AUSTIN (KXAN) — Check here daily for a list of the panels scheduled at the LBJ Civil Rights Summit.
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Keynote Address by the President of the United States, Barack Obama
GRAMMY award-winning singer and civil rights activist Mavis Staples will greet the president with a musical performance, followed by a welcome speech by Mark K. Updegrove, the Director of the LBJ Presidential Library and a brief introduction by John Lewis, a U.S. Representative from Georgia.
President Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States
2:05 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Social Justice in the 21st Century: Empowering Minds, Changing Hearts, and Inspiring Service
Leaders in social justice issues of today discuss their initiatives to direct 21st century change. The panel will feature a brief introduction by Ambassador Bob Hutchings, Dean of the LBJ School of Public Affairs.
Shirley Franklin, Barbara Jordan Visiting Professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and former Mayor of Atlanta – Moderator
Lex Frieden, Professor of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
David Robinson, Hall of Fame center for the NBA San Antonio Spurs and honored philanthropist
Maria Shriver, Humanitarian, journalist and former First Lady of California
Steve Stoute, Founder and CEO of Translation
CANCELLED 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Women: How High is the Glass Ceiling?
Due to a death in the family, Billie Jean King will not be able to attend the panel so it has been cancelled.
A discussion on the evolution of the women’s rights movement and the challenges for women in America today. The panel will feature a brief introduction by Vivian Pickard, President of the General Motors Foundation.
Tina Brown, CEO of Live Media – Moderator
Billie Jean King, Champion tennis player and activist for social change and equality
Elizabeth A. Smith, CEO of Bloomin’ Brands, Inc.
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Education: The Ultimate Civil Right
A conversation on the state of education today, its obstacles and opportunities. The panel will feature a brief introduction by Larry R. Faulkner, Former President of the University of Texas at Austin.
Bob Schieffer, CBS News report and host of “Face the Nation” – Moderator
George Miller, U.S. Representative from California.
Margaret Spellings, President of the George W. Bush Presidential Center and former Secretary of Education
5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Address by and Conversation with Former President George W. Bush
Remarks by former President George W. Bush followed by a conversation between President Bush and Mark K. Updegrove. The panel will feature a welcome by Bill Powers, President of the University of Texas at Austin and a brief introduction by Mark K. Updegrove, Director of the LBJ Presidential Library.
George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States