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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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Friday, September 28

8:00am CDT

Planet Texas 2050: A UT Grand Challenge
Today, Texas’ population is nearly 28 million. By 2050, that number is predicted to double. Visit Planet Texas 2050, the first grand challenge launched at The University of Texas at Austin to find out how more than 100 researchers from around campus are working together to address these issues. 

And be sure to stop by before and after the “Is the Water Crisis Over?” session from 2:45 – 4:45 p.m. to meet Planet Texas 2050 researchers with a particular expertise in Texas water resources.

Presented by The University of Texas at Austin

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The University of Texas at Austin

Major Sponsor
The University of Texas at Austin is a world-class research university tackling society’s greatest issues. With students from every state and more than 100 countries, UT is creating the next generation of leaders who will make an impact in Texas and around the world.@UTAustin... Read More →

Friday September 28, 2018 8:00am - 5:00pm CDT
Texas Public Policy Foundation, 6th Floor

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

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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