Texas Open Innovation. You need to go!
Mark: Hey, folks let’s learn something new about the oil and gas industry.
All right. We’re sitting here with Melissa.
How are you doing today, Melissa?
Melissa: How are you? Nice to see you again, Mark.
Mark: Yeah. Nice to have you on the show again. And so, Melissa, you work with Energy Conference Network and y’all have a very exciting show coming up called Texas Open Innovation.
Melissa: Absolutely. The Texas Open Innovation Conference, we’ve partnered with Lone Star College-University Park to put on this – this monumental event where it kind of brings together professionals in innovation across the state of Texas and – and the nation to foster innovation development innovation strategies in your organization as well as outside.
Mark: And so, it’s a bunch of companies coming together that are actually looking at different ways of doing stuff and this involves technology also different processes different ways to do things and it’s not an oil and gas- focused event, but oil and gas is – will be part of this, right?
Melissa: Absolutely. I mean being in Houston located in Houston we’re going to have a strong presence from oil and gas and energy as well as healthcare, education, and technology among other industries, so we’re really excited.
I think it’s more than ever it’s critical right now for companies to develop and implement an innovation strategy and develop innovation and culture. So, this is what we’re about.
Texas Open Innovation – Oil and Gas Companies Need to Attend
Mark: Yeah. And so, if you’re in the oil and gas industry which you are if you’re watching this, being able to innovate is something that normally we don’t do, but we have to. We’re in this long term hydrocarbon abundant world, the oil and gas industry is fundamentally changing. You have a new technology, new processes, so if you need some help with this if you need some help with thinking about innovation, come to the Texas Open Innovation conference.
I’m going to be there, all three podcasts will be there, Melissa is going to be there, so we’re going to have a whole bunch of people. Melissa, when is it?
Melissa: March 28th and 29th, that’s going to be located at Lone Star College University campus. And that’s just right north of Houston.
Mark: Yeah. And so, if people wanted to learn more about this event, where should they go?
Melissa: The best place to go is www.texasopeninnovation.com.
Mark: Yeah. And, folks we’ll put a link in the show notes so you don’t have to be writing stuff down.
Melissa, as always thank you so much for your time today.
Melissa: Thank you.
Mark: So, folks I hope this helped. We will see you next time.