The Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) would like to invite you to attend the 16th Annual Veterans Summit, which will be held on Thursday, May 15, 2014, at the Wyndham Riverwalk Hotel at 111 East Pecan Street, San Antonio, Texas. The attendance for this one-day event is free.*
Whether you’re a Veteran yourself, or work for a Veterans Service Organization, or both, the TVC would like to welcome you to join the discussion. This is an opportunity for Veterans, and those who work to assist them, to learn, share and grow.
The theme of the Veterans Summit this year is “Circles of Service.” It will highlight how Veteran and nonprofit organizations, schools, companies, and local, state, and federal government agencies work together to overlap their “Circles of Service” to provide resources for Veterans and their families.
The summit will begin at 8:00 a.m. with opening remarks from the Honorable Joe Straus, Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, followed by an opening panel of elected officials who will provide insights on issues related to Texas Veterans and their families.
Following the opening portion, the summit will feature a series a series of panels of subject matter experts examining critical issues facing the Veteran community from both a programmatic and policy perspective, including:
- A Texas-Sized Challenge: Teaming Up to Deliver Veterans Mental Health Resources
- All In a Day’s Work: Strategies for Getting Veterans Employment
- Support After Service: Connecting Women Veterans with Resources
- Virtually Connected: Using Technology and Social Media to Reach Veterans
- Investing in the Future: The Value of Educational Opportunities for Veterans
Other breakout sessions will discuss Veteran entrepreneurship, housing and homelessness, disability benefits and family services. Attendees will also have the opportunity to expand their “Circles of Service” during a networking lunch and a closing session at the end of the day. The TVC would encourage attendees to take their discoveries from this summit and share them with Veterans, and organizations who serve them, in their own communities.
For more information or to register please click here, or call 512-463-6564.
What: Texas Veterans Commission 16th Annual Veterans Summit
When: Thursday, May 14, 2014, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where: Wyndham Riverwalk Hotel, 111 East Pecan Street, San Antonio, TX. 78205
* Only attendance for the summit is free, hotel costs are separate and must be paid by the individual.