May 21, 2015

Thursday, May 21

8:00 – 9:00

Registration and Networking Breakfast

9:00 – 9:10

Welcome and Opening Remarks

William McKeon, Texas Medical Center
Bob Buderi, Xconomy

9:10 – 9:30

Houston Now and Tomorrow

Catherine Mosbacher, Center for Houston’s Future
Stephen Klineberg, Kinder Institute for Urban Research

9:30 – 9:50

Disciplined Entrepreneurship

Bill Aulet, MIT Martin Trust Center for Entrepreneurship

9:50 – 9:55

Innovation Burst

Alexander Schueller, Medical Adhesive Revolution

9:55 – 10:10

Innovating in Healthcare Drugs & Delivery

William McKeon, Texas Medical Center
Jacqueline Northcut, BioHouston (Moderator)

10:10 – 10:40

Houston and the Future of Healthcare

Ferran Prat, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Charles Tate, CR Group
Atul Varadhachary, Fannin Innovation Studios (Moderator)

10:40 – 11:10

Break

11:10 – 11:15

Innovation Burst

Katie Mehnert, Pink Petro

11:15 – 11:45

Innovative Approaches to Driving Innovation and Growth

Sue Siegel, GE Ventures & healthymagination
Bob Buderi, Xconomy (Moderator)

11:45 – 12:15

Visions of the Future

Energy: Kirk Coburn, SURGE Ventures
Healthcare: Joe Cunningham, Santé Ventures
IT: Blair Garrou, Mercury Fund

12:15 – 1:30

Lunch

1:00 – 1:20

Lunchtime Smackdown: The War for Talent

Gaurav Khandelwal, ChaiOne
Shion Deysarkar, Datafiniti

1:30 – 1:45

Innovation for the Other 90%

Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Rice University

1:45 – 2:15

Fueling Houston: Energy & the Innovation Ecosystem

Henk Mooiweer, Shell
Simrit Parmar, Platform Houston & MD Anderson Cancer Center
Nick Slavin, EES Ventures
Niel Golightly, Shell Oil Company (Moderator)

2:15 – 2:20

Innovation Burst

Allison Lami Sawyer, Rebellion Photonics

2:20 – 2:35

Personalized Education

Richard Baraniuk, OpenStax College

2:35 – 2:55

K-12 Trends & Technology

George McLendon, Rice University
Mike Feinberg, KIPP Foundation
Bonnie Dunbar, UH STEM Center & former NASA astronaut

3:00 – 3:15

3-D Printing & Affordable Housing

Jorge Barrero, Gensler

3:15 – 3:45

Designing Houston

William Fulton, Kinder Institute for Urban Research
Laura Spanjian, City of Houston
Rives Taylor, Gensler (Moderator)

3:45 – 4:15

Break

4:15 – 4:45

Headlines from 2035

Brett Giroir, Texas A&M Health Science Center
Misha Govshteyn, Alert Logic
John Holcomb, Center for Translational Injury Research, UT Health
Angela Shah, Xconomy (Moderator)

4:45 – 5:45

Reception