For more than half a century, Houston has been a pioneering hub in the aerospace and aviation sector. As the home of NASAâs human spaceflight program and the tremendous momentum of the commercial space industry, the Partnership proudly presents its inaugural State of Space event featuring NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine. Bridenstine is the first NASA Administrator to be born after the Apollo missions and he represents a new era for America's space program in partnership with the commercial space industry. Hear from NASA's leader on how the agency has persevered through a pandemic and its plans to bring more firsts to 2021.
The Greater Houston Partnership invites you to the 2020 State of the Texas Medical Center event on Thursday, December 10th featuring William "Bill" McKeon, President & CEO of the Texas Medical Center (TMC). As the country battled the COVID-19 pandemic this year, the critical impact of Texas Medical Center as a medical city was never in doubt. But less visible is TMCâs collective research, innovation and economic impact. Â With a bold, ambitious plan to build on the healthcare and life sciences brainpower embedded across its members, TMC will share its vision for further enhancing Houstonâs position as a world leader in the health and life sciences sector.
This multi-day investment forum will bring together civic leaders, port authorities and subject matter experts, to exchange knowledge and stimulate bilateral investment, trade, and innovation between Houston and the Netherlands in Energy 2.0. As the Energy Capital of the World, Houston is uniquely positioned to lead the transition to a cleaner, more efficient, and more sustainable lower carbon world. The region is committed to working with our global partners on tackling this challenge head on and identifying solutions for the future. As a top investor to the region and an established alternative energy user, the Netherlands is a natural partner for Houston. Â For a full event program click here. Â Day 1: 8:00-10:00am The first day will focus on the opportunities available in Houston to Dutch companies and the current state of energy in Houston.Â Day 2: 8:00-10:00am The second day will focus on the state of new energy in the Netherlands and areas for collaboration with U.S. companies and local partners as well as presentations from the Ports of Rotterdam and Houston.Â Day 3: 8:00-10:00am The third day is reserved for networking with targeted, pre-arranged matchmaking sessions between Dutch and Houston companies. Those that are interested in networking are asked to submit their company information through B2Match by October 30th.Â