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Great Conversation!
Great Conversation - February 23, 2016

Save the Date

February 23, 2016
6–9:00 p.m.
Institute of Texan Cultures

UTSA HemisFair Park Campus

801 E. Cesar Chavez Blvd.

San Antonio, TX 78205-3209

Event Program

  6:00 p.m. Hosted Wine Bar
  6:30 p.m. Buffet Dinner
  7:10 p.m. Introduction and Recognitions
  7:20 p.m. Conversation with Dessert and Coffee
  8:30 p.m. Closing Remarks

Conversation Topics

Join community leaders and scholars for dinner and conversation on topics about the arts, literature and culture; business; education; leisure and lifestyles; politics and history; and science and technology. Early bird pricing is available until Jan. 15, 2016. View complete list of topics and conversation leaders.


Online registration is now open for Great Conversation!. Early bird pricing is available until Jan. 15, 2016. Purchase individual tickets online.

Interested in being a sponsor?

Contact Raitza Garcia at or 210-458-6505 with any questions or visit our sponsorship page.

All proceeds benefit the UTSA Honors College by providing scholarships to its talented students.

About Great Conversation

Great Conversation! is a signature event benefiting the UTSA Honors College. Prominent community leaders and UTSA professors facilitate conversations on diverse, exciting and stimulating topics. The event also increases public awareness about the important cultural and intellectual role that UTSA plays in the City of San Antonio.

Co-Chairs (2016)

Beverly Purcell-Guerra
Rose Marie Banack ('94)
Susan ('91) and David Hough
Mitchell Kilby ('05)
The Honorable Marialyn Barnard
Harriett Romo and Ricardo Romo