*Timeline and speakers are subject to change

9:00-9:15 WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS

Dr. Neil Matkin // President, Collin College


9:15 - 9:30 Table Introductions


9:30 - 10:15 state of the Region

James Spaniolo // CEO, North Texas Commission


10:15 - 10:30 Break & Networking


10:30 - 11:00 Navigating 9,286 Square Miles: TheFuture of Transportation in North Texas

Peter Braster // Director of Special Projects, City of Plano


11:00 - 11:45 Moderated Discussion with Q & A

Holly Reed // Managing Dir. of External Affairs, TX Central
Gary Slagel // Board Secretary, DART
John Terrell // VP Commercial Development, DFW Airport
Lindsey Baker // Assist. Director Government Affairs, NTTA


11:45 - 12:15 Lunch & Networking


12:15 - 1:00 Keynote: Impacts of Growth on North Texas

Dr. Lloyd Potter // Texas State Demographer


1:00 - 1:15 Break & Networking


1:15 - 1:45 Solutions for Serving the Underserved

Dr. John Siburt // President and COO, CitySquare


1:45 - 2:00 Moderated Discussion with Q & A

Daron Babcock // Executive Director, Bonton Farms
Bryan Kelly // Executive Relations Manager, Prison
Entrepreneur Program
Mirjana Omeragic // Director of Refugee & Domestic
Violence Services, Mosaic Family Services
Frank Santoni // Director of Padua Project,
Catholic Health Charities


2:30 - 2:50 Break & Networking


2:50 - 3:20 Civics, Civility and the Conversation

Felicia Pulliam, J.D. // CEO, Create Community LLC


3:20 - 4:05 Table Discussions


4:05 - 4:45 Sharing of Ideas

Felicia Pulliam, J.D.
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