Jiajie Zhang, PhDJiajie Zhang, PhD, Dr. Doris L. Ross Professor and School of Biomedical Informatics dean, will be speaking at The 2013 Texas Tribune Festival at 1:45 p.m. on Saturday, September 28 at The University of Texas at Austin Student Activity Center North Ballroom.

The session is called, “The Most Exciting Developments Coming out of Texas” and is part of the health care track at the festival. Fellow panelists include Dorit Donoviel, Eva Sevick and George Georgiou with Emily Ramshaw moderating. A video of the session will be available after the festival and will be sent to the SBMI and UTHealth community.

The 2013 Texas Tribune Festival is a three day conference featuring exclusive walking tours, receptions, networking opportunities, special keynote conversations and issue-based sessions in the following areas: criminal justice, energy, environment, health care, higher education, immigration, public education and transportation. Sessions at The 2013 Texas Tribune Festival will be held at three unique venues on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin.

UTHealth students are invited to attend The 2013 Texas Tribune Festival. This year the festival has been enhanced to provide a unique student experience with exclusive events and a #StudentsAtTheFest lounge. Students can attend the festival for $50 or volunteer for a shift and attend for free. Interested students should email festival@texastribune.org from their school-affiliated email address to get started. Other individuals (non-students) who’d like to attend can register online.

Learn more about the festival