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The Public and Nonprofit Management Program at the University of Texas at Dallas will hold its seventh annual conference on Friday, May 12, 2023. 

8:30 am - 2:00 pm


Hosted by
Public and Nonprofit Management
UTD - School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences

The theme of this year's conference is Sustainability: Yourself, Your Community, Your World

Charles K. Vaughan Center at Atmos Energy
3697 Mapleshade Ln, Plano, TX 75075

Registration fee is $50 and includes lunch and all sessions. Registration fee for current students is free thanks to the generosity of our benefactors.

Conference Agenda

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. | Registration and Coffee

9:00 - 9:15 a.m. | Welcome and Opening Remarks by Dean Holmes

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. |Panel 1: Making Yourself (and Your Career) Sustainable

Panel 2: Natural Resources: Who Gets What?

10:45 - 11:45 a.m. | Panel 3: Sustainability and Social Equity

 Panel 4: Funding Sustainability with Public-Private Partnerships

12:00 - 12:45 p.m. | Networking Lunch

12:45 - 2:00 p.m. | Dessert, Keynote, and Awards

Contact Joseph Hamaty, MSA, PMP, CFRE, Director of Development and Alumni Relations, at 972-883-2292 or

Charles K. Vaughan Center at Atmos Energy 3697 Mapleshade Ln, Plano, TX 75075

UTD strives to create inclusive and accessible events in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you require an accommodation to fully participate in this event, please contact the event coordinator (listed above) at least 10 business days prior to the event. If you have any additional questions, please email and the AccessAbility Resource Center at

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