2021 IRWA Region 2 Refresher Seminar and Educational Courses

Educational Courses — August 11, 2021

IRWA Region 2 Refresher Seminar — August 12 - 13, 2021

ONLINE REGISTRATION
For Courses and Seminar

General Info

August 11, 2021 - 8:00am to 5:00pm - Educational Course – College Station Hilton Hotel
→ C804 – Skills of Expert Testimony - Course Description

Course 804 is Approved for 8hrs of TREC Credit

Course Facilitator – Lora Gunter, J.D., SR/WA is the Vice President of Transportation at Percheron LLC where she focuses on transportation and other public sector projects in various states across the nation. Lora has previously served as the Right of Way Division Project Delivery Director for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), where she directed the department’s statewide right of way acquisition portfolio and ensured compliance with federal and state laws, rules, and regulations (including the Uniform Act). She implemented the policies and procedures for right of way project delivery activities and oversaw project delivery personnel in all non-metro districts. Her right of way career began at the Texas Attorney General’s Office, where she represented TxDOT in eminent domain matters across the state. She has ample experience in the eminent domain process, engaging in numerous administrative hearings, jury trials, and appellate cases. She has also worked as a Right of Way Attorney for TxDOT and oversaw the right of way, survey, and utilities sections of the Fort Worth District. Lora has also worked in the private sector representing large public utility companies in condemnation proceedings and other right of way issues. Lora has served on the IRWA Chapter 36 Board in various capacities and is currently a Chapter 36 Director. In addition, she occasionally handles non-complex transactional matters in Texas under her firm Gunter Legal, PLLC.

August 11, 2021 – 2:00 pm – 7:00pm
Refresher Seminar Registration - Foyer College Station Hilton Ballroom

August 11, 2021 – 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Chair’s Reception – College Station Hilton Ballroom


August 12, 2021 - 7:00am – 5:00 pm & August 13, 2021 – 7:00am - Noon

The 58th Annual IRWA Region 2 Refresher Seminar
Memorial Student Center — Texas A&M University Campus

Registration

Register ONLINE for Courses & Refresher Seminar

  • Online Registration for Class – Course 804 – Skills of Expert Testimony
  • Course 804 is Approved for 8hrs of TREC Credit
  • Online Registration for Seminar
    Early Registration (ends July 27, 2021) - $225
    Late Registration (starts July 28, 2021)- $275
  • On Site Registration
    On Site — Walk Up Fee (Starts August 11, 2021) - $350 If you are not pre-registered either online registration or email/mail form submitted before August 11, 2021.

Refresher Seminar Registration includes:
WEDNESDAY – Reception – College Station Hilton Ballroom
THURSDAY – Breakfast, AM and PM Breaks, Awards Lunch, Entrance to Meetings
FRIDAY - Breakfast, AM break

Hotel Information

HILTON COLLEGE STATION & CONFERENCE CENTER
801 UNIVERSITY DRIVE EAST
COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS, 77840-2116
USATEL: +1-979-693-7500 FAX: +1-979-846-736

Call the College Station Hilton and Conference Center to reserve your room.

Single sleeping room rate in our block is $111.12, includes taxes. Call 979-693-7500, ask for reservations. Ask for the IRWA Block Rate.

IRWA Block cutoff date is July 21, 2021. After July 21, 2021 regular room rates may apply.

Other Area Hotels

Registration Form Downloads

Download Registration forms to Scan/Email or Mail in Registration

August 11, 2021
  • Course 804 Registration Download Forms: Course 804 click here
August 12-13, 2021
  • Refresher Seminar Download Registration Form: click here

IRWA Region 2 Refresher Seminar Tentative Agenda

IRWA Seminar Sponsorship / Advertising

If you or your company would like to sponsor an IRWA event or meal please click the link below for more information and to download the sponsorship form. If you have any questions please contact Ernie Cochran at ernie@housmanandassociates.com or 512-413-5969.

Sponsorship / Ad Form

Golf Tournament

Due to the ice storm Bryan/College Station Golf Courses are having difficulty with their greens. We will update Golf as soon as we can.

The 31st Annual "L.E.Clarke Aggie Invitational" Golf Tournament will be held Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at the PEC (formerly Briarcrest Country Club). You may arrange your own groups or pairings (please include name and email for each golfer on the golf registration form along with their email) for the scramble. Please note the golf tournament is separate from the IRWA Region 2 Seminar and payment has to be made separately.

Click here to download golf registration form



Cancellation policy

Course Cancellations: Written notification to Housman and Associates for Course cancellation must be received prior to July 27, 2021 to receive a full refund. A 65% refund will apply for cancellations after midnight July 27, 2021.

All credit card refunds carry a 4% charge because the credit card processors will not refund the credit card fees for refunds.

Seminar Cancellations: Written notification to Housman and Associates for Seminar cancellation must be received by midnight July 27, 2021 for a full refund. A 65% refund will be made if written notification of cancellation is received after midnight July 27, 2021.

All credit card refunds carry a 4% charge because the credit card processors will not refund the credit card fees for refunds.

Substitution for somebody already registered that needs to cancel is encouraged and perfectly acceptable.

Course Registration Fees

Course Registration Fees: Early Course registration fees apply until midnight July 27, 2021. Late Fee applies after that date.

Seminar Registration Fees: Early Seminar registration fees apply until Midnight July 27, 2021.Late Fee applies after that date.

Onsite Seminar Registration: If you are not pre-registered either online registration or email/mail in form: Onsite Registration at the Hilton or Memorial Student Center Registration August 11-13, 2021, i.e. WalkUp Registration is $350.

A $35 processing fee will apply to ALL cancellation/refunds, course and/or seminar after July 27, 2021.

Cancellation policy: No refunds after Monday, August 9, 2021.

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