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October 10-11, 2024

Early Bird Registration Now Available!

The 2024 Healthier Texas Summit will take place in Austin, TX on Oct. 10-11, 2024. Registration and lodging will open in May 2024. 

Sign up below to be the first to hear about Summit updates like call for proposals, early bird registration, and agenda announcements.

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Sponsorship Opportunities


Sponsorship provides partners with unique opportunities to connect and engage with attendees while increasing their brand exposure, building their network of health champions, and joining like-minded community leaders to accelerate the health movement in Texas and beyond! At It’s Time Texas, we prioritize developing mutually beneficial relationships with partners.

To discuss the sponsorship opportunities and select the sponsorship level that best fits your company’s goals and needs, please contact Nathaniel Aranda, CFRE, Vice President of Development and Marketing.

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Empowering Action for Systems Change

October 5-6, 2023

Online Registration Now Closed

Early Bird Registration Now Available!

 Join It's Time Texas and The University of Texas System in Austin, October 5th and 6th as more than 700 Public Health professionals, leaders, and innovators unite to transform health in Texas by empowering action for systems change.

Onsite Registration:
Wednesday, 10/4 from 5pm - 7pm
Thursday 10/5 from 7am - 4pm
Friday, 10/6 from 7am - 12pm

Continuing Education Credits: It’s Time Texas is an approved provider of CECH in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. Max of 9.25 total Category 1 continuing education contact hours are available.

Location: AT&T Hotel and Conference Center Austin, TX

Click here for hotel information.

Save the Date

October 5-6, 2023

AT&T Hotel Conference Center in Austin, TX

Mark your calendars: The Healthier Texas Summit will take place Oct 5-6 in Austin, TX. We can’t wait to welcome you back to our two-day event designed for Texas’ thought leaders and health champions to connect, learn, and share more about the vast and diverse efforts Texans are leading.

Sign up below to be the first to hear about Summit updates like tickets on sale, new speakers and program announcements.

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Rates & Deadlines:

(May 16 - July 31)

General: $250
Government/Nonprofit/School: $200

Register Now
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Rates & Information


Early Bird Registration

(May 16 - July 31)

General: $250
Government/Nonprofit/School: $200

Pre-Registration
(August 1 - September 13)

General: $300
Government/Nonprofit/School: $250

Late Registration
(September 14 - October 1)

General: $325
Government/Nonprofit/School: $275

Onsite Registration
(October 4 - October 6)

Wednesday, 10/4 from 5pm - 7pm
Thursday 10/5 from 7am - 4pm
Friday, 10/6 from 7am - 12pm
General: $325
Government/Nonprofit/School: $275

Group Discount

$15 discount (per ticket) for organizations registering five or more individuals.

Lunch

Lunch is included with all paid registrations. Non-paid registrants can purchase daily lunch tickets ($25) during registration or on-site at the Summit.

Checks or PO

Please email us if interested in paying by check or Purchase Order.

*If you are paying with a PO, please be sure to get the PO processed and a check sent to us before the Summit. Please make all checks payable to:

It’s Time Texas
13492 Research Blvd.
Suite 120 – #278
Austin, TX. 78750-2254

Click here to review the cancellation and refund policy
Summit Agenda
2023 Healthier Texas Summit

2023 Keynote Speakers

  • Day 1

    Dr. Richard Besser

    Richard Besser, M.D.

    President and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Day 2

    Elena M. Marks

    Elena M. Marks

    Senior Fellow in Health at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy
  • The Summit Experience


    Check out the 2023 agenda for a full list of sessions, speakers, and more.
    Summit Agenda
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    Content Tracks

    Effective Health Communication

    Health communication plays an important role not just in disseminating health information, but also in influencing health behavior, supporting individuals’ desires for optimal health, improving communications between practitioners and the public, and facilitating collaboration. Sessions in this track will share key communication strategies that have demonstrated impact in health improvement at the individual, community, and institutional level.

    We encourage session proposals that will highlight:

    • Use of storytelling and public narrative to catalyze action.
    • Specific tools and evidence-based practices used to assess organizational capacity to implement effective health communication and measure impact of health communication.
    • Utilization of both qualitative and quantitative data
    • Use of the Health Equity Guiding Principles of Inclusive Communication

    Audience Types


    Healthier Texas Summit attendees represent a variety of sectors including:

    • Academic Research Institutes
    • Education (k-12 and Higher Education)
    • Government
    • Healthcare
    • NGOs (nonprofit, faith-based, coalitions, etc.)
    • Private Sector
    • Public Health

    Be a part of the conversation and share your expertise with professionals from multiple sectors across the state.

    Summit Agenda
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    Get the most out of your experience at the Healthier Texas Summit by downloading our official event app!

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    Hotel Information


    Conference participants are responsible for making their own reservations.

    Summit Location:
    AT&T Hotel and Conference Center
    1900 University Avenue
    Austin, Texas 78705

    Self-parking: $21 +tax per night, per vehicle

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    Pre-Summit Showcase


    As we gear up for the main event on October 5-6, 2023, these three dynamic webinars will provide a sneak peek into the impactful discussions and collaborative opportunities that await you. We hope you plan to join us at the Healthier Texas Summit, October 5-6 in Austin, TX. Join the conversation early by tuning into our FREE virtual Pre-Summit Showcase Webinars.

    Prepare for the main event with our free Pre-Summit Showcase webinars! These interactive sessions are designed to spark excitement and drive meaningful conversations around key health topics. Engage with expert speakers, build collaborative partnerships, and gain valuable insights that will amplify your impact at the Summit, in your work, and beyond.

    Learn More About the Pre-Summit Showcase
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    2023 Sponsors


    Sponsors play a critical role in making this event possible, as their support allows us to offer high-quality programming and engaging opportunities for attendees. If you haven't already done so, please take a few minutes to learn more about their great work.

    Empower Partners

    BlueCross and BlueShield of Texas
    Texas Mutual Workers' Compensation Insurance

    Equity Advocate

    Amerigroup Logo

    Wellness Warriors

    St. David's Foundation
    UTHealth Logo
    It's Time Texas Logo
    The University of Texas System
    SNAP Logo, Healthier Texas Sponsor
    BlueCross and BlueShield of Texas
    Texas Mutual Workers' Compensation Insurance
    Amerigroup Logo
    Genentech Logo
    St. David's Foundation
    Humana Healthy Horizons
    UTHealth Logo

    To discuss the sponsorship opportunities and select the sponsorship level that best fits your company’s goals and needs, please contact:

    Maggy Troup, Director of Development
    Nathaniel Aranda, CFRE, Vice President of Development and Marketing

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    Healthier Texas Summit

    2023 Sponsors


    Sponsors play a critical role in making this event possible, as their support allows us to offer high-quality programming and engaging opportunities for attendees. If you haven't already done so, please take a few minutes to learn more about their great work.

    Empower Partners

    BlueCross and BlueShield of Texas
    Texas Mutual Workers' Compensation Insurance

    Equity Advocate

    Amerigroup Logo

    Wellness Warriors

    St. David's Foundation
    UTHealth Logo
    It's Time Texas Logo
    The University of Texas System
    SNAP Logo, Healthier Texas Sponsor
    BlueCross and BlueShield of Texas
    Texas Mutual Workers' Compensation Insurance
    Amerigroup Logo
    Genentech Logo
    St. David's Foundation
    Humana Healthy Horizons
    UTHealth Logo

    To discuss the sponsorship opportunities and select the sponsorship level that best fits your company’s goals and needs, please contact:

    Maggy Troup, Director of Development
    Nathaniel Aranda, CFRE, Vice President of Development and Marketing

    Summit Icon
    Healthier Texas Summit

    2023 Sponsors


    Sponsors play a critical role in making this event possible, as their support allows us to offer high-quality programming and engaging opportunities for attendees. If you haven't already done so, please take a few minutes to learn more about their great work.

    Empower Partners

    BlueCross and BlueShield of Texas
    Texas Mutual Workers' Compensation Insurance

    Equity Advocate

    Amerigroup Logo

    Wellness Warriors

    St. David's Foundation Logo
    UTHealth Houston School of Public Health logo
    Genentech Logo
    It's Time Texas Logo
    The University of Texas System
    SNAP Logo, Healthier Texas Sponsor
    BlueCross and BlueShield of Texas
    Texas Mutual Workers' Compensation Insurance
    Amerigroup Logo
    Genentech Logo
    St. David's Foundation
    Humana Healthy Horizons
    UTHealth Logo

    To discuss the sponsorship opportunities and select the sponsorship level that best fits your company’s goals and needs, please contact:

    Nathaniel Aranda, CFRE, Vice President of Development and Marketing

    Summit Icon
    Healthier Texas Summit

    2023 Sponsors


    Sponsors play a critical role in making this event possible, as their support allows us to offer high-quality programming and engaging opportunities for attendees. If you haven't already done so, please take a few minutes to learn more about their great work.

    Empower Partners

    BlueCross and BlueShield of Texas
    Texas Mutual Workers' Compensation Insurance

    Equity Advocate

    Amerigroup Logo

    Wellness Warriors

    St. David's Foundation
    UTHealth Logo
    It's Time Texas Logo
    The University of Texas System
    SNAP Logo, Healthier Texas Sponsor
    BlueCross and BlueShield of Texas
    Texas Mutual Workers' Compensation Insurance
    Amerigroup Logo
    Genentech Logo
    St. David's Foundation
    Humana Healthy Horizons
    UTHealth Logo

    To discuss the sponsorship opportunities and select the sponsorship level that best fits your company’s goals and needs, please contact:

    Maggy Troup, Director of Development
    Nathaniel Aranda, CFRE, Vice President of Development and Marketing

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    About It's Time Texas

    It’s Time Texas is a statewide nonprofit working to bring people, organizations and communities together to take action that supports health for all, now and for generations to come.

    We believe where you live should not determine how long you live. That’s why we’re working to reduce the risk of preventable diseases while increasing access to health for all Texans.

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