Thursday, April 11, 2013
  • 6:00 PM
  • Saturday, April 13, 2013
  • 11:30 PM
  • Hilton Austin Hotel, 500 East 4th Street, Austin, Texas Salons C, D and E, 4th Floor (512-482-8000)

Click here for a video of Evan Smith’s conversation with Harris County Judge Ed Emmett and Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.

View this event’s agenda. The Conference Flyer highlights details of the day!

Please note that non-Lyceum members may only register for the conference on Friday, April 12. All other sessions are for Lyceum members and their guests only.

Online registration for this event is open.

Texas and states across the nation are facing serious challenges with respect to transportation infrastructure and funding. According to the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, Texas needs to invest $375 billion between now and 2030, with only about half that revenue available, to maintain our current infrastructure and prevent worsening traffic congestion. To preserve our state's comparative economic advantage, Texas must find a solution to invest in our roads, bridges, rail lines, seaports and airports. The question is how, given current conditions, this is possible.

With over 37 million people projected to live in Texas by 2030, how will lawmakers make sure there are adequate funding resources? How will lawmakers make sure that Texas is on the leading edge of economic development? How will lawmakers decide to build the future of Texas?

Alongside the most knowledgeable and respected leaders in the industry, policy makers and government officials, the Texas Lyceum plans to answer these questions and more at our public conference in Austin at the downtown Hilton Hotel.

Sponsorship Opportunities are still available! Check out the Sponsorship Benefits and join these other institutions in supporting this conference:

Cintra, First Southwest, Amarillo National Bank, HNTB, BNSF Railway, Capital Metro, RBC Capital Markets, Goldman Sachs, Texas A&M Transportation Institute, Austin Chamber of Commerce, Citigroup, Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Jackson Walker, H-E-B, CP&Y, The NRP Group, DFW Airport Authority, Andrews Kurth, Dennison Development, Federal Home Loan Bank, McCall Parkhurst, Hillwood, Texas Motor Transportation Association, Strategic Public Affairs, AT&T, CenterPoint Energy, S&B Infrastructure, Austin Bank.

The conference will be held on Friday, April 12 at the Hilton Austin Hotel and will be open to the public. No refunds will be given after April 5, 2013.

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