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October 4, 2022 | 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | Hilton Fort Worth
Summit Agenda
8:00 a.m. | Registration Opens & Full Hot Breakfast Buffet Opens
8:45 a.m. | Welcome | Scott Orr, Fidelity Investments
8:55 a.m. | Federal Infrastructure Investment (video) | Congressman Colin Allred (CD-32)
9:00 a.m. | Economic Development: Jobs For Texas

              - Moderator: Hon. Dennis Bonnen, Former Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives
              - Tony Bennett, Texas Association of Manufacturers
              - Dale Craymer, Texas Taxpayers and Research Association
              - Sen. Drew Springer, Texas Senate (SD-30)
9:45 a.m. | BREAK

10:00 a.m. | Health & Well-Being
- Moderator: Dr. John Burrus, Metrocare Services
              - Dr. Kala Bailey, UT Southwestern Medical Center Department of Psychiatry 
              - Rep. Julie Johnson, Texas House of Representatives (HD-115)
10:45 a.m. | BREAK

11:00 a.m. | Educating to Opportunity
- Moderator: Eric Reeves, High STEPS
              - Dr. Susan Bohn, Aledo ISD
              - Rep. Terry Meza, Texas House of Representatives (HD-105)
              - Rep. Glenn Rogers, Texas House of Representatives (HD-60)
              - Dr. Jamie Wilson, Denton ISD

11:45 a.m. | Lunch Buffet 
12:00 p.m. | Enhancing Workforce Pipeline
- Moderator: Christina Melton Crain, Unlocking Doors
              - Rep. Jeff Leach, Texas House of Representatives (HD-67)
- Rep. Carl O. Sherman Sr., Texas House of Representatives (HD-109)
12:45 p.m. | BREAK
1:00 p.m. | Investing in Higher Education
- Moderator: Dr. James Hurley, Tarleton State University
              - Dr. Neil Matkin, Collin College
- Rep. Lynn Stucky, Texas House of Representatives (HD-64)
- Sen. Royce West, Texas Senate (SD-23)
2:00 p.m. | Closing Remarks | Lori McMahon, Toyota Motor North America


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