The Greater Dallas Chamberís new three-part series, Experience Greater Dallas, offers busy professionals an inside look at critical regional issues.
Issues include healthcare, education, economic drivers and development, and power and politics. Experience Greater Dallas provides access to key people and information. The intense program provides a broader understanding of the greater Dallas region and its needs, and challenges participants to serve and strengthen their community.
Speakers and topics include:
Thursday, April 19
History--Rose Mary Rumbley, Dallas historian
DFW 101--Dr. Lyssa Jenkens, vice-president, Greater Dallas Chamber
Economic Drivers & Development
Don Hicks, professor of political economy and public policy, University of Texas at Dallas
Ron Ricks, executive vice president-law, airports & public affairs, Southwest Airlines Co.
Anthony Bolner, senior vice president, CB Richard Ellis
Thursday, April 26
Power & Politics in Texas--Cal Jillson, Professor of Political Science, Southern Methodist University
Project Development: A Vision for Metro Dallas
Bill Lively, president, Dallas Center for the Performing Arts Foundation
Rebecca Dugger, director, Trinity River Project, City of Dallas
Bill Brokaw, vice president, Hillwood Development Corp.
Lucy Billingsley, managing partner, The Billingsley Company
Thursday, May 3
Quality Education: The Foundation for Tomorrow--Jack Lowe, Dallas ISD board president
Dr. Kern Wildenthal, president, University of Texas Southwestern;
Maribess Miller, managing partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Media--John McCaa, news anchor, WFAA-TV
Experience Greater Dallas is scheduled for April 19, 26 and May 3. All sessions are at 7:30-10 a.m, location to be determined.
Participants can select to attend two days at $175 for Chamber members and $225 for prospective members, or three days (full series) at $250 for Chamber members, and $300 for prospective members.
Register online at www.dallaschamber.org/leadership. Sponsorships for Experience Greater Dallas are $1000 - $5000. Contact Julie Tanner at 214-746-6741 for more information, or email email@example.com.