1st Annual Oilfield Housing Solutions Conference

May 9-10, 2013 | The Westin La Cantera, San Antonio, TX

The Oilfield Housing Solutions Conference addressed the challenges and opportunities facing North America’s oil & gas “boom towns”. With numerous networking opportunities and superb speakers, attendees gained the connections and information they needed to meet the challenges of this critical issue.

Agenda – Day 1

  • An Eagle Ford Strategic Housing Analysis
    - Dr. Azza Kamal, University of Texas - San Antonio
  • Bridging Communities and Industry in South Texas
    - Tom Pauken, Former Texas Workforce Commissioner & Texas Gubernatorial Candidate
  • Networking Break
  • Williston Housing Update - Live Webinar
    - Williston Economic Development Director, Tom Rolfstad
  • Challenges & Solutions to Address Housing Shortages in the Utica & Marcellus Shale Plays
    - Dan Coen, Utica Shale Housing Group & Angela Overstreet, BridgeStreet
  • The ABC's of Camps
    - Colleen Fitzpatrick & Beverly McCabe, INNfinity
  • Networking Lunch
  • The Human Factor
    - Jeffrey Presberg, The Petroleum Connection
  • Municipal Perspectives Panel
  • Successful Development through Partnership
    - Lance Swank, The Sterling Group & Bryan Klein, Braxton Development, LLC
  • An Address by Texas Railroad Commissioner David Porter
  • End Users' Panel
  • Networking Reception

Agenda – Day 2

  • An Address by Bexar County Judge and Former Mayor of San Antonio, Nelson Wolff
  • Workforce Housing Standards Discussion
    - Rod Williams, OilfieldLodging.com & Workforce Housing Standards Council
  • It's No Picnic: Eating in the Oil Patch
    - Thurman Love, Executive Chef for the JD Group
  • Networking Break
  • Panel Discussion: Using Planning & Design to Enhance Economic Challenges in the Shale Regions
    - Sean Garretson, Pegasus Development
    - Rob Parsons, Vialta Group
    - Monte Anderson, Options Real Estate