This year’s conference will be kicked off by April Garner, State Coordinator of the Texas Heritage Tourism Program, who will share exciting news about the Texas Historical Commission’s new travel guide on Germans in Texas.
Garner leads a team in developing statewide thematic mobile app tours and travel guides, and assists communities with new tourism product development. Garner also serves as primary liaison with other organizations and agencies involved with heritage tourism such as the National Parks Service, develops methods of increasing the heritage tourism potential of existing THC programs such as the Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program, Texas Main Street and the Historic Highways programs. Before joining the THC in 2006, Garner managed the development of two online educational websites and associated summer teacher institutes for the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas, Teaching Gutenberg and Teaching the American Twenties.
Dates: July 21-22, 2017
Location: University Baptist Church Meeting Hall, Guadalupe Street across from UT
For registration and the full program, click here.