november, 2017

04nov9:00 am5:00 pmOHC20179:00 am - 5:00 pm CST Norris Conference Center - CityCentre

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As part of its role in driving Houston’s entrepreneurship and innovation communities, OPEN’s 2017 Annual Conference will be a discussion on Houston 2030: The Future of Houston’s Innovation Economy. At OHC 2017, we will bring everyone together to discuss the next stage of Houston’s entrepreneurship and technology ecosystem.

– Hear from leading thinkers across energy, health, finance, IT, education, & government
– Meet other entrepreneurs, investors, executives, professionals, academic and civic leaders
Dedicated areas for networking, mentoring, and career coaching
– Attend the 4th annual OPEN Houston Business Plan Competition
– Find your place in the new ecosystem

Registration includes admission to the conference, a light breakfast and lunch. Plenty of coffee all day long!

General Public – $40 through Oct 4 (increases to $50)
Young Professionals (35 yr or under) – $15 through Oct 4 (increases to $25)
Students – $10

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Price $10.00$50.00

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Time

(Saturday) 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CST

Location

Norris Conference Center - CityCentre

816 Town and Country Blvd #210

Speakers

  • Adeeb Barqawi

    Adeeb Barqawi

    CEO - ProUnitas

    CEO - ProUnitas

  • Azam Zaidi

    Azam Zaidi

    Digital Transformation - Microsoft

    Digital Transformation - Microsoft

  • Brian Lang

    Brian Lang

    Founder - Energizing Health

    Founder - Energizing Health

  • Dr. Saleha Khumawala

    Dr. Saleha Khumawala

    Director - SURE Program

    Director - SURE Program

  • Eddie Habibi

    Eddie Habibi

    Founder - PAS

    Founder - PAS

  • Faisal Bhutto

    Faisal Bhutto

    VP - Computex

    VP - Computex

  • Farhana Janmohamed

    Farhana Janmohamed

    Director of Finance - Weatherford

    Director of Finance - Weatherford

  • Jeff Reichman

    Jeff Reichman

    Principal - January Advisors

    Principal - January Advisors

  • John Reale

    John Reale

    Founder - Station Houston

    Founder - Station Houston

  • Joy Partain

    Joy Partain

    Corporate Affairs Manager - Kroger

    Corporate Affairs Manager - Kroger

  • Jud Walker

    Jud Walker

    CEO - Enervest Operating Co.

    CEO - Enervest Operating Co.

  • Karan Jerath

    Karan Jerath

    Inventor

    Inventor

  • Karthik Rajan

    Karthik Rajan

    Digital Strategist

    Digital Strategist

  • Kemal Farid

    Kemal Farid

    Managing Director - BlueVine Ventures

    Kemal is an investor and a veteran technology entrepreneur in energy, financial, manufacturing, e-commerce and health care products & services businesses. For three decades, he has built and grown software, electronics, engineering, IT and services businesses. Kemal was an early pioneer in the digitization of oil and gas field operations. Kemal founded Merrick Systems, served as its CEO and grew it into the global leader in oil and gas production software. After his successful exit of Merrick, Kemal launched Farid Ventures, a venture capital firm for early and growth-stage enterprises.

    Managing Director - BlueVine Ventures

  • Lori Vetters

    Lori Vetters

    CEO - Houston Technology Center

    CEO - Houston Technology Center

  • Marc Nathan

    Marc Nathan

    Founder - Texas Squared Startup Newsletter

    Founder - Texas Squared Startup Newslett...

  • Marsha Murray

    Marsha Murray

    Deputy Director - City of Houston

    Deputy Director - City of Houston

  • Nadia Morris

    Nadia Morris

    Director - AT&T Health Foundry

    Director - AT&T Health Foundry

Schedule

    • Day 1
    • November 4, 2017
    • 8:00 AM Registration and Breakfast8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

    • 9:00 AM Energy 2030 Panel9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

    • 10:00 AM Morning Keynote10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    • 10:45 AM #HoustonStrong Panel10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

    • 11:30 AM LUNCH11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    • 12:00 PM Health 2030 Panel12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

    • 1:00 PM IT & Infrastructure 20301:00 PM - 1:45 PM

    • 2:00 PM Afternoon Keynote2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    • 2:45 PM Startup Ecosystem Panel2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

    • 3:45 PM 4th Annual Business Plan Competition3:45 PM - 4:50 PM

    • 4:50 PM Wrap Up4:50 PM - 5:00 PM

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