Bio/Medical Technology Club of Houston

Date/Time:
Tuesday, September 1, 2009
7:00 am - 8:30 am

(Networking at 7:00 AM and Program 7:30 – 8:30 AM)

 

Location: 
Trevisio Restaurant (Water Wall Building in the Texas Medical Center)

6th Floor

6550 Bertner Ave (Off Holcombe Blvd, East of Fannin)

Houston, TX 77030

(713) 749-0400

 

Map:

http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?formtype=address&addtohistory=&address=6550%20Bertner%20St&city=Houston&state=TX&zipcode=77030%2d2808&country=US&geodiff=1

 

Parking:

Within Water Wall Building – Commons.

Bring parking token with you for validation. 

Audience:

Business, medical and academic professionals champion life sciences in the Gulf Coast region thru information, education and networking.

 

Pricing: Includes Breakfast Hospitality and Parking
$20 – All attendees cash or check at the door; exact change is appreciated.

Reservations:
Advise call or email RSVP for printed name tag, as well as, to ensure appropriate event hospitality.  No on-line pre-registration available for this event. Registration is at the door the day of the event.

Speaker Thomas R. Kowalski
President and CEO Texas Healthcare and Bioscience Institute Thomas R. Kowalski is President and CEO of the Texas Healthcare and Bioscience Institute (THBI) in Austin, Texas. The Institute is a statewide, public policy research organization whose purpose is to promote medical research, development, and manufacturing in Texas. THBI consists of leading biotechnology, ...

President and CEO
Texas Healthcare and Bioscience Institute

Thomas R. Kowalski is President and CEO of the Texas Healthcare and Bioscience Institute (THBI) in Austin, Texas. The Institute is a statewide, public policy research organization whose purpose is to promote medical research, development, and manufacturing in Texas. THBI consists of leading biotechnology, medical device, and pharmaceutical companies, universities, private research institutions, chambers of commerce, and economic development corporations.


 


Prior to his appointment as President of THBI, Mr. Kowalski served as the Executive Director for the Washington, DC-based National Association for the Support of Long Term Care. 


 


He has previously served as a senior staff member to Governor Bill Clements of Texas, U.S. Senator John Tower of Texas, and Congressman Jim Collins of Dallas, Texas.


 


With over twenty-eight years of political and policy experience, both on a state and federal level, Mr. Kowalski was appointed in 1989 by Governor Bill Clements to the Board of Regents of the Texas State University System. He served as Chairman of the Board of Regents in 1995.


 


An avid public speaker, Mr. Kowalski gives numerous talks on positioning Texas as a global leader in the development of biotechnology. He is the Executive Producer of Texas Innovations, a semi-annual publication of the Texas Life Science Industry. He was appointed in 2002 to Governor Rick Perry’s State Council on Science and Biotechnology Development. He helped facilitate the founding of the Texas Life Science Center of Innovation and Commercialization as interim chairman which is part of the governance structure of the Texas Emerging Technology Fund. He is the former Chairman of Bio’s Council of State Biotechnology Associations, whose national membership consists of forty-eight state associations involved in biotechnology development and advocacy. 


 


A lifelong Texan, Mr. Kowalski resides in Austin, Texas.


Full Description
Organizer Deborah Mansfield

When

Tue, Sep. 1, 2009
7 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. US/Central

Where

Trevisio Restaurant (Water Wall Building in the Texas Medical Center)
6th Floor, 6550 Bertner Avenue
Houston, TX 77030
USA