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Adler tackles busy schedule on South by Southwest’s opening day

Thursday, March 9, 2017 by Nina Hernandez

If you think you’re busy during South by Southwest, take a look at Mayor Steve Adler’s schedule for just day one of the week-and-a-half-long festival. Adler kicks off March 9 with a Texas Tribune Conversation with Evan Smith at 7:30 a.m. in the Austin Club, before running off to a 9:30 a.m. joint SXSW and U.S. Conference of Mayors panel on inequality. He will be joined there by the president of Huston-Tillotson University, Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette (Hilton Salon H). At 10:30 a.m., he’s scheduled for a SXSWedu My Brother’s Keeper Community Dialogue with Travis County Judge Sarah Echkardt, Dr. Gregory Vincent and E3’s Susan Dawson, among others (JW Marriott Salon D). The following hour Adler will join Mark Madrid of the Greater Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at Hotel Van Zandt for a talk on Igniting Latina/o Talent in Technology and Innovation, and at noon he will participate in the Real Estate Council of Austin’s Mayoral Town Hall at the Four Seasons. Adler closes Thursday with Consul General Carlos Gonzalez Gutierrez for the Casa Mexico Opening at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center.

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