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The 2018 Texas Tribune Festival is upon us! Join us Sept. 27-29 in downtown Austin for two days of unique perspectives, thoughtful conversation and networking — all in the shadow of the Texas Capitol. 

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Saturday, September 29 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
This is the Story of a Hurricane

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Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner on what Harvey wrought, how his city rebuilt and lessons learned.

Read more about the Tribune’s Hurricane Harvey coverage.

Supported by HoustonFirst, The University of Texas at Austin, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy and the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute (Texas State of Mind)

Moderators
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Neena Satija

Investigative Reporter and Producer for The Texas Tribune and Reveal
Satija works for the Tribune and Reveal, a public radio program from the Center for Investigative Reporting. Previously, she was the environment reporter for the Tribune. Satija has also worked for a number of East Coast news outlets, including the New Haven Independent, The Connecticut... Read More →

Speakers
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Sylvester Turner

Mayor of Houston
Turner was elected Houston’s mayor in 2015. Previously, he represented District 139 in the Texas House for more than 20 years. In the Legislature, Turner served three terms as speaker pro tem, on the leadership of the House Appropriations Committee and on the Legislative Budget... Read More →