The Texas Tribune Festival is a multi-day celebration of big, bold ideas about politics, public policy and the day’s news, headlined by names you already know alongside those you should. Each fall, TribFest engages, challenges and surprises you with thoughtful panel discussions, unexpected talent mashups, must-see interviews and provocative programming curated by the award-winning journalists at The Texas Tribune. The 2021 Texas Tribune Festival provided a fully virtual experience with 60+ powerful conversations from more than 190 speakers.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: When did the Festival take place?
The 2021 Texas Tribune Festival took place virtually Sept. 20-25, 2021.
Q: Where can I watch the sessions from this year’s Festival?
Browse the 15+ free sessions from the 2021 Texas Tribune Festival anytime via our Festival website.
Q: Where can I learn more about next year’s Festival?
Stay up to date on Festival news by bookmarking festival.texastribune.org or signing up for our events newsletter. If you're on Twitter, keep an eye on the #TribFest22 hashtag or follow us at @TexasTribune. We’re on Facebook and Instagram, too.
Q: How can I see other new videos and events from the Tribune?
The Tribune hosts more than 60 events all year long. You can browse our full list of upcoming events here or subscribe to our events newsletter here to get notified when we announce new events, conversation series and symposia.
Q: How do I become a member?
If you’re interested in becoming a Texas Tribune member, you can make a donation to our nonprofit newsroom here.
Q: How can I become a sponsor or media partner for the 2022 Texas Tribune Festival?
Our sponsors and media partners are an important part of The Texas Tribune Festival. If you’re interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact April Hinkle at email@example.com.
For media inquiries or more information on media partnerships, please contact Natalie Choate at firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries that come directly to our Festival team will be forwarded to our sponsorship and media teams.
Code of Conduct
We expect all Festival participants — attendees, speakers, sponsors and guests — to follow the Code of Conduct. This includes event-related appearances and social media. Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.
- Exercise consideration and respect in your speech and actions.
- Passionate conversations are part of solving problems. We ask that you keep conversations professional and respectful and consider others’ points of view. In short, don’t make it personal.
- Remember that the boundaries of good taste, humor, personal space and physical interaction differ from person to person. If you sense someone feels uncomfortable — whether they explicitly state it or not — be respectful of those boundaries.
- Refrain from overt political endorsements or political fundraising while participating in our online social events, related online communities and social media pages. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Fundraising on behalf of a political campaign or political action committee.
- Promoting or sharing promotional materials on behalf of a political campaign or political action committee.
- Sharing links, images, videos or other content owned by or created on behalf of a political campaign or political action committee.
- Refrain from demeaning, discriminatory or harassing language and behavior. Inappropriate behavior may include, but is not limited to:
- Sexist, racist, homophobic, transphobic or otherwise discriminatory jokes or language.
- Verbal intimidation or unwelcome, repeated direct communications online.
- Sustained disruption of talks or events.
- Posting or displaying sexually explicit or violent material.
- Unwelcome sexual attention. This includes sexualized comments/jokes and unwelcome sexual advances.
- Advocating for, or encouraging, any of the above behavior.
If you see or experience something that is in violation of our policies, please email email@example.com. Notifying The Texas Tribune does not constitute or replace a notification to local law enforcement.