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September 24, 2018 – The South Texas Medical Center: A Look Back at 50 Years of service to San Antonio, and a Look Ahead to the Next 50 Years.

Omni Colonnade Hotel

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

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Join us for a luncheon discussion about the Medical Center’s history and the transformative impact it has had on San Antonio’s growth, economic development, and well-being. The Luncheon will take place at the Omni Colonnade Hotel. Rivard Report Member tickets $50, general admission tickets $75.

Keynote Speaker:
JIM REED – President, San Antonio Medical Foundation

Panel Moderator:
ROBERT RIVARD – Founder, Rivard Report

DR. WILLIAM HENRICH – President, UT Health San Antonio
DR. COLLEEN BRIDGER – Director, San Antonio Metro Health District
GEORGE B. HERNANDEZ JR., JD – CEO/President, University Health System
JENNA SAUCEDO-HERRERA – CEO/President, San Antonio Economic Development Foundation

Special thanks to our sponsors: UT Health San Antonio, San Antonio Medical Foundation, Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc., University Health System, Valero, Frost Bank, Joeris General Contractors, Barbara & Wayne Alexander, BDO, Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council (STRAC), BioMed SA, Terracon, City of San Antonio Economic Development, City of San Antonio Planning Department, and the Texas Biomedical Research Institute.

For sponsorship information, please contact Jenna Mallette at


October 19, 2018 – Butterflies Without Boarders Forum

Pearl Stable

11:30 am – 1:30pm

Tickets on sale now

Join us for a lively and timely discussion with a broad range of panelists. We’ll explore the intersections and consequences of politics and pollinators, climate change and border walls, native plants and pesticides.

Dr. Karen Oberhauser – founder of Monarch Joint Venture and Director of the Arboretum, Madison, Wisconsin
Marianna Treviño Wright –  Executive Director of the National Butterfly Center, Mission, Texas
Dr. Rebeca Quinonez-Piñon – Outreach Coordinator, National Wildlife Federation, Austin, Texas
Carey Gillam – Research Director at U.S. Right to Know and author, Whitewash: the Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer and the Corruption of Science, St. Louis, Missouri.

Special thanks to our sponsors: Pearl, H-E-B, John & Florence Newman Foundation, San Antonio River Authority, Peggy Winkler, SAWS, David Ladenson, Plateau Land Management, National Wildlife Federation, Charles Bartlett, David Braun / Braun & Gresham, Steve Hixon, Lake Flato, DK Seeds, Monarch Joint Venture, Don King Seed Co., Plowshare Media, Trinity University, Native American Seed, and the National Butterfly Center.

For sponsorship information, please contact Jenna Mallette at


November 8 – 10, 2018 – CityFest

The Rivard Report in partnership with the Southwest School of Art presents the first annual San Antonio CityFest, an annual ideas festival whose mission is to accelerate progressive change in the city. Festival details to be announced soon.

Special thanks to our presenting sponsor: San Antonio Tricentennial Commission.

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