Susan Combs
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

since January 2007, has established a reputation of innovation and accountability in government service. The state's chief financial officer, Combs initiated revolutionary changes in the office, among them: posting state expenses online for greater transparency; expanding the state's economic forecasting information for greater accessibility to business

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Stephen J. Dubner
Keynote Speaker

Stephen J. Dubner is an acclaimed journalist and co-author of the international bestseller Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything. Published in 2005, Freakonomics won the inaugural Quill Award for best business book, was named a Notable Book of 2005 by the New York Times and received a Visionary Award from

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