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Event Agenda
Monday, April 25, 2005

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Time Activity
7:30 a.m. Registration
8:15 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

  • John Walsh, Chair, ULI North Texas District Council
  • Mike Eastland, Executive Director, North Central Texas Council of Governments
  • Karen Walz, FAICP, Project Manager, Instructions for Participants - Slideshow
8:30 a.m.

Kick-off Speaker

  • Introduction by Don Gatzke, Dean of Architecture, for James Spaniolo, President, the University of Texas at Arlington
  • Speaker J. Ronald Terwilliger, Chairman and CEO, Trammell Crow Residential, Atlanta GA
9:15 a.m.

Morning Exercise

  • Participants will work in small groups to plot out ideas for the region’s future growth
12:30 p.m.

Lunch and Keynote Speaker

  • Introduction by Fernando Costa, FAICP, Chair, Regional Visioning Committee and Planning Director, City of Fort Worth
  • Speaker Shelley Poticha, President, Reconnecting America, Oakland CA - Slideshow
1:40 p.m.

Afternoon Session

  • Report from Morning Exercise - Slideshow
  • Implications of Growth Scenarios - Slideshow
  • Design Issues and Priorities
  • The afternoon session will include large group discussion and the use of polling techniques for immediate feedback - Slideshow
3:30 p.m.


Reception to follow in the Palo Duro Lounge


Vision North Texas is a collaboration led by the Urban Land Institute’s North Texas District Council,
the North Central Texas Council of Governments and the University of Texas at Arlington.