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National Academy of Inventors 2019 Annual Meeting

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JW Marriott Houston Galleria

5150 Westheimer Road

Houston, TX 77056

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National Academy of Inventors 2019 Annual Meeting

April 10 - 11, 2019 - JW Marriott Houston Galleria - Houston, TX


The NAI Annual Meeting is the premier arena where academic innovation and entrepreneurship is recognized, honored and cultivated.

The theme for the Eighth Annual Meeting is Connecting the Innovation Community. Join us as we bring together renowned innovators and thought leaders from organizations worldwide who are making a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society. The meeting features stimulating presentations and networking, and culminates in the formal NAI Fellows Induction Ceremony.

For full meeting details, please visit the website: https://academyofinventors.org/annual-meeting/


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Preliminary Timeline (Subject to Change)

Wednesday, April 10th

Location: JW Marriott Houston Galleria

7:30 AM – Welcome Breakfast featuring Senior Members

8:45 AM 12:00 PM – Educational Session

12:00 PM – Keynote Luncheon featuring Maria Oden, Ph.D.

1:30 5:00 PM – Educational Session

5:00 7:00 PM – *NEW* Connection Think Space, also Featuring NAI Chapters and the T&I Journal


Thursday, April 11th

Location: JW Marriott Houston Galleria

7:30 AM – Private NAI Fellow Inductee Breakfast and Networking Breakfast for all attendees

8:45 AM 12:30 PM – Educational Session

12:30 PM – Keynote Luncheon featuring Ellen Ochoa, Ph.D.

1:30 PM Break before Fellows Induction Ceremony

3:00 PM Buses Depart for Space Center Houston

Thursday Evening – Formal NAI Fellows Induction Ceremony and Gala Reception at the Space Center Houston



FAQs


Which Registration type should I select?

NAI encourages attendance at the Full Meeting which includes all meeting sessions, meals, and networking at the hotel on April 10 & 11 and the Fellows Induction Ceremony and Gala Reception at the Space Center Houston the evening of April 11. There are also registration options available for only the Fellows event, or only the sessions by day.

If you are being inducted as Fellow at the 2019 Annual Meeting, you may register as "2019 Inductee" to receive a discount on the full meeting or the Fellows event.

Active Fellows, Senior Members, Chapter Members or others affiliated with a NAI Member Institution, may register as "NAI Member" to receive a 15% discount.

Guest or nonmembers are welcomed to attend and should register at the general price.

What is the proper attire for the event?

During the Educational/Networking Sessions at the JW Marriott Houston Galleria, Business Attire is appropriate. Formal Attire (black-tie optional) is appropriate for the Fellows Induction Ceremony at the Space Center Houston.


Will there be transportation to the Fellows Induction Ceremony?

There will be complimentary shuttle service to the Fellows Induction Ceremony Venue (Space Center Houston) from the Meeting Hotel (JW Marriott Houston Galleria) to the evening of April 11, 2019.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For questions please contact: events@academyofinventors.org


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Printed tickets are not required to enter events. Upon check-in, you will receive a namebadge that will allow you to enter the events for which you are registered.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, you may login and update registration information up until 7 days before the Annual Meeting. At that time, please email us at events@academyofinventors.org for any adjustments.

What's the refund policy?

There will be no penalty for cancellations received 30 days prior to the first day of the Annual Meeting. The full amount paid minus a $50 processing fee will be refunded.

A cancellation fee of 50% of registration costs minus a $50 processing fee will be refunded for cancellations received between 29 to 10 days before the Annual Meeting.

No refund will be issued for cancellations received less than 10 days before the first day of the Annual Meeting. Late requests for refunds due to an emergency only will be considered on a case-by-case basis.




For questions please contact: events@academyofinventors.org

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5150 Westheimer Road

Houston, TX 77056

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