TAMEST 2023 Annual Conference

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TAMEST 2023 Annual Conference

Join us in Houston for the TAMEST 2023 Annual Conference May 23-25, 2023. Use promo code EARLYBIRD before 4/1 to receive a 25% discount.


When and where

Date and time

May 23 · 6:30pm - May 25 · 1:30pm CDT


InterContinental Houston - Medical Center, an IHG Hotel 6750 Main street Houston, TX 77030

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About this event

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Our TAMEST 2023 Annual Conference, Forward Texas: Accelerating Change, will gather some of our most diverse and innovative researchers to examine how science and technology are leading to fundamental changes in society. The program will focus on four profound transitions already under way: CRISPR gene editing, “big” data science, renewable energy and decarbonization.


Member: $150

(Includes TAMEST members, spouses of TAMEST members, presidents and chancellors of TAMEST member institutions and past recipients of the O’Donnell Awards and Mary Beth Maddox Award)

Member Institution: $250. A list of TAMEST member institutions can be found here.

Non-Member: $500

Protégé: $75

Sponsors: All sponsors receive a fixed number of complimentary registrations.

For additional questions regarding tickets and pricing, visit our conference frequently asked questions page.


If you need additional assistance, contact TAMEST at 512-471-3823 or tamest@austin.utexas.edu.


Use discount code “EARLYBIRD” to save 25% on all tickets through Friday, March 31, 2023. To add the promo code, click Get Tickets and select the ticket that applies to you. At the top, enter EARLYBIRD (not case sensitive) in the Promo Code section and click Apply. The last day to apply the discount is March 31, 2023.


For hotel and travel information (including hotel reservations), visit https://tamest.org/annual-conference/2023/hotel-and-travel/


To view the agenda, visit https://tamest.org/annual-conference/2023/agenda/

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Opening Reception

6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Programming begins at 7:00 p.m.)

Reception includes appetizers and beverages.

Morian Hall of Paleontology

Houston Museum of Natural Science

5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Conference Programming

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Programming begins at 8:55 a.m.)

Day one programming includes continental breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The InterContinental Houston – Medical Center

6750 Main St, Houston, TX 77030

Thursday, May 25, 2023

Conference Programming

7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Programming begins at 8:00 a.m.)

Day two programming includes full breakfast and lunch.

The InterContinental Houston – Medical Center

6750 Main St, Houston, TX 77030

For more information, visit tamest.org/2023.

About the organizer

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About TAMEST (Texas Academy of Medicine, Engineering, Science and Technology)
TAMEST (The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas) was co-founded in 2004 by the Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison and Nobel Laureates Michael S. Brown, M.D., and Richard E. Smalley, Ph.D. With more than 330 members, 10 Nobel Laureates and 18 member institutions, TAMEST is composed of Texas-based members of the three National Academies (National Academy of Medicine, National Academy of Engineering and National Academy of Sciences) and other honorific organizations. We bring together the state’s brightest minds in medicine, engineering, science and technology to foster collaboration, and to advance research, innovation and business in Texas.

TAMEST’s unique interdisciplinary model has become an effective recruitment tool for top research and development centers across Texas. Since our founding, more than 275 TAMEST members have been inducted into the National Academies or recruited to Texas.