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Regional Summit - March 5, 2010

Audience imageThanks to all those who attended the Regional Summit and the ULI Luncheon. We had close to 400 people in attendance during the morning session.

Agenda

North Texas 2050 Session – Lone Star Auditorium
Overview Presentations and Welcome - Overview PowerPoint

  • Jim Spaniolo, President, University of Texas at Arlington
  • Dr. Robert Cluck, Mayor, City of Arlington

North Texas 2050 – A Future that is Better than Business as Usual

  • Fernando Costa FAICP, Vision North Texas Management Committee Chair and Assistant City Manager, City of Fort Worth
  • Karen Walz FAICP, Vision North Texas Project Manager and Principal, Strategic Community Solutions

North Texas 2050 Vision, Part 1
Urban Land Institute Overview

Panel 1 imageJohn Walsh, Urban Land Institute North Texas Immediate Past President, VNT Management Committee Member, and Principal, TIG Real Estate Services, Inc.

Perspective 1: North Texas as a Global Region of the Future
Wendy Lopez, Chair, North Texas Commission and Vice President, URS Corporation

Perspective 2: Economic Vitality from Sustainable Growth
Maher Maso, Mayor, City of Frisco

Perspective 3: Revitalization for the Region of the Future
Andre McEwing, Executive Director, Southeast Fort Worth, Inc.

Questions & discussion

North Texas 2050 Vision, Part 2
North Central Texas Council of Governments Overview

Mike Eastland, Executive Director, North Central Texas Council of Governments and VNT Management Committee Member

Perspective 1: Healthy Communities for Healthy People
Lou Brewer, Director, Tarrant County Health Department

Perspective 2: Designing Places for People
Phillip Poole, Partner, Townsite Company LLC

Perspective 3: Housing Choices for Future North Texans
Tim Bray, Director, Institute for Urban Policy Research, University of Texas at Dallas

Questions & discussion

North Texas 2050 Vision, Part 3
University of Texas at Arlington Overview

Panel 3 (James Brown - EPA)Don Gatzke, Dean, School of Architecture, University of Texas at Arlington and VNT Management Committee Member

Perspective 1: Quality of Life – Now and in 2050
Mayor Mike Moncrief, City of Fort Worth

Perspective 2: Natural Assets for a Sustainable Future
James R. Brown, P.G., Associate Director of Strategic Planning, U.S. EPA Region VI Water Quality Protection Division

Perspective 3: A Vision for Innovation
Jon Shapiro, Founder and CEO, Texas Institute for Sustainable Technology Research

Questions & discussion

Action to Create a Preferred Future

Action & Next Steps
Ann Kovich, Director of Business Development, Halff Associates and VNT Management Committee Member

Acknowledgements
Ann Kovich

Adjourn

Note: The ULI Luncheon, featuring Shelley Poticha did not have any PowerPoint presentations.

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