Innovation Conference and Showcase

 

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The Innovation Conference and Showcase (IC&S) is Houston’s premier conference and exhibition for early stage technologies. IC&S 2014 will inspire new ideas, discuss strategies for commercialization, and ultimately showcase the processes for success. From a panel on venture capital funding in Houston, to networking opportunities and exhibition of 50 emerging technology companies, IC&S will accelerate your technology to success!

IC&S brings together business leaders, investors, and startups. Whether you are looking for customers, new business partners, or the latest disruptive technologies in Houston, you will find them all at the 2014 IC&S.

Schedule of Events:

11:30 AM LUNCH AND PANEL:

  • Five Houston leaders will share what they see as the critical trends driving venture investment, lessons for entrepreneurs, and its impact on Houston. This discussion will provide solutions to emerging technology companies so they can best grow, raise money and thrive!
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Moderated By:

Bobby Tudor

Chairman and CEO, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co

 

Andy Barron 

Charles W. Duncan, Jr. – Welch Chair of Chemistry and Professor of Materials Science

 

Barbara Burger

President, Chevron Technology Ventures

 

 

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Tom Pickens

CEO and Chairman of the Board, Astrotech Corporation 

 

 

Jeff Sheldon

General Partner/Managing Director, CitareTx Investment Partners I, LP/CitareTx Management, LLC

David Steakley

Chairman, Houston Angel Network

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 2:05 PM GORADIA INNOVATION PRIZE

  • Announcement of the finalists and presentations by winners of up to $150,000 in prizes. The Goradia Innovation Prize recognizes the best innovations from the Houston Gulf Coast Region and encourages bringing those innovations to the marketplace.

2:30 PM SHOWCASE AND EXHIBITION

  • The largest showcase of gulf coast emerging technology companies. These companies are developing disruptive technologies and bringing the next wave of innovations to their industries, utilizing the intellectual capital and history of success in Houston!
  • Check out the companies exhibiting here: houstontech.org/exhibitors-for-ics-2014/

On October 8th…Be…Inspired. Commercialized. Successful. 

 Thank to our 2014 Sponsors

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The Offical Energy Provider of HTC

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Amegy Bank of Texas AT&T
Bank of Texas Bluware
Charles Flournoy Comcast Business
Comerica Bank Ernst & Young LLP
Filipe Barbosa Frost Bank
 John & Jane Kennedy Kanaly Trust Co.
Oracle Pearland Economic Development Corp.
Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures US Winston & Strawn LLP 
 Reception Sponsor
Chevron
Luncheon Sponsor
Barbara and Paul Frison  Rice University  University of Houston UT MD Anderson Cancer Center  
 

 

Photos from IC&S 2013...here  

 

When

Wed, Oct. 8, 2014
11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. US/Central

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Where

JW MARRIOTT
806 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002
United States