Speaker #1 Title: President
Speaker #1 Company: Technology Collaboration Center of Houston
Speaker #1 Bio: Bob is the Executive Director of the Technology Collaboration Center and previously served as the Director of the Texas Emerging Technology Fund's Gulf Coast Regional Center of Innovation and Commercialization (RCIC). Bob has served as an executive in energy and IT technology companies from startups to Fortune 500. In 2001, he was recognized by COMPUTERWORLD as a 2001 Premier 100 IT Leader.
Event #1 Description/Presentation Abstract: Innovative Solutions through Collaboration
The Technology Collaboration Center is a partnership between the NASA Johnson Space Center, industry and universities, formed to help solve difficult technology problems by encouraging innovation and collaboration, utilizing diverse expertise from industry, academia and government, across technology sectors. Each year, the TCC holds multiple workshops focusing on a broad range of technologies, with the potential for cross-sector partnerships.
Speaker #2 Title: Director of Product Development
Speaker #2 Company: PetroCubic
Speaker #2 Bio: Vitaly Meyer has experience in field development and appraisal/exploration with skills in reservoir engineering, risk analysis, reservoir characterization, numerical simulation modeling, pressure transient analysis, nodal analysis and well optimizations. He has worked for Yukos EP, Marathon and Maersk, in conventional/unconventional, onshore/offshore, clastic and carbonate reservoirs. His specialties include: Reservoir modeling, Risk analysis, Rate/Pressure transient analysis, Reserves, Economic Evaluation, and Production Enhancement.
Event #2 Description/Presentation Abstract: Life as a Consultant
There are pros and cons to consulting work. It is not for everyone. A consultant needs to have certain mindset, and be client oriented. More money comes with more work, not just because changing of corporate title. Consulting provides flexibility between money and time, which is not a case with full time job.
Speaker #3 Title: President
Speaker #3 Company: White Stone Psychiatry
Speaker #3 Bio: Paul Looney is a respected clinician/healer and highly valued teacher/facilitator. His career has focused on helping people develop effective and rewarding interpersonal relationships, as part of Hidden Manna Ministries, which he founded in 1991. Since 2007 Paul has served as Teaching Pastor for the Woodlands Church. His books include topics such as communication during interpersonal conflict and personal transformation.
Event #3 Description/Presentation Abstract: BOUNCING BACK: Keys to Resilience
Setback and adversity are part of life, but not everyone responds to trauma alike. While stress can cause great harm, it also offers surprising benefits. Come learn to cultivate greater resilience and strategies for bouncing back.