26th Annual Conference
October 30 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mark your calendar for this year’s Annual Conference in beautiful San Angelo! A special evening event has also been planned for Tuesday evening for the Pop Art Grand Opening and tour of Paintbrush Alley in downtown San Angelo. Topics and Speakers include:
Kim Alexander, Chancellor Collegiate Edu-Nation – Roscoe
Innovation Ensures Student Success: Collegiate P-20 System Model
Stan Wiek, City Manager, City of San Saba *
Cultivating a Community of Engagement: Keep America Beautiful Principals
Craig Rotter, Executive Director, Texas Rural Leadership
Cultivating a Catalyst for Change in Rural Communities
Panel: Kim Little, Executive Director, Coleman EDC and Karen Wright, Executive Director, Dublin EDC
Innovation Sparks Entrepreneurial Spirit – Jr. Business Academy & The Launch Pad
Panel: Steve Spillette, President, Community Development Strategies, Ray Tipton, Executive Director, Brownwood MDD and Guy Andrews, Executive Director, City of San Angelo Development Corporation *
Collaborating to Answer the Need for Market Based Housing
Panel: Julie Raymond, Founder, Art in Uncommon Places and Alejandro Castanon, Local Artist and SBDC Business Specialist
Cultivating Community Transformation Through Art
Panel: Julie Smith, Executive Director, Stephenville Tourism & Visitors Bureau, Diann Bayes, Vice President, Discover San Angelo and Representatives of the Texas Film Friendly & Music Friendly Communities
Collaborating to Foster the Music and Film Industry in Local Communities
*Additional Speaker Confirmations Pending
Additional details are coming soon including special hotel packages for overnight stays. Check back again for additional details – we look forward to seeing you!
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