Schedule 

Friday, March 22, 2019

7:30-8:20 AM: Registration & Breakfast

8:20 AM: OPENING SESSION

  • Presiding:  E. Ray Covey - Advisory Committee Chair
  • Edmund Kuempel Public Service Scholarship Awards
  • Presenter:  State Representative John Kuempel
  • Address by Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick (Invited)

9:00 AM: CHANGING DEMOGRAPHICS OF TEXAS

  • Moderator: Ray Perryman, The Perryman Group
  • Panelists: State Representative Donna Howard; Dan McCoy, President - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas; Steve Murdock, Former Director - U.S. Census Bureau; Pia Orrenius, Economist - Dallas Federal Reserve Bank

10:00 AM: PROPERTY TAXES AND SCHOOL FINANCE

  • Moderator: Ross Ramsey, Co-Founder and Executive Editor - Texas Tribune
  • Panelists: Senator Paul Bettencourt; Senator Kirk Watson, Senate President Pro Tem; John Colyandro - Office of the Governor, Policy Director

11:00 AM: TRANSITIONS IN THE LEGISLATURE

  • Moderator: Jeff Moseley, CEO - Texas Association of Business
  • Panelists: Senator Pete Flores; State Representative John Turner; Former State Representative Larry Gonzales; Former State Representative Paul Workman                                                                                              

NOON: LUNCHEON KEYNOTE ADDRESS by GOVERNOR GREG ABBOTT (Invited)

1:00 PM: ADJOURN