REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
We are happy to announce that the 2022 Texas Community Economic Development Summit will return to the Legislative Conference Center (E2.002) at the Texas Capitol.
Please join us for three informative and timely sessions (topics coming soon) and a Keynote lunch speaker. Topics being considered include Public Facility Corporations (PFCs), Heirs Property, Rural Broadband and a legislative update for the upcoming session.
Join us starting at 9 am for coffee, and networking. Sessions will start at 10 am and will end at 3pm. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
TACDC Members $85 (access code will be emailed to all members)
Non TACDC Members $115 (no code needed)
Legislators/Legislative Staff/ No charge (please contact Robyn Murphy for code)
STATE Employees ONLY -
Members: If no one in your organization has received a registration code via email, please email
Robyn Murphy or Matt Hull for the code.
9:00 AM - Welcome
10:00am – 10:50 am Rural Issues & Broadband
Speakers: Jordana Barton, Connect Humanity Fund
Gregory Conte, Texas Broadband Development Office
11:00 am– 11:50 pm Public Facility Corporations
Speakers: Heather Way, University of Texas School of Law
Debra Guerrero, NRP Group
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Keynote Lunch - "What Cities Can Expect During the 88th Texas Legislature". Speakers: Bennett Sandlin, Texas Municipal League
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Legislative Update /Texas Issues Update
1:15-1:35pm Arts Funding and Policies Speaker: Ann Graham, Texans for the Arts
1:35-1:55pm 2023 Texas Legislature Overview Speaker: Luis Figueroa, Every Texan
1:55-2:15pm Urban Housing Policies Speaker: Amy Connolly, City of Fort Worth
2:15-2:35pm Policies Impacting Children Speaker: Patrick Bresette, Children’s Defense Fund
2:35-2:55pm Consumer Financial Protections Speaker: Ann Baddour, Texas Appleseed
Interested in Sponsoring?
Multiple sponsorship opportunities are available to help support the TACDC Policy Summit, from Champion Sponsor to Session Sponsor to Supporter. Click the button below for the details!
Lodging Near the Capitol
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin - University Area
Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown/Convention Center
Hilton Garden Inn Austin University Capitol District
Holiday Inn Austin Midtown
Holiday Inn Austin-Town Lake
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Austin Downtown - University