"Vision North Texas 2050: How Local Communities and Businesses Can Position North Texas for a Fiscally and Environmentally Sustainable Future."
Presentor Kevin Shepherd is a principal and co-founder of Verdunity, Inc., a Dallas-Fort Worth-based consulting firm specializing in planning and design of sustainable communities and infrastructure.  

Shepherd will present he results and findings of the multi-year planning and visioning effort that culminated in the release of the award-winning Vision North Texas 2050 Plan. He will also discuss current global and national trends, highlight a few projects from North Texas that are incorporating new approaches and offer some suggestions on how cities can position themselves to stay competitive in recruiting and retaining businesses and residents.

Vision North Texas is a public-private-academic partnership started in 2005 by the North Central Texas Council of Governments' Center for Development Excellence to increase awareness about expected growth, provide a forum for discussion on critical issues and build support for initiatives that might create a fiscally and environmentally sustainable future for North Texas.

Event Location: 
Midway Hills Christian Church
11001 Midway Rd
Dallas , TX
Date and Time: 
Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm