Sept. 26–28, 2019

Downtown Austin

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#TribFest19

The Texas Tribune Festival is one of the nation’s largest, most buzzworthy political gatherings. Our three-day festival brings Texans together to address the politics and policy that affect our communities, our schools, our work and our daily lives. Join us when Texas’ biggest names and the nation’s most influential public figures flock to Austin to discuss our future.

The 2019 program is now available!

Featuring more than 400 thought leaders in politics and public policy in more than 100 panels, one-on-ones and networking events, this year's Festival program is bigger and better than ever before.

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2019 Featured Speakers

We're excited to welcome the most diverse lineup that we've ever had, including 2020 presidential candidates, policymakers, American icons, media superstars, best-selling authors and everyday citizens in the trenches on today’s most important issues. Explore our incredible roster of 2019 speakers.