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June 29th | 8am – 1pm

Kalahari Resorts & Conventions (Ballroom)
3001 Kalahari Blvd
Round Rock, TX 78665

Tickets - $149/person

includes breakfast & lunch


On June 29th, YTexas is hosting the 88th Legislative Session Executive Review at Kalahari Resorts in Round Rock, Texas powered by the Round Rock Chamber.

This event will bring leaders together from across Texas to discuss the results of the session and its implications to businesses in the Lone Star State. Network with business owners from a variety of industries and contribute to panel discussions covering the most impactful bills benefiting Texas businesses.

Build vendor/supplier relationships and meet with economic development leaders and legislators. You won’t want to miss this satellite event to the YTexas Summit to be held on Oct 6, 2023 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.


Jordan Robinson

CEO - Round Rock Chamber of Commerce

Kerry Hall

CEO - Austin Chamber of Commerce

Roy Spence

Founder - The Make it Movement

Dave Porter

Executive Director - Williamson County Economic Development Partnership

Ed Curtis

CEO - YTexas

Gary Farmer

President - Heritage Title Company of Austin

A. J. Rodriguez

Executive VP - Texas 2036

David Collinsworth

CEO, Brazos River Authority

Ed Trevis

CEO - Corvalent

Glenn Hamer

CEO - Texas Association of Business

Hugh Forrest

President - SXSW

Paul Fletcher

CEO - Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area

Abby Mellott

Publisher - Austin Business Journal

Craig Morgan

Mayor - City of Round Rock

Bobby Gutierrez

Mayor - City of Bryan

Ross Guieb

Executive Director - Bush Combat Dev. Complex at Texas A&M

Thom Singer

CEO - Austin Technology Council

Ruth Hughs

Partner - Kelly, Hart & Hallman, LLP

Jenna Saucedo-Herrera

CEO - Greater: SATX

Chris Debiec

Chairman - Texas Media Coalition

Dr. Jennifer Irvin

Interim Executive Director - Star Park

Tom Oney

Chief People Officer - LCRA

Sandi Castro

CTE Coordinator - Del Valle ISD

Jason Schwartz

CEO - Hall Technologies

Jennifer Saenz

E3 Alliance

Andy Salo

CEO - East West Manufacturing

John Nykaza

Toppan Photomasks

Chris Cervini

Austin Community College

Wednesday, June 28


3:00pm: Hotel Check-in at Kalahari

5:00 – 7:00pm – Welcome Reception

  • Open remarks from Round Rock Chamber
  • Cocktails and appetizers served
  • Badge retrieval for June 29 event

7:00pm – Enjoy Kalahari

Thursday, June 29

7:30am – 8:30am – Registration

  • Registration
  • Breakfast
  • Networking

8:30am – 2024-2025 Biennial Budget

  • Budget Surplus
  • Revenue Estimates
  • Appropriations

9:15am – 10:00am – Breakout Sessions:

  • Room 1: Energy, the Grid & Water – HB 10
  • Room 2: Education (K-12) – HB 2, 11, HB100, SB 3,4,5, 8
  • Room 3: Growth industries & Advanced Manufacturing – HB 5174, SB 2288 – CHIPS Act

10:00 – 10:15am: BREAK

10:15am – 11:00am – Breakout Sessions

  • Room 1: Transportation & Broadband – SB 6,7
  • Room 2: Workforce Development (Higher Ed)  – HB 8, 2132
  • Room 3: Creative Arts, Sports & Entertainment – Texas Media Coalition

11:15-11:45am – Post Legislative Session: Wins/Losses – A Path Forward

  • Moderator: Abby Mellott, Publisher – Austin Business Journal
  • Jordan Robinson: CEO, Round Rock Chamber
  • Gary Farmer: President, Heritage Title Company of Austin
  • Dave Porter: Executive Director, Williamson County Eco Dev Partnership
  • Jenna Saucedo-Herrera: CEO, Greater: SATX

11:45am Lunch Served

11:45am – 12:00pm – 88th Legislative Session: In Review

  • Presented by Glenn Hamer, CEO of Texas Association of Business

12:00pm – 12:30pm – Mayor’s Roundtable: Building a Stronger, More Connected Texas

  • Moderator: Ed Curtis, CEO of YTexas
  • Craig Morgan: Mayor, City of Round Rock
  • Bobby Gutierrez: Mayor, City of Bryan

12:30pm – 1:00pm – The Path to a Stronger Workforce: Roy Spence, CEO of The Make it Movement