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Visionary Voices: Innovating for the Future with United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby

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Category: Academic Network, Aerospace, Clean Energy, CleanTech, Community & Engagement, Community Bubbles, Corporate Innovators, Founders & Startups, Human Performance, Investors & Capital, Networking




November 1, 2023
10:00 am - 11:30 am CDT


4201 Main St.
Houston, TX 77002
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Join us at the Ion on Wednesday, November 1 for an unmissable morning with one of the aviation industry’s foremost leaders, United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby.

This unique event, led by Rice University President Reginald DesRoches with United Airlines Ventures Managing Director Andrew Chang, offers a unique opportunity to hear from a Fortune 500 CEO and gain insights into United Airlines’ unwavering commitment to sustainability and innovation, and the company’s strategic initiatives for addressing climate change within the aviation industry. Discover how United is harnessing technology and investing in emerging companies that have the potential to influence the future of travel sustainably. Limited tickets are available, so reserve your spot today!

During the fireside chat, Scott Kirby will share the inspiring story of United Airlines’ journey towards sustainable aviation, its cutting-edge innovations to reduce environmental impact and why United is investing in Houston’s rapidly growing innovation ecosystem. Additional networking opportunities will be available pre and post-event to continue the dialogue and expand your network among forward-thinking peers.

For questions related to this event, please email Ragen Doyle, Corporate Engagement Specialist, at rdoyle@ionhouston.com.



Ion District Parking Garage

Enter 4111 Fannin Street into your GPS for directions directly to this parking garage, located a block from the Ion. Parking in the Ion District Garage is free for the first two hours.

Red Parking Lot

Enter 4203 Fannin Street into your GPS for directions directly to the red parking lot, located across the street from the Ion. This lot is for overflow guest parking and tenant parking and is free for the first three hours.

Information and access to pay online for parking in the Red Lot can be found here.