TX Chapter | Fall 2018 Chapter Meeting

Starts:  Oct 3, 2018 03:00 PM (CT)
Ends:  Oct 5, 2018 05:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  Texas Chapter of ASFMRA

PROGRAM SCHEDULE  |  All events will take place at the Cavalry Court

Wednesday, October 3, 2017

3:00 – 5:00

Texas Chapter Board of Directors Meeting

Saddle Room


Texas Chapter Membership Meeting

Installation of New Officers & Directors

Stables II


Texas Chapter Dinner

Stables I & Veranda

Following Dinner

Hospitality Suite Open

The Pavilion

Thursday, October 4, 2018

7:00 – 8:00


Stables II

8:00 – 9:15

Bob Avant, Program Director, Texas A&M AgriLife Research

Advanced Technologies for Texas Agriculture

9:30 – 10:30

Dr. Lloyd Potter, State Demographer

Texas population growth focusing on rural communities

10:45 - 12:00

David Hagy, Texas Central Bullet Train

12:00 – 1:00


Stables I & Veranda

1:00 – 1:45

Tim Lomax, Transportation Institute

Trends in U.S. Urban Area Mobility

Stables II


Dr. Michael Masser, Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences

Recreational Pond Management


E.V. Rusty Adams, Research Attorney with the Real Estate Center – Waters of The United States


Dr. Erin Keilla, Research Scientist with the Real Estate Center

Estate Management

5:00 – 7:00

YPN Social & Cocktail Hour (everyone invited)

The Pavilion


Dinner on your Own


Following Dinner

Hospitality Suite Open

The Pavilion

Friday, October 5, 2018



Stables II

8:00 – 12:00

Valuing Rural America: The Complexities of Data Analysis in a Low Volume, Non-Uniform World

Stables II



Stables I & Veranda


Afternoon Session

Stables II

Saturday, October 6, 2018 | Texas A&M vs Kentucky | Texas Chapter Tailgate for anyone who wants to stay for the game on Saturday.

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Registration Fees
Wednesday Chapter Meeting & Dinner: $30
Thursday Seminar (includes lunch): Member-$200; Non-Member-$250
Friday Seminar (includes lunch): Member-$200; Non-Member-$250
*Students may attend seminars at no fee.

Hotel Accommodations
Contact the Calvary Court Hotel at 866-842-0100 and reference code TCA889 to receive the discounted room rate of $119/night + taxes. Reservations must be made no later than September 12, 2018. For reservations over the weekend for the Texas A&M vs Kentucky game, contact the hotel directly and ask to speak to Sophie Curtis to receive the game rate of $299/night. This is a very small block so book early!

Cancellation Policy
Full cancellations can be made through Wednesday, September 19th. After the 19th, refunds cannot be guaranteed. Fees are forfeited for non-attendance.

For More Information
Meeting: Carmen Bierschwale | 325-446-6169 | info@txasfmra.com
Registration: Deanna Ilk | 303-692-1222 | dilk@asfmra.org


Cavalry Court
200 Century Court
College Station, TX 77840