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Proceedings

  • 2009 - Creative Texas 2.0

    Topics discussed during this proceeding included The Art of Learning, The Art of Discovery, The Art of the Arts, and the Art of Expression.

  • 2008 - Texas and Architecture

    Topics discussed during this proceeding included Architecture and the Environment: Challenge and Change, Architecture and the City and the Post Carbon World, Texas Population Changes and the 2010 Census, Green Architecture and Sustainability, Texas Landscapes: Cultural and Ecological, Land and Beauty, Inspiration and Execution, Meeting the Challenge: Texas Overview, Living Green in New York City, Sustainability in Texas, Building a Sustainable Future for the Texas Triangle Mega-Region, Fort Worth Today and Tomorrow, and Urban Planning in Austin.

  • 2007 - United States Energy in a Global Context
    Topics discussed during this proceeding included Houston as the Energy Capital: Moving Beyond Oil, Global Energy in the 21st Century (Oil and Gas, Alternative/Nuclear Energy and Global Climate, Coal), Energy and US Foreign Policy (US Policy and the Middle East, Oil and Terrorism, Competition for Energy Supplies: Growth in Asia), US Energy Production in the Global Context
  • 2006 - Texas Tomorrow: The Impact of Immigration
    Topics discussed during this proceeding include E Pluribus, Plures, The New Order: Can It Work?, The Politics of Immigration, A Case of Foreign Policy, Migration and the New Congress, Amazing Lives of New Americans, A Matter of Money, and Migration and What It Means.
  • 2005 - Medicine & Medical Policy in the 21st Century
    Topics discussed during this proceeding included Healthcare for the 21st Century, Can Texas Maintain its Leadership in Health Related Research?, Issues Related to Patient Safety and Quality, E-Medicine, Emerging Infections and Biodefense, and Neurological Recovery.
  • 2004 - Texas Military History
  • 2003 - Books and Libraries
  • 2002 - The Criminal Justice System
  • 2001 - The Land
  • 2000 - World Population
  • 1999 - Texas Values/ Texas Future
    Topics discussed during this proceeding include Texas Myths/Texas Values- A Conversation, Texas Myths Alive Today, Looking Back From 2010, The Once and Future State: A Writer's Texas, and more.
  • 1998 - The Changing Character of National Security
    Topics discussed during this proceeding include External Threats, Military Action, State Sponsored Terrorism: Political / Religious, Economic Warfare, Cultural Collapse, Racial / Class Conflict, Education, Maintaining Military Readiness, Critical National Infrastructure, and more.
  • 1997 - Arts
    Topics discussed during this proceeding include Art and The Public Purse: The American Historical Experience, Promoting the Arts - Promotion the General Welfare, The Art Museum of Tomorrow in a Free Market Economy, and more.
  • 1996 - The Genetic Revolution
    Topics discussed during this proceeding include The Genetic Revolution, The Human Genome Project: An Overview, Medical Ramifications, Ethical Issues in the Human Genome Project, Legal Aspects, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Sequencing of Genes, What Price Designer Genes? The Genetic Revolution, Ready or Not? Designer Genes and the Genetic Revolution, and more.
  • 1995 - The Oceans
    Topics discussed during this proceeding include The Ocean Within: Myths and Memories, The Ocean: Engine Room of the Planet, The Ocean: What's Down There?, The Gulf of Mexico: Marine Pollution, The Gulf of Mexico: Gulf Resources, The Mystery of Matagorda Bay: An Archeological Discovery, The Oceans: The Origin, The Mystery, The Myths, and more.