november, 2017

04nov9:00 am5:00 pmEvent OverOHC20179:00 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

ADMISSION

Select your ticket type below. If you have been given a registration code, you can enter it in the checkout page.

Tickets are not available for sale any more for this event!

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

  • Adrian Garcia

    Adrian Garcia

    Former Sheriff

    Former Sheriff

  • Amanda Edwards

    Amanda Edwards

    Houston City Council

    Houston City Council

  • Azam Zaidi

    Azam Zaidi

    Microsoft

    Microsoft

  • Brian Lang

    Brian Lang

    Energizing Health

    Energizing Health

  • Dana Abramovitz

    Dana Abramovitz

    MedTech at SXSW

    MedTech at SXSW

  • Eddie Habibi

    Eddie Habibi

    Founder - PAS

    Founder - PAS

  • Faisal Bhutto

    Faisal Bhutto

    VP - Computex

    VP - Computex

  • Farhana Janmohamed

    Farhana Janmohamed

    Finance - Weatherford

    Finance - Weatherford

  • Jack Christie

    Jack Christie

    Houston City Council

    Houston City Council

  • James Hury

    James Hury

    Finance - TX Childrens

    Finance - TX Childrens

  • Jeff Reichman

    Jeff Reichman

    January Advisors

    January Advisors

  • John Reale

    John Reale

    Station Houston

    Station Houston

  • Joy Partain

    Joy Partain

    Corp Affairs - Kroger

    Corp Affairs - Kroger

  • Jud Walker

    Jud Walker

    CEO - Enervest

    CEO - Enervest

  • Karan Jerath

    Karan Jerath

    Inventor

    Inventor

  • Karthik Rajan

    Karthik Rajan

    Digital Strategist

    Digital Strategist

  • Kemal Farid

    Kemal Farid

    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.

    BlueVine Ventures

  • Lori Vetters

    Lori Vetters

    CEO - HTC

    CEO - HTC

  • Marc Nathan

    Marc Nathan

    TX Startup Newsletter

    TX Startup Newsletter

  • Marsha Murray

    Marsha Murray

    City of Houston

    City of Houston

  • Nadia Morris

    Nadia Morris

    Director - AT&T Health

    Director - AT&T Health

  • Saleha Khumawala

    Saleha Khumawala

    UH SURE Program

    UH SURE Program

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 AMA discussion on the future of the energy industry in Houston and around the globeSpeakers: Farhana Janmohamed, Jud Walker, Karan Jerath

    • 10:00 AM Morning Keynote10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Speakers: Adrian Garcia

    • 10:45 AM #HoustonStrong Panel10:45 AM - 11:30 AMA discussion on the future of Houston, the factors shaping its development, and the impact of disruptionSpeakers: Adeeb Barqawi, Jeff Reichman, Joy Partain, Karthik Rajan, Marsha Murray

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

    • 12:00 PM Health 2030 Panel12:00 PM - 12:45 PMHow technology and innovation are impacting healthcareSpeakers: Brian Lang, Dana Abramovitz, James Hury, Nadia Morris

    • 1:00 PM IT & Infrastructure 20301:00 PM - 1:45 PMThe future of technology and infrastructure industries in HoustonSpeakers: Azam Zaidi, Eddie Habibi, Faisal Bhutto

    • 2:00 PM Afternoon Keynote2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Speakers: Jack Christie

    • 2:45 PM Startup Ecosystem Panel2:45 PM - 3:30 PMThe future of the emerging startup ecosystem across Greater HoustonSpeakers: Amanda Edwards, John Reale, Kemal Farid, Lori Vetters, Marc Nathan, Saleha Khumawala

    • 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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