QUARTERLY MEETINGS - Open to Lyceum Members and Guests

The Speed of Commerce (quarterly meeting) will take place in Clear Lake/Kemah, Texas, during April 2019 (dates to be announced).



    • Thursday, January 31, 2019
    • Saturday, February 02, 2019
    • AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, Austin TX

    As Texas leads the nation in population growth and as industry increasingly uses innovation to advance competitiveness, workforce needs are changing. Texas is home to many different businesses that require a multitude of trades. The focus of the 2019 Pubcon will be to examine the various drivers, leading indicators and perspectives that will inform our stakeholders and state leaders on the successes, challenges and opportunities in workforce.

    Some topics to be covered are: the Gig Economy, middle skilled jobs, artificial intelligence, education and our state budget, retraining the workforce and how non-profits play a role in workforce development. 


    AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
    1900 University Ave, Austin, TX 78705
    Rate: $199
    Deadline: January 4, 2019
    Book Here

    Schedule at a Glance

    Thursday, January 31
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm    New Director Orientation
    3:30 pm - 7:00 pm   Investiture & Reception
    7:30 pm - 10:00 pm    Pubcon Salon Dinners

    Friday, February 1
    8:00 am - 4:30 pm    Texas 2036 Workforce Sessions
    6:00 pm - 11:00 pm    Reception, Fireside Chat, Dinner

    Saturday, February 2
    9:00 am - 11:00 am    Board of Directors Meeting
    11:00 pm - 2:00 pm    Tour of TroubleMaker Studios, Tequila Tasting, and Lunch

    • Friday, May 03, 2019
    • Dallas and/or Washington on the Brazos

    • Thursday, July 25, 2019
    • Saturday, July 27, 2019
    • Montreal, Canada (optional meeting)

    • Thursday, September 12, 2019
    • Saturday, September 14, 2019
    • College Station, Texas

    • Thursday, November 07, 2019
    • Saturday, November 09, 2019
    • Big Bend, Texas

Past Events

Thursday, October 25, 2018 A Look at Texas Agriculture
Thursday, August 23, 2018 Lyceum Happy Hour: Permian Basin
Friday, August 17, 2018 Code Blue! The State of Texas Healthcare: The Texas Lyceum's 32nd Public Conference
Thursday, August 02, 2018 Webinar: 2018 Lyceum Poll Results
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 A Global Perspective: The US Role on the World Stage
Thursday, April 26, 2018 Race Relations in Texas
Thursday, February 22, 2018 Webinar: North Korea Situational Briefing
Thursday, January 25, 2018 Texas: State of Innovation
Thursday, October 26, 2017 Human Trafficking......Demystifying the Taboo
Thursday, June 22, 2017 Is Civility Lost? When Did Compromise Become a Dirty Word? Finding Common Ground in a Fractured Society
Thursday, March 23, 2017 Two Americas: Guns' Polarizing Effect on American Culture
Friday, January 27, 2017 What is the Proper Role of Government? Exploring the Tension Between Federal, State and Local Authority
Thursday, October 27, 2016 Buyer's Market: Supercharging Texas' Automotive REVolution
Thursday, August 04, 2016 Beyond the Hype: Immigration and Border Security in Texas
Thursday, June 23, 2016 The Texas Lyceum in Cuba
Friday, April 01, 2016 The Big Business of Football in Texas
Thursday, January 21, 2016 Facing the Storm: Preserving a Resilient Texas
Thursday, October 22, 2015 The Storied Relationship Between the U.S. Military and Texas
Thursday, August 13, 2015 Have We Lost the War on Drugs?
Thursday, June 11, 2015 Hope Floats - The Panama Canal's Impact on the Texas Economy
Saturday, March 07, 2015 The Texas Lyceum's 35th Anniversary Celebration
Thursday, March 05, 2015 Keeping the Miracle Alive: Ensuring Texas' Competitiveness
Thursday, January 29, 2015 Protecting the Texas Environment in the Midst of Economic Growth
Thursday, October 16, 2014 Money and Banking in Texas
Thursday, August 14, 2014 The Changing Face of Texas: The Growing Number of Latinos in Education and the Workforce
Thursday, April 24, 2014 The Tribalization of Politics: How Factions Impact Politics and Life in Texas
Thursday, January 30, 2014 A Foodie Focus: How Laws and Regulation Affect Food Production, Safety and Sales
Thursday, April 11, 2013 Texas Infrastructure: Building the Future

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