Program

Keynote Speakers

  • Elon Musk, CEO and Chief Product Architect, Tesla Motors
  • George Friedman, Ph.D, Author / Futurist

Featured Speakers

  • The Honorable Joe Straus, Speaker, House of Representatives (Invited)
  • The Honorable Robert Nichols, State Senator, Texas
  • Ted Houghton, Chair, Texas Transportation Commission
  • LtGen J.F. Weber, USMC (Ret.), Executive Director, Texas Department of Transportation

Featured Presentations

  • The Transformation of Texas: 1950 to 2050
    Lloyd Potter, Ph.D., State Demographer, State of Texas
  • Highway Trust Fund: Boom to Bust!
    The Honorable Earl Blumenauer, U.S. Congressman, Oregon
  • The Driving Force behind TxDOT's Funding
    James Bass, Chief Financial Officer, Texas Department of Transportation
  • Boomers to Millennials . . . Oh My!
    Barbara Gannon, Ph.D., Psychologist and Principal, Gannon Consult

Panels

  • TechDOT: Innovation as an Agent for Transportation Transformation
  • Caution or Chaos: What are the Differences between Connected and Autonomous Vehicles?
  • Texas' Energy Sector: Fueling the Future of America!
  • High Speed Rail: Can it be a "Game Changer" for the Lone Star State?

Program is subject to change without notice.