Experience Austin Program Overview

This is your opportunity to explore the community and meet the people, issues, and resources that shape Austin’s future. What does that mean? It means we are going to be sharing a lot of information—all to prepare you to better understand Austin and how you can plug in and have an impact—in just five weeks.

Session I: Icons and Issues

Hear about the demographic trends and implications of our booming region grounded in our history, culture and icons.

Session II: Urban Planning: Water, Housing & Transit

Explore how urban planning, conservation and land use effect how we live, commute, play and compete as a region.

Session III: Education & Workforce Development

Learn about the Greater Austin “education picture” and strategies to meet the needs of the ever-changing job market..

Session IV: Our Economic Landscape

Discuss the successes and challenges facing our region’s economy.

Session V: Creativity, Experience and Community

Delve into the personality and qualities of Austin.  Observe the city’s unique creative and entrepreneurial spirit in action, while exploring how you will contribute the story of Austin.

Experience Austin Supporters


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Land Use & Sustainability Sponsor