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Future of Global Energy Conference Presented by Shell USA, Inc.

October 9

Center for Houston’s Future, the Greater Houston Partnership and Houston Energy Transition Initiative (HETI) invite you to the annual Future of Global Energy presented by Shell USA, Inc.

As global energy demands increase, we face a critical question: How do we balance economic growth with the need to reduce carbon emissions? This conference is where industry leaders, policymakers, innovators, and academics gather to find solutions.

Themes of this year’s conference include:

  • Understanding Local and Global Energy Demand: What does growing demand mean for Houston’s energy industry?
  • Balancing Growth and Sustainability: How can we meet energy needs while reducing our carbon footprint?
  • Investment Opportunities: What’s holding back investment in scaling low-carbon energy solutions, and how can we change that?
  • Houston’s Role in Innovation: Discover how Houston is driving economic growth while pioneering new energy technologies.
  • Leveraging Partnerships: Explore how collaboration across industries, academia, and government can accelerate progress.

Conference activities include:

  • Morning plenary: Understanding the growing local and global energy demand and what that means for Houston
  • Startup Innovation Expo showcasing Houston’s progress in technology development across all energy transition pathways
  • Luncheon Keynote
  • Poster competition showcasing the innovative ideas of college/university students for meeting the dual energy/climate challenge
  • Breakout sessions covering a range of topics

Speakers and additional details to be announced.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Registration details coming soon.


October 9


Hilton Americas-Houston
1600 Lamar
Houston, TX 77010 United States
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