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SLV Agenda

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

1:00 pm – Lunch Buffet
Hotel ZaZa, The Gold Standard Room
Sponsored by: IBM

1:30 pm – Welcome to 2021 Strategic Leadership Visit
Nick Masino—President & CEO, Gwinnett Chamber and Partnership Gwinnett

1:50 pm – Austin is Hot! The Power Behind the Transformation
Laura Huffman, President & CEO, Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce

2:35 pm – Break

3:00 pm – Project Connect: The Future of Transportation in Austin

Sam Sargent, Director of Strategy, Austin Transit Partnership

Sponsored by: Metro Atlanta Chamber

3:45 pm – Fireside Chat with Gwinnett County Leadership

4:30 pm – Hotel Check-In

5:45 pm – Reception
Hotel ZaZa – Pool Deck, 7th Floor
Sponsored by: Precision Planning

6:45 pm – Meet in lobby and walk to dinner

7:00 pm – Welcome Dinner

Cooper’s Old Time Pit BBQ
217 Congress Ave.
Sponsored by: Andersen, Tate and Carr, P.C.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

7:15 am – Breakfast Buffet
Hotel ZaZa, The Gold Standard Room
Sponsored by: HNTB

8:00 am – Austin Independent School District Engages Social Emotional Learning and Cultural
Proficiency and Inclusiveness as Levers for Equity

Dr. Stephanie Hawley, Equity Officer
Dr. Tamey Williams-Hill: Project Director | Equity & Inclusion Specialist
Dr. Joseph Allen: Director of Equity, Leadership & Planning
Statia Paschel, Director of SEL and CP&I
Angela Bailey, SEL and CP&I Specialist
Sara Fruend, SEL and CP&I Specialist

Sponsored by: IBM

9:00 am – Break

9:20 am – Walk to Downtown Station

(* face covering required on train ride)

9:52 am – Redline departs for Highland Station

10:09 am – Arrive at Highland Station

Walking Tour of Austin Community College (ACC) Highland Campus (*face covering required on tour)

10:40 am – Session on Mall Redevelopment

Dr. Molly Beth Malcolm, Executive Vice Chancellor, Operations & Public Affairs, Austin Community College District
Bryan Kaminski, Senior Vice President, RedLeaf, LLC

Sponsored by: Lose Design

12:00 pm – Bus departs for Mueller

12:30 pm – Lunch at Alamo Cinema Mueller
Sponsored by: Evermore CID, Gateway 85, Gwinnett Place CID, Lilburn CID, Sugarloaf CID

1:15 pm – Mueller Redevelopment and PPP Structure

Jim Adams, President, McCann Adams Studio
Jessica Guerra Reynolds, Vice President – Marketing, Catellus Development Corporation
Christine Maguire, Redevelopment Division Manager, City of Austin – Economic Development Department

2:15 pm – Break

2:30 pm – A Commitment to Affordable Housing through Creative Solutions for Livability

Frances Ferguson, Executive Director, Mueller Foundation
Jessica Guerra Reynolds, Vice President – Marketing, Catellus Development Corporation
Kelly Weiss, CEO, Community Wheelhouse

3:30 pm – Board bus and depart for Hotel ZaZa

6:30 pm – Small Group Dinners at Preassigned Restaurants
Sponsored by Axis Companies, Georgia Power, Skanska

Please reference the back of your name tag for dinner locations

(red) Bob’s Steak & Chop House, 301 Lavaca Street

(yellow) Perry’s Steakhouse & Grill, 114 West 7th Street

(green) Truluck’s, 400 Colorado Street

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1

8:00 am – Breakfast Buffet
Hotel ZaZa, The Gold Standard Room

9:00 am – Policy Session

Laura Huffman, President & CEO, Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce
Dewitt Peart, President & CEO, Downtown Austin Alliance

9:45 am – Debrief Session

12:00 pm – Grab and Go Lunch Available
Hotel ZaZa, The Gold Standard Room

12:15 pm – Bring luggage to lobby

12:00 pm – Bus Departs
Bus departs for AUS Airport for flight DL 2134 departing at 2:56 p.m.

Contact

Contact April Perry, Sr. Programs & Events Manager, with questions.
770-232-8816 or aperry@gwinnettchamber.org

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