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The Texas Tribune Festival

Friday, September 28, 2018, 2:00 AM


The Texas Tribune Festival is a three-day event for people who are passionate about the issues that affect all Texans. This year’s event features three full days of programming with more than 300 speakers in more than 90 panel discussions, one-on-one interviews and networking events. Among the more than 300 speakers announced to take the stage at the 2018 Texas Tribune Festival, which takes place Sept. 27-29 in downtown Austin, are former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (D), U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi,U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-Arizona), former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman (R), U.S. Rep. Will Hurd (R-Helotes), Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Beto O’Rourke, co-hosts of Showtime’s “The Circus” Alex Wagner andJohn Heilemann, former acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates, author and civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson, Republican congressional candidate for Texas’ 21st congressional district Chip Roy, former White House deputy chief of staff for George W. Bush Karl Rove, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, comedian and host of the “Black on the Air” podcast Larry Wilmore, author and former head of Planned Parenthood Cecile Richards, Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar, former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro, White House correspondent for the PBS NewsHour Yamiche Alcindor, Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath, Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman, former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio and Democratic candidate for Texas governor Lupe Valdez. The event will be held at various venues in downtown Austin, Texas, including a free, open-to-the-public street festival, Open Congress, on Saturday, Sept. 29. Full program available, including speakers and schedule, at festival.texastribune.org See you at the Fest! Add-Ons  Add on to your Festival experience with these opportunities taking place during our Festival weekend. These events require a separate purchase, and are not included in your Festival registration. Texas Tribune Membership - Current members can purchase a Member Pass. Not yet a member? Select Member Pass and add your dues to enjoy the benefits of Members at the Fest. Executive Luncheon - Enjoy a buffet lunch and networking at the historic Driskill Hotel on Friday, Sept. 28. Trivia Night with Steve Kornacki – Special #TribFest18 Edition SOLD OUT! TribFeast: A Dinner To Support Nonprofit Journalism with the cast of SHOWTIME’s terrific political documentary series, "The Circus" — John Heilemann, Alex Wagner and Mark McKinnon. Ticket Information Once you register for the Festival, you will receive an order confirmation email from Eventbrite with your e-ticket(s) attached. You will need to exchange your printed or mobile e-ticket(s) at the Festival Hub (800 Congress Ave.) for your access pass. Questions? Check out the Registration FAQs or contact us. If you are having any technical ticketing-related issues with your order, contact Eventbrite. For all other registration questions and general Festival info, visit festival.texastribune.org. All sales final. Refunds will not be issued for late arrivals, unattended events, early termination of attendance, no-shows or meals. Current Texas Tribune members are eligible for discounted admission. Contact us for your promotional code. Event is rain or shine. If you require assistive services or technology to access this event, please contact us no later than Friday, Sept. 7. Late requests are subject to availability. Discount offers cannot be combined with other discount offers and are not retroactive to previously purchased passes. Discounts do not apply to accommodations, commuter fees, add-on events, fees or any other charges. Texas Tribune events are supported through contributions from our founding investors and members. Though donors and corporate sponsors underwrite The Texas Tribune events, they play no role in determining the content, panelists or line

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