Water for Texas 2017Innovation at Work January 23-25, 2017
Austin, Texas, AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

The conference will showcase innovative scientific, planning, and financial solutions to water challenges; interactive data and technology; and compelling conversations on water issues that affect all Texans. Panel discussions, workshops, and exhibits will offer the exclusive opportunity to network and engage with industry leaders, elected officials, and TWDB Board members and staff. Join us for this important event and help shape the future of Texas.

Conference topics will include:

  • Conservation and innovative water technologies
  • Groundwater science
  • 2017 State Water Plan
  • Geographic data services
  • Water Data Interactive
  • Flood funding initiatives
  • TWDB's financial assistance programs
  • Alternative project delivery
  • Texas water policy

Who should attend?

Anyone with an interest in Texas water is invited and encouraged to attend, including engineers, river authorities, bond counsels, legislature and staff, financial advisors, city and district representatives, and the general public alike.

Keynote Speakers

Glenn Hegar

Glenn Hegar, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Leroy Chiao

Dr. Leroy Chiao, International Space Station Commander

Roy Spence

Roy Spence, Co-founder and Chairman of GSD&M;
Co-founder and CEO of the Purpose Institute

Evan Smith

Evan Smith, CEO and Co-founder of the Texas Tribune

Andrew Sansom

Dr. Andrew Sansom, Executive Director of the Meadows
Center for Water and the Environment

Charles Perry

Charles Perry, State Senator,
District 28

Lyle Larson

Lyle Larson, State Representative,
District 122

Eddie Lucio

Eddie Lucio III, State Representative,
District 27

Thanks to Our Sponsors


Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Hilltop Securities


The Associated General Contractors of Texas Jeffries


Coastal Securities, Inc. Sabine River Authority of Texas Alan Plummer Associates, Inc. Morgan Stanley

Other Generous Sponsors

High Plains Underground Water Conservation District San Jacinto River Authority