Texas Tribune Festival to bring San Antonio-area leaders, other policymakers to discuss issues impacting Texans

KSAT 12 has included a list of sessions in this article that may be of interest to you

The Texas Tribune Festival is happening from Sept. 22-24 in Austin. (The Texas Tribune)

Not far from San Antonio, state and local leaders, industry experts and everyday Texans will gather from Sept. 22-24 to discuss big and bold ideas about politics, public policy and the day’s news.

The 2022 Texas Tribune Festival — an engaging and thought-provoking event happening in downtown Austin — will have both virtual and in-person panels, conversations and interviews (with some available for free). Featured sessions include:

  • The inside track on the 2022 elections and the next legislative session
  • The state of public and higher education
  • The legacy of slavery
  • What really happened in Uvalde
  • And so much more!

[ See the full program and grab tickets here. ]

Knowing your way around politics or its players is not required to enjoy the Festival. If you want to hear from, and converse with, the powerful people who have an influence over your life, TribFest is for you.

And to get you thinking about whether you’d like to attend, we’ve compiled a list of sessions we believe our local community may find interesting. Take a look!

📌 Thursday, Sept. 22

📌 Friday, Sept. 23

📌 Saturday, Sept. 24

  • The Reddening” with Congressman Tony Gonzales as a speaker (Free, In Person)
  • Down the Middle” with Congressman Henry Cuellar and former House Speaker Joe Straus as speakers (Free, In Person)
  • Keeping the Peace” with SAPD Chief William McManus as a speaker (Free, In Person)
  • Taking the Heat” with San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg as a speaker (Free, In Person)
  • Below the Line” with Julián Castro, former San Antonio mayor and secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, as a speaker
  • Stop the Bleeding” with Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar

Prepare to be challenged, changed and inspired at TribFest

Join The Texas Tribune from Sept. 22-24 for The Texas Tribune Festival, Texas’ breakout politics and policy ideas event happening live and in person in the heart of downtown Austin.

You won’t want to miss the chance to hear from big-name thinkers, leaders, innovators and changemakers from the worlds of politics, policy, the media, tech and beyond during three days of must-see programming.

[ See the full program and grab tickets here. ]