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Lone Star Legislative Summit presented by Texas Health Care Association - March 2-3
Posted 01 - 08 - 2016

Ticket information will be posted soon.

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and it will be sent when available.

All events are open to the public. Panel discussion sessions are free to attend.

The Lone Star Legislative Summit presented by Texas Health Care Association is co-hosted by Senator Robert Nichols and Representative Travis Clardy.

Event Agenda

Wednesday, March 2, 2016                                                             

5 p.m.             *Lone Star Reception - Austin Hall, 4603 North St.                                                


Thursday, March 3, 2016

Stephen F. Austin State University  Baker Pattillo Student Center

7  a..m.           Registration and Check-in

7:20 a.m.       Kick-off Breakfast                                           

7:45 a.m.       *Breakfast Keynote
U.S. and Texas Economic Outlook

                        Speaker: Glenn Hegar, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts - invited

8:30 a.m.       Session One Diversity and Race in Texas: Who were we, who are we, and who do we want to be?                                                        

                        State Legislators (invited)

                        Moderator:  Dr. Scott Sosebee, SFASU

 9:45 a.m.      Session Two 300 years later - Where is Texas' economy headed?

                        State Legislators (invited)

                        Moderator: Tracye McDaniel, President & CEO Texas Economic Development Corp.

11 a.m.           Session Three  Educating 21st Century Texans in A Global Economy: Remember the Alamo and Shoot for the Stars

                        Panelists: Mike Morath, Commissioner of the Texas Education Agency (invited) and State Legislators (invited)

                        Moderator: Dr. Steven Bullard, SFASU

12:15 p.m.     * Luncheon begins

12:45 p.m.     State Update Speaker: Governor Greg Abbott - invited

1:45 p.m.       Session Four Healthy, Wealthy & Wise - The Future of Healthcare in Texas Legislative Council

Panelist:  Chris Traylor, Executive Commissioner of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (invited)

erator: Scott Street, CEO Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital                                                             

3 p.m.             Session Five: Roots, Boots, Blues and Rock: How Music Shapes Us as Texans

Panelists: Brendan Anthony, Director of the Texas Music Office, Office of the Governor (invited) and State Legislators (invited).

                        Moderator: Brad Maule, SFASU

 4 p.m.            Adjourn

*There is a fee to attend the Wednesday Reception and Thursday Breakfast and Lunch. Please note that the Panel Session Discussions are all free of charge.


After LSLS 2016, enjoy live music performaces at Nacogdoches Music Festival - March 3 - 6 in downtown Nacogdoches. Click for tickets and schedule.

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