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Young Gastech - Targeted at young professionals with up to 18 months job experience, post graduates and final year students

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Gastech Exhibition and Conference is the world's largest natural gas/LNG/energy supply chain event in Houston on September 17-19, 2019.

The event has been around for over 40+ years and is returning to North America for the first time in twenty years.

One of the special features of the exhibition and conference is Young Gastech , a one-day program that takes place within Gastech, targeted at young professionals with up to 18 months job experience, post graduates and final year students. The aim is to provide anyone considering a career in energy an insight into in the different avenues open to them within the industry, share how people within the industry began their careers, along with providing networking opportunities to work together and ask the Young Gastech speakers questions about the industry.

All majors are welcome to participate and the program is free-to-attend, but there is an application process that prospective attendees will need to go through. Students will need to answer the following question, “What roles could the gas industry play in progressing a lower-carbon economy whilst ensuring affordable energy for everyone?” as either an essay or a video submission. The applicant with the best submission on the topic will be given the chance to take the stage at Gastech on the final day of the event and present their answer to the delegates.

Past participants have noted how valuable this experience has been and that it was a differentiator on their CV, helping to secure a job post-graduation.

For more information on Young Gastech please:

EVolve Houston Launch Event

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Join Mayor Turner, the City of Houston, and local eMobility leaders for the launch of EVolve Houston on September 19, 2019.

Inspired by a vision, motivated by a responsibility. In Houston’s first Climate Action Plan, Mayor Sylvester Turner has called for bold action to minimize the carbon footprint of the “Energy Capital of the World.” With nearly half of Houston’s emissions coming from transportation, EVolve Houston, a public-private-partnership focused on electrified transportation was formed to accelerate electric vehicle adoption in the Greater Houston Area, with the goal of improving air quality and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Featured Speakers

  • Mayor Sylvester Turner
  • Scott Prochazka, President & CEO, CenterPoint Energy
  • Dr. Ramanan Krishnamoorti, Professor & Chief Energy Officer, University of Houston
  • Mauricio Gutierrez, NRG Energy, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Jason Klein, Shell, Vice President, US Energy Transition Strategy
  • Lara Cottingham, Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Houston
  • Chris George, Executive Director, EVolve Houston

Transportation to City Hall can be accessed using METRO’s Greenlink and METRORail lines, among other route options.

Parking is available at various nearby garages and lots.

For more information and to register for this event please see the following: