Where Will Tarrant County Be in 2030?

Second Annual Emerging Issues Forum Tackles Tough Issues


The Women's Policy Forum of Tarrant County invites the public to travel a super highway to tomorrow in its second annual emerging issues symposium, "Roadmap to the Future: Health, Education, Policy and Business in 2030” on Thursday, November 5, from 8 a.m. to noon at the City Club, 301 Commerce St., Fort Worth, Texas.


Capitalizing on the success of last year's inaugural symposium, the Forum is bringing a wider agenda with another dynamic keynote speaker, Stephen Klineberg, Rice University professor of sociology and lecturer and founder of Kinder Institute of Urban Studies, whose landmark surveys of Houston's demographic evolution afford insights into the challenges facing large metropolitan areas. In addition to Klineberg’s keynote speech, registrants may select from four breakout sessions on health, public policy, education and business.Learn more about what may be ahead for your community through the lens of issues important to every citizen. Registration is $35 for a half-day of presentations and breakfast.


All registration fees will be paid to the Women’s Policy Forum Foundation, a qualified tax-exempt organization. Follow Women’s Policy Forum on Twitter @wpftarrant, #roadmaptothefuture, Facebook and Pinterest for the latest news.


Thursday, November 5, 2015

8:00 AM – Noon

City Club of Fort Worth

301 Commerce Street, Fort Worth, Texas


Breakfast and networking:  8-8:30 am.


Keynote Speech:  8:30 a.m. 

Stephen L. Klineberg, Professor of Sociology at Rice University,

demographer and founder of the Kinder Institute of Urban Studies


Breakout sessions (attend two)

9:45 a.m. -10: 30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. to noon 


  •        Highway to Health:  Impact of Shifting Demographics, Neighborhoods and Policy

  •        Next Exit for Education: Who’s in the Class Room? How Does She Learn?

  •        Traffic Ahead: How Do Today’s Debates at the Ballot Box Affect Future Policy?

  •        Points of interest:  How Will the Demographic Forecast Affect Business?


Founded in 1987, the Women’s Policy Forum is an organization of influential women who investigate and support policies and initiatives that will effect positive change for Tarrant County women and our community. Members are elected officials and women in leadership positions in government, business, nonprofit agencies and volunteer organizations. For more information about the Women’s Policy Forum, go to www.womenspolicyforum.org.



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