Cities

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Saturday | 8:30 AM

Calhoun Hall, Classroom 100

Local Control vs. Local Liberty

Who gets to decide how cities and counties operate: mayors, council members and voters, or the state?

Supported by Texas Municipal League

Clay Jenkins

Dallas County Judge

Chris Paddie

State Representative

Rey Saldaña

San Antonio City Council Member

David Brown (mod.)

Host and Managing Editor of the Texas Standard

Saturday | 9:50 AM

Calhoun Hall, Classroom 100

One on One with Mike Rawlings

The Dallas mayor on the challenges of running one the country’s biggest cities

Supported by Oncor

Saturday | 11:10 AM

Calhoun Hall, Classroom 100

How Cities are Tackling Climate Change

With the U.S. out of the Paris Accord, the fate of the world could be in the hands of mayors

Pete Buttigieg

Mayor of South Bend, Indiana

Annise Parker

Former Mayor of Houston

Neena Satija (mod.)

Investigative Reporter and Producer for The Texas Tribune and Reveal

Saturday | 1:45 PM

Calhoun Hall, Classroom 100

The Limits of Annexation

When cities decide to expand, who gets a say?

Saturday | 3:05 PM

Calhoun Hall, Classroom 100

Big-City Economics

Pensions, property taxes and how to keep our communities from going belly up

Supported by Houston First

Saturday | 4:25 PM

Calhoun Hall, Classroom 100

Lessons of Urban Policing

The top cop in the state’s biggest city and an iconic former chief on fighting crime and keeping the peace

Art Acevedo

Chief of the Houston Police Department

David O. Brown

Former Chief of the Dallas Police Department

Krys Boyd  (mod.)

Host and Managing Editor of KERA’s “Think”

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