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There is only one Earth.

TEDxHouston Countdown


On October 29th, TEDxHouston Countdown will take place at POST featuring talks on sustainability and solutions to our climate crisis.

POST will also host a live jury of an urban design competition and a number of cultural exhibitions. These exhibitors will include Luis Berríos-Negrón, Mel Chin, NASA, and Rice Architecture.

The full day of activities culminates in an after party at POST’s X Atrium.

TED Countdown

10/29 - Morning | Talks

TEDxHouston presents its first in-person Countdown event at POST Z Atrium.

Seating is limited. Get yours before they're gone — your registration includes beverage service, a light lunch, and interactivities throughout the day!

In the spirit of TED Countdown — a movement to champion and accelerate solutions to the climate crisis — TEDxHouston is hosting its first in-person Countdown event to spotlight innovators, advocates, and artists at the forefront of energy, sustainability, built environment, and environmental justice.


Cath Conlon

Founder of Blackwood Educational Land Institute

Re-generational Wisdom

Eric Rubenstein

Founding Managing Partner of New Climate Ventures

Green is Good

Farish Mozley

Government & Public Affairs, EDP Renewables

Power For, By, and Of the People

Jeffrey C. Carlson, PhD.

Co-Founder and CEO of RioRaiz

Green is Gold

Maria Burgos

Founder of Trendy Seconds

Everything Deserves a Second Chance

Moji Karimi

Co-Founder and CEO of Cemvita Factory

The Promise of the New Bioeconomy

And More

One of the perks of attending this event is being among the few to see a sneak peek of featured TED talks that no one else can access before they get published online, featuring artist Xavier Cortada and IEA energy efficiency policyanalyst Ksenia Petrichenko before they go live on TED in the months ahead!

About TEDx, x = independently organized event

About TEDxHouston

About TED

10/29 | POST Apocalypse Party

A Halloween party to celebrate our planet.

Bring out your costumes as we transform our X atrium into  a Spooky End of the World Party from 10pm to 2am. 🌎🎃

Around Midnight a Costume Contest will be hosted with cash prizes. We’ll also have live DJ’s jamming top 40’s music and throwbacks, multiple bars, an exclusive VIP area, and more.

Best Costume Contest Prizes:
1st - $500 | 2nd - $200 | 3rd - $100

21+ Only. General Admission free for all. RSVP required.

10/29 | Urban Masterplan Competition

Top entries will be displayed with a live jury at Z Atrium in the afternoon. Open to the public for free.

Greening the Industrial City

Greening the Industrial City

Participants are asked to submit a masterplan proposal for a centrally located industrial park that was built over a natural waterway.

Find clever ways to expose the natural beauty of the waterway underneath the industrial park and provide your vision for sustainable and equitable development in East Houston.

In Partnership With

For sponsorship and partnership opportunities of the Oct 29 Events, please contact our team.

Bounce Back Vintage Market

Houston's rich culture of vintage clothing, streetwear and sneakers all under one roof.

Peace by Piece Vintage Market
Peace by Piece Vintage Market

Fast fashion is one of the most polluting industries on the planet. Giving clothes a second life is one way to reduce your environmental footprint.

On Oct 29, buy, sell, and trade vintage and hype gear in a safe and family friendly environment where everyone is welcome.

Learn more about Bounce Back and Peace by Piece here.

Sustainable Practices

POST is proud to be LEED Gold® certified by USGBC for its sustainability features, energy conservation methods, and adaptive reuse strategy.