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Texas Enterprise Speaker Series and Texas CEO Magazine Present: The Economy in 2013 - Now What?

Dean Tom GilliganWho: Open to the public
When: Tuesday, October 2, 2012  7:00 AM - 9:00 a.m.
Where: AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center Rm. 204
Cost: $25, includes full breakfast buffet beginning at 6:45 a.m.
RSVP: Register
Parking: Garage parking is available at the AT&T Conference Center.
Details: Will there be budget deficits and a double dip recession? Or will we see Europe resolve their financial challenges, the Dow consistently over 13,000 and profits rise across Texas?

One thing is for sure, there will be an election in November, and that too, will likely change the economic landscape.
As you work on those revenue and expense numbers for your 2013 budget, you have to wonder what will be the environment for investing, growth and expansion – within Texas and around the world.

Come listen as the experts from some of the most active industries in the economy, including health care, energy, and technology share their business perspective on the economy from a chief executive point of view.

Economist and Dean of the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, Tom Gilligan, Ph.D., will share the view from 30,000 feet, followed by Texas business leaders in health care, oil & gas and technology.


Dean Tom GilliganThomas W. Gilligan, Dean, McCombs School of Business
Thomas W. Gilligan is the tenth dean of the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin and holds the Centennial Chair in Business Education Leadership. Dr. Gilligan has held several key administrative roles at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. Most notable positions include his service as interim dean, as the Vice Dean of Undergraduate Education, as director of the Ph.D. program, and as the Chair of the Finance and Business Economics Department. He received his B.A. in 1979 at the University of Oklahoma and his Ph.D. in Economics at Washington University in 1984. He taught economics at the California Institute of Technology (1984-1987) and during his tenure at USC he held visiting appointments at Stanford University (1989-1990 and 1994) and Northwestern University (1995-1996). He was the recipient of a National Fellowship at the Hoover Institution of War and Peace and was a staff economist at the Council of Economic Advisers in the White House. He also served in the United States Air Force from 1972-1976.


Steve FeliceSteve Felice, President and Chief Commercial Officer, Dell Inc.
Steve Felice serves as president and chief commercial officer for Dell. In this role, he leads the Dell teams delivering innovative and practical technology solutions to consumers, small and medium businesses, public institutions and large enterprises worldwide. Prior to his current role, Steve was senior vice president and president of the Consumer, Small and Medium Business group, and also led operations for Dell in the Asia-Pacific and Japan region. Steve earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Iowa and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Houston.


Spencer Berthelsen, M.D.Spencer Berthelsen, M.D.. Managing Director, Kelsey-Seybold Clinics Houston
Dr. Berthelsen joined Kelsey-Seybold Clinics in 1980 and is Chairman of the Board of Managers. Kelsey-Seybold operates 20 clinics in Houston with 376 doctors and 500,000 patients. Dr. Berthelsen is a graduate of Rice University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and received his medical degree from Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He is a clinical professor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and a recipient of the prestigious Texas Laureate Award from the Texas Academy of Internal Medicine. Dr. Berthelsen has also served as chairman of the Texas Medical Association’s Council on Legislation

Due to catering confirmations, we can only accept requests for refunds up to 72 hours before the event. Thank you.

Questions? Please contact Gayle Hight gayle.hight@mccombs.utexas.edu or 512-475-6423.