The first summit was held in Bastrop, Texas in November 2015 and the second was held in November 2016 in Round Rock, Texas. We anticipate that the next summit will take place in November 2018 in San Marcos, Texas.
2016 Expanding Opportunity Regional Summit
The 2016 Expanding Opportunity – Central Texas Regional Summit, brought together about 170 leaders from across the five county Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos Metropolitan area to explore how we can do a better job getting people to jobs and preparing people who live in our region for the jobs of the future. The November 2, 2016 summit at the Dell diamond in Round Rock included expert panels on transportation and workforce development and featured a keynote address by Catherine Morse, General Counsel and Senior Director of Public Affairs for Samsung Austin Semiconductor.
Download the following event materials:
Program, including speaker bios
Presentation on Regional Growth, Employment Trends and Jobs/Housing Balance, Capital Area Council of Governments
Event evaluation resultsEvent evaluation results
2015 Expanding Opportunity Regional Summit
View pictures from the Regional Summit
Expanding Opportunity Regional Summit Overview
State of the Region Presentation, Chris Schreck, Economic Development Manager, Capital Area Council of Governments