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How Things Work: Creating A Smart City – Policy, Place, and People

June 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

Innovators can come together and ideate, learn from each other, and develop their network of peers in Houston’s innovation ecosystem.

How Things Work is a monthly, recurring event for entrepreneurs, professionals, city officials, and faculty and students at institutions associated with The Ion Academic Network to come together and ideate, learn from each other, and develop their network of peers in Houston’s innovation ecosystem. The Houston workforce has valuable skills and mindsets they bring to the table and all. These skills and mindsets are needed in and relevant to business and venture creation, ideation, and — quite simply, understanding how things work.

How Things Work, powered by The Ion and presented by The IAN and its partners, empowers doers of all backgrounds to accelerate innovation together.

Run of Show

  • 6:00 PM – Welcome
  • 6:05 PM – Panel Discussion: Defining a Smart City, Innovating in a Smart City, Trends in Tech, E-Sports, Energy 2.0, Sustainability, and more!
  • 7:00 PM – Open Networking

Parking Instructions

Visitor Parking Lot: Enter 4200 Fannin Street into your GPS for directions directly to the visitor parking lot, located in front of The Ion building.

Overflow Parking Instructions:
Enter 4203 Fannin Street into your GPS for directions directly to this parking lot, located across the street from The Ion building.

Venue

The Ion
4201 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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