West Houston Business Summit

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Name: West Houston Business Summit
Date: February 9, 2024
Time: 8:15 AM - 2:00 PM CST
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Event Description:

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Norris Conference Center - City Centre 
Please park on the third level of the parking garage, space permitted as that is the most direct entrance into Norris. The Houston / CityCentre facility is located at the corner of intersection of IH-10 West and Beltway 8. 

From Inside the Parking Garage ? 3 rd Level (Main Entrance): Follow signs for ?Red Oak Ballroom? and ?Norris Conference Centers? leading up to the 3rd floor. The 3rd floor will be half covered parking and half un-covered parking. You may park anywhere on this level that does not have a reserved sign. To enter the building through our main entrance, go through the big green double doors to the far right hand corner of the garage.
From Inside the Parking Garage ? 4 th Level: The 4th level (roof top):of the parking garage is the last level which is all un-covered parking. You may park anywhere on this floor. To enter our facility from here, please use the doors at the far left side of the roof top. From inside those doors you will use the stairs or elevators to go down one floor. Elevator will be labeled ?3?.

Date/Time Information:
Friday, February 9th, 2024

8:15 - 9:00 am - Breakfast 

9:00 - 9:45 am - Session 1: Mental Health in the Workplace & Employment Management

- Elizabeth McIngvale - Director of OCD Institute of Texas - Speaking on Mental Illness in the Workplace

- Brandi Harleaux - CEO - South Post Oak Recycling Center - Speaking on Employment Workforce Management

-Edward Pollard - District J Houston City Council Member - Speaking on Workforce Development & Constituent Services

*15 minute break to visit expos

10:00 - 10:45 am - Session 2: Cyber Security, Oil & Gas and Education

- Bruce Owdley - Former Houston Police Department Cyber Crimes & Current Adjunct Professor - Texas Southern Administration of Justice - Cyber Crime - Speaking on Cyber Security

- Ed Hirs - Co-Founding & Managing Member for Zero Carbon Cycle, LLC, Energy Expert on KHOU - Channel 11, University of Houston Fellow & Lecturer in Economics - Speaking on Oil & Gas

- Dr. Zachary Hodges - President Houston Community College Northwest - Speaking on Education

*15 minute break to visit expos

11:00 - 11:45 am - Artificial Intelligence and Health & Medical

- Nathaniel Wiggins - Instructional Assistant Professor at Univ. of Houston, Cullen College of Engineering -  Speaking on A.I

- Dr. Carla Braxton - Chief Medical & Chief Quality Officer at Houston Methodist West Hospital - Speaking on Health & Medical

*25 minute break to visit expos

12:15 - 1:45 pm

- Caroline Verot Moore - EVP, Houston Market President at Amerant Bank - Speaking on Banking

- Luncheon Ft. Keynote Speaker: Dick Hudgins, Life Time Vice President - Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

- Moderator Richard Nevins

2:00 pm - Adjourn, Thank you for coming!

*Expos in Pecan, Elm, & Live Oak Rooms
** Sessions in Magnolia Room
*** Luncheon in Ballroom
Contact Information:
Jeffrey Reich-Hale | 713.785.4922
Individual tickets: $125 
Tickets at door: $150

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