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Event Highlights

2016 Offshore Technology Conference



The 2016 Offshore Technology Conference, held at NRG Park saw over 68,000 attendees from 120 countries. OTC is a platform for energy industry professionals to meet and discuss ideas and innovations that will better the world in the way of offshore resources.

UH had three booths at OTC: UH Energy, Bauer College of Business and the research and development showcase. Several people, including UH alumni, stopped by the UH Energy booth to discuss continuing education options in UH energy programs. Industry professionals offered internships and inquired about research opportunities at UH.

Navigating the Future of Personal Transportation

Navigating the Future of Personal Transportation

The final symposium in this year’s series was “Navigating the Future of Personal Transportation” and featured speakers Quincy Allen, district engineer for TXDOT; Emil Frankel, the interim president for the Eno Center for Transportation; Ken Laberteaux, senior principal scientist for the Toyota Research Institute-North America; and Joshua Schank, chief innovation officer at the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Gail Delaughter, transportation reporter for Houston Public Media, moderated the event.

2016 Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement Technology Challenge

Chris Smith, Assistant Secretary of Fossil Energy Visits UH Campus

Energy Policy: Did the US Win or Lose in the Iran Nuclear Deal?

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Direct Energy Efficiency Innovation Challenge

Carbon Tax: Is It the Right Time?

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Arctic Drilling: Untapped Opportunity or Risky Business?

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