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October 2016

Civic Life in the Cyber Age

October 22 @ 8:15 am - 5:00 pm CDT
UT Austin – Moody College Belo Center,
300 W. Dean Keeton St.
Austin, TX 78712 United States
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Civic Life in the Cyber Age Conference aimed to discuss how technology is being leveraged to enhance civic participation Technology has changed almost every facet of our daily lives and created exciting opportunities in civic life for improving how we engage and solve problems. Join the New Politics Forum and the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life for a one-day, youth-focused, nonpartisan conference exploring topics surrounding civic life in the cyber age. We've invited some of the nation's top scholars…

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Locked Out! Criminal History as a Barrier to Housing Access

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
University of Texas Law School Auditorium,
727 East Dean Keeton St.
Austin, TX 78705 United States
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The second installment of the Opportunity Forum's 2016-17 Lunch Series, Hot Topics in Access to Opportunity, focuses on criminal history as a barrier to housing access. Nearly one in three U.S. adults holds a criminal record. Accessing safe and affordable housing is an urgent need for many of these individuals, but a criminal background presents immense barriers to securing housing in the Austin region. Join us on October 28th to learn about innovative work going on in New Orleans and…

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November 2016

Transportation Symposium

November 3 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT
Texas A&M University – Rudder Tower,
401 Joe Routt Blvd.
College Station, TX 77843 United States
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The Texas Tribune is pleased to present a daylong symposium, in partnership with the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, on transportation policy in Texas. Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Texas A&M University - Rudder Tower 401 Joe Routt Blvd., College Station, TX 77843 Can't make it in person? Tune in to our livestream at noon, and join the dialogue on Twitter with #TTEvents. ------------- Topics of discussion will include highway funding, urban mobility, road vs. rail, tech innovations in…

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Housing + Health Summit – Building Blocks of Equity and Opportunity

November 17 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm CDT
JW Marriott,
110 East 2nd Street
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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HousingWorks Austin is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for dialogue, discussion and action, a one-day summit titled Housing + Health: Building Blocks of Equity and Opportunity. Along with co-hosts Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and Children’s Optimal Health, HousingWorks Austin is bringing together diverse audiences – including health care, community development and financial institutions – to better understand challenges and opportunities around creating and investing in vibrant, healthy, mixed-income communities. With the opening of the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas…

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2016 DARE TEXAS Summit

November 30 - December 1
Hyatt Regency Austin,
208 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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From the Center for Public Policy Priorities: The Center for Public Policy Priorities is proud to announce their upcoming 2016 DARE TEXAS Summit November 30 – December 1, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on Lady Bird Lake in Austin. Not your ordinary conference... The DARE TEXAS Summit dares our state to be the best for hard-working people and their families. From art to storytelling—and yes, policy analysis—we will explore how to make Texas the best state for everyone—across income, ZIP code, gender, race…

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January 2017

Water for Texas 2017: Innovation at Work

01/23/2017 - 01/25/2017
AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center,
1900 University Avenue
Austin, TX 78705 United States
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The Water for Texas conference will showcase innovative scientific, planning, and financial solutions to water challenges; interactive data and technology; and compelling conversations on water issues that affect all Texans. Panel discussions, workshops, and exhibits will offer the exclusive opportunity to network and engage with industry leaders, elected officials, and TWDB Board members and staff. Conference topics will include: -Conservation and innovative water technologies -Groundwater science -2017 State Water Plan -Geographic data services -Water Data Interactive -Flood funding initiatives -TWDB's…

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