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LES Houston Chapter: New Options for Houston's Innovators
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LES Houston Chapter: New Options for Houston's Innovators

When: Thursday, May 9 , 2019
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Where: The Briar Club
2603 Timmons Ln
Houston, Texas  77027
United States
Contact: James Woods
(713) 487-8841

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LES Houston Chapter presents:

New Options for Houston's Innovators

Houston's Innovation District

Program Description

The City of Houston recently anounced that the old Sears building on the south side of downtown will be converted into The Ion and will anchor the city's new Innovation District. As part of the District, The Ion will bring the city's entrepreneurial, corporate and academic communities together with collaborative spaces and programs.

The City has hired Station Houston to develop programs for innovators at The Ion. Ms. Gaby Rowe of Station Houston will join us for a discussion of the state of innovation in Houston and her plans for programs at The Ion

Beer, wine and light hors d'oeuvres will be served.


Thursday, May 9, 2019

5:00 - 7:00 p.m.



The Briar Club
2603 Timmons Ln
Houston, TX 77027


Through May 2:

LES member:$40.00


Full-time student/post-doc:$10.00

Faculty/staff of LES nonprofit educational institution member:$10.00

After May 2:

LES member:


Full-time student/post-doc:

Faculty/staff of LES nonprofit educational institution member:


Gabriella "Gabby" Rowe
Station Houston

Gabriella “Gaby” Rowe is the CEO of Station Houston, the city’s largest hub for startup technology acceleration, corporate innovation and entrepreneurship. Station Houston’s membership includes over 200 active startups, 350 members, 130 mentors, and 40+ high-impact strategic partnerships with the corporations in key industries that drive Houston’s economy.
Gaby is responsible for taking Station Houston to the next level as a dominant global innovation hub and as Rice University’s partner for content and programming in the development of Houston’s much-anticipated Innovation District.

Prior to Station Houston, Gaby was an education executive, investment banker and management consultant in New York City for more than 25 years. Gaby received her Bachelors of Arts from Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania and full Masters coursework from Bank Street College of Education in New York City, New York.


The Houston chapter uses online registration for members and non-members and accepts payment by credit card.  Members should login to the registration page with their LES online account.


A $5.00 cancellation fee is applied to all refunds.  Cancellations are non-refundable after May 2nd.  Substitutions will be accepted.  Contact LES at (703) 234-4058 for assistance.

Disability/Dietary Needs

Requests for ADA accommodations and special dietary needs should be submitted to the event contact listed at the top of the page. 

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