Our two-day Annual Conference, created and led by industry leaders, follows a format of dynamic, 20-minute sessions designed to encourage conversation and inspire professional advancement. The 22nd Annual Conference will take place on Thursday, November 19 through Friday, November 20, 2020 at Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa in Austin, Texas. Registration is complimentary for Members and will open September 2020.
22nd Annual Conference
Thursday, November 19 - Friday, November 20, 2020
Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa | Austin, Texas
Registration Opens September 2020
Annual Conference is Free for Members
15th Annual Magna Stella® Awards Dinner
The Magna Stella® Awards program recognizes in-house excellence in Texas corporations, organizations and government agencies. Stella winners are shining examples of the type of leadership the Forum strives to exemplify in its membership. This year’s winners will receive their awards at the 15th Annual Magna Stella® Awards Dinner on the first night of the annual conference. To learn more about the awards and how to attend this year’s dinner, click on the button below.
This year, we are excited to be in the rolling hill country of Austin, Texas at the 4,000 acre newly-renovated Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa. Take advantage the property’s outstanding amenities such as playing a round of some of the best golf in the country, dining at any of their 7 restaurants, relaxing in their full-service spa, or even taking a dip in the indoor pool. Come experience everything the “Live Music Capital of the World” has to offer with the Omni’s perfect accommodations.
Last year’s conference speakers included:
- Toya Cirica Bell
- Marjorie Clifton
- Pat Combs
- Colonel Miguel Howe
- Kerry Jackson
- Joseph Jaworski
- Nancy Lieberman
- Neena Newberry
- Karen Sammon
- Evan Thomas
- Hooman Yazhari
2019 Conference Book
New York Times best-selling author, Evan Thomas, was interviewed at the 2019 conference kick-off luncheon about his recently released book, First, Sandra Day O’Connor: An Intimate Portrait of the First Woman Supreme Court Justice. All conference attendees received a complimentary copy of the book. Read the Washington Independent’s review here.