Innovation Conference and Showcase
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!
Chairman and CEO, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co
Charles W. Duncan, Jr. – Welch Chair of Chemistry and Professor of Materials Science
President, Chevron Technology Ventures
CEO and Chairman of the Board, Astrotech Corporation
General Partner/Managing Director, CitareTx Investment Partners I, LP/CitareTx Management, LLC
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
|GLM Energy, Inc.|
The Offical Energy Provider of HTC
|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|
|Barbara and Paul Frison||Rice University||University of Houston||UT MD Anderson Cancer Center|
Photos from IC&S 2013...here
806 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002