SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 | 10:00AM – 2:00PM

A VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE

Presenting State Sponsor

1

DAY

1,000+

ATTENDEES

50+

SPEAKERS

ABOUT THE SUMMIT

The YTexas Summit brings together business leaders and top influencers to collaborate, engage and share insights on the future of our growing state. This public event is packed with immersive experiences and meaningful discussions on issues that are central to business in the major regions of Texas.

Attend virtual symposiums focused on the future of Texas. Join us as we build the largest inter-regional business event our state has ever seen!

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2021 YTEXAS SUMMIT PANEL TOPICS

REGIONAL ROUNDTABLES

Regional Panels: Why San Antonio, Austin, Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth, East/West Texas

ENERGY

The Future of Energy in Texas: Renewables. fossil fuels, electricity grid/market

TECHNOLOGY

Regional Smart City initiatives

AVIATION

Texas’ position in aerospace

HEALTHCARE/BIOTECH

The future of medicine/wellness

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Corporate Retention vs. Recruitment

SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Esports, Stadiums, Franchise relocations, new teams

HOUSING/RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE

Rural vs. Urban trends and data

RETAIL/DISTRIBUTION

How E-commerce and AI will change the game

TRANSPORTATION

The Future of Mobility

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

The Texas Supply Chain

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

Regional developments, co-working, design

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

Jobs, skills, education, talent recruitment

START-UP ECOSYSTEM

Regional accelerators, programs, incentives

CUSTOM PANELS

Customized Topic Discussion

FEATURED PRESENTERS

G. Brint Ryan

CEO, Ryan LLC

Glenn Hegar

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Paula Gold-Williams

CEO, CPS Energy

Sean Strawbridge

CEO, Port of Corpus Christi

Adam Rymer

CEO, Envy Gaming

Alexandra Botez

Chess & Variety Streamer

Aaron Demerson

Commissioner Representing Employers, Texas Workforce Commission

Eric Salwan

VP, Firefly Aerospace

Todd Staples

CEO, Texas Oil & Gas Association

Carlos Aguilar

CEO, Texas Central Partners

Jeremiah Bentley

VP, Texas Mutual Insurance Company

Robert Brown

Sr. Director, TuSimple

Ruth Ruggero Hughs

Former Texas Secretary of State / Partner, Kelly Hart

Ed Latson

CEO, Austin Regional Manufacturers Association

Glenn Hamer

CEO, Texas Association of Business

Beth Garvey

CEO, BGSF

Jim Perschbach

President & CEO, Port San Antonio

Gerardo Interiano

VP of Government Relations & Public Affairs, Aurora

Lindsay Wilson

President, Corgan

Carlton Schwab

President & CEO, Texas Economic Development Council

Paul Leggett

Managing Partner, Mithril Capital Management

Kristian Hulgard

General Manager, OnRobot

Frank Gray

CEO, Neuline Health

Anthony Horton

CEO, Corporate Relocation International

Misty Mayo

President & CEO, Development Corporation of Abilene

Eric Sudol

President & CEO, ProStar Energy

LIVESTREAM AGENDA

Check this section frequently as our 2021 YTexas Summit agenda evolves and featured speakers are confirmed and populated in their respective panels.

The State of the State:

Sponsored by Ryan LLC

G. Brint Ryan

CEO, Ryan LLC

Glenn Hegar

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

The State of the Workforce:

Presented by YTexas and Texas Workforce Commission

Featuring Texas Interns Unite and Port San Antonio

Aaron Demerson

Commissioner Representing Employers, Texas Workforce Commission

Jim Perschbach

CEO, Port San Antonio

The Race to Space in Texas:

Eric Salwan

VP, Firefly Aerospace

Sam Gunderson

Lead, Partnership Development for NASA Johnson Space Center

Made in Texas:

Sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance Company

Ed Latson

CEO, Austin Regional Manufacturers Association

The Future of Sports, Technology & Entertainment:

Adam Rymer

CEO, Envy Gaming

Alexandra Botez

Chess & Variety Streamer

Patrick Carney

Founder & CEO, Tribe Gaming

The Energy Gateway to the World:

Sponsored by Port of Corpus Christi

Featuring Port of Corpus Christi, Port of Houston and Texas Association of Oil & Gas

Sean Strawbridge

CEO, Port of Corpus Christi

Todd Staples

CEO, Texas Oil & Gas Association

The Great Texas Migration:

Sponsored by Corporate Relocation International

Featuring Texas Economic Development Council

Carlton Schwab

President & CEO, Texas Economic Development Council

Misty Mayo

President & CEO, Development Corporation of Abilene

Josh Schneuker

Executive Director, Seguin Economic Development Corporation

Powering Texas:

Sponsored by CPS Energy

Paula Gold-Williams

CEO, CPS Energy

Dr. Michael Webber

Josey Centennial Professor in Energy Resources, University of Texas at Austin

Eric Sudol

President & CEO, ProStar Energy

The Future of Mobility:

Gerardo Interiano

VP of Government Relations & Public Affairs, Aurora

Robert Brown

Sr. Director, TuSimple

The Texas High Speed Rail:

Featuring Carlos Aguilar, CEO – Texas Central Partners

Carlos Aguilar

CEO, Texas Central Partners

The State of the Future:

Paul Leggett

Managing Partner, Mithril Capital Management

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