July 24, 2019 

RSVP by Monday, July 15

July 24, 2019

RSVP by Monday, July 15

The University of Texas at Austin is not just on the edge of knowledge — it is the edge. The Texas Edge brings the best of UT Austin to alumni and friends across the nation and around the world.

Get a close look at breaking discoveries. Network with your peers. And come away with The Texas Edge.

Attendee Reception

July 24 | 6:30 p.m.

A part of Texas Edge is building relationships so you can build your network. It’s why we kick off every event with Happy Hour cocktails and conversation for our attendees.

Program Remarks

July 24 | 7:00 p.m.

Gregory L. Fenves

President, The University of Texas at Austin
Opening Remarks

Read Gregory’s Bio

Maurie McInnis

Executive Vice President and Provost
Program Remarks

Read Maurie’s Bio

Unlocking Student Potential:
Creating Leaders Who Will Change the World

Panel conversation featuring students from the University Leadership Network and the Presidential Scholars programs.

Moderated by Executive Vice President and Provost Maurie McInnis

Creating a Vibrant Future:
Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation

Jay C. Hartzell, Ph.D.

Dean, McCombs School of Business

Read Jay’s Bio

Jeffrey Hales, Ph.D.

Charles T. Zlatkovich Centennial Professor of Accounting, McCombs School of Business

Read Jeffrey’s Bio

Christopher Bake, B.B.A. ‘88


Read Chris’ Bio

Panel conversation featuring students from the Canfield Business Honors program.


Institute of Directors

Institute of Directors
Carlton Room

116 Pall Mall
St. James’s, London SW1Y 5ED

Once the Smoking Room of the United Service Club, The Carlton Room is a richly decorated space with dramatic Ionic columns finished in marble-esque scagliola. Available to hire most evenings, the walls are lavishly covered in gold leaf on linen, adding a real sense of glamour to the room.

Special Thank You to Our Supporters

Event Host

Rahul Dhir, M.S. ’91

Series Sponsor

University Development Board
Texas Exes United Kingdom Chapter

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