Event Calendar

Saturday, August 17, 2019

2019 Summer Educational Forum

Start Date: 8/17/2019 7:00 AM CDT
End Date: 8/20/2019 3:00 PM CDT

Venue Name: Omni Frisco

11 Cowboys Way
Frisco, TX  United States  75034

Organization Name: TEXPERS

Email: texpers@texpers.org
Phone: 7136228018

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Trustee Training School
Saturday, August 17
Basic Trustee Training
Advanced Trustee Training

Are up a CPA? TEXPERS is approved by the TSBPA to provide CPE. Read all about it.

Featured Sessions and Speakers 

Pre-Conference Workshop
Sunday, August 18th, 10 am

Commodities Investing 
by one of TEXPERS most highly rated speakers
David Lerman, CME Group

Ryan "Birdman" Parrott
The Spark
 Monday Luncheon Keynote Speaker

Along each of our journeys in life, we tend to gravitate towards something that we can pour our entire heart and soul into with a calling to serve others. This is the greatest gift we could give one another. During this lecture you will be lead down his journey and his calling to serve, capturing the one thing that drives us all to be elite: THE SPARK!
Ryan “Birdman” Parrott, Author, Public Speaker, and Founder of two non-profits benefitting Veterans and First---Responders is originally from Detroit, Michigan. Ryan Enlisted in  the Navy after watching the Twin Towers fall on 9/11, and Parrott served eight Years as a U.S. Navy SEAL attached to Team SEVEN, completing three combat tours to Iraq before being assigned to Advanced Training Command as an Instructor. In 2005, while serving in Iraq, Ryan was riding atop a Humvee manning the gun turret in enemy territory, when his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device (IED), causing a flash fire and throwing him from the Humvee. Ryan regained composure with his face and arms burned, and witnessed his fellow team members suffer devastating burn and blast injuries. While Ryan’s burns were only first and second degree, his teammates suffered lifelong injuries. In 2012, Ryan established Sons of the Flag to help burn survivors and their families find the help  and medical attention that they deserve.

Monday Opening Keynote
Update and Outlook for Energy Infrastructure
Greg Reid
Salient Partners

The last four years in energy infrastructure have been a period of transition to a new business model that coincides with the U.S becoming the world’s leading energy producer across oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids.  The session will provide an update and outlook for energy infrastructure.

Tuesday, August 17th
Defending Public Pensions
A panel discussion featuring Hank Kim, Executive Director, NCPERS

Monday Morning PRB Update 
Anumeha Kumar, Executive Director and the newly elected PRB Chair Stephanie Liebe

Also featuring the popular Roundtable Discussions!


Join TEXPERS' Board and Staff in thanking our sponsors!
(As of June 4th)
They help keep this conference affordable and provide subject matter experts for the program.

Gold Keynote Sponsor
Salient Partners

Gold Sponsors
Apartment Income Investors, Inc.
Victory Capital Management

Silver Sponsors
Amundi Pioneer Asset Management
Coquest Advisors
Glenmede Investment Management
L&B Realty Advisors, LLP
PFM Asset Management
Thornburg Investment Management

Transportation Sponsor
Bridgeway Capital Management

Bronze Sponsors
Frost Bank
Intercontinental Real Estate

And get excited for the Omni Frisco at the Star, a new and exciting venue for TEXPERS!