Stop by before the NACTO opening reception to meet and network with other early-career professionals from various local organizations and membership groups. The event is open to all young leader organizations who share an interest in creative ideas for expanding transportation options in Austin.
Guest speaker: Gabe Klein, a renowned thought leader in urban mobility and author of Start-Up City: Inspiring Private & Public Entrepreneurship, Getting Projects Done, and Having Fun (Release date: October 15, 2015). Klein’s book is available for advance purchase at a discount with event registration. Pre-ordered books may be picked up and signed at the event.*
Klein is the former DOT director under Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration in Chicago and former Director of the District DOT under Mayor Adrian M. Fenty. In Washington he launched Capital Bikeshare, the first large-scale bikeshare system in the US, and in Chicago he later launched Divvy, which is now the largest bikeshare system in the US.