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fastforward 2010 – Session I: Buying Habits and Their Impact

fastforward 2010 – Session I: Buying Habits and Their Impact

Derek Woodgate (The Futures Lab, Inc.) opened the forum with an overview of the day’s theme – Rising from Recession: Central Texas Stong and Sustainable. Moderator Sue Snyder (Jackson Walker LLP) introduced panelists Pike Powers (Civic Entrepreneur), Amy Holloway (Avalanche Consulting), and Matt Curtis (Office…

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November 2010 Engage – Election Day

November 2010 Engage – Election Day

It’s Election Day, the polls are still open, and the legislative session is about to begin. What does today’s election and the upcoming legislative session mean for Texas, for Austin, and for you? Paul Burka and Evan Smith Speakers: Paul Burka – Senior Executive Editor,…

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October 2010 Engage – Innovate or Else

October 2010 Engage – Innovate or Else

The more we strive to keep Austin “Austin,” the more growth we see and the more we change. Is Austin truly “recession proof,” and if so, why? How can we innovate across industries and cultivate the leaders who will take us lucratively into the future?…

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May 2010 Engage – Austin’s Arts Infrastructure

May 2010 Engage – Austin’s Arts Infrastructure

As arts organizations across the nation are struggling through tough times, what does Austin’s burgeoning arts scene need to turn the corner? What are the municipal efforts to create an environment that encourages performing and visual arts as a vibrant part of our city? Do…

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April 2010 Engage – Affordable Housing

April 2010 Engage – Affordable Housing

Home affordability is required for success in all other issues facing the community – from education, to healthcare, to workforce development, to reducing Austin’s energy footprint, and more. What are the plans for creating diverse, affordable homes throughout our community? What are the challenges to…

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March 2010 Engage – Texas Politics

March 2010 Engage – Texas Politics

At the December 2008 Engage breakfast, Dallas Morning News writer Wayne Slater commented that “Texas always does worse under a Democratic president.” Is this proving true? What are we seeing in the gubernatorial race and what do we have to look forward to in November…

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February 2010 Engage – Our Economy

February 2010 Engage – Our Economy

Although Texas has fared better than much of the country in the recent economic crisis, what corners do we need to turn to truly be in recovery? What are we doing to ensure the future health of our economy and what are the industries where…

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January 2010 Engage – Race: Progress, Division, and Inclusion

January 2010 Engage – Race: Progress, Division, and Inclusion

In “post-racial” America, race is still a very important issue for us all to consider and discuss. This is particularly the case in Central Texas, where the racial divide can sometimes seem as impenetrable as the IH35 freeway. How best do we explore the lessons…

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