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REIMAGINING CITIES: BUILDING RESILIENCY

The Center for Politics and Governance, LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin

Friday, October 25, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (PDT)

Austin, TX

REIMAGINING CITIES: BUILDING RESILIENCY

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Pay to Park space is available in the Manor Garage across from DKR Stadium . The LBJ School of Public Affairs (SRH 3) is located adjacent to the Manor parking garage. Please note that parking in Lots 37, 38 and 39 is not permitted. 


A full-day symposium featuring distinguished mayors and prominent experts sharing thier experiences in creating thriving, vibrant cities. Event is free and open to the public. You must register to attend.

Arts, Culture and Vibrant Cities

Innovative roles for arts and culture in growing cities

9:15 am – 10:30 am

  • Francie Ostrower, moderator
  • Doug Dempster, College of Fine Arts, UT-Austin
  • Mark Stern, Urban Studies Program, University of Pennsylvania
  • Shea Little, Big Medium and founder of East Austin Studio Tour

Urban Economic Resiliency

Expanding economic development opportunities in cities

10:45 am – 12:00 pm

  • Robert Wilson, moderator
  • Christina Gabriel, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Bomoni Howze, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Brian Kelsey, Civic Analytics

Reimagining Cities: Lunch Panel

Distinguished mayors discuss creating vibrant, resilient urban cores

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm

  • Bill Spelman, moderator
  • Mayor Lee Leffingwell – Austin, TX
  • Mayor Mick Cornett – Oklahoma City, OK
  • Mayor Nelda Martinez – Corpus Christi, TX

TechGov: Creating Smart Cities

Disruptive technology’s role in transforming cities

1:45 pm – 3:00 pm

  • Sherri Greenberg, moderator
  • Mayor Mick Cornett, Oklahoma City
  • Mark Strama, Google Fiber
  • Craig Watkins, College of Communications,
    UT-Austin
  • Stephen Elkins, City of Austin

When & Where



SID RICHARDSON HALL 3, LBJ SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS, UT-AUSTIN
2315 Red River Street
Austin, TX 78712

Friday, October 25, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (PDT)


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The Center for Politics and Governance, LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin

The Center for Politics and Governance fosters public sector innovation and creative solutions through research, teaching, and real world engagement.

LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin

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