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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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Executive Experience [clear filter]
Thursday, September 27
 

8:00am CDT

Speaker & Sponsor Badge Grab Breakfast
Speakers and sponsors are invited to kick off the Festival by picking up credentials over breakfast tacos and coffee at our Festival Hub. Speakers and sponsors will enjoy this exclusive window before registration opens to the public.

Presented by Southwest Airlines

Thursday September 27, 2018 8:00am - 10:00am CDT
Festival Hub at 800 Congress
 
Friday, September 28
 

8:00am CDT

Executive Lounge
Need to catch up on calls, grab a cup of coffee or meet with a colleague? The Maximilian Room at The Driskill Hotel is reserved for executive passholders, speakers and sponsors to handle business or catch some much-needed air conditioning.

Supported by Chariot

Sponsors
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Chariot

Major Sponsor
When it comes to making traffic less of a nightmare, the goal has become increasingly straightforward: change the one person to one car culture. At Chariot, we're focused on creating a transit solution that relieves congestion while offering a comfortable, personalized commuting experience... Read More →


Friday September 28, 2018 8:00am - 5:00pm CDT
The Driskill Hotel, Maximillian Room

11:00am CDT

Meet-and-Greet with Comptroller Glenn Hegar
Join us for a meet-and-greet with Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar in the Executive Lounge immediately following his Festival panel.

This meet-and-greet is open to Executive Conference Pass holders only.

Supported by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas

Speakers
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Glenn Hegar

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Hegar, who was elected comptroller in 2014, serves as Texas’ treasurer, check writer, tax collector, procurement officer and revenue estimator. Previously, he served as a member of the Texas Senate and House. Hegar also served as chairman of the Sunset Advisory Commission, which... Read More →


Friday September 28, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am CDT
The Driskill Hotel, Maximillian Room

11:30am CDT

One Veteran’s Journey: A Luncheon
How do veterans transition from active duty to the workforce? Join The Boeing Company and retired Capt. Jason Pak in the Driskill's Grand Ballroom for a conversation on transitioning to civilian life and how you can help our nation’s veterans. In 2012, an improvised explosive device blast claimed both his legs and two of his fingers. Today, he is a senior manager of veterans outreach at The Boeing Company and speaks on veterans issues and encouraging communities in Texas and around the U.S. to work together to assist our nation’s heroes.

An additional ticket is required to attend this event. This luncheon is included with an Executive Conference Pass and individual tickets are available to purchase for this luncheon here.

Presented by The Boeing Company

Sponsors
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Boeing

Major Sponsor
Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners, defense, space and security systems, and service provider of aftermarket support. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in over 150... Read More →


Friday September 28, 2018 11:30am - 1:30pm CDT
The Driskill Hotel, Ballroom

11:30am CDT

Executives at #TribFest18 Luncheon
Get out of the heat and enjoy lunch with colleagues on the mezzanine of the historic Driskill Hotel. Discuss panels, further professional development and build strategic alliances with fellow attendees. This unique environment is a gathering place for individuals with diverse levels of professional experiences to come together during the busy Festival.

An additional ticket is required to attend this event. This luncheon is included with an Executive Conference Pass and individual tickets are available to purchase for this luncheon here.

Supported by Chariot and Spurs Sports and Entertainment 

Sponsors
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Chariot

Major Sponsor
When it comes to making traffic less of a nightmare, the goal has become increasingly straightforward: change the one person to one car culture. At Chariot, we're focused on creating a transit solution that relieves congestion while offering a comfortable, personalized commuting experience... Read More →
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Spurs Sports and Entertainment

Supporting Sponsor
Spurs Sports & Entertainment is the premier provider of sports and entertainment in South Texas. SS&E owns and operates the San Antonio Spurs (NBA), San Antonio Rampage (AHL), Austin Spurs (NBA Development League), San Antonio FC (USL), and also manages the day-to-day operations of... Read More →


Friday September 28, 2018 11:30am - 1:30pm CDT
The Driskill Hotel, Mezzanine
 
Saturday, September 29
 

8:30am CDT

Meet-and-Greet with Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader of the U.S. House
Join us for a meet-and-greet with Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader of the U.S. House, in the Executive Lounge preceding her Festival panel.

This meet-and-greet is open to Executive Conference Pass holders only.

Supported by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas

Speakers
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Nancy Pelosi

Democratic Leader of the U.S. House
Pelosi has served in Congress since 1987, representing California’s 12th Congressional District. She has served as House Democratic leader since 2002 and as speaker of the House from 2007 to 2011, becoming the first female party leader and speaker of the House.


Saturday September 29, 2018 8:30am - 9:00am CDT
The Driskill Hotel, Maximillian Room