TxDOT’s Houston District, in collaboration with the Civil Rights Division and the Associated General Contractors of Texas (AGC Houston), held a one-day conference on May 4, 2018. The event focused on expanding the participation of DBE-, SBE-, and HUB-certified firms in heavy highway construction projects coming up during the next 6 - 18 months in the Houston District.

The table displays the conference agenda and presentations.

Duration Event
8 - 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Opening Remarks
Quincy Allen, TxDOT Houston District Engineer

Greetings
Laura Ryan, Texas Transportation Commissioner
Ivan Svec, AGC Houston Area Chairman
8:45 - 9:30 a.m. Essentials to Do Business with TxDOT
Jesse Lineberger, TxDOT Construction Section Director
9:30 - 10 a.m. TxDOT Procurement Types
Varuna Singh, HOU Alternative Delivery Program Director
10 - 10:30 a.m. DBE Engagement
Michael Bryant, TxDOT Civil Rights Division Director
10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 - 11:05 a.m. Performing Heavy Highway Work
Tracey Aping - AGC
11:05 - 11:45 a.m.

TxDOT Rules and Regulations: A Contractor's Perspective
Bob Lanham - AGC

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Are You Ready, Willing, and Able?
Angela Berry Roberson - AGC
Working Lunch
12:30 - 1 p.m. Lessons Learned from a DBE Contractor
Sharon Douglas - AGC
1 - 1:15 p.m. How to Get More
Tracey Aping - AGC
1:15 - 1:30 p.m. Wrap Up and Q&A
1:30 p.m. Closing Remarks
Marc Williams, TxDOT Deputy Executive Director

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