Final Program
CEU Form
Attendee List (As of 11/13/2018)

Thursday, November 15

8:45-9:30 a.m.
Opening Keynote: 2019 Texas Economic Forecast and What It Means for Cities (No handout)

9:30-10:30 a.m.
Planning for Your City’s Economic Development (Handout, Handout – this is the TML Economic Development Handbook; it’s 256 pages)

10:45-11:30 a.m.
Type A and Type B Economic Development Corporations and City Councils (Handout)

11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Luncheon and Keynote Speaker: Ask Outrageously! The Secret to Getting What You Want (Handout)

1:00-1:45 p.m.
Chapter 380 Economic Development Agreements, the Right Stuff? (Handout)

1:45-2:30 p.m.
Looking Ahead to the 2019 Legislative Session: Tax Code Chapter 312 Property Tax Abatements  (Handout)
3:00-4:30 p.m.
Curbside Chat on Strong Towns and Economic Development
 (No handout)

Friday, November 16

8:00-9:00 a.m.
Economic Development Successes and Challenges (Small Cities) (No handout)

Economic Development Successes and Challenges (Medium to Large Cities) (No handout)

9:00-10:15 a.m.
Brick and Mortar Retail is Not Dead, Just Evolving (Handout)

10:30 a.m.-Noon
Economic Development and Tourism (No handout)